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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.

Latest Hotel Management International Feature

Soft sells
27 December, 2018
Soft brands have enjoyed significant success in the luxury segment in...
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Healthy profits 27 December, 2018 For chefs at all levels, vegetarianism and sustainability can no longer be considered niche concerns. Chloe Scott-Moncrieff talks to restaurateur and activist Peggy Chan about blazing...

All’s well that starts well 27 December, 2018 The wellness industry is booming and hotels at all levels are looking to benefit. However, increased opportunities also mean an increasingly savvy guest demographic demanding...

Break the system 27 December, 2018 In 2016, Shiva Foundation brought together a diverse group of hospitality players to create the Stop Slavery Hotel Industry Network, whose members collectively account for...

The bigger picture 27 December, 2018 Deloitte’s European Hotel Investment Conference encouraged delegates to consider the long view when it can be all too easy to become distracted by more immediate concerns....

Middle Eastern promise 27 December, 2018 The Israeli hotel market is going through something of a boom period, with performance hitting impressive levels in both city and resort destinations. Hotel Management...

Proceed with caution 27 December, 2018 After another strong year of hotel performance in Europe, a sense of caution is now creeping in with signs of slowing growth and a shift in the profile of investors. Andreas Scriven,...

Push it forward 27 December, 2018 The priorities and requirements of guests change rapidly, and hoteliers need to stay alert in order to provide for their needs. Accor Hotels president of Europe Franck Gervais, COO...

The finer details 27 December, 2018 Hans Koch discusses the importance of creating a hotel restaurant that can stand as its own unique endeavour, while maintaining the overall ambience of the wider establishment.

Into the breach 27 December, 2018 Marriott International has fallen victim to the second-largest data breach ever recorded. In this paradigm-shifting moment for the hospitality industry, Tim Gunn brings together what...

Size does matter 27 December, 2018 Global brands are betting big on small hotel rooms in an effort to appeal to the younger generation of travellers who want an affordable experience that doesn’t sacrifice comfort...

Under the influence 27 December, 2018 The rising popularity and influence of Instagram means hotels must invest in striking and unique design to attract customers. Hotel Management International hears from experts on...

Further afield 27 December, 2018 After almost 50 years in the hotel industry, finishing his career as GM of The Churchill in London, and Hyatt International’s VP for UK and Ireland, Michael Gray retired from...

Elie Younes: Bring it to fruition 29 October, 2018 Elie Younes, EVP and CDO of Radisson Hotel Group, is managing a new brand identity, corporate restructuring and marked changes in developmental strategy, mean he is a very busy man....

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,...




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