50 Years of Diverse Industry Experience
Q Hotels has come a long way since building their first Hotel in 1990. For three decades Q Hotels founders Mr. Jags (Jagdip) Patel and Mr. Viran Nana have sustained and driven Q Hotels growth and competitiveness through economic cycles and relentless changes in the hospitality industry.
Together, Jags and Viran combine over 50 years of highly diverse experience in the Hotel industry and remain as Q Hotels principles and executive directors.
Passion & Optimism...
Today, Jags and Viran still approach each project with the same dedication and drive as the first Hotel they built together over 20 years ago. They attribute passion, optimism, drive, a close specialized working relationship, a common vision and shared philosophy as keys to their successful leadership of Q Hotels.
Jagdip (Jags) Patel | Chairman
Jags Patel brings 33 years of formidable tried-tested-proven innovative and entrepreneurial know-how to Q Hotels. With a wealth of resources and relations, Jags provides the vision, leadership and the critical close working relationships with our operating partners (associates) and team members that make it possible for Q Hotels to achieve and sustain growth.
Highly active in the operation and ownership of various franchise type properties over the years, Jags also earned a stellar reputation as a recognized member and chairman of prominent industry organizations and committees. He served as chairman of the Texas Hotel & Motel Association (TH&MA) and Director at Large for AAHOA, and chaired the Membership Growth and Benefits Committee where he was actively involved in the planning and organization of annual AAHOA conferences.
Today, Jags is the Texas representative of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, continues to be active in hotel industry organizations and committees, and is chairman of Q Hotels. Among Jags’s passions and interests are aviation, technology, the Dallas Cowboys and his two children.
Viran Nana | President & CEO
Having completed nearly 3 dozen ground-up construction projects, Viran Nana is an acknowledged and seasoned hands-on hotel construction and development expert with an exceptional track record spanning over 29 years.
Viran’s leadership and expertise in feasibility and market area evaluation, hotel site selection, site specific feasibility, site acquisition, purchase contract negotiation, coordination and direction of all architecture and engineering development professionals is invaluable. Viran is also the director for review and approval of civil engineering and architectural plans, sub-contractor construction contract closeout, punch list completion and all phases of major hotel renovations.
Viran’s highly structured, first-hand extensive project knowledge and strong get-it-done-now approach has been key to Q Hotels consistent on time and under budget project completion. Viran is a dedicated father, passionate golfer, a well-rounded sportsman and a strong advocate of better living through Vipassana Meditation.