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Executive Search - Compensation Analysis and HVS Leadership Assessment

The peer group for the Compensation Study of General Managers comprises of luxury five-star hotels in Dubai and covers the following data points; base salary, bonus or cash equivalent, allowances, and cash compensation.

F&B: Which Is More Profitable – Outsourcing or In-House?

Hotel Food and Beverage (F&B) operations increased in revenue value by 4.9% during 2017, according to a report from STR.

The Growing Use of Technology and Robotics in Food Service

The food service industry continues to have growing concerns over rising labor costs and food safety. Robotics technology in the food service industry has never been more relevant to address both issues.

The Future of Casual Dining: What to Expect

The casual dining industry is losing market share as the popularity of Fast Casual, Quick Service and Fine Dining restaurant continue to grow revenue and consumer interest.

Knowing Makes No Difference to Sleeping Giants

The hotel industry is in the midst of a dramatic change. However, knowing there is a need for change is not enough. Real change or transformation is the most daunting task facing organizations and individuals in today’s fast paced & innovative world.

2016 Hotels in India: Trends & Opportunities

The Trends & Opportunities Report analyses the key hospitality trends, highlighting 13 Indian markets. The report also presents existing and future opportunities in the hospitality industry of interest to investors, developers and hotel operators.

What Time Is The 3 PM Parade? (Should your hotel have some Mickey Mouse® in it?)

Vicki Richman attended Disney Institute. We have incorporated much of what she learned into our company. Every year we improve our company’s culture and that of our hotels. If the Walt Disney Company is any benchmark, it's clearly worth doing.

Training and Development Needs in Hotel Companies in India: An Inconvenient Truth

This article aims to explore the widening skill gap in the Indian hospitality industry and examine if hotel companies are doing enough to ensure that they don’t fall short of their most essential requirement – human capital.

In Focus: The Hostel and Budget Traveller Market in Europe - Gaining Momentum

The vibrant limited-to-select service hotel sector is at the forefront of the property market.

The Indian HR Storyboard – Then and Now

This article provides an outline of the key HR trends which have been drivers of the hospitality sector in the last few years and will continue to play a dominant role going forward.