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Angel Spiwak Knorpel - President & Founder, Spiwak Hotels

Sociologist from the University of Tulsa (USA), with postgraduate studies at the New School For Social Research in New York.

As co-founder, director and shareholder of Dann Hotels for more than 40 years Angel Spiwak Knorpel made an invaluable contribution to this hotel chain becoming the largest in Colombia and expanding internationally. Angel Spiwak Knorpel has extensive experience in construction, hospitality and real estate, participating in the development of more than 60 projects nationwide.

After separating from Dann Hotels in 2005, he decided to settle in Cali and founded Spiwak Hotels. The Spiwak Hotel Chipichape (, a 5 star hotel with 226 rooms, opened its doors in 2010, becoming the best hotel in the city, both regarding occupancy and average daily rate.

Angel Spiwak is leading the opening of the new Spiwak 2 Hotel in Cali with 267 new rooms, making Spiwak Hotels the largest hotel complex in the Colombian south-west, and the third largest complex in Colombia.