27 05 2020
Now more than two months after the Coronavirus pandemic caused businesses to shutter amidst shelter-in-place orders across the world, the hotel industry continues to be on the front lines of this crisis. Wildly beleaguered by the immediate cessation of travel and notably of service in the public health efforts to slow the spread of the virus, as we outlined in the PKF hotelexperts March newsletter, hospitality continues to navigate a complex set of factors.
22 05 2020
Social distancing measures, strict health protocols, tight border regulation and uncertainty in the tourist market cannot halt future projects and investments in the hospitality industry. This is the thought of Giorgio Bianchi, Managing Director, PKF hotelexperts, who for the 7th edition of hotel & tourism forum has organised a whole day of online panels, with the aim of celebrating a digital Fuorisalone in Milan. Instead of the unconventional location of Spazio Ventura in Lambrate, an innovative online tool has been developed that will enable the event to go ahead, virtually.
06 02 2020
Channing Henry, Managing Director – USA, PKF hotelexperts, spoke on the panel: Development Track: Strategy in an Ever Shifting Landscape at ALIS on 28 January 2020 at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles. Panellists Don Hansen, CEO, Regents Capital Group: Brad LeBlanc, Chief Development Officer, BW Hotels and Resorts; Richard Rozycki, SVP, Z Modular; and the moderator Raj Chandani, Chief Development Officer, WATG, had a lively discussion covering the latest trends and headwinds to impact the global development landscape from glamping to Modular Construction to creative financing for FF&E.