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Welcome to
Impresa Partners

A travel and hospitality consultancy focused on designing modern enterprise platforms and successfully leading complex implementations.


Primary areas of specialization:

  • Central Reservation Systems

  • Property Management Systems

  • Distribution and Channel Management

The Impresa Story

           The Hummingbird

Known for their agility, speed and effectiveness, the hummingbird is a very smallbrightly colored bird with a longthin beak, whose wings move very fast and make a humming noise.


A symbol of playfulness, freedom and resilience.

A messenger of joy, love, and good luck. 

Impresa    / ĭm-prā′zə /

Word Origin - 16th century Italian, literally: undertaking.




A firm, enterprise, business, venture or undertaking.

Partner    / ˈpɑrt nər /


a person who shares or is associated with another in some action or endeavor; sharer; associate.

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A trusted partner to guide complex enterprise programs

About Impresa

Impresa Partners, LLC is owned and managed by Lisa LoRusso, providing executive level travel & hospitality business consulting with specialized focus on Central Reservation Systems, Property Management Systems and Distribution Management.

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Lisa LoRusso
A brief biography 

Projects can, and will, be challenging; I’m here to lighten the load. I’m an honest and positive professional whose first priority is always the interests of my clients; providing capability, and adaptability.  Throughout my career, I’ve focused on leading game-changing enterprise level programs, building long-lasting strategies, and overcoming complex obstacles.

I believe in maintaining a positive mindset, creating partnerships with a purpose, and always striving for significant outcomes. When you work with me, you can expect a collaboration with transparency and consistency. 

Take a look at my background outlined below to learn more about my professional experience and get in touch today.

Résumé / CV

Strong cross-functional leadership and a proven track record of delivering large-scale complex products and projects.

Most recently held the position of Vice President, Property Products & Platforms with IHG Hotels & Resorts responsible for:

  • Product, Development and Technology teams

  • Initial product requirements, design, implementation and on-going management of IHG’s modern Central Reservation System (CRS)

  • Design and implementation of an above property, single image inventory Property Management System (PMS)

  • On-going management of global Payment solutions

  • Product management of hotel user interface product, which provides secure access to many platforms including the CRS, Front Desk, Revenue Management and Hotel Content Manager

  • Channel Manager platform for distribution of Global Distribution Systems (GDS) and On-Line Travel Agencies (OTA) inventory, reservations, pricing, content and distribution


Held many roles of increasing responsibility with IHG, American Airlines, Sabre/Travelocity and Travelport leading Product Management, Distribution and Sales organizations focused across hospitality, airline reservation and hosting products, along with car rental and railway distribution.

Industry participation and experience: 

  • HEDNA (Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association) Board of Directors

  • Open Travel Alliance Board of Directors

  • HEDNA Connectivity Working Group


Curious explorer with a passion for travel:

  • Lived and worked in the United States and Europe

  • Currently exploring the U.S. National Parks with a goal to see all 63

  • Traveled to six continents and hoping to visit Antarctica in the near future


Currently reside in metro Atlanta with my husband, our dogs and our adult children who live nearby.



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