Appreciating where the opportunities lie in the global marketplace is essential to maintain the growth of any business. There are many differing opinions on where these areas of growth lie; should brands be re-investing in their current portfolio or should they be aggressively pursuing new products?
The impacts of the recession are still being felt in deal-making and there has been a fundamental change in the way deals are put together. However, there are some opportunities that are too good to miss – what they are is discussed in this briefing.
Including comment from:
- Gordon Drake, CFO of Kingdom Hotel Investments on investing in their current portfolio
- Yann Caillere, COO & President of Accor Hotels discussing what he sees as the key countries for 2012
- Peter Norman, of Hyatt International on the current opportunity to buy more assets
- And Francois Baudin of Fairmont Raffles on where they see growth worldwide.
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Video clips produced by yBC.tv for the Hospitality Channel, including interviews from industry conferences such as the most recent IHIF conference as well as specific Hospitality Channel shoots.