The team François-Tourisme-Consultants

Our international consultants

Guillaume BÉREAU
Tourism Consultant - Quality  Environnement & Biodiversity
Degree in Environment and Local Development, Guillaume worked in Africa for an international NGO. He is engaged in the field "Tourism & Environment" since 2001, firstly with the Dordogne's Chamber of Commerce, and in voluntary sector. He joined François-Tourisme-Consultants on 2003. Guillaume is a senior consultant, experienced in Environment, Quality, CSR, Biodiversity, for all leisure and tourism activities.
Contact : e-mail - tel : +33 (0)6 19 05 22 93 
International Expert & Président of FTC - Ecorismo - Biorismo
Philippe FRANCOIS holds a Degree in ‘hospitality management’ (Strasbourg Hotel School) as well as a MBA in ‘destination planning and management’ (Bordeaux University). Former hotel & restaurant manager (ACCOR Group), he founded his consultancy and education services, FTC, in 1994. Consultant since 1980 and international expert since 1992, Philippe performed hundreds of expertise, consultancy and conference assignments in the world and published with his team 18 technical professional guides. He founded Ecole de Savignac in 1987, Ecorismo in 2006 and Biorismo in 2014. He is elected board member of several national and international organizations in the tourism and hotel industry, one of them being AMFORHT, the World Association for Hospitality and Tourism Training and Education which he is the elected president since 2010.
Contact : e-mail - tel : +33 (0)5 53 54 49 00
Laurent STRUNA
Consultant in strategy of tourism destinations & tourism offices
For more than 20 years, Laurent manages touristic equipments (convention centers, theaters, Tourism Offices, sports sites and leisure activities….). More recently he managed the International Tourist Pole "Vendée Cote de Lumière" dedicated to the tourism engineering of this littoral territory. He mainly worked in the West of France, for important companies or cities as in Saint-Jean-de-Monts, La Baule, Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie or Niort. He became a recognized expert in the domains of the institutional tourism (local tourism organization, marketing approach of tourism, diagnosis of territories), in the MICE market (marketing plans, feasibility of projects ….), on the creation of sports or cultural events … In 2013, he joined FTC as consultant and trainer.
Contact : e-mail+33 (0)6 95 04 60 81
Etienne KEMPF
Hotel & Catering Consultant
Graduated from the Hotel School of Paris and after a successful career in the  head of national catering management companies , Etienne became a creator of hotel concepts and restaurants recognized . He joined the team François- Tourisme- Consultants in 2012. Specializing in the creation and transmission of hotel and restaurant businesses, certified coach, Etienne accompanies the entrepreneur, managers and teams in their development and in achieving their career goals. Expert, it takes on the aspects of finance , organization and profitability of the company.
Contact : e-mail - tel : +33 (0)6 80 45 92 20

Our international offices

Philippe-Jean ARNOU
Delegate in Madagascar 
Hotel management
After 34 years of experience in the hotel and catering sectors, Philippe-Jean was for 17 years an international manager of operations (Indonesia, Equatorial Guinea, Chad ...). Man with practical experience and fascinated by the human relations, he decided in 2008 to settle down in Madagascar where he created in 2011 a consultancy and training firm aimed at the hotelkeepers of the country and the surrounding islands. In 2015, he joined FTC.
Within the team, his mission consists in creating the link between the customers: tourist accommodations, restaurants, tourist destinations, parks and Malagasy sites, and the international experts of FTC, this by the contribution of advices, expertises, trainings and services directed to the optimization of the economic and human performances.
Contact : e-mail -
+261 33 03 778 62
Delegate in Algeria
Hotel management consultant
Gérald benefits from a successful experience of more than 15 years of direction of operation in the hotel and restoration of leisure activities and business tourism. He created a few years ago the first consultancy firm specialized in hotel business in Algeria. 
Within the team, his mission consists in creating the link between the customers: tourist accommodations, restaurants, tourist destinations, parks and sites of Algeria, and the international experts of FTC, this by the contribution of advices, expertises, trainings and services directed to the optimization of the economic and human performances.
Contact : e-mail - tel : + 213 6 60 36 10 90
International Tourism Consultant
Délégate in Mexico
Holder of a master degree in International Management, Antoine settled in Mexico to set up a receptive agency. Strong of ten years experience in Puebla, he joined FTC's network in 2017 as international consultant and delegate for Mexico and Latin America. He specialized his activities towards territorial strategies, marketing and tourism planning. He also masters Lean Management as well as international programs of certification in sustainable development.
Contact : e-mail - tel : + 52 222 603 60 12
Delegate in Tunisia
Territories and hotel management consultant
Holder of a master degree in Hotel and tourist management and benefiting from a strong experience in the field of the hotel management as former general manager, Moez KACEM is now an international expert in management and development of tourist territories and accomodations companies.
Besides, he teaches in several international universities and manages the publication of a professional magazine on the tourism. He joined the FTC's network in 2013, as hotel management consultant and delegate for Tunisia.
Contact : e-mail - tel : + 216 72 234 154

Our administration

Philippe FRANCOIS's assistant, Secretary-accountant
Having occupied several secretary accountant's occupations in France and in Russia, where from she is native, Irina joined the François-Tourisme-Consultants team in 2011. Philippe's assistant, she handles in particular the invoicing customers, contracts and the administrative follow-up of the missions of the consultants.
Contact : e-mail - tel : + 33 (0)5 53 54 49 00
Executive assistant
After a Bachelor degree in tourism development and spatial planning (AGEST-IATU Bordeaux III) and a Master's degree in management of tourist activities (MAT - IAE of Reunion), David made some successful experiences in consulting firms specialized in the tourism sector in Reunion Island and in Lyon. He joined the team of François-Tourisme-Consultants in June 2015 and takes over the communication of the group, the sales promotion and the development of the customer portfolio in particular as ECORISMO delegate.
Contact : e-mail - tel : + 33 (0)5 53 54 49 00
Administrative director
Holder of a guide's technical degree, Marie exercised operational posts of numerous years in various sectors of the tourism. Since the creation of FTC, Marie handles the global administration of the company.
Contact : e-mail - tel : + 33 (0)5 53 54 49 00





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