Madison Mayfair
  • Jan
    09

    Briefing: lifting the lid on the industry’s biggest event

    Berlin IHIF 2014
    As you know, we have been sending you regular briefings featuring key people from right across the hospitality industry. These briefings are produced in conjunction with our good friends, yourBusinessChannel who launched The Hospitality Channel 3 years ago. A channel which we have been a key partner for since the outset. We have had some [...]
  • Apr
    11

    Sourcing and incubating talent

    For those who were not able to attend IHIF last month, Peter Malone, of Madison Mayfair 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 [...]
  • Mar
    28

    The hotel industry in the UK

    The hospitality industry in the UK is not a unique one. However, the gap between London and the rest of the country is seemingly getting larger. In fact the BBC reported this week that ‘London’s top ten boroughs alone are worth more, in real [...]
  • Mar
    20

    Preparing leaders for new world of work

    Today’s business leaders are seemingly battling with multiple decisions all at the same time. Leaders are managing ‘Generation Y’ as they enter the workforce, digital technologies requiring a business to be working 24/7, as well as trying to comprehend macro-economic conditions, to name but a few. This altering world means leaders need to be prepared [...]
  • Nov
    29

    Providing value for money in low cost hotel operations

    Hospitality has moved into a new era. Communication channels are like never before and value for money is a huge factor for new customers.
  • 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. [...]
  • Sep
    20

    Global market conditions for deal-activity

    Confidence in the hospitality deal-making market seems to be picking up. The volume of deals has lagged in the past few years, but has hospitality finally turned a corner? Many believe the industry is now slowly picking up again. The relief for all is paramount. What markets will see the quickest growth in activity? Have [...]
  • Jul
    19

    Global opportunities in 2012

    Appreciating where the opportunities lie in the global marketplace is essential to maintain the growth of any business. There are many differing opinions on where these areas of growth lie; should brands be re-investing in their current portfolio or should they be aggressively pursuing new products? The impacts of the recession are still being felt [...]
  • 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 [...]