westmont hospitality group
  • Apr
    24

    Briefing: Hospitality is a valuable job creator

    Travel & Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries and offers many fantastic opportunities for a great career. According to figures from WTTC the industry supports 277 million jobs and generates 9.8 per cent of world GDP. In the UK hospitality currently has a 3 million strong [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Feb
    28

    Successful deal-making in 2013

    As the 2013 International Hotel Investment Forum makes its annual appearance in the calendar, many will be looking to network and understand where the next great deals of this year will come from. Where are the hot markets? Which are the most innovative hospitality companies? Who should we be watching? How will projects get financed? [...]
  • Aug
    09

    Defining a good deal

    Following on from last week’s briefing where we looked at the complexities surrounding hotel deals, this week we’re examining the importance of constructing successful deals. Learning from experience can often unlock the ideas and impetus needed. This briefing includes comment from financiers and hoteliers alike on what they believe defines a good deal. Interviews this [...]
  • Jun
    14

    The changing face of the consumer

    Growing complexities in the contemporary environment don’t help in trying to paint a picture of your consumer. Technology, and more specifically the Internet, has opened up a wealth of opportunities but, some would argue, also a plethora of headaches. Consumers are being seen to completely change the way they purchase everything. Hotel brands have to [...]
  • May
    30

    New look investment market

    With the remaining liquidity issues from the recession feeling like a little bit of a hangover, the market for investment has seen real change. Appreciating and understanding the new ways as to where hospitality will see investment is integral. Who are the new investors? What does the market look like at the moment? How can [...]