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Kish Desai

Member, Hospitality and Convention Services

Kish Desai came to the USA in 1984 and worked as a hotel manager in Orlando before buying a closed property in Montgomery, AL and with renovations reopened as a thriving hotel for 8 years prior to selling it.  In the preceding years, Kish has managed to develop several new hotels and to acquire some assets all in partnership with other investors.


  • Holiday Inn Express, Thomasville, AL
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, Indianapolis IN
  • Holiday Inn Express, Prattville AL
  • Holiday Inn Express, Andalusia AL
  • Candlewood Inn & Suites, Enterprise AL
  • Hilton Garden Inn, Tupelo MS
  • Candlewood Inn & Suites, Auburn AL
  • Home2Suites, Prattville AL
  • Hampton Inn, Wetumpka, AL


  • BSC in Biological Sciences, from Wolverhampton, England


  • Born in Birmingham, England
  • Married since 1983 to Smita, they have three children – Manisha is eldest daughter followed by two boys Sanjay and Vishaal.


  • Interests in sports, traveling, Vedic culture and relay of Vedic culture to Asian Indian Youth.