Decisions, Decisions... Which Hotel Operating Model is Right for You?

Hotel brands, owners and management companies have created permutations and combinations of operating models that, when used appropriately, will increase profitability, make a project more attractive to lenders and add value to guests.
Stephen Collins is a Consulting & Valuation Analyst with HVS's London office. He joined the company in 2014 after graduating top of his class with an MSc in International Hotel Management from the University of Surrey and spending a year working in operations in London's luxury hotel market. He holds a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies specializing in Finance from the University of Western Ontario, and has participated in a number of feasibility studies and valuations across Europe. scollins@hvs.com
Sophie Perret is a Director at the HVS London office. She joined HVS in 2003, following ten years’ operational experience in the hospitality industry in South America and Europe. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sophie holds a degree in Hotel Management from Ateneo de Estudios Terciarios, and an MBA from IMHI (Essec Business School, France and Cornell University, USA). Since joining HVS, she has advised on hotel investment projects and related assignments throughout the EMEA region, and is responsible for the development of HVS's business in France and the French-speaking countries, as well as Africa. Sophie completed an MSc in Real Estate Investment and Finance at Reading University in 2014, and is in the process of becoming a RICS certified surveyor. For further information, please contact: sperret@hvs.com +44 (20) 7878- 7722 (Work)


  1. Hafid MirabtiApr 20, 2015

    Good insight report

  2. michal kusnierApr 21, 2015

    Nice summary and valuable observations.

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