Chairman & CEO
  • Dec

    Briefing: Ownership structures are changing

    This month, easyHotels announced the signing of a new franchise agreement for a 54 room hotel in Reading. Franchises make up the bulk of easyHotel’s rooms with 1,512 franchised rooms, verses 390 owned rooms. The hospitality industry is seeing a clear increase in franchising and management agreements, which means a separation of roles across businesses. [...]
  • May

    Briefing: Purpose built products for diverse consumers

    A new trend report from Sabre has announced that ‘Demographics are dead’. You can no longer presume what any one consumer group will want, but you can build products that meet new expectations and invite individuals to enjoy them. The report says ‘Consumers love brands with meaning and personality’ and that 63% of global consumers [...]