The Journal

Considering Representation, Think Twice!

In an increasingly aggressive marketplace, standing out in the luxury crowd is becoming more of a challenge for independent hotels – particularly when there are more of them now than ever before. The 2018 PwC Hotels Forecast predicts slower growth of around 0.3% for London in 2019, with Brexit-related uncertainty, deceleration in general UK economic growth, and increased room supply all adding to the mix. Given these increased pressures and competition, it is more pertinent than ever to be able to differentiate from your peers and to leverage your contacts and networks for business opportunities. These can be provided by …

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Brexit… An Opportunity for the Independent Hotelier?

While it seems everybody has a different opinion about Brexit, one thing most of us can agree on is the amount of uncertainty our momentous decision has wrought.  We already live in a different country to the one we inhabited back in 2016, and there are plenty of unidentified changes still to come. Unfortunately, as is so often the British way, pessimism is abound!  But while reports of stockpiled food and medicine make for sober reading, there are still many reasons to be cheerful.  Particularly for those of us in the luxury travel industry, an exciting host of potential opportunities …

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