Jones Lang Lasalle Hotels
  • May
    26

    Briefing: Political risk from ‘Brexit’

    The EU referendum, which will take place in just under a month in the UK, has been the cause of much political debate. Fears have been stirred up about the potential negative impact of either outcome. But how has this affected investor sentiment and how would the UK’s exit from the European Union impact business [...]
  • Nov
    14

    Briefing: developing the owner / operator relationship

    The owner and operator relationship is a constantly developing alliance. In this new fast-paced, information abundant world many believe that industry’s reaction to changes in this relationship has been too slow.  It is essential that all parties understand the best way to manage this integral relationship. This week, our experts discuss how they see the [...]
  • May
    02

    Global development of hospitality brands

    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 [...]
  • Feb
    20

    Appreciating the growth opportunities in Africa

    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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Oct
    11

    Challenges for the hospitality industry

    Hospitality is a global industry, a sector which cannot be protected from international challenges. The economic downturn in Europe is one of these challenges.  What has happened in hospitality for the four years since the recession first hit, and is trust finally filtering back into the market? Our experts this week discuss what they are [...]
  • Aug
    23

    Momentum swing in Europe

    Battling to retain market share when economic conditions are so tough is a continual headache for most, but has the industry seen the worst of it in Europe?
  • 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 [...]
  • Jun
    28

    Aligning modern innovation with business

    Consumers are now associating themselves with brands like never before, therefore new product that comes to the market needs to have something to lure them to it. Innovations in design and technology allows businesses to differentiate themselves from competitors and consequently appeal to different audiences. Some hotels are embracing new ideas to gain further market [...]
  • May
    30

    New look investment market

    With the remaining liquidity issues from the recession feeling like a little bit of a hangover, the market for investment has seen real change. Appreciating and understanding the new ways as to where hospitality will see investment is integral. Who are the new investors? What does the market look like at the moment? How can [...]