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Our Development Team

Salo Smaletz

VP, Development - Latin America

Salo Smaltez

Salo leads the development of new-build and conversion hotels for IHG’s luxury, upscale, and mainstream brands in Latin America. Prior to joining IHG, he excelled in operations and development roles with Hilton International, rising to Development Manager for the Americas. Salo began his career as a travel agency manager and tour operator in his hometown of Sao Paulo, Brazil before moving to the United States to earn a Master Degree in Hospitality from Florida International University. Outside of the office, Salo enjoys relaxing with a great book, preparing new recipes, playing his clarinet, and watching documentaries.