Flexibility and responsiveness as a competitive advantage in the pandemic

Olaf Steinhage in an exchange with Markus Lewe (Marriott International, Area Vice President Central Europe).
Marriott as the world’s largest hotel company on the current crisis situation: “What we are experiencing now are various crises coming together, at a speed that has broken over us like a tsunami. We have never experienced a dynamic, like in a free fall. (…) We are assuming a very slow but continuous rate of increase.”

How does Covid-19 affect the hotel industry?

Mag. Susanne Kraus-Winkler, chairwoman of the hotel industry association WKO, in conversation with partner Martin Schaffer, among other things, about the different moods as owners of hotel properties, hotel operators and industry representatives.

The development of the pandemic is unpredictable

In order for us all to become more digital, sustainable and green, policy needs to incentivize and link e.g. investment bonuses with Corona. Higher-value hotel categories currently work better than lower-value ones and why it is becoming increasingly difficult to forecast.

The crisis-resistant luxury market

Astrid Oberhummer, Owner and Managing Director of Lobster Experience, in a video podcast with our partner Gilbert-André Ghammachi on the current and future state of the luxury travel industry.

The Longstay Market as “Winner” of the Crisis – Part 2

Follow-up after a first conversation in March 2020 with mrp hotels and Reiner Nittka ,CEO GBI Holding AG about the time with the Corona Virus:
Dealing with rents and leases, impact of provided credits, monetary losses of products and companies, “new” interesting business areas and a first cautious outlook ahead.

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