We Are

Gokto Hospitality is a consulting and management company based in Switzerland, operating internationally in the fields of hospitality.

It cooperates with investors, developer, hotels and restaurant chains as with creative and design companies, providing them with feasibility studies, specific consultations and opportunities selection.

A group of highly specialized professionals is always involved in making every project a real success, following each step from the architectural design, to the food offer, till to the marketing plan and the launch. Three departments help delivering a wide and deep initial analysis and providing turn-key solutions.

Gokto Hospitality - Ottone Puopolo

Ottone Puopolo

Founder & Chairman

A semi-boldly experienced Hotel Manager, with a Master in F&B Management from Luiss University in Rome, Ottone Puopolo is specialised in the hospitality business with a particular focus on revenue management, food cost, marketing strategies, staff recruiting, training and motivation.

He has recently started his career as a consultant, getting involved in the launch and the management of the exclusive private members club La Macchia, in Tuscany, Italy.

Gokto Hospitality - Giuseppe Fontani

Giuseppe Fontani

Founder & CEO

After a career as Retail and Marketing Consultant for important corporations such as VF International, Casio, LVMH, Giuseppe Fontani has been collaborating as a freelance organisational development consultant with luxury brands operating in the fashion and hospitality fields, developing new markets, searching for investors, creating distribution channels, recruiting and training staff and supervising the right market positioning of products.

Well introduced and connected to several markets (including China, Japan, Italy, Brazil, USA, and the UK), in 2015 he was awarded "Best Young Consultant in Switzerland" by the prestigious American Magazine Who’s Who.

Gokto Hospitality - Fabiola Sfodera

Prof. Fabiola Sfodera

Professor at La Sapienza University of Rome and Auditor for UNWTO

Fabiola Sfodera is a Researcher and Lecturer in Tourism Marketing and Innovative Marketing at the Faculty of Communications Science at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

She has conducted research and training activities in international high-ranking universities and business schools, in the areas of marketing, destination marketing, hospitality and F&B marketing.

She is an Auditor for UNWTO (United Nation World Tourism Organization) for quality certification of university training (TedQual) and of tourism destinations (Sbest), and the only Italian representative. She has certified a number of universities all of the world.

Gokto Hospitality - Andrea Bassi

Andrea Bassi

Managing Associate

Born and raised in Italy, Andrea has over 20 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry. He has gained significant experience in project management, F&B operations, new concept development, membership strategies and marketing. Andrea’s creativity and personality allowed him to work with many owners and investors on the launch of unique business models.

He has successfully participated in the launch of new luxury business concepts such as IDDU - London, South Kensington Club - London, La Macchia Club - Tuscany, VyTA Group - London, Café Barbera - Dubai. He possesses a proven track record demonstrating growth across membership, wellness and F&B revenue streams.

Gokto Hospitality - Inga Sempel

Inga Sempel

Creative Communication

Inga Sempel is a creative writer, creative translator and creative tutor based in the UK, with an extensive knowledge in languages, communication techniques, coaching and media formats.

She offers bespoke linguistic support and creative consultancy to big international clients as well as to smaller private ones who require a holistic and creative approach from the initial brainstorming phase to the actual execution and presentation of their project.

She is passionate about humanities, arts and cinema.