Industry News
  • Briefing: investment in hospitality

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    In this briefing we hear from experts about the market for deals and the expectations of where they see the future of the market. Many believe that the industry has turned a corner and deal activity is now picking up. However, a degree of caution remains as we move out of the financial crisis. Shards
  • Briefing: global development of hospitality brands

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    Economic recovery globally is in a much better position than it was 12 months ago. Some markets however are still struggling whilst others are thriving and it’s integral to understand the macro-economic fundamentals before getting into the detail. Whether you are a hospitality developer or an investor, understanding what product is needed in each market
  • Briefing: understanding new disruptive technology

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    Business today deals with disruption on a daily basis… whether it is emails, mobiles or online content, there has been a revolution in terms of how we as individuals and businesses consume media. What is the impact of this on hospitality? As an industry, hospitality will evolve and be disrupted, but not at the pace
  • Briefing: sourcing and incubating talent

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    For those who were not able to attend IHIF last month, our own Peter Malone facilitated a session which focused on sourcing and incubating talent. He was joined by: Srdjan Milekovic, VP – Human Resources, Hyatt International (EMEA) LLC Pierre O. Botteron, VP – Human Resources, Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts Franco Valletta, Chief Officer – Organisation Development
  • Briefing: appreciating the growth opportunities in Africa

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    The Tipping Point for Africa has been imminent for a long time. The continent clearly holds huge opportunities, but the complexity and size of the 50+ countries means it is often very difficult to get product there. Having said that, many Governments are working together to try to encourage and break down the barriers for
  • Briefing: understanding the role of the owner

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    Appreciating who takes responsibility for risk in a hotel is something which has been scrutinised deeply in light of the recent recession. All those involved in deal making need to understand the risks in a new development or project in order for it to be successful. Historically, maybe there has been too much risk with
  • Briefing: the modern-day leader

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    Richard Branson is a fantastic example of a charismatic leader who fills his staff with the belief needed to fulfill the ambitions of the Virgin empire.
  • Briefing: is hospitality harnessing online data?

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    The explosion of social networks in the past couple of years has opened new opportunities to engage with customers.
  • Briefing: deal making for hotel ownership

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    Europe's financial predicament for the past couple of years seems to be correcting itself. But what does this mean for owners of hotels, and more importantly potential owners of hotels?
  • Briefing: providing value for money in low cost hotel operations

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    One trend in hospitality has not changed for over 2000 years - people want a good bed, a decent shower and somewhere safe to sleep the night.