There is optimism in the industry. Conferences are once again full of positive talk about growth and development. But while deals are flowing again, it is important not to take a growing economy for granted. So what should companies be thinking about when putting together deals? How has the industry adapted? What upsets might lie down the road?
In this briefing four experts discuss the post-recession environment. Comment from:
Clive Hillier, Chief Executive Officer, Vision Hospitality Asset Management on why deal-makers are avoiding risky gearing post-recession
David Fenton, Senior Economist, RBS on business never being easy
Gabriel Petersen, Managing Director, The Blackstone Group on Europe learning a valuable lesson from the economic downturn
Andrew Sangster, Editorial Director, hotelanalyst on the industry bouncing back and flushing out bad deals
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Hospitality is one of the most data rich industries on the planet. There is no doubt that most industries are truly envious of the depth of knowledge and understanding the industry has about every single person that walks through the doors. Data that can be so specific to an individual’s preferences when staying in a hotel.
How can the industry use this vital information in order to make a customer’s experience truly engaging?
The opportunity that the digital world now affords hospitality is prevalent on so many different levels and experts this week discuss where to exploit this data abundant industry. Including comment from::
- Sean Worker, CEO of Bridgestreet on making data work for your business
- Andrew Sangster, Editorial Director of hotelanalyst on utilising data within your organisation
- Leo Brand, CEO of SwissCom Hospitality Services on making data personal to a customer
- And Nigel Huddleston, Industry Head of Travel for Google on the early stage developments of permission based data
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