We’re working with Alliants to build their profile as leaders in delivering guest exceptional for their clients through messaging technology and App software that connects customers with the hotel as well as Alliants experience and track record as technology consultants and advisors to hospitality operators.
We’re working with Beach Retreats on their expansion as they target five managed communities within the next three years, contributing sustainably to local tourism by providing stable employment, adding to accommodation capacity and respecting the environment. Leisure-driven outdoor offerings have attracted increased investment in the past 18 months, driving the three-largest deals in the hospitality sector in Europe, with the acquisition of seven Center Parcs Europe holiday parks by Aroundtown for close to €1bn, KKR buying Roompot for €1bn and InfraVia Capital Partners picking up Sandaya for an undisclosed fee.
We’re working with the team at BVA BDRC to showcase their understanding of what the consumer wants through their various market research activities. There is a need for independent data to inform business decisions and BVA BDRC can provide this information with supporting analysis.
We’re working with Cheval Collection, an award-winning hospitality company specialising in high quality serviced apartments worldwide. The collection includes the Cheval Residences, Cheval Maison and MY Locanda brands. Cheval Collection has extensive expertise and resource available to take on new projects, from inception to opening alongside support functions across the business, from technical services, operations and facilities management to revenue and reservations, human resources and sales and marketing. The pandemic has shown the resilience of the serviced apartment model and with increasing interest from the investment community, the business is looking to grow further through its three unique brands via management agreements.
Daniel is a mental health and wellbeing expert and psychotherapist specialising in REBT, the first form of cognitive behaviour therapy. He is also the best-selling author of The Four Thoughts That F*ck You Up (and how to fix them), published by Penguin Random House. A brilliant writer and skilled public speaker, he appears regularly on radio and television and we are working with Daniel to share his experience and expertise with the hotel sector – an industry keen to take advantage of good mental health for staff and guests alike as wellness offerings evolve.
Global Asset Solutions
Global Asset Solutions operates worldwide and is the largest independent asset manager in Europe, with assets under management worth over $15bn. The company leans on decades of experience in the luxury sector to deliver bespoke solutions which allow investors to grow their asset value and realise the potential of their assets. In the new environment where banks and financial institutions will not lend to owners unless they know that there's competent management behind the project, the role of an impartial and experienced asset manager becomes increasingly importance to improve the asset’s performance.
Mactaggart Family & Partners
Mactaggart Family & Partners is the co-investment management platform of Western Heritable and the owner and majority shareholder of Resident Hotels. A long-established Family Office backed real estate private equity firm, Western Heritable focuses on adding value to real estate and creating core assets to be held for the long term. Drawn to hotel investment through experience, knowledge of good quality and the real estate fundamentals of best-in-class locations, lack of volatility, increased liquidity with the added interest of operational risk, Mactaggart Family & Partners platform provides a unique perspective on the real estate world for its co-investment partners.
We have been brought in to support Mews as the company continues to grow worldwide with a current customer base nearing 2,000. Despite the pandemic, Mews has continued its growth trajectory and now wants to share insights and learnings from across the hospitality sector so that customers and prospects feel confident in their strategies as the industry gets closer to ‘normal’ again. We’re helping build more awareness for the people, technology and customers at Mews.
We’re working with David and the team on B2B PR activities to raise the brand’s profile amongst the investment and hotel-owning community as well as increasing visibility to the lenders. We’re working with Resident Hotels to position them as a credible brand for those considering management contracts in order to achieve their expansion plans. Resident Hotels enjoy sector-leading Tripadvisor and Net Promoter Scores and this positive recognition amongst guests drives profit. The operator recently announced a new hotel - The Resident Edinburgh - opening 2023.
Watson Farley & Williams
We’re working with the corporate & M&A group at Watson Farley & Williams to position them as an authority on the changing dynamics within the global hotel sector using a carefully-crafted series of articles and webinars. The project showcases the teams’ understanding of the issues and challenges facing the industry – namely the need for greater alignment between hotel brands and owners.