Exploring the emerging influence of personal values and culture on hospitality design and development. From updating an icon, crafting the global expansion of an influential brand to creating new brands that challenge the status quo. Hear from Sharan Pasricha, CEO and Founder of Ennismore, makers and developers of The Hoxton, Gleneagles and soon to launch NoCo, a new brand set to challenge the status quo of the budget sector.
Cruise operators are increasingly looking to the hospitality industry to inspire their luxury liners, but can a designer of hotels and restaurants revolutionise the cruise ship? Design legend Adam Tihany will be joined by Richard D. Meadows, President of Seabourn and Cunard North America, ahead of the launch of Seabourn Encore to discuss. Also joining the panel will be Costa Group’s Vice President Newbuildings Christian Schönrock, who will shed light on what it takes to bring innovative design to life on a new vessel.
Gaming changed technological boundaries with the creation of new universes. Taking this cue design moved into the world of 3-D Animation where ideas of augmented reality and virtual design are setting the pace. Discover the latest developments, the hurdles of implementation and how to take your clients on a voyage of discovery at a new level.
All hotels invite decoding. Join acclaimed author Joanna Walsh as she gives her probing, humorous and highly confessional view on hotels and desire.
As understanding of well-being becomes more layered, how successful are most hotel spas in meeting new consumer aspirations? What is the direction of travel for architects and designers seeking to create world-class wellness destinations and more? How does good design support mind and body in all our built environments? Our panel brings together international designers and well-being experts to share their views.
James Chappell in discussion with an investor, a hospitality strategist and hotelier all at the top of their game. Expect a development session with soul, psychology and entrepreneurial spirit as the panel gets to grips with the question; ‘how do you develop amazing hotels and keep filling them once the noise had died down.’
Professionals from the hotel development, owner, investor and operator sectors move from table to table ready to answer any question you might have.