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 in deal-making and there has been a fundamental change in the way deals are put together. However, there are some opportunities that are too good to miss – what they are is discussed in this briefing.

Including comment from:

  • Gordon Drake, CFO of Kingdom Hotel Investments on investing in their current portfolio
  • Yann Caillere, COO & President of Accor Hotels discussing what he sees as the key countries for 2012
  • Peter Norman, of Hyatt International on the current opportunity to buy more assets
  • And Francois Baudin of Fairmont Raffles on where they see growth worldwide.
 


Video clips produced by yBC.tv for the Hospitality Channel, including interviews from industry conferences such as the most recent IHIF conference as well as specific Hospitality Channel shoots.