• Feb
    28

    Successful deal-making in 2013

    As the 2013 International Hotel Investment Forum makes its annual appearance in the calendar, many will be looking to network and understand where the next great deals of this year will come from. Where are the hot markets? Which are the most innovative hospitality companies? Who should we be watching? How will projects get financed? [...]
  • Nov
    22

    Adopting big brand strategies

    What strategies for development should hospitality business be undertaking? In this briefing we hear from some of the leaders in hospitality
  • Nov
    08

    Understanding successful hotel operations

    The components of a successful hotel may seem simple, however, mastering how a hotel ensures repeat business and customer loyalty is hard. There are many variables which can affect a customer’s perception, right down to the towels, glasses and coffee you provide. With the immediacy of online commenting, it is essential that all staff and [...]
  • Aug
    16

    Using big data intelligently

    The proliferation of data has never been so prevalent. Information is being created like never before. Customer interaction in hospitality through technology and software has been used for some time. As these systems become more sophisticated, companies can in turn be much more targeted and personalised in the way they interact with their customers. The [...]
  • Aug
    09

    Defining a good deal

    Following on from last week’s briefing where we looked at the complexities surrounding hotel deals, this week we’re examining the importance of constructing successful deals. Learning from experience can often unlock the ideas and impetus needed. This briefing includes comment from financiers and hoteliers alike on what they believe defines a good deal. Interviews this [...]
  • May
    23

    Hospitality embracing digital marketing

    Many large organisations are now coming to terms with the new digital channels. It is a highly effective way of communicating with consumers, potential customers and other people in their respective industries. Hospitality is in a unique position to establish relationships with all stakeholders using this new channel. The amount of information hotel brands collect [...]
  • May
    10

    Strategies for tackling European market

    Europe is a continent which has seen dramatic change in the last 5 years. The landscape for deal making has completely changed, consumer demand has shifted and there is still a need for Europe to find its footing after a troublesome few years. In this briefing we get a few perspectives on companies strategies for [...]
  • Apr
    19

    Components of contemporary deal making

    Financing projects has seen dramatic change in the last 3 years. Understanding what components are needed to secure that finance is integral for growth. Is 2012 the year we see a resurgence in hospitality deal making? What is the environment needed for doing deals? Key experts share their thoughts on how investment has changed and [...]