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“Transparency” as the top credo in the crisis

mrp hotels in an exclusive interview with Jürnjakob Reisigl, Managing Director of Explorer Hotels. “We are challenged to be attractive in the market. The urge to travel may be smaller than expected.” Exciting and honest insights from the hotelier-entrepreneur family that keeps its eyes on the future.

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.”

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 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.

The end of business travel?

The second part of the interview series with Monika Rosen, Chief Analyst at Unicredit Bank Austria Premium Banking about the reaction of the financial markets to COVID-19 and the development of tourism stocks.

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