Graduated from the Assas University of economics, Serge Trigano worked his way up into the Club Méditerranée. He first became animator, then head of village and Director of International Operations of the Club.
In 1980, he takes the direction of Club Med in the USA where he doubled the number of villages in 5 years. After that, he became CEO and then President of the Club that he left in 1997 to create different companies.
Altour France, a travel agency specialized in the incentive, seminars and roadshow organization.He also manages a resort in Forges-les-Eaux, Normandy.
And, in 2008, he launched with his sons Benjamin and Jérémie, Philippe Starck and Cyril Aouizerate the concept of Mama Shelter.
Mama Shelter modified the codes of hospitality with its location in the 20th district of Paris, its rooms perfectly equipped at affordable prices, its restaurants and bars, real places of meeting between the inhabitants of the city and the guests of the hotel, all designed by Philippe Starck.
After the success of Paris, Mama Shelter opened its doors in Marseille, Istanbul, Lyon, Bordeaux, Los Angeles and many other are yet to come.
In 2014, Accor joined the family Mama Shelter to accelerate its development and create synergies.The same year he became the ambassador of the international fair Equip’Hotel.
Serge Trigano is also regularly consulted on subjects related to tourism, travels and urban planning.