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

What 2019 holds in store for UK hoteliers

In an article for the Institute of Hospitality Melvin considers the issues confonting the UK’s hoteliers as we enter 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….. Melvin expanded on the themes of this article in a Webinar for the Institute of Hospitality, free to members, and still viewable. Book your place now via this link.

Why have Function Rooms in Hotels?

Based on his speech to the BDRC Continental Hotel Insights Forum in September 2017 Melvin has written a short article rehearsing the case for the inclusion of function rooms in hotels. There are many dimensions to consider, one size does not fit all. Click here to download the full article.

The UK Independent Hotel Sector Today

Melvin has written a report on the UK Independent Hotel Sector for The Independent Hotel Show. In terms of its innovation and influence the UK Independent Hotel sector has rarely been stronger and had such influence. Although it is shrinking, both in terms of its overall size and as a proportion of the country’s serviced accommodation sector, those that have survived – and Independent hotel rooms still comprise more than half of the serviced accommodation rooms in the UK – have thrived because they have truly understood the requirements of the 21st Century traveller and striven to satisfy their requirements ... To download a free copy of the full report, click here

UK hotels face a branded future

Compared with 1990, today’s hotel industry is unrecognisable; further change is inevitable with stronger brands, more fragmented ownership and fewer independent operators. By 2030 six out of every ten hotels will be corporate branded. This article first appeared in Hospitality Digest 2014 - click for a pdf of the article For older articles visit our News and Views archive by clicking here.
Melvin Gold Consulting Ltd Specialist Consultants to the Hotel Industry

Conferences

Melvin attends many of the leading hotel industry conferences and events, and is a speaker at some of them. For more information and links to some of his presentations click here

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

What 2019 holds in store for UK hoteliers

In an article for the Institute of Hospitality Melvin considers the issues confonting the UK’s hoteliers as we enter 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….. Melvin expanded on the themes of this article in a Webinar for the Institute of Hospitality, free to members, and still viewable. Book your place now via this link.

Why have Function Rooms in Hotels?

Based on his speech to the BDRC Continental Hotel Insights Forum in September 2017 Melvin has written a short article rehearsing the case for the inclusion of function rooms in hotels. There are many dimensions to consider, one size does not fit all. Click here to download the full article.

The UK Independent Hotel Sector Today

Melvin has written a report on the UK Independent Hotel Sector for The Independent Hotel Show. In terms of its innovation and influence the UK Independent Hotel sector has rarely been stronger and had such influence. Although it is shrinking, both in terms of its overall size and as a proportion of the country’s serviced accommodation sector, those that have survived – and Independent hotel rooms still comprise more than half of the serviced accommodation rooms in the UK – have thrived because they have truly understood the requirements of the 21st Century traveller and striven to satisfy their requirements ... To download a free copy of the full report, click here

UK hotels face a branded future

Compared with 1990, today’s hotel industry is unrecognisable; further change is inevitable with stronger brands, more fragmented ownership and fewer independent operators. By 2030 six out of every ten hotels will be corporate branded. This article first appeared in Hospitality Digest 2014 - click for a pdf of the article For older articles visit our News and Views archive by clicking here.
Melvin Gold Consulting Ltd Specialist Consultants to the Hotel Industry

Conferences

Melvin attends many of the leading hotel industry conferences and events, and is a speaker at some of them. For more information and links to some of his presentations click here