As the world moves to an access economy the office of the future looks similar to a successful hotel brand: Customer service driven Consistent brand standards Available 24/7 Multi-market Transient use Valuation models must change Asset values for the office of the future will be unlike they are today. Valuation models must change. No more forward[…]
As I celebrate American Independence Day for the second year in a row based in the London, I can’t help but to reflect on the political landscape back home in the US and the recent vote for Brexit on this side of the pond. In doing so my mind starts to imagine what it was[…]
Below is a video recap from Events Interrupted session at International Confex, which featured expert panelists who discussed the growing disruptive behavior in the B2B events marketplace, in particular the consequences and impact of the sharing economy on the MICE industry. Speakers Adam Blaskey , Founder – The Clubhouse London Andrew Molsey , General Manager – The[…]
HBAA Technology & Innovation Committee chair Caleb Parker announced the association’s industry predictions for 2016. Room letting website Airbnb could reduce hotel revenues by 5-10% by 2020 and small meetings are on the rise according to Parker.
The business advisory association for agents and venues, formerly known as Hotel Booking Agents’ Association has created a new TI Committee to drive communication between association members and create awareness of new tech and innovation within the industry.
You know that guilty feeling you get when you’ve put in a good workout at the gym, and you get the taste for something sweet, but you don’t want to ruin the results of your workout? That’s how I feel sometimes. I’m not a body builder, but I’ve always kept myself in shape, except for[…]
The Problem Who read last week’s article by City AM reporter Kasmira Jefford on the last three areas in central London for companies to find affordable office space? It’s true that square foot costs are skyrocketing in London, and other major markets around the world. As reported in the City AM article, London office rents “have[…]
Hoteliers have a lot to win by embracing the shared economy.
A new type of global office, available to hire for an hour or a day at a time and fully connected, instantly creates ‘somewhere’ for employees to hold meetings as and when needed.
Q&A with this week’s Entrepreneur of the Week, Caleb Parker