Features

Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the Hotel Management International editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought-provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

Latest Hotel Management International Feature

Give boutique a break – analysing a hospitality concept
31 May, 2017
In an increasingly crowded marketplace where even economy hotels...
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Where the locals go – an alternative to brands 31 May, 2017 It seems counterintuitive, but at a time when the hotel market has never been more brand-dominated and international, an unprecedented degree of emphasis is being placed upon...

Perfecting preferences – maximising customer data 31 May, 2017 The hotel sector has long collected huge amounts of customer data from multiple sources. However, the argument has been made that many have underused it, failing to deliver...

Lead, don’t follow - Hans Koch on the EHMA 44th Annual General Meeting 20 April, 2017 EHMA president Hans Koch discusses the key takeaways from the EHMA 44th Annual General Meeting, and how the hotel industry can stay ahead of the curve.

Blurred lines and changing times - the International Hotel Investment Forum Berlin 06 April, 2017 Brexit, President Trump, the rise of Airbnb – all were topics covered at the International Hotel Investment Forum Berlin. But despite such challenges to the marketplace, the mood at...

The age of automation – technology and the hospitality industry 06 April, 2017 With next-day delivery and smartphones now ubiquitous, the time has come for the hospitality industry to fully embrace automation. However, recent examples have proved that...

Made to order – food and beverage trends 06 April, 2017 Innovation, technology and personalisation are playing a greater role in the hotel dining experience, but that doesn’t mean the fundamental aspects of providing good food and...

Modern measures for an evolving landscape – tackling cybercrime 06 April, 2017 From petty theft to terror threats and cybercrime, hotel security is evolving to keep pace with modern criminals. Darren Carter, head of security at Edwardian Hotels London and chair...

Bigger and better – the evolution of Marriott International 06 April, 2017 A little over six months since Marriott International completed its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, a strategy for how this new hospitality behemoth will look to build upon...

Crème de la crème – Michael Gray 06 April, 2017 After almost 50 years in the hotel industry, Michael Gray retired from front-line service in March 2016. He began at Claridge’s, embarking upon a career that included stints in...

Show me the green - ecofriendliness vs cost-effectiveness 06 April, 2017 For newbuild hotels, finding an equilibrium between ecofriendliness and cost-effectiveness is a perennial challenge. Hotel Management International and Iris Ceramica invited...

Steady as she goes – the Middle East and North Africa 06 April, 2017 After a turbulent year for the hotel market in the Middle East and North Africa, investment remains high. Eleanor Wilson meets Dr Martin Berlin of PwC, Marko Vucinic of Jones Lang...

Unknown quantities – market forecast for 2017 06 April, 2017 Whether it was disheartening IMF growth forecasts, the Brexit vote and the plummeting pound or continuing fallout from tragic events in the Middle East, 2016 was quite a year. How do...




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