All news articles for January 22, 2014

The Master Innholders' Annual Hotel General Managers’ Conference took place on 20 and 21 January at Park Plaza Westminster in London

Are hotels commodities? The changing dynamics of distribution

By Luke Nicholls

The continued use of Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) is contributing to the increased commoditisation of certain areas of the hotel industry, with hoteliers now having to work harder to add a point of difference and focus on ‘value’ rather than price.

The new dedicated events and conference facility at Center Parcs Woburn Forest is aimed at businesses in London and the South East

Corporate market to provide growth for Center Parcs

By Emma Eversham

Holiday park operator Center Parcs says it sees the corporate market as a key area for growth over the next year as it gears up for the opening of its fifth 'Village' - Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire.

Hospitality businesses have emerged from the bottom of the curve, but the expectation of 'business back to normal' needs to be tempered by the reality of the recovery

Back in business: Hospitality property market outlook

By Luke Nicholls

As the new year gets rolling, now is the perfect time for hotels, restaurants and pubs to determine the key developments that will impact their business in 2014. This short audio podcast, taken from Christie & Co's annual Business Outlook, should...


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