Horwath HTL News
Chelsea Wong, from the Horwath HTL Singapore office has written this latest article for Hotel Management Magazine. Read the full article here online.
Rome, 16th May 2023 Horwath HTL announced today the launch of their industry standard report, Italy Hotels and Chains. The report, now in its 10th year, is an in-depth look at the Italian hospitality market, focusing on the relationship between branded and independent hotels. The report is available for free on the www.horwathhtl.com and www.horwathhtl.it […]
Oslo, May 15th, 2023 Horwath HTL, the global leader in hospitality consulting with over 50 offices in 38 countries, is delighted to officially announce the opening of a brand-new Norwegian office. The office, which is centrally located in Oslo, is being run by respected industry Blake Anderson-Bunz. Blake started his hospitality career in Norway, has […]
Horwath HTL is delighted to announce that John Fareed, Global Chair, will moderate the Driving Alpha: Efficiency, Productivity, Profitability plenary session at this years IHIF. John is joined by Mohammed Alawadhi, Managing Director, Cheval Collection, Ruslan Husry, CEO & Owner, HR Group, Allison Reid, Chief Global Growth Officer, Aimbridge Hospitality. Sabine Schaffer, CEO Europe, Pro-invest […]
Horwath HTL is delighted to announce that Global Business Director, James Chappell, will again be moderating the Italian session. The session, entitled Hospitality Investment in Italy! Exploring New Opportunities will also star Angelica Corsini, Head of Business Development, Arsenale Group; Chiara Caruso, Head of the National Tourism Fund, CDP Real Asset SGR SpA and Aldo […]
Pop-ups, specialty stores, even a shelf can transform under-utilized public spaces into five- to seven-figure contributors to hotels’ top lines. ATLANTA — Hotel owners shopping for incremental revenue should take a closer look at retail, according to Paul Breslin, managing director, Horwath HTL Atlanta – USA. “Because of its flexibility, retail can drive the activation […]
Sao Paolo April 27th, 2023 The Brazil office of Horwath HTL is delighted announcing the incorporation of Viviene Boverio as new acting partner. Viviene has more than 20 years of experience in hotels development for leading global brands. Viviene will lead the new Wellness Business Unit and will also participate as consultant in the luxury […]
Horwath HTL is delighted to sponsor the 2023 Canadian Hotel Investment Conference. Since 1997, the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference has established itself as the definitive source of information, insight and opinion on today’s Canadian lodging market. For senior executives from across North America, this business conference delivers outstanding insight into where the industry is today, where […]
Horwath HTL UK were delighted to welcome hospitality industry leaders to Crowe’s London office on Tuesday 24 January 2023. Participants discussed their experience of ownership, finance, operations, law and accountancy in the sector and provided unique insights on the rationale and opportunities around conversions of existing real estate to hotel and alternative uses. To set […]
On this episode of Destination on the Left, Nicole Mahoney, from ‘Break the Ice‘, talks with Todd Wynne-Parry, and does a deep dive into the developing outdoor hospitality sector. In their conversation, Todd walks through the attributes and appeal of nature-based locations and offers solutions to some of the industry’s roadblocks and challenges. Listen to […]
LODGING Media at ALIS 2022 in Los Angeles – speaking with Dorothy Dowling and Melissa Maher, Managing Directors at Horwath HTL.
Dorothy Dowling is a much-admired and accomplished leader in the hospitality industry. In this episode, she shares her career journey and some of the key factors that contributed to her success. We discuss the lessons she learned along the way. She talks about her personal mantra and the advice that she has given as a […]
Hospitality advisory firm Horwath HTL is gaining not one but two eminent hospitality leaders, HOTELS has learned. Dorothy Dowling, formerly of Best Western, where she spent the last 18 years as chief marketing officer, and Melissa Maher, who was with Expedia Group for the last 21 years in various positions, including chief marketing officer, are joining […]
Have we found the Tom Bradys of the hotel industry? The race to see who can be busiest in “retirement” has heated up between two industry legends – Melissa Maher, the former CMO of Expedia, and Dorothy Dowling, the former CMO of Best Western. As of today both have joined Horwath HTL, the world’s only independent […]
Horwath HTL Announces Dorothy Dowling as Managing Director Industry Veteran to Focus on Growing Scale, Revenue, and Profitability for Global Hospitality Clients Horwath HTL, the world’s only independent advisory brand focused one hundred percent on hospitality, tourism, and leisure development, today announced that Dorothy Dowling has joined the brand as Managing Director to support global […]
Horwath HTL Announces Melissa Maher as Managing Director Industry Strategist to Focus on Assisting Hospitality Companies Increase Profitability by Creating Actionable Items based on Data and Insights New York, January 24, 2023 Horwath HTL, the world’s only independent advisory brand focused one hundred percent on hospitality, tourism, and leisure development, today announced that Melissa Maher […]
Majlind Lazimi, MD of Horwath HTL, Albania, was interviewed recently by Trailblazing Magazine, talking about the Albanian market and why it was the right time to open an office. The full article is a fascinating look into one of Europe’s fastest-growing markets and what the immediate future will likely hold for investors and brands. The […]
Lisbon January 17th, 2023 Horwath HTL is delighted to announce that after an extensive selection process, Essentia, a renowned Portuguese firm with more than 25 years of experience, will become the new Horwath HTL, Portugal. José Gil Duarte will be the new Managing Director of the firm, based in Lisbon. “We are delighted and excited […]
It’s back! HOTCO 2023 has been announced, and this year will be held in a brand new location, Vienna. The event, which focuses on the CEE region, is back for the 6th time and will be held over the 27-28th of March. Marius Gomola, MD of Horwath HTL, Hungary and founder of HOTCO, said, “For […]
Horwath HTL Spain has organised ‘Barcelona is Back’, the hotel industry’s first event of the year. The invitation-only event will feature Antoni Cuadrada and Philip Bacon, senior directors at Horwath HTL, Spain, who will moderate the panels, where the focus will be on the analysis of the primary metrics of the sector from multiple viewpoints. The […]
John Fareed, Global Chair of Horwath HTL will moderate the “Cranking Up the ‘AC’: Sealing the Deal on Agreements & Contracts” session at the upcoming 9th Annual ALIS Law Conference, with fellow panellists Rhonda Hare, Group General Counsel for Ennismore; Nathan Logan, General Counsel for MCR Hotels; Jordan McCarthy, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP; and Cynthia […]
Horwath HTL has announced that they will be sponsoring the 2023 American Lodging Investment Summit, being held at the JW Marriott/Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles L.A. LIVE on the 23-25th January. John Fareed, Global Chair of Horwath HTL, said, “ALIS is such a significant event for the industry that it makes perfect sense for us to sponsor […]
Victor Wei, from Horwath HTL Atlanta, has written his latest article for Hotel Management magazine. Read the full article here.
Todd Wynne-Parry recently spoke with Akari Nakano of Modern Campground, on what Parks can do to accommodate Workcationers As vacations and workdays become workcations, companies providing outdoor hospitality accommodations might want to consider measures to make room for this demand, Todd Wynne-Parry, Managing Director of Horwath HTL Outdoor Hospitality Advisory told Modern Campground. “Technology has certainly […]
Horwath HTL are delighted to announce the opening of an office in Albania. The office, which is in the central business district of the capital city, Tirana, is headed up by Majlind Lazimi. Majlind is a well-respected industry professional with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors in the region, having previously held […]
Todd Wynne-Parry, who leads our Outdoor Hospitality Advisory practice, shares his thoughts on the industry in a webinar hosted by Core Recruitment. Watch the full webinar here.
Horwath HTL is delighted to announce that it is the sponsor of the 2022 HICAP ANZ. HICAP ANZ is where Australia and New Zealand’s hotel development and investment professionals get deals done. While recent situations may limit how we interact and change how we travel, our industry is resilient, and we will recover and get […]
Todd Wynne-Parry, who leads our Outdoor Hospitality practise in North America has written a great article for American Glamping Association Magazine, Glamping Business. Todd looks at the ‘Glampforce’ – the team you employ who ensure that guests have a fabulous time – how to recruit them and how to retain them. Why is the ‘Glampforce’ […]
Majlind Lazimi, MD of Horwath HTL, Albania to moderate a panel session at the 2022 Mediterranean Tourism Forum, taking place in Malta from 13 to 15 June 2022. The session is a Master Class “INVEST, FINANCE & RE-INVENT” The Covid-19 crisis, war, climate change, and global inflation are causing political, economic, and social disruptions which […]
Hospitality Veteran to Offer Senior HTL Advisory Services to Hotel Real-Estate Investors and Developers in the Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Markets Mexico City, May 17, 2022 Horwath HTL, the world’s only independent advisory brand focused one hundred percent on hospitality, tourism, and leisure development, today announced that Michel Montant has joined the group as […]
Budapest, Thursday 12th May 2022 Horwath HTL is delighted to announce the return of the HOTCO conference being held as always in Budapest from May 30th to the 31st. The event returns after a COVID hiatus for its fifth instalment with the theme of ‘Recouping Hotel investment values and progressing with new developments’. The event, […]
Rome, 4th May 2022 The Italian hotel market lost 528 hotels in 2021, one of the clearest signs of the impact of the pandemic on Italian hospitality. This fall in supply is one of the key takeaways from the most recent edition of the Italian Hotel and Chains report, released today by Horwath HTL, the […]
Zurich, Tuesday the 3rd May 2022 Horwath HTL is delighted to announce that Andrea Jörger, MRICS has been confirmed as the new Managing Partner of the Swiss office of the international consulting brand Horwath HTL. Andrea joins after a stellar career in hospitality and real estate, including as General Manager of the Hotel Palace in […]
Prof. Dr. Christian Buer, the Managing Partner of Horwath HTL, Germany, has been added to the speaker list at the 2022 International Hotel Investment Forum. The session entitled ‘Redefining Experience for Guests, Employees and Stakeholders’ will take place on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM at the Intercontinental Hotel Berlin.
ATLANTA — The hotel industry’s major operational headaches around labor, pricing and supply-chain issues may be improving, but they’re not gone yet. Hotel asset managers have put new strategies into play to alleviate the stresses associated with the lingering effects of the past two years. On the labor front, asset managers (Paul Breslin from Horwath […]
Ken Greger spoke with John Fareed, Horwath HTL Global Chairman, for his observations on the path forward to restoring guest services and experiences. Read the full article in Hotel Executive magazine here.
Horwath HTL is delighted to announce that they will once again be sponsoring the HOLA Hotel investment conference, being held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fl between the 17-19 May. Osvaldo M. Chudnobsky Cohen and Fabian Sanchez from Horwath HTL will both be speaking at the event. HOLA is designed […]
Horwath HTL are delighted to announce that they are sponsors of the 2022 HOTCO hotel investment conference. The dates for the 5th HOTCO hotel conference. The event will be in Budapest on the 30-31st May 2022 at the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus. HOTCO is an international hotel investment conference focusing on the hotspots for hotel development in Europe: […]
Atlanta March 2022. Horwath HTL are delighted to once again be sponsors of this prestigious event The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, also known as HUNTER, is a highly-anticipated annual gathering of prominent leaders and investors in the hotel industry along with up-and-coming hoteliers and entrepreneurs. We believe successful businesses and investments are built on meaningful […]
Horwath HTL will once again be sponsors at the prestigious European event, the International hotel investment forum. IHIF as it is known will once again be held at the Intercontinental hotel in Berlin, this year over the 1st to the 3rd of May. All of Horwath HTL’s 19 European offices will be represented, with four […]
Horwath HTL are proud to sponsor the 2022 Caribbean Hotel and resort investment Summit being held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, FL over the 16th to the 17th of May. John Fareed, Global Chair of Horwath HTL, will be speaking at the event and joining colleagues from offices across the United […]
Horwath HTL announce today the dates for the 5th HOTCO hotel conference. The event will be in Budapest on the 30-31st May 2022 at the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus. HOTCO is an international hotel investment conference focusing on the hotspots for hotel development in Europe: Central and Eastern Europe and the Caucasus. It is at the forefront of […]
The lifestyle and work-life balance embraced by Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z has forced the hospitality industry to adjust its approach to both hotel design and accommodating events. This adjustment was happening long before Covid-19 created an unprecedented demand for outdoor events. In this latest article for Glamping Business, the official publication of the American […]
The following article appeared in Lodging Magazine here. New Managing Director of Horwath HTL Oregon, Todd Wynne-Parry recently joined his colleague, John Fareed, who is Global Chairman of the independent hospitality advisory brand, to debrief at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) and describe for LODGING the appeal of the outdoor hospitality space and the […]
The following interview appeared in Hotel & Restaurant Times here. John Fareed is Global Chairman of Horwath HTL – a global company that has been running for over a century and is widely recognised as the world’s leading hotel, tourism and leisure consultancy. Together with James Chappell – Global Business Director – they have been […]
An extended interview with James Chappell, Global Business Director, Horwath HTL and Global Chairman of Horwath HTL, John Fareed. Both men were visitors to Dublin recently and Alex Gibson, from The Persuaders Marketing Radio Show got the chance to talk hotel market trends with them as the world emerges from the worst of Covid. Listen to […]
Wishing all our clients & colleagues a very Happy Lunar New Year! May the Year of the Tiger be full of adventures & achievements.
Hospitality Veteran to Run Outdoor Advisory Services North America New York, January 26, 2022 – Horwath HTL, the world’s only independent advisory brand focused one hundred percent on hospitality, tourism, and leisure development, today announced that Todd Wynne-Parry has joined the group as Managing Director to run the outdoor advisory service practice in North America and […]
A global pandemic has made life very difficult for hotel valuers. How do you put a number on a property that might have been closed for long periods with limited comparatives to help you make a judgement? Hospitality Insights spoke to Philip Bacon, Horwath HTL Spain to take a look at how they are making […]
John Fareed, Horwath HTL Global Chair, recently shared with Lodging Magazine, his plans to enlarge the company’s footprint by continuing to grow organically through leveraging the 80 disciplines it brings to every project. Read the full digital edition here.
In the latest issue of the Hotel Business Green Book 2022, John Fareed, Global Chairman, Horwath HTL looks ahead to the trends and challenges that the hospitality industry is likely to face in 2022.
New Global Chairman of Horwath HTL, John Fareed, will be moderating a plenary session at this years American Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) The event, being held at the JW Marriott/Ritz Carlton and Los Angeles L.A. Live over the 24-26 January brings together the most senior figures and companies in the hospitality industry and is a […]
2021 was another tumultuous year for the hospitality industry with Covid-19 creating continued uncertainty. Hospitality Insights asked a number of leaders from the sector to give us their views on how things unfolded. Philip Bacon, Senior Director, Horwath HTL Spain contributed the following insights: What do you think has been the most interesting news story/trend […]
Rajeev Menon, President Asia Pacific (excluding China), Marriott International is my guest for the last Fireside Chat of 2021. The chat will be as wide-ranging as the region he covers. Do join us – it’s a little earlier in the month (9 December) and advanced by a half hour (3 pm start). Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/551423092914009358
We are delighted to announce our next Fireside Chat is scheduled with Dilip Puri, Founder & CEO, Indian School of Hospitality. Date: Thursday, 25 October 2021 Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm (IST) Click here to register for the event
Established in 2007 as International Hotel Investment & Design Conference, the IHIDC and Hospitality Gipfel have been the key platforms in recent years where the industry’s leading hotel investors, developers, operators and advisors in Austria and CEE came together. As of 2021, the two previous conferences will be merged and renamed to 196+ forum Vienna, focusing […]
For the first time in 16 years, Horwath HTL has a new global chairman. John Fareed, who has been Managing Director/Chairman North America since December 2016, was elected Global Chairman at the company’s 2021 global meeting. He will continue to lead North America in addition to taking on the global role. Fareed succeeds Robert Hecker, […]
Fareed to succeed Robert Hecker, who will continue as a member of the Horwath HTL Global Committee and Managing Director of Pacific Asia. New York, November 8 2021 – During its 2021 Global Meeting, Horwath HTL announced that John Fareed, MSc CHME ISHC, has been elected Global Chair. Fareed will succeed Robert Hecker, who will continue […]
This year, the 11th Heilbronn Hospitality Symposium will take place in person on Thursday, 11th November 2021. Renowned experts from the industry will meet with professors and lecturers from Heilbronn University, as well as students, alumni and all those interested in hospitality, at the Bildungscampus. Topics will include: Sustainability, Digitalisation, Gastronomy and Leadership in the […]
James Chappell, Global Business Director of Horwath HTL, has been confirmed as one of the key speakers at the first HIX 2021 at the business design centre in Islington, London on the 18th of November. The presentation on ‘Meaningful Value’ is in partnership with Grohe and TopHotelProjects. Click on this link to register
According to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, investments in 5-star hotels are expected to increase by 25% over the next three years Marcus Benussi: “Today’s demand is not completely satisfied. Accommodation owners must consider the essential investments to achieve a multiplied value”. In the world of Luxury Real Estate, Italy is a key market, always under the […]
We are delighted to announce our next Fireside Chat is scheduled with KB Kachru, Chairman Emeritus & Principal Advisor, South Asia, Radisson Hotel Group. Date: 21 October 2021 Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm (IST) Click here to register for the event
The leading consultant in the market focused on hospitality, tourism and leisure, Horwath HTL, celebrates 20 years since it first landed in Andorra on the 27th of September 2001. Ever since, Horwath HTL has participated as an independent, expert adviser in some of the most significant projects with the most important clients. Starting with Caldea, […]
Excerpt from Long Live Lodging: Lodging Leaders Podcast – listen to the full podcast here ———- Comparing and contrasting how ‘external events’ alter hospitality sector, experts see strong post-pandemic comeback As hospitality industry leaders and analysts dissect COVID-19’s enduring jolt on hotel performance, they frequently refer to 9/11 as an historical point of reference on […]
Published on an annual basis, these studies survey the overall operational and financial performance for hotel markets in key countries in the Asia Pacific region. They are relied upon by hotel operators, owners and operations analysts for benchmarking, budgeting and planning purposes. Key sections in the study include: Detailed departmental revenue, expenses and profitability ratios […]
Vijay Thacker, of Horwath HTL India will host an informal ‘Fireside Chat’ with Arun Saraf, MD, Juniper Hotels Pvt. Ltd.. Date: 23rd September 2021 Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm (IST) To register for the free webinar, please click this link.
Contributed to Hotels Mag by John Fareed, Managing Director & Chairman North America, Horwath HTL The COVID-19 pandemic, along with other global issues such as the Suez Canal shutdown, weather-caused production disruptions and geopolitical issues—think tensions, tariffs and conflicts—have collectively created sharp increases in the global costs of building materials, as well as significant delays in […]
Vijay Thacker, of Horwath HTL India will host an informal ‘Fireside Chat’ with Deep Kalra, Founder & Group Executive Chairman, MakeMyTrip Limited. Date: 12th August 2021 Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm (IST) To register for the free webinar, please click this link.
Malcolm Kerr, Managing Director of Horwath HTL UK, sees unprecedented opportunities in the recovery of London’s hotel sector, but highlights the need for careful planning, flexibility and stakeholder support to navigate the complex challenges of 2021 and beyond. Read the full article here: London Business Matters | News | LCCI (londonchamber.co.uk) (July/Aug 2021, Page 26)
London, July 15th 2021 Horwath HTL, the world’s largest and most experienced hospitality consulting brand, announced the opening of a new practice in the United Kingdom headed by industry veteran Malcolm Kerr. Malcolm is supported by a team of professionals principally out of Crowe UK’s new headquarters at 55 Ludgate Hill in London. Horwath HTL […]
This article first appeared in Hotelsmag.com Once hotel owners have embraced the concept of repositioning their assets, the next element to consider is the architectural challenge of the “new business” approach. From our experiences, in this initial stage, physical building restrictions can kill many brilliant ideas and probably the entire project. Going from a hotel […]
We are back for the latest in our series on fireside chats, hosted by Vijay Thacker, Managing Director of Horwath HTL India. This time, its industry legend Puneet Chhatwal, MD, and CEO of the Indian Hotels Company Ltd. The event will take place on the 22nd July at 3.30 PM local Indian Standard Time and […]
Horwath HTL, the global leader in hospitality consulting announced the launch of a brand-new practice covering the key markets of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. This new enterprise is the brainchild of Prof. Dr. Christian Buer, owner of Nemis, Brigitte T. Gruber, founder of Reburg & Partners, and Heinz Wehrle, Managing Partner of Horwath HTL Switzerland, […]
Sydney, July 1st 2021 Horwath HTL, the world largest and most experienced hospitality consulting group announced the opening of a brand-new license of Horwath HTL in Australia. There are two new offices in Sydney and Melbourne, with representatives also located in Perth and on the Gold Coast. The new Horwath HTL, Australia is comprised of […]
COVID-19 caused issues to erupt at turbo speed, impacting the heart of the hotel and tourism industries. The actual final impact is still to be determined, but the pandemic is forcing deep changes in what we understand as today’s hotel concept. Contributed by Osvaldo Chudnobsky Cohen, managing partner, Horwath HTL Brazil In some locations, it […]
Vijay Thacker, of Horwath HTL India will host an informal ‘Fireside Chat’ with Hari Marar, MD & CEO, Bangalore International Airport Ltd. Date: 17th June 2021 Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm (IST) To register for the free webinar, please click this link.
Vijay Thacker, of Horwath HTL India will host an informal ‘Fireside Chat’ with Robin Rossmann, MD, STR Date: 20th May 2021 Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm (IST) To register for the free webinar, please click this link.
Vijay Thacker, of Horwath HTL India will host an informal ‘Fireside Chat’ with Ajay K. Bakaya, MD, Sarovar Hotels Date: 22nd April 2021 Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm (IST) To register for the free webinar, please click this link.
One year after the pandemic decimated global tourism, Horwath HTL Indonesia and C9 Hotelworks, take a quick look at full year 2020 hotel market performance and demand trends in Bali. Bali hotels have struggled to keep afloat, domestic tourism has provided a lifeline but hotel performance hit rock bottom. Not surprisingly much of the expected […]
Budapest, March 2021 HOTCO, the Hotel investment conference that specializes in the CEE region has announced today June 1-2 for their latest event. www.hotconf.com The conference, now in its 5th year, will be held in Budapest as usual and will be a hybrid event featuring a live component in combination with an online stream. The […]
James Chappell, Global Business Director at Horwath HTL, joined NewDog PR to discuss what’s going to happen to hotels when government support ends and whether the Olsen Twins are going to be making a move if the wheels come off.
St Petersburg, March 2021 Horwath HTL, the world’s largest and most experienced hotel consulting brand, is delighted to announce the opening of a brand-new office in Russia after several years of absence. The office is in St Petersburg, with a smaller office in Moscow, and is being headed up by industry veteran Blake Anderson-Buntz. Blake […]
Vijay Thacker, of Horwath HTL India will host an informal ‘Fireside Chat’ with Gaurav Bhushan, CEO Lifestyle, Accor Group, Member ExCom, Accor Group Date: 18th March 2021 Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm To register for the free webinar, please click this link.
Philip Bacon from Horwath HTL Spain, has recently contributed a blog article for Spanish development company, Arum Group. Read the full piece here.
Vijay Thacker cordially invites you to the latest in his series of relaxed interviews with legends of the hotel industry. On February the 25th, he will speak to industry veteran Vikram Oberoi of EIH ltd in what should be a fascinating discussion. The chat, at 3.30 local time in Mumbai is available to be watched […]
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Vijay Thacker, of Horwath HTL India will host an informal ‘Fireside Chat’ with Kapil Chopra, Chairman of the Board, EazyDiner Founder, The Postcard Hotel Date: 21st January 2020 Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm To register for the free webinar, please click this link.
Vijay Thacker, of Horwath HTL India will host an informal ‘fireside chat’ with Neeraj Govil, Sr Vice President, South Asia Marriott International. Date: 11th December 2020 Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm To register for the free webinar, please click this link.
Read our latest article in Lodging Magazine here by John Fareed, Horwath HTL and Roger Garlick, Magid.
HOTCO is back!! We are delighted to announce that the premier hotel investment conference for the CEE region has announced new dates for 2021. The event, held every year in Budapest will be returning March 22-23 for an in-person event. Marius Gomola, event organiser and MD of Horwath HTL, Hungary has a few fiery words […]
Diane Bogino is in industrial organizational psychologist who dedicates her life, to helping others develop their people. Diane recently interviewed Paul Breslin, Managing Director of Horwath HTL Atlanta. Paul is also Executive in Residence and Adjunct Professor for Georgia State University School of Hospitality Administration. Diane Bogino is President of Performance Strategies and does an […]
John Fareed, Horwath HTL North America Chairman, recently spoke with Washington Post Travel Reporter, Andrea Sachs on how some hotels are actively promoting “Work from Hotel”. “Most hotels will be open to something like this,” said John S. Fareed, Managing Director of North America at Horwath HTL, a consulting firm that specializes in hospitality, tourism […]
We went out to our 50 offices and asked them three simple questions to try and gain an understanding of how the market is performing compared with last year, how ready are their markets for any kind of recovery and lastly when did they expect that recovery to really pick up pace? The first question […]
Few sectors of the economy have been impacted by the current pandemic as significantly as hospitality. This webinar session focuses on how this sector, a key driver of the economy in the Caribbean, is managing the crisis with a perspective from investors and service providers to discuss trends, risks, and what the future may hold […]
The current pandemic is testing the resilience of the travel sector more than most other industries. While hospitality performance is expected to take a couple of years to recover, the industry’s landscape has likely been forever altered. Hospitality companies that have actively employed resiliency strategies are the most likely to endure the pandemic and shape […]
REPORT FROM THE U.S.—The COVID-19 pandemic and its widespread impact has created a complicated new dynamic for the hotel valuation process. Hotel appraisal experts are saying valuations require both deep expertise and a much more short-term analytical process than employed in the past. Instead of forecasting hotel performance many years in advance, some appraisers are […]
Published on an annual basis, these studies survey the overall operational and financial performance for hotel markets in key countries in the Asia Pacific region. They are relied upon by hotel operators, owners and operations analysts for benchmarking, budgeting and planning purposes. Key sections in the study include: Detailed departmental revenue, expenses and profitability ratios […]
The ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will lead to a 29% decline in annual hotel occupancy in the next 12 months, resulting in a projected revenue loss for the industry of about $75 billion in room revenue alone. The estimate is according to the Magid HTL Forecast Tracker, analyzed in conjunction with Horwath HTL. […]
Topic Women in Hotels – Taking on the World Description Ready. Set. Go. It’s 2020, and despite a challenging global environment, now more than ever is the time leadership is needed. It’s time to step back and rethink how important human capital is to the hotel business and what critical role women play. This thought-provoking […]
Horwath HTL, Hoteleros de Chile and Crowe invites you to the #1 Latam webinar, where hospitality experts from Chile, Argentina, Brasil and Uruguay will provide their vision on how to manage the reopening hotels, with an invitation to think ‘Out of the Box’. Please note this webinar will be conducted in Spanish. Friday 14 August at […]
Join James Chappell as he speaks to Marius Gomola, MD of Horwath HTL, Hungary and founder of the HOTCO hotel investment conference, about market conditions and plans for re-opening the country. Discussions include: – How 2020 was shaping up pre-crisis – What support the government has the industry – What the future holds for the […]
Bangkok is one of the world’s leading travel gateways and its value to ‘Brand Thailand’ is the face of the nation. This special edition of Thailand Tourism Forum is a much needed temperature check for the industry. Join us as part of a developing storyline of how Bangkok will reopen and what hotels can do in these times […]
Greece is starting to open the country for tourism, and it’s the perfect time to catch up with the Horwath HTL office in Athens to get their take on the challenges the market will face. James Chappell and Xenophon Petropoulos from Horwath HTL discuss: What hotels can open now, and which will open in later […]
The Caio Calfat Real Estate Company in conjunction with Horwath HTL is holding an online webinar for Leisure & Events on May 7th 2020. The objective is to address important issues for theme parks; the corporate sector; social, cultural and entertainment events; and the games in Brazil in light of the current pandemic. Register at […]
Horwath HTL announced today that they will be joining the Hospitality Tomorrow (www.hospitalitytomorrow.com) online conference scheduled to be held on the 7th of April. The conference is free to attend. As the coronavirus has caused the postponement or cancellation of many events across Europe, America and Asia, Jonathan Worsley of Bench Events has decided to […]
Expert’s Voice: Dying high-street retail should transform into hospitality spaces Investment in the hospitality industry stalled amid Brexit uncertainty, and although the capital is still there, it remains to be seen where it will go, say panelists at TOPHOTELWORLDTOUR London 2020. A Boris Bounce, a decline in retail, and election certainty all spell an uplift […]
YOUR NATURE Eco-Resort in Belgium Everything you need to know about surveying a site’s potential. Magali Marco, Director of Health and Wellness at Horwath HTL France, has written a dual-language (French and English) Business Case for www.senseofwellness-mag.com on the main lessons that can be learnt when setting up an Eco-Resort. ‘Antoing, Belgium: 280 hectares of […]
Press Release Today, Africa is seen as one of the most promising regions for hotel developers. Aside from small chains and independents, four global hotel groups dominate signings and openings on the continent. Over the last four rolling quarters, as of September 2019, Accor, Hilton, Marriott International and Radisson Hotel Group have opened 2,800 rooms […]
Hotel Wellness: The New Third Space “Every industry is signing onto the wellness trend, and hospitality is no exception. Spas have traditionally been viewed as the sector’s “wellness” component, and much like gyms, they have become an indispensable amenity to luxury hotels. But as the notion of health and wellness is evolving, how can hotels […]
Hungary Hotel Investment Conference HOTCO 2020 is approaching fast. For the fourth year in a row, the premier international hotel investment conference focusing on hotel development in Europe: Central and Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, returns to Budapest. The brainchild of Marius Gomola, Managing Director of Horwath HTL Hungary, HOTCO is at the forefront of presenting […]
Can Croatia keep up? Crystal clear and clean seas, preserved nature, cultural heritage and delicious cuisine are the four aces that make Croatia a tourism hot spot. But, with trends changing in favour of modern cities and tech-developed places that can attract attention year-round, can Croatia (which always struggled outside of summer months) keep up? […]
For Immediate Release 25 July, 2019 Sustainability in Southeast Asia AS THAILAND’S TOURISM TRAJECTORY DECLINES, PHUKET FIGHTS BACK ON SUSTAINABILITY PLATFORM AT PHIST 2019 Over 1,000 participants expected at Southeast Asia’s largest sustainability forum as Phuket’s tourism explosion mirrors the challenges of other islands in the region PHUKET, THAILAND: Phuket is preparing to drive forward […]
The importance of the consumer Travellers today have access to considerably more information than they did during the early days of loyalty programs and are more reliant on reviews and user-generated content (UGC) than on brand names alone when making hotel choices. Also, when it comes to rewards programs, travellers have increasing options, with a […]
London, July 11th2019 Horwath HTL, the global leader in hospitality consulting, are delighted to announce that they have been chosen to set up a new National Tourism Organisation and National Convention Bureau for the Sultanate of Oman. Horwath HTL were chosen by the Ministry of Tourism of the Sultanate of Oman and have teamed up […]
The number of contracts signed in China by global brands in the midscale and above segments reached 566 in 2018, a 26% year-over-year increase buffeted predominantly by midscale deals. Domestic tourism has vastly expanded the customer base for midscale brands as the so-called consumption upgrade shifts preference from local budget hotels to internationally branded, higher-quality […]
John Fareed, current Chairman, North America, and Managing Director of Horwath HTL shares advice in HOTELS Investment Outlook magazine, that now is the perfect time to plan for the downturn because ready or not, blip or bust, cycle shifts are inevitable, and it is much better to have a plan in place before the leading […]
Boutique Design asked John Fareed for a jump start overview of what designers need to know about the client side. Here, the 20-year veteran and current chairman, North America, and Managing Director of Horwath HTL shares some of the profitable advice he’s offered to clients.
Amsterdam most attractive for hotel investors Amsterdam is the most attractive city for a hotel investor in 2019. This one of the key points from the Dutch Hotel City Index, which was presented during the PROVADA 2019 by Horwath HTL and ABN AMRO. Despite the intention of the municipality of Amsterdam to reduce tourism in […]
Horwath HTL Announces New Office in México. Fabian Sanchez appointed Managing Director México City, May 17th, 2019—Horwath HTL announced a significant new addition today, with the opening of Horwath HTL, México. The new office, being launched in partnership with Crowe Mexico, will be based in México City and will add expertise and geographical coverage that […]
In 2019, Horwath HTL will celebrate 21 years in Indonesia advising both Indonesian and foreign hotel owners, developers and operators across the archipelago from Aceh to Papua. The annual Indonesia Hotel Industry Survey of Operations also in its 21st year, has become the go-to source of hotel performance information for investors and operators. Robert Hecker, […]
New Report shows Hotel Chains Continued to Power Ahead in 2018 Berlin, 4thMarch 2019 Hotel Chains grew at an impressive 4% in 2018, in the latest publication to be released today by Horwath HTL, the global leader in hospitality consulting. The European Chains and Hotels Report 2019, published for the third year in a row, […]
InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) has announced the acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas for $300 million – a deal in which Horwath HTL played a key role by conducting due diligence of the company’s existing operated properties and pipeline projects, wellness offering and stand-alone spas. The purchase bolsters IHG’s portfolio of luxury brands. The […]
During the 2019 ALIS Conference, Hotel Business Editor-in-Chief, Christina Trauthwein caught up with John Fareed, MD, Horwath HTL Orlando, New York & Los Angeles, Chairman North America, to talk strategy for today’s hotel landscape. https://www.hotelbusiness.com/video/hb-on-the-scene-catching-up-with-john-fareed-horwath-htl/
Budapest, January 21, 2019 Today sees the start of the very first hotel investment event of 2019, HOTCO. HOTCO, now in its third year, is focused on hotels and hotel development, finance and ownership in the CEE and Caucuses and is seen as the premier event in the region. This year sees a record 350 […]
Vijay Thacker, Managing Director of Horwath HTL India, has won the prestigious 2018 Hotelier India ‘Hall of Fame’ Award recognising over 30 years of outstanding professional contribution to the hotel industry – Well done Vijay! Now in its 10th year, the Hotelier India Awards recognises and rewards the achievements of the country’s best talent in […]
Horwath HTL, the global leader in hospitality consulting, announced the launch of the 2018 European Chains and Hotels report. The report, in its second edition, looks at the relationship between Chain and Branded hotels and the rest of the hotel industry. The report focuses on 12 key markets and the performance of Chain hotels and […]
Horwath HTL are delighted to announce the very latest Chains and Hotels report for 2018 has been released and is available for download for free from the Publications page on the Horwath HTL website. James Chappell, Global Business Director of Horwath HTL said “We are very excited to release the second version of this report, […]
La consiltora turística Horwath HTL asociada a Crowe Global, ha creado un vehículo de inversíon inmobilaria en Andorra.
The hotel market in Belgium has recovered from the downturn following the terrorist attacks in Brussels in 2016. This is shown in the annual HOSTA report from hotel consultant Horwath HTL. The hotel occupancies, which dropped considerably in 2016, are back at the level from before the attacks. The average room rates are also showing […]
De hotelmarkt in België is opvallend snel hersteld van de gevolgen van de terroristische aanslagen in Brussel in 2016. Dit blijkt uit het jaarlijkse HOSTA rapport van adviesbureau Horwath HTL De bezettingsgraad, die in 2016 sterk was gedaald, is weer terug op het niveau van voor de aanslagen. Ook de gemiddelde kamerprijzen laten weer een […]
During the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum, Oct. 17-19 in Athens, Philip Bacon, director of planning, development and valuations at Horwath HTL Spain, will take part in a panel focused on the growth of branded residences. “Branded Residences: the Three-Way-Win” will offer insights on how to ensure a proper balance with the developer, owner, […]
Het zijn toptijden voor de Nederlandse hotels. De bezettingsgraden liggen op het hoogste niveau in 20 jaar en ook de gemiddelde kamerprijs gaat naar recordhoogte. De winst per hotelkamer is hierdoor hoger dan ooit. Hoogste bezettingsgraad in 20 jaar; hoogste winsten ooit De gemiddelde bezettingsgraad van de Nederlandse hotels is gestegen van 73,9% in 2016 […]
Irish hotel sector occupancy levels at all-time high across Ireland with growth outside capital now outpacing Dublin. The Crowe Ireland Hotel Survey, compiled from an analysis of Irish hotels’ 2017 accounts, shows a seventh consecutive year of growth in turnover with record profit levels, room occupancy levels and average room rates recorded across all regions. […]
Horwath HTL has created the Dutch City Hotel Index 2018, a ranking of the Dutch cities that are most attractive for hotel investors. Amsterdam tops the list despite, or perhaps because of the implemented hotel development block. Utrecht is ranked second. Recently, not many hotels have opened their doors, but the demand has grown significantly […]
The luxury industry is changing, and changing quickly. A segment that is worth a trillion dollars annually is undergoing a sea change as huge numbers of wealthy new families disrupt traditional expectations from the space. When the very best is no longer enough, how do hospitality companies address and anticipate the need of the modern […]
Ingo Schweder, Managing Director of Horwath HTL, Health & Wellness, will be speaking at the convention. The World Spa & Wellness Convention will take place on 21-22 May 2018 at JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand. A dedicated two-day programme to help grow your skills and talents as manager and leader to expand both your […]
Horwath HTL have released a brand new report on tourism trends in the Asia Pacific markets. Asia Pacific is emerging as one of the most dynamic regions for world tourism, with tourist arrivals expected to reach 535 million by 2030. Fuelled by strong GDP growth rates, growing middle class, and rising disposable income, the region’s […]
Horwath HTL, Canada are delighted to announce that they are once again sponsors of the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference, or CHIC. For 22 years, the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference has established itself as the definitive source for information, insight and opinion on today’s Canadian lodging market. For senior executives from across North America this business […]
Meet with Mike Cummings, Paul Breslin and Elizabeth Beliakova at Hunter Hotel Conference, where Paul Breslin will also be moderating the Asset Management Panel, on 22 March from 2-3 pm, at the Marriott Marquis.
Horwath HTL are delighted to announce that they are sponsoring the 2018 AAHOA conference being held this year at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Centre in Nashional Harbour, Washington DC. AAHOA is the largest hotel owners’ association in the world with more than 16,000 members, owning nearly one of every two hotels in the […]
A seismic shift is under way, with emerging economies are expected to grow x75 faster than those of developed nations by 2030. How can real estate stakeholders diversify their portfolios to make the most of this growth? Join Horwath HTL and Philippe Doizelet, Managing Director of our French office at MIPIM on 15 Mar 2018, 14:00 […]
There’s few better examples of successful international women than Carmen Nibigira, Project Director at Horwath HTL Rwanda, who was recently called on to advise the UN on East African economics. Carmen, who has previously headed the East Africa Tourism Platform, founded the Akilah Institute for Women – the first ever higher education institute for women […]
The India Hotel Review Report 2017 is a collaboration between Horwath HTL and STR. In this report, we examine Occupancy, Average Daily Rate and Revenue Per Available Room for several key markets. In addition, besides assessing the performance of 13 major markets which account for almost 70% of India’s branded inventory, we have looked at […]
“The Italian hospitality market, as highlighted by the 2017 data, will be driven in 2018 by growing hotel chains penetration, increasing real estate transactions volume and evolution of operators’ business model.” Marco Sangiorgio, General Manager CDP Investimenti SGR This opening quote, by the General Manager of Italy’s largest Bank, sets the scene for this year’s […]
The Italy Hotel & Chains Conference 2018 will be held on February 14th at the Bocconi University in Milan. Every year over 200 senior figures from all over Italy come together at the Hotels & Chains Conference for a day of educational panels, international speeches, and for the presentation of the Hotels & Chains Report. The […]
Horwath HTL were delighted to sponsor the The 9th edition of the Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa (INVESTOUR), organized jointly by the UNWTO, FITUR and Casa Africa will take place on 18 January 2018 at the International Travel Trade Fair (FITUR), in Madrid, Spain. The event was organized in two sessions: The first […]
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