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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.

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Elie Younes: Bring it to fruition
29 October, 2018
Elie Younes, EVP and CDO of Radisson Hotel Group, is managing a new...
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A different take: Firmdale Hotels 29 October, 2018 As the founders and leaders of Firmdale Hotels, Kit and Tim Kemp are among the industry’s most influential boutique hoteliers. Phin Foster hears them speak about the importance...

Reality check: AR technology 29 October, 2018 Augmented reality platforms have emerged as new marketing and operational tools in recent years, allowing hotels to preview and enhance their pre-existing selling points, and...

The age of consent: European GDPR 29 October, 2018 The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance deadline has passed, requiring every hotel in the world to have guidelines in place that protect EU residents’...

Hitting new heights: airport hotels 29 October, 2018 There was a time when the airport hotel was a straightforward concept: a property focused on short-stay business guests looking for nothing more than the basics. But over the past...

Ports of call: hospitality growth in Portugal 29 October, 2018 Lisbon and Porto have experienced unprecedented hotel growth over the past decade. But how much longer can it last? Greg Noone talks to Gustavo Castro, the head of...

Simple genius: the perfect kitchen design 29 October, 2018 Hide was one of the most keenly awaited restaurant openings of the year, and its blend of fine dining with a relaxed atmosphere is just what star chef Ollie Dabbous intended. However,...

Staying competitive: the luxury hotel business 29 October, 2018 EHMA president Hans Koch looks at the challenges of remaining relevant and competitive in a changing hotel landscape.

A catalyst for change: women and hospitality 29 October, 2018 Although hotel companies have no problem attracting women, they are failing to provide the necessary support for them to progress to senior positions. Elly Earls meets Women...

Big issues: London's Hotel Investment Conference Europe 29 October, 2018 Delegates recently convened in London for the latest Hotel Investment Conference Europe. Subjects for discussion included new growth opportunities, shifting investor profiles and the...

All’s well that starts well: architecture's role in hospitality 29 October, 2018 Wellness architecture is the process of designing buildings that make their inhabitants healthier and happier. Elly Earls meets architects Veronica Schreibeis Smith and Julia Monk to...

Embracing environmental responsibility: no plastic 29 October, 2018 Rising awareness of single-use plastics’ environmental impacts has led hotel operators to introduce strategies to outlaw their use across their properties. Grace Allen asks...

Puneet Chhatwal: bringing it all back home 12 July, 2018 Appointed MD and CEO of Indian Hotels Company Limited in August last year, Puneet Chhatwal has embarked upon an ambitious development strategy that promises to grow the group at...

Balancing act in the hotel industry: 'asset-light' to 'asset-right' 11 July, 2018 For many years, the international hotel development landscape has been dominated by the ‘asset-light’ model. Now, however, an increasing number of operators are beginning to talk...

North African hospitality: spring forward 11 July, 2018 The Arab Spring put a big dent in North African hospitality, with regional visitor numbers and investment opportunities tumbling. The situation has drastically improved over the past...

Welcome to the personalised wellness experience 11 July, 2018 Hotels are making it easier than ever before for guests to tap in and get their health fix. Elly Earls meets Hilton’s Melissa Walker, Chiva-Som’s Dr Jason Culp and spa consultant...

Anthony Bourdain: a life in food 11 July, 2018 The shocking news of Anthony Bourdain’s death in early June, aged just 61, led to an international outpouring of grief within the hospitality community and among the public at...

Market to millennials: select service 11 July, 2018 In an age of lifestyle hotel brands and affordable luxury, select service is all the rage, but what does this mean for the future of the hotel restaurant? Neil Thompson meets...

Moscow's mild World Cup fever 11 July, 2018 Business people avoiding the city during the tournament, along with the capital’s high room count, will contribute to a smaller growth than for previous host cities, STR reports.

Effect of terrorist attacks on tourism: keep calm and carry on 11 July, 2018 Two years ago, tourists stayed away from Paris, Istanbul and Nice after a series of deadly attacks, but the European hotel market recovered swiftly after more recent incidents. Greg...




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