Panos Paleologos was born in 1972 in Greece. Having graduated from IHTTI (International Hotel & Tourism Institute) in Switzerland, in International Hotel Management department, he has worked in various operating positions in five-star hotels in Greece and the UK.
In 2000 he founded his own Hotel Management Company, HotelBrain, that currently has evolved into the largest Hotel Group in Greece, having in its portfolio 87 privately owned – through long-term leases – hotels, while at the same time providing integrated hotel unit management services to an additional 90 third-party hotels In 2014, Panos Paleologos was elected as Vice Chairman of the World Board of Directors of the Small Luxury Hotels and he was selected as an innovative entrepreneur by Endeavor Global. In 2015 he announced the HotelBrain’s agreement with the SouthBridge Europe fund.
In 2017 he received the distinction of «Greek Hospitality Rising Star» by Greek Hospitality Awards and in 2018 the «Greek Hospitality Personality» by the same institution. In the recent years the company has been awarded with many distinctions like the World Travel Award as “World’s Leading Hotel Management Company” (2018) and “Europe’s Leading Hotel Management Company” (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021), the Gold Tourism Award in the category of “Hotel Management Company” (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021) and the Endeavor’s Greece accolade as “Top Job Creator of the Year” (2016).