Author Bio
HNN columnist

Michael Tall is the president and chief operating officer of Charlestowne Hotels, a leading hospitality management company. Under Michael’s leadership, Charlestowne’s portfolio has doubled in size -twice- receiving prestigious industry accolades including Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List” and “Top 100 Hotels in the World”, Travel & Leisure “World’s Best” Award for the #1 City Hotel in the US and the #2 Hotel in the World, and TripAdvisor’s #1 and #2 Luxury Hotel in the US. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in marketing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and received his Master’s Degree in Hotel Management from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration.