Member Spas : STR (Smith Travel Research)

Jan Freitag

Vice President, Global Development
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Phone: 615.824.8664

Mr. Jan Freitag is a frequent public speaker and is quoted in trade publications and the general news media such as The Wall STreet Journal, New York Times, Associated Press, Reuters, Forbes, etc. He also writes a monthly column for Lodging Magazine, the official magazine of the AH&LA.

As Vice President, Global Development at STR, he oversees a variety of projects, all charged with the accumulation and interpretation of global lodging data.

Prior to joining STR, Mr. Freitag was the Director of Content Integrity at in upstate New York and a hospitality consultant with Ernst & Young in Phoenix.

Mr. Freitag holds a Bachelor Degree, with distinction, from the School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, and received his Executive MBA, with honors, from Vanderbilt University. Mr. Freitag resides in Nashville, TN.