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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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Plastic values
27 July, 2021
As the pandemic rolls on, a strange dichotomy is afflicting the hotel...
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Plant life 27 July, 2021 Long driven by a more traditional approach to dining, European hotels are increasingly catering to modern diets, incorporating plant-based cuisine into their menus. Far from...

In the lap of luxury 27 July, 2021 Long renowned as a haven for hedonism and partygoers, Ibiza has been diversifying its hotel portfolio of late, birthing luxury and wellness resorts designed for a more...

Pastoral care 27 July, 2021 Biophilia is a well-worn phrase and an expansive concept, encompassing everything from indoor shrubbery and plants to natural retreats made from bio-friendly materials. For many...

Brave new world 27 July, 2021 To help safeguard guests from Covid-19 and improve contactless interactions, hoteliers are embracing technology like never before, but whether these short-term fixes will modernise...

Transform the guest experience 27 July, 2021 Although pandemic lockdowns have separated the industry physically, it has allowed for online programmes to be set up and platforms for valuable discourse to continue. The HITEC...

Reduce, reuse, repurpose 27 July, 2021 As the climate crisis grows more urgent, the focus on sustainable design strategies is shaping how hotels are planned and built. These approaches range from retrofitting...

The guest is always right 27 July, 2021 Guest service in our ‘new normal’ requires some flexible and adaptable thinking. But understanding that guests want seamless hotel experiences and a taste of post-pandemic luxury is...

A higher purpose 27 July, 2021 Despite the ongoing uncertainty around the pandemic, some things remain certain, including the growing interest among investors and property planners for high-rise mixed-use...

Respect goes a long way 27 July, 2021 Hospitality’s reopening is something to be celebrated, for businesses and customers alike. But all should remain cautious in respect of the pandemic rules still lingering, and in...

Life on the Nile 27 July, 2021 With spectacular beaches and a deep well of historical sites, Egypt has traditionally been one of the titans of global hospitality, welcoming millions of tourists each year. Yet since...

Lead from the front 27 July, 2021 After carving out a reputation as something of a specialist in the luxury and premium hotel segment, Duncan O’Rourke was promoted to CEO for the extended Northern Europe division...

Kingdom come 27 July, 2021 Despite China leading the way in the global hospitality stakes, countries across the Middle East have recorded encouraging figures as far as hotel occupancy is concerned. With...

The great reopening 12 April, 2021 Since beginning her career in the early ’90s, Felicity Black-Roberts, vice-president for acquisitions and development at Hyatt Europe, has been responsible for managing, acquiring...

Food for thought 12 April, 2021 Despite experiencing the most challenging period in hospitality since the Second World War, London will birth an exciting crop of luxury hotels in 2021. One of these is the Carlton...

Today's decisions for tomorrow's hospitality 12 April, 2021 Technology is more important than ever: not only for the optimisation of a hotel’s daily processes, but also for its overall financial bottom line. It has become increasingly...

Personalisation in a pandemic 12 April, 2021 As Covid-19 continues to plague the hospitality sector it’s no secret that the human aspect of guest interactions is under threat. How, then, can hotels facilitate...

Healthier, happier hospitality 12 April, 2021 Even before the pandemic, more than half of hospitality workers did not make their employers aware of their mental health issues. Throw in the financial insecurity and social...

Prison to premium hotel 12 April, 2021 When it opens its freshly coated doors this summer, the Bodmin Jail Hotel will be liberated from its former role as a bastion of crime and punishment and offered a new lease of life as...

Turn to tech 12 April, 2021 As CEO of HOSPA, the UK-based Hospitality Professionals Association, Jane Pendlebury has seen the dramatic impact Covid-19 has had on hotels and hospitality organisations as they...




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