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The Next Challenge for Hotels: 5-Star, Contactless Dining

The latest 5-star restaurant concept in today’s pandemic-persistent climate is in-room dining. As hotels seek to create contactless experiences while upholding service standards, bringing the restaurant to the room is now the focus. How will hotels achieve this seemingly impossible combination of touchless service with 5-star in-room dining? By thinking differently about what room service used to be.

Dean Bannon Appointed Managing Director, Europe for The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd.

The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. (LHW) has appointed Dean Bannon to the position of Managing Director, Europe. Mr. Bannon assumed the position on August 17, 2020 and will be based in London, England.

Why a Backwards-Looking Trend Scan is Crucial for Long-Term Recovery in Meetings and Events

As we enter Q3, there is no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted businesses worldwide. Hospitality has already been singled out as having notably suffered from travel restrictions and lockdowns, but one could argue that meetings and events have it the worst.

Six Guidelines to a Sustainable Recovery for Hotels Post-COVID-19

It can be difficult to properly tackle the issue of sustainability in hotels, and COVID-19 has further complicated this topic. These guidelines can help you build the proper framework to achieve a sustainable recovery.

Impact of COVID 19 Virus on Hotel Insurance Premiums. Are Refunds Possible?

Much has already been written about insurance issues arising from the Covid19 virus.

With many hotels closed throughout the world it’s inevitable that hotel owners/ investors are looking to their insurance policies for compensation under the Business Interruption section.

Independent Hotel Owners should look at Integrating their Assets into a Portfolio

For hotel owners and investors, access to friendly capital, shared resources and additional capital appreciation provided by entering assets into a partnership – that famous “portfolio effect”, can these days be what stands between survival and losing control.

100 Ideas for the Food & Beverage Industry Post COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis led to major structural and operational changes for the restaurant industry, from the implementation of new health standards to adaptation to new customer expectations. We offer 100 ideas to allow independent restaurateurs or operating in hotels to meet these challenges and choose from this list the most suitable ideas for their activity.

ILHA WEBINAR SERIES: QUESTIONS ANSWERED: Agile and Lean: Recognizing the Synergy Between Digital, Revenue Management, Sales, and Branding

No doubt, this global crisis has turned our industry upside down. However, we must embrace and transform the disruption into an opportunity. In times of uncertainty, business agility provides stability and allows us to navigate the unknown. To capture growth in this current climate, businesses need to be opportunistic, agile, collaborative and innovative.