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Owner of the ARCOTEL Hotels group

The ARCOTEL Hotels group is one of Austria’s leading players in the hotel sector. Dr. Renate Wimmer took over the company in 2006 following the death of her husband who had founded it and since then has continued to run it as he had envisioned. Currently, the privately-run tourist enterprise, which is owned by Commercial Lawyer and Mediator Renate Wimmer, comprising of 10 hotels in seven cities across three European countries.

"Combining the personal and individual environment of a family-run enterprise with international standard and top quality is the secret of our success",
states Dr. Renate Wimmer, Owner of the ARCOTEL Hotels group.


Martin H. Lachout has headed up ARCOTEL Hotel AG as CEO since 10 September 2014. He is responsible for new strategic directions in hotel management, product development and internationalisation, as well as furthering the ten hotels that are currently part of the ARCOTEL Group. The 53-year-old Viennese can already look back on a long career in the hotel industry, and has been behind more than 25 hotel openings and takeovers throughout Europe.