Briefing: confidence emerging in hospitality

Author: pmalone

This is an exciting time in hospitality. The industry is outperforming the global economy and this optimism in the sector is allowing deals to be done. Although deal activity remains below the levels of pre-2007, it is important that the hospitality industry showcases itself more positively.

With the upward trends that we are seeing, this is a crucial time for hospitality to ensure that this positive message is delivered. This week, our experts offer their views on the current confidence in hospitality.

  • David Fenton, Senior Economist at RBS on the industry seeing significantly better growth than the global economy
  • Nick van Marken, Partner & Global Head – Travel, Hospitality & Leisure at Deloitte LLP with a warning to the industry
  • Gerald Lawless, President & Group CEO of Jumeirah Group on the industry that’s often forgotten
  • And Josh Wyatt, Partner – Hospitality & Leisure for Patron Capital Advisors on the confidence he sees in the industry

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Video clips produced by for the Hospitality Channel, including interviews from industry conferences such as the most recent IHIF conference as well as specific Hospitality Channel shoots.