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UK inflation hits 3.2% - what does this mean for hospitality sector?

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Sharp increase likely a "temporary effect" of last summer's Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

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    Questex's first quarterly Investor Sentiment Assessment for 2021 in partnership with ABP Invest, is underway and Thanos Papasavvas, founder & CIO, ABP Invest, caught up with Questex Hospitality & Travel's President Alexi Khajavi and Content Director, Julie Rey-Gore to discuss some of the key takeaways. This is the first of a two part episode diving into those findings.  In this episode we look at how the range of sellers and buyers has changed in the last year.  Keep an eye on your inbox for your copy of the Investor Sentiment Assessment Q1 2021.
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    What is the market sentiment for economic slowdown, how do investors rate their concerns for inflation and ESG?  Thanos Papasavvas and Alexi Khajavi discuss how ESG is now a key focus for investors: "as we see it maturing in the asset management industry. It is no longer considered a marketing term but involved in the decision making process. It is a very different conversation to what it was 3-4 years ago." Julie Rey-Gore and Nevius Glussi discuss the importance of brands as well as local integration.  Investors' sentiment for hotels in the current market shows a positive increase compared to the previous quarter. More episodes discussing the fourth quarterly investment sentiment survey can be viewed here. 
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    Thanos Papasavvas, Founder & CIO of ABP Invest joins Alexi Khajavi, Julie Rey-Gore alongside guest Nevius Glussi, CEO at Trinity Hospitality Group sat down to review the fourth quarterly investor sentiment assessment, published by Questex and in partnership with ABP Invest.  In this episode the group discuss the economic outlook, comparing regions Asia, Europe, the US and the UK and analyse the factors contriubting to the varied results.  They also discuss the varying percentage of dry powder investors have allocated to the sector. Not to be missed!  Join us for weekly interviews from the team at Hospitality Insights.
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    Perial Asset Management has acquired two hotels from Ax Promotion for over €22m.
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    Ago Hotels announced it had secured at least nine hotel leases from Travelodge following the break clause deadline on 18 November.
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    Private equity group Extendam had acquired the largest Holiday Inn in France with Catella Hospitality Europe, which will operate the hotel under franchise.