Simon Garito


Founder & Managing Director





Simon Garito, founder and managing director of Govesta, has extensive experience in business leadership, operations, strategy, and finance in the internet and hospitality industries for over 10 years. He has held roles in companies such as Trivago, Dreamlines, and Zizoo.

In 2010, as employee number 35 at Trivago, Simon played a key role in the negotiation of direct supply of hotel chains.

In 2013, Simon worked at Dreamlines, the leading cruise portal in Germany, where he pioneered and developed the French market and directed operations in 5 countries resulting in over €100 million of revenue in 2016.

In 2017, Simon joined Zizoo, the leading global boat rental platform, as their COO to evaluate, plan, and scale the business. He successfully closed a series A funding round in 2018 and tripled the volume of sales in 2 years.

In 2019, with co-founder Marco Schache, Govesta was founded in oder to revolution the global real estate industry.