Katherine Dogrell will take a look at what's been happening recently in the hotel industry since the start of the year, and what In Sync: Virtual Event is trying to achieve with all our sessions and content available on Hospitality Insights.
There is comfort and hope in seeing the first shoots of recovery in Asian markets. Learn from the groups with strong presence in those markets share how they're experiencing and managing the recovery.
How is the seismic change in the hospitality landscape affecting investors' strategies? What types of properties are going to look more attractive? When will deals start happening again? Has the crisis shown hotels up as a riskier investment as previously thought?
Brands, operators and owners have been facing unprecedented challenges that can be mastered only in a coordinated way. The outcome of this panel (discussion) will identify the most crucial touch points, stress the importance of communication during crises and present viable economic approaches. Which of these lessons and solutions will live on after the current crisis and whether there will be structural changes in collaborations, will be discussed from each stakeholder's perspective
The DUKES Bar martinis are legendary and as quoted by the New York Times, ‘one of the world’s best.’ Now you can hear tips on how to make them at home from the man who has been mixing them for the hotel's guests and could tell a thousand stories…
Join one of the pioneering entrepreneurs in the wellness and well-being retreat world for an insight into the world of wellness in hospitality, including a 10-minutes practice of breath exercises as both a physiological process and a meditative practice.
Hospitality has been through many crises, and hoteliers are known for their resilience, but the COVID19 experience was on a unprecedented scale. How have hotel groups managed the crisis and what are they doing now to plan for recovery? This session will look at managing hotel closures, making hotels available for essential services, managing staff and cash flow.
While the immediate impact of COVID19 is expected to lessen in the coming months, the shape of travel and hospitality will never be the same. The leaders emerging stronger from the crisis will be those who will have learnt the lessons quickly and adapted to a new world scene in which travel and hospitality call for a more conscious mindset. The classic IHIF panel will share their thoughts on the new rules defining hospitality.
The leaders of digital travel have shaken the world of hospitality before, and created a new ecosystem in which relations with hotel brands were becoming more solid. How has this crisis disrupted their models, how will it affect their positions in the market, and how will their models be impacted?
Cross integration of hospitality into other real estate segments - adjacent spaces such as offices, retail, residential, student accomodation and more - was a key trend in real estate. With many hospitality businesses permanently shutting down, how will the surplus real estate be re-purposed? Will alternative real estate asset classes present the best investment opportunites post outbreak?