An evening with Patrick Bontinck

During his presentation, Patrick Bontinck will explain the strategy developed by to attain the objective set in 2010 to double the number of tourists in Brussels in 10 years. He’ll show the results obtained in 2014 and the developments envisaged for the years to come.

The presentation will be in French.

Patrick Bontinck – Chief Executive and Managing Director of Visitbrussels

After 4 years of study at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (Lausanne Hotel School), it was no surprise that his career gravitated towards this sector.

From 1998 to 2009 Patrick Bontinck built and opened hotels, while also managing and taking over others, particularly for the Martins Hotels group.
His varied experience includes company management, hotel development, marketing and human relations. He is recognized as a talented team motivator and a subtle negotiator.

Currently Chief Executive and Managing Director of VISITBRUSSELS, where he has established a new communication strategy, he is also a Past President of Brussels Booking Desk, and founder of the Brussels Hotel Association, Director of the Brussels Chamber of Commerce and President of its Tourism Commission.