recession
  • 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 [...]
  • Jan
    23

    Briefing: the future of Europe

    An established market like Europe is one which comes with intrigue, pitfalls and opportunity. The harsh reality of the recession has allowed businesses to reassess and re-analyse growth strategies for their organisations. There is no doubt that Europe is a complex environment with huge opportunities in certain markets, next to markets which you would struggle [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 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
    11

    Strategies for a downturn

    The continuing difficult economic environment can provide opportunity for clever businesses. Europe has been hit hard, with global ripples, by the recent recession. Understanding how to mitigate risk is therefore essential. How has hospitality been effected by the economic downturn? Is it possible that the industry is independent of some economic trends? And what needs [...]
  • Mar
    22

    Managing the hard times

    Obstacles and difficulties are faced by every business. This has, of course, been exacerbated by the economic conditions of the past couple of years. Many believe we are coming out of recession. However, this still doesn’t gurantee plain sailing when making business decisions. The market is still tough, companies have streamlined their operations in the [...]