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  • Jan
    16

    Briefing: Government’s contribution to hospitality

    Hospitality is one of the most stable sectors globally. There is no doubt that the long-term projection for the industry is incredibly healthy with travel and tourism going from strength to strength. Why then are global governments not paying that much attention? And how should the industry change this? In this briefing we hear from [...]
  • Oct
    24

    Briefing: Global Majors homogenising their hotel product

    Innovation and design can be a real struggle for the ‘Global Majors’ as current products on the market can look outdated, uninspiring and uninviting to guests very, very quickly. This is especially the case in large chains where you need to retain the ‘look and feel’ of a hotel offering globally as well as retaining [...]
  • Jul
    11

    The potential for European growth

    With the slow recovery from the global economic crisis in Europe and the growth in markets in the Middle East and Asia, it is likely that European countries and cities will struggle for some time. What Europe does have on its side is maturity and some don’t believe the doom and gloom sentiment. The secure [...]
  • May
    16

    Investment in hospitality for 2013

    In this briefing we hear from experts about the market for deals and the expectations of where they see the future of the market for 2013. Many believe that the industry has turned a corner and deal activity is now picking up. However, a degree of caution remains as we move out of the financial [...]
  • Dec
    06

    Deal making for hotel ownership

    Europe’s financial predicament for the past couple of years seems to be correcting itself. But what does this mean for owners of hotels, and more importantly potential owners of hotels? What are the components of a new development that will ensure financing? And what type of owner is emerging following the financial crisis of 2008? [...]
  • Aug
    02

    Modern-day construction of deals

    Deal making in hospitality has always been complex. However, the current economic environment has led to some key differences in how deals are now constructed. Has the speed in which deals are done changed post 2007? What sort of deals are being putting together? And what are the components that are needed to speed up [...]
  • Jul
    05

    Consolidation in the hotel industry

    As the market for deals is still stuttering to start, hoteliers are looking for alternative avenues to do deals. Where there is over-supply and low room rates consolidation seems like the logical step. But what does this mean in real terms? and when will we see consolidation come to the market in a serious way? [...]
  • Jun
    07

    Opportunity in Africa

    The African continent is vast and one where there is a wealth of opportunity. Risks associated with the continent means many approach investing in the area with trepidation. However, many believe we are seeing its final dawn. Some countries don’t have a branded hotel located within it, others are resource heavy and with a growing [...]
  • 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
    26

    Confidence in the long-term with Middle East

    Every region of the World is facing different problems including the Middle East. It is, however, still a region of much interest and large growth prospects as the dust settles on some of the difficulties it has faced. Many believe that the strategy within the region is a long-term one. In this briefing we hear [...]