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articles & publications - 2021-07-28
Why serviced living is here to stay
Serviced Living is playing an increasingly important role in the world of hospitality and the merge between residential- and hospitality concepts is ongoing. During the pandemic especially serviced apartments and co-living performed better than comparable hotels. But how future oriented is serviced living? Some major trends suggest that this diverse segment will serve various niche markets on a long term basis and is therefore here to stay.read more
articles & publications - 2021-07-23
Dare to be creative: Q&A with Christian Walter, Global CEO of PKF hospitality group
In an interview conducted and published by Hospitality Insights, Christian Walter shares his optimism about the potential for innovation and transformation in hospitality.read more
articles & publications - 2021-06-30
Old school gets a modern twist
The global COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on every element of our daily lives and may also have long-lasting consequences for the tourism and hospitality industries. In 2020, we saw a shift in consumer behaviour with the revival of trends from a bygone era with people finding a greater appreciation for nature, a sense of community and the joy of travelling locally.read more
articles & publications - 2021-05-27
A glance into post-pandemic travel – ten takeaways from China
Our colleague Mia Mao from our Shanghai office shares how the travel world could look like in Europe or the USA in the coming months.read more
articles & publications - 2021-05-06
Will the bounce be high enough? The hotel sector post lockdown
Whether you are still facing the challenges of closure and preparation for re-opening, deciding how to change your marketing strategy or dealing with possible insolvency – these are very challenging times for the hospitality sector. With all but a few hotels still closed, and reopening decisions taken out of the control of owners and operators, what can we expect for the lodging industry in the next few years?read more
articles & publications - 2021-04-21
Workcation – the hospitality fix we have all been waiting for?
In 2020, we have witnessed a large share of the office workforce adopting remote working and several companies making this switch permanent. This will affect the travel industry as leisure tourists will become the main segment and many of us will opt for workcation periods being able to work remotely and choosing a vacation setting to enjoy life after work.read more
articles & publications - 2021-03-18
International Women’s Day Spotlight
As part of our International Women's Day celebrations, Gabriele Kiessling, Director at PKF hotelexperts, sat down (virtually) with Jack Wallsworth to discuss what this annual celebration and equality mean to her.read more
articles & publications - 2021-03-01
PKF leads a Women in Hospitality (WiH) panel discussion on the Global Hospitality Market
On February 19, 2021, almost a year since all travel virtually ceased, Women in Hospitality (WiH) gathered industry experts Gilda Perez-Alvarado, Global CEO at JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group, Karen Friebe, Partner and International Head of Hotels at Bird & Bird, and Channing Henry, Managing Director & Head of US at PKF hotelexperts group, moderating the panel, to discuss the global hospitality industry and what to expect going forward. While changes of ownership may not be the overlying result of the Covid pandemic, other changes will most definitely occur.read more
articles & publications - 2021-02-18
Building Black Culture in Hospitality
From the Green Book in 1964 to today’s Homage Hospitality, PKF hotelexperts explores some of the historic contributions and on-going progression of Black hoteliers in the US hotel industry.read more
articles & publications - 2021-01-25
#inittogether – Will We See Structural Change in Lease Agreements?
Seemingly secure and profitable lease agreements became riskier from one day to the other. Both operators and asset owners are struggling in the current situation, but some more than others.
Do we need to rethink how a true partnership looks like in - good and bad times?
Our thoughts on what could be done to be ready for the #roaring 20s.