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  • Aug
    13

    Briefing: The recession has taught the industry about good deal making

    There is optimism in the industry. Conferences are once again full of positive talk about growth and development. But while deals are flowing again, it is important not to take a growing economy for granted. So what should companies be thinking about when putting together deals? How has the industry adapted? What upsets might lie [...]
  • Sep
    12

    Briefing: the time to budget

    One of the latest developments in European hospitality is the very bullish view of the budget hotel sector. Consumers are willing to compromise on luxury if it means a fair price. This increased competitiveness is being seen across the European market leaving much of the mid-market sector being squeezed and having to reassess their hotel [...]
  • Aug
    15

    A focus on the UK hospitality market

    The mature UK market has seen many changes in the last few years, not least in the change for demand in new hotel product as well as the lack of funding for new projects. One factor, however, has remained a constant. The contrast between the provincial market and the London market has never been so [...]
  • Jun
    06

    Confidence emerging in hospitality

    This is an exciting time in hospitality. The industry is outperforming the global economy and this optimism in the sector is allowing deals to be done. Although deal activity remains below the levels of pre-2007, it is important that the hospitality industry showcases itself more positively. With the upward trends that we are seeing, this [...]