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Interim Hospitality Consultants offers a wide array of hospitality needs to be of service to your firm:



  • Convention Hotels
  • Mountain Resorts
  • Beach Properties
  • Condominium Hotels
  • Limited Service Motels
  • Marina Hotels

  • Conference Center Hotels
  • Bed and Breakfast Inns
  • Extended-Stay Hotels
  • Timeshare
  • Restaurants
  • Assisted Living

      Hotel Operations of General Manager of any size property, department, or location.      


      Quality Assurance Programs of independent evaluation.
      Yield Management to maximize room revenues from a hourly to seasonal basis.
      Front Office/Reservation Systems Training from the first customer greeting to night audit operations.
      Marketing Studies Personnel training and formal studies to expose primary and secondary markets.
      Human Resource Programs Task training, position description, employee guides, wage and benefit reviews.
      Financial Operations Analysis by department to maximize profits.
      Operations Manuals Consolidation of your policies and procedures in compliance with state/federal laws and franchisee requirements.
      Litigation Support with expert witness testimony.
      Anonymous Audits of service and management standards.
      Real Estate Services through agents of the National Hotel Motel Brokers Association
      Appraisal Services through members of the Appraisal Institute of America.
      Mortgage Broker for real estate financing.
      Feasibility Studies Interim Hospitality Consultants has authored over 100 chain-approved studies.
      Impact Studies to determine from a third-party standpoint the effect of new hotel development.
      Remodeling Coordination from project review to over-sight management, including design, purchasing and installation. Xanders has completed more than 20 projects.
      Construction Coordination Leading the efforts of the Architect, General Contractor, Franchisee and ownership from a daily or project review basis.
      Pre-Opening Management Elements of permits/licensing, FF&E installation, punch lists, staffing/training and marketing. Xanders has opened more than 15 hotels.
      Architectural Reviews from a Hotel Operations perspective to eliminate errors and increase productivity.

Edward L. Xanders, CHA offers to your firm more than 25 years of hospitality industry experience in developing and operating single and multi unit hotels. Executives of Hilton, Choice International, HFS, US Franchise, and Holiday Inn have applauded his expertise in design consultation, innovative marketing and operational management success.

Xanders has been based in Tallahassee since 1979. After 4 years of managing the Tallahassee Hilton, he formed his own firm in 1984. He has successfully operated many properties, and performed more than 75 chain-approved feasibility studies.


  • Michigan State University
    Bachelor of Arts, Hotel & Restaurant Management
  • American Hotel Motel Association
    Certified Hotel Administrator, 1980
  • National Association of Realtors
    Graduate of The Realtor Institute, 1990
  • Guest lecturer at major universities and hotel schools
  • Taught AH&MA Educational Institute classes


  • Community (Condominium) Association Manager, Florida, since 1992
  • Real Estate Broker, Florida, since 1990


  • Convention Hotels
  • Mountain Resorts
  • Beach Properties
  • Condominium Hotels
  • Limited Service Motels
  • Marina Hotels
  • Conference Center Hotels
  • Bed and Breakfast Inns
  • Extended-Stay Hotels
  • Timeshare
  • Restaurants
  • Assisted Living

Edward L. Xanders, CHA, President
Interim Hospitality Consultants, LLC
4145 Yardley Circle
Tallahassee, FL 32309-2942
Phone: (850) 893-6010
Fax: (850) 893-8345
Cell: (850) 443-5010

American Hotel Lodging Association, Member
Extended-Stay Hotel Council, AHLA, Member
International Association of Hospitality Advisors, Member
National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators and
   Developers, Member
Authored articles for AAHOA publications for the Asian
  American Hotel Owners Association
Superior Small Lodging of America, Member
Florida Bed and Breakfast Association, Member

Bunny Nocera
Senior Research Analyst

Alan Walker
Phone: (850) 445-2204

Ronald K. McLaughlin
Administrative Assistant

Western Office
Mary Barton
Research Analyst
Oklahoma City, OK
Cell: (405) 574-2618

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