Hotel Management International Autumn 2018
In this issue, 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 Colliers International's office in Porto, and Jorge Rebelo de Almeida, the managing director of Portuguese hotel group Vila Galé, to find out more.
Also: A new brand identity, corporate restructuring and marked changes in developmental strategy all mean that Elie Younes, EVP and CDO of Radisson Hotel Group, is an incredibly busy man. Abi Millar meets the hotel exec to talk about a shift of focus back onto Europe, a renewed willingness to consider leases, what he is looking for in new development partners and the importance of brand purity.
Plus, 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 of maintaining their own spheres of control, taking a personalised approach to hotel development and why it sometimes pays to do things a little differently. And, EHMA president Hans Koch looks at the challenges of staying relevant and competitive in a changing hotel landscape.