Melvin Gold Consulting Ltd | ‘Hilltop’, Carroll Hill | Loughton, Essex | IG10 1NL | Tel: +44 (0) 7906 630187 | Email: melvin.gold@melvingoldconsulting.com
Melvin Gold Consulting Ltd Specialist Consultants to the Hotel Industry

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Opportunity Enters with the New Decade In an article for the Institute of Hospitality’s HQ Magazine Melvin contemplated the political, economic and operating environment for UK hoteliers as the new decade began…. The article is available via this link.

What 2019 holds in store for UK hoteliers In an article for the Institute of Hospitality Melvin considered the issues confonting the

UK’s hoteliers as we entered 2019…. “2019 looks like being the year of uncertainty, says hotel consultant Melvin Gold FIH, and not

just for hoteliers. Some will see uncertainty as opportunity, others as threat, but in any eventuality it will be a year in which hotel

management earn their salaries. Understanding the operating environment and taking appropriate decisions will be the key to

success. The issues are well documented but let’s recap. Continued via this link…..

Dear Prime Minister ... The hospitality and tourism sector creates sustainable jobs that cannot be exported, within the country's vibrant service sector. Melvin participated in a round table discussion organised by the Institute of Hospitality prior to the 2015 General Election. For the resulting article, published in Hospitality magazine, click here. Melvin collaborated with Wordsmith & Co, The Institute of Hospitality and Horizons to create Hospitality Digest 2014, a pdf publication of facts, figures, and original articles providing a comprehensive profile of the UK hospitality industry. During 2013 Melvin was interviewed on Bloomberg TV several times by Francine Lacqua on topical hotel industry issues. In December Melvin discussed the background to the Hilton IPO, the most successful public markets fundraising in hotel industry history on the morning after the offer was priced. In November he discussed Luxury Hotels and The Dorchester Collection and in August the topic was Accor's change of CEO and the company's strategy. In an article for Hospitality Today in December 2013 Melvin recapped supply changes in the hotel sector and put them in a wider industry context, considering the rise of branded budget hotels, online bookings, review websites and rising operating costs. Branding and Franchising are the major themes in 21st Century hotel development. In the British Hospitality Association's Trends and Developments 2012 Melvin discusses the issues behind this trend, the statistics and main players, and where it might all end up. Click here for article. Branded hotels hold the key to the future. The hotel industry will grow but it will look very different in 2031 with more branded hotels, more budget properties and fewer independents. An article by Melvin Gold in the British Hospitality Association's Trends and Developments 2011 publication. Click here for article
Melvin Gold Consulting Ltd | ‘Hilltop’, Carroll Hill | Loughton, Essex | IG10 1NL | Tel: +44 (0) 7906 630187 | Email: melvin.gold@melvingoldconsulting.com
Melvin Gold Consulting Ltd Specialist Consultants to the Hotel Industry

News and Views Archive

Opportunity Enters with the New Decade In an article for the Institute of Hospitality’s HQ Magazine Melvin contemplated the political, economic and operating environment for UK hoteliers as the new decade began…. The article is available via this link.

What 2019 holds in store for UK hoteliers In an article for the

Institute of Hospitality Melvin considered the issues confonting

the UK’s hoteliers as we entered 2019…. “2019 looks like being

the year of uncertainty, says hotel consultant Melvin Gold FIH, and

not just for hoteliers. Some will see uncertainty as opportunity,

others as threat, but in any eventuality it will be a year in which

hotel management earn their salaries. Understanding the

operating environment and taking appropriate decisions will be

the key to success. The issues are well documented but let’s

recap. Continued via this link…..

Dear Prime Minister ... The hospitality and tourism sector creates sustainable jobs that cannot be exported, within the country's vibrant service sector. Melvin participated in a round table discussion organised by the Institute of Hospitality prior to the 2015 General Election. For the resulting article, published in Hospitality magazine, click here. Melvin collaborated with Wordsmith & Co, The Institute of Hospitality and Horizons to create Hospitality Digest 2014, a pdf publication of facts, figures, and original articles providing a comprehensive profile of the UK hospitality industry. During 2013 Melvin was interviewed on Bloomberg TV several times by Francine Lacqua on topical hotel industry issues. In December Melvin discussed the background to the Hilton IPO, the most successful public markets fundraising in hotel industry history on the morning after the offer was priced. In November he discussed Luxury Hotels and The Dorchester Collection and in August the topic was Accor's change of CEO and the company's strategy. In an article for Hospitality Today in December 2013 Melvin recapped supply changes in the hotel sector and put them in a wider industry context, considering the rise of branded budget hotels, online bookings, review websites and rising operating costs. Branding and Franchising are the major themes in 21st Century hotel development. In the British Hospitality Association's Trends and Developments 2012 Melvin discusses the issues behind this trend, the statistics and main players, and where it might all end up. Click here for article. Branded hotels hold the key to the future. The hotel industry will grow but it will look very different in 2031 with more branded hotels, more budget properties and fewer independents. An article by Melvin Gold in the British Hospitality Association's Trends and Developments 2011 publication. Click here for article