Katrina Salokar is a managing partner of Best Hospitality Management (BHM) and has over 30 years of experience in restaurants, resorts, hotels, and hospitality.
As a managing partner Salokar will focus on the development, consultation, and quality assurance of hospitality services.
Salokar started her career in hospitality management working in family-owned and Fort Myers area restaurants in 1987. Shortly after, she worked directly under Brian Holly and Ann Norton at the Sonesta Sanibel Harbor Resort and Spa. After her impressive stint at the Sonesta, she landed at the Ritz-Carlton Naples on the Gulf. In 1992, she helped lead the Ritz to the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award, where she was responsible in part for Total Quality Management/Quality Assurance.
Currently, Katrina owns Paradise Creative Group, a full-service marketing and advertising agency. She founded the agency in 1999 on Sanibel and expanded to Fort Myers Beach and Marco Island. By 2010 her agency was serving 22 accommodations properties in all three destinations for full service marketing advertising and sales including revenue management. Two years ago she completed her expansion into greater Southwest Florida and last year, to New York where the agency collected eight additional business opportunities within three months of its expansion.