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COLLECTIVE #hoteliers l 5th June 2020

COLLECTIVE #hoteliers l 5th June 2020

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Tune in to the recording of the second COLLECTIVE #hoteliers session that was streamed live 5th June 2020 on LinkedIn and Youtube

Find the podcast also on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

The following hoteliers joined David Turnbull in this conversation and shared their experiences and views about the current situation:

Dirk Fuehrer, Chief Commercial Officer at Vienna House
Karen Nedergaard Svendsen, CEO at Absalon Hotel Group 
Michael End, Managing Director at 25hours Hotels
Rajesh Vohra, Owner & Director at Sarova Hotels UK

03:50 l Managing Today  What’s your current status (low-point to now)? What was/is the biggest challenge for you? What is the biggest learning you personally take away from this situation to date?

29:00 l Consumer Behavior Hygiene and Sanitation, is that the new Luxury? Where are the Customers at? What has been the biggest surprise you have seen with regards to the customers? 

37:26 l Sustainability Are we moving backwards with regards to our industry's performance regarding environmental sustainability?

41:55 l Technology What are the barriers to implement new Technology?

42:53 l Audience Questions How are you dealing with sanitation? How are you embracing technology to support here?

47:30 l Preparing for Tomorrow What is the future of a hotel, when we cannot rely on half upon the segments that make up our businesses up in a 'normal' business scenario? Where do you see the major risks and opportunities?

1:11:00 l Audience Questions What is your advice to graduates and young talent aspiring a career in the hotel industry? What can they expect with regards to career building looking at a depressed market?

1:15:00 l Audience Question How long will the emphasis on cleanliness last? What do you think the impact will be on Airbnb?

1:17:30 l Audience Question Are you taking specific measures to increase revenue, as for example enhanced cross-selling?

You prefer watching the session? Find the Video here.

Read more about COLLECTIVE series here.