Ludovico Dupré

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Ludovico is global operator, innovator and brand curator. Having held many senior corporate positions in Melia Hotels International, MPg Hotels, Katara Hospitality and the Valentin Hotel Group, Ludovico has worked on over 100 hotel projects, more than 40 property repositioning projects, brand launches and openings as well as the launch of two hotel management companies from the ground up. Whilst setting up the Murwab Hotel Group for the Qatari Investment Authority, Ludovico has also been active in asset management of properties managed by brands such as Ritz – Carlton, Starwood, Accor, Fairmont - Raffles, Six Senses, and Intercontinental Hotel Group.

An Italian national with three children, Ludovico has lived in 18 different cities including Hong Kong, Moscow, Geneva, Doha and the Mayan Riviera and has long since decided to make Palma de Mallorca his home.

Toni DardeR

Co-Founder & Chief Development Officer

Toni is a keen strategist that brings a wealth of experience from both hospitality and consulting. As a consultant Toni has worked on over 50 projects globally specializing in positioning, strategic planning and asset management.Toni has also led the Strategic Initiatives and Projects for distribution powerhouse group Hotelbeds and has a keen understanding of hotel distribution

Toni was also part of Valentin Hotel Group’s senior corporate team, where he was responsible for the correct implementation of the hotel group’s global strategy as well as the improvement of the key processes within the hotel group. A Mallorcan native, Toni obtained his degree in Hotel Management in EUHT Sant Pol de Mar in Barcelona. He has also lived in Ireland, Germany, Italy and Paris, city where he obtained an MBA from ESSEC Business School.


Lars Matthaei

Head of Marketing

Lars is a very Mediterranean German having now lived in Mallorca for over 20 years. He is an avid observer and passionate marketer whose career has spanned a series of enriching segments. He has led marketing efforts in hospitality for many years in Melia Hotels International but has also seen his path lead him from the auto industry and rent a car giants SIXT to segments as varied as international wholesale and yacht brokerage. Lars is a fervent branding expert always keen to follow the latest marketing trends and is passionate about developing and nurturing brands that connect and touch consumers globally.


Laura Montalvá

Head Office Coordinator

Laura is a Majorcan native who started her academic path studying Law in Madrid and in London. After finishing the degree, she completed her Law studies with the Masters titulation in Madrid and New York, and afterwards she obtained an MBA in Hospitality & Tourism Management at Ostelea – EAE Barcelona, returning back to Mallorca in June, 2017. Besides her experience in law firms and hotels, she is very passionate about hospitality, and she is willing to bring different and new points of view in the company.


Carsten Brosda

Head of Operations - Germany

Carsten leads up Black Bee Hospitality in Germany where he is responsible for the opening of the AROUND – Berlin in 2018 as well as the development of other Black Bee Hospitality initiatives in Germany and northern Europe. Carsten honed is passion for hospitality with a diploma at the world-renowned Glion Institute for Higher Education and a subsequent MBA at the London School of Management. His career has seen him in various senior marketing and sales positions in hospitality, beverage distribution and merchandising amongst others and he brings a world of dynamism and entrepreneurial spirit to Black Bee Hospitality.