Executive management
  • 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
  • Oct
    24

    The modern-day leader

    Any leader of an organisation has to command with confidence and assertiveness. To pursue a company’s vision, mission and values. The most successful leaders become synonymous with their brand. 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. [...]
  • Oct
    18

    Understanding the complexities of your business

    Executives at the top of global organisations can now be clever with their use of proper and applicable technology.
  • Sep
    27

    China’s ground-breaking demand

    The unrelenting growth of all industries in China is too much to ignore for the big hotel brands. Entering this market isn’t as simple as cut and pasting Western philosophies into the new cities. Strategic alliances need to be sought and alternative business techniques understood. Of paramount importance is capitalising on a fast-growth market. Whether [...]
  • Sep
    05

    Digital engagement – the next frontier

    The digital economy is an opportunity for many businesses to gain relationships with their customers like never before. This unprecedented accessibility to understand your consumer has never previously been achievable. Some brands are harnessing this new capability effectively, some are flirting with the idea, whilst some are yet to embrace it. What is clear, however, [...]
  • Aug
    30

    Contemporary hospitality innovation

    Innovation within hotels is an essential part of hotel construction. Letting rooms go too long without renovation can severely damage a brand, especially when pictures and opinion can be readily shared at the click of a button. But how can you be innovative without huge investment. Some of the leading brands are taking new steps [...]
  • Jul
    12

    Understanding the impact of the Olympics

    The imminent arrival of the Olympics in London is getting closer and closer, 15 days in fact! But what impact will the Olympics have on the UK and the continuing developments in hospitality. Will the Olympics position London for future events, or will the legacy of the Games have little effect on the industry in [...]
  • Jul
    05

    Consolidation in the hotel industry

    As the market for deals is still stuttering to start, hoteliers are looking for alternative avenues to do deals. Where there is over-supply and low room rates consolidation seems like the logical step. But what does this mean in real terms? and when will we see consolidation come to the market in a serious way? [...]
  • Jun
    21

    Contemporary decision-making

    Technology provides businesses with a plethora of opportunity. Most prevalent perhaps is the speed in which we can communicate, understand and react to new things at the click of a button. Without the invention of email, and other technologies, it would feel like we are all standing still. Data being created every day now needs [...]
  • Jun
    14

    The changing face of the consumer

    Growing complexities in the contemporary environment don’t help in trying to paint a picture of your consumer. Technology, and more specifically the Internet, has opened up a wealth of opportunities but, some would argue, also a plethora of headaches. Consumers are being seen to completely change the way they purchase everything. Hotel brands have to [...]