Briefing: global development of hospitality brands

Economic recovery globally is in a much better position than it was 12 months ago. Some markets however are still struggling whilst others are thriving and it’s integral to understand the macro-economic fundamentals before getting into the detail.

Whether you are a hospitality developer or an investor, understanding what product is needed in each market is essential and many believe this has fundamentally changed in recent years.

Which markets are the developers investing time and money to get a hotel product into locations? Which hotel product will work well in specific locations? How do you go about putting together a successful deal? All discussed in this briefing, including comments from:

  • Gerald Lawless, CEO of Jumeirah Group on the global growth of the luxury brand
  • Richard Candey, Head of Hospitality at DTZ on what makes a great deal
  • Maria Zarraluqui, VP – Development of Melia Hotels International on the worldwide regions her group are investing in
  • Mark Wynne-Smith, Global CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels on transactions in the US & EMEA region.

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Video clips produced by for the Hospitality Channel, including interviews from industry conferences such as the most recent IHIF conference as well as specific Hospitality Channel shoots.

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