MR and H 2019 has ended
avatar for Chitra	Stern

Chitra Stern

Founder & Owner
Martinhal Group
Recipient of the prestigious Deloitte Institute Entrepreneurship Award at the London Business School, “Person of the Year” Award by the international Family Travel Association and the “Family Traveler Award” for special contribution to the Family Travel Market.
Electronic Engineer, Chartered Accountant and MBA (London Business School).
Owner and founding board member of Martinhal Family Hotels & Resorts (www.martinhal.com), Chitra is a passionate entre­preneur and real-estate & hotel developer, working alongside her business-partner and husband on their projects in Portugal. They developed the Martinhal Resort in Sagres in the Algarve from scratch and have successfully expanded the “Martinhal” brand across 3 other properties in the best and most prestigious locations in Portugal – with one more branded hotel residence coming up in Lisbon. They are also working on commercial real-estate projects and an Education Hub project in Lisbon, Park of Nations. They have had 4 children dur­ing the process of building up their businesses.
Chitra is on the Committee of Portugal IN, a special task force created by the Portuguese Prime Minister’s office to further enhance Foreign Direct Investment into Portugal (www.portugalin.gov.pt). She is also an invited professor for Luxury Marketing at the Nova School of Business and Economics and on the board of the Entrepreneurs Organization in Portugal.