TO DISCUSS YOUR PROJECT OR LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SERVICES:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Virtual Design Event On How To Fix A Broken Hotel Industry

Category: , Posted:25 Jul 2020 | 06:00 am

C9 Hotelworks and Delivering Asia Communications are hosting a special virtual event titled –
Design Re-Invention. Radical Hotel Disruption – Bold Ideas for Strange Times -Volume 7.

Taking place on Wednesday 5th August 2020, 2:00 pm / Bangkok, 3:00 pm / Singapore. The event is free and you can register here.

WARNING: Parental Advisory – the graphic ideas presented at the event could potentially make hoteliers think for themselves.

How do your fix, what is arguably a broken industry?  Today, the hotel business has devolved into a vanilla-flavored, highly-standardized bed factory that could very well be sleepwalking off a cliff. We continue to see key disruptors like OTAs and Airbnb create entire marketplaces as hoteliers huddle in the corner sipping craft beers and backslapping themselves over terms like experiential, authentic and local.

Hotels have missed the memo and today are frantically looking at how to reinvent themselves in the midst of economic chaos. In the industry that is tone-deaf to the beat of change, this provocative, creative event is aimed at inspiring transformation, and presenting ideas how hotel developers, owners and operators have to change, or else die.

Our speakers will talk about how the entire process from design, to guest rooms, bars and restaurants and the human factor have to be completely disrupted if they are to sustainable.

Listen to Tim Kobe who brought the inspired thinking into the iconic Apple retail shop space. Martin Jones who helped W Hotels create lifestyle amidst a world of buffet and welcome drinks and leading hospitality brand expert James Stuart.

If you want to explore what is now a massive opportunity to rethink hotels, join this relevant and amped-up virtual conversation.

Speakers

 

  • Tim Kobe, Founder and CEO  – Eight Inc.
  • James Stuart, Founder – Stuart + Partners
  • Martin Jones, Chief Disruption Officer – MBJ Associates
  • Bill Barnett, Managing Director – C9 Hotelworks

Moderator

 

  • David Johnson, CEO – Delivering Asia Communications

Register

Other News

Read more

Explorar Brand Spurs Expansion With Koh Samui and Koh Pha-ngan Acquisitions

Category: Hotels, Posted:19 Jun 2022 | 09:22 am Boutique hotel group Pavilion’s experience-focused spin-off Explorar Hotels and Resorts has expanded its growing footprint by acquiring a 125-key resort in Bophut, Koh Samui, and 75-key property in Koh Pha-ngan. Both resorts were previously owned and operated under ‘The Coast’ tagline. The two will be conversions and join an upcoming resort in El Nido, Palawan. […]
Read more

Thailand’s Traveler Restrictions Set to Roll Back 1st July

Category: Hotels|Tourism, Posted:18 Jun 2022 | 09:14 am The wait is over for Thailand’s battered hotel and tourism sectors, with an announcement by the government that the cumbersome Thailand Pass process will be removed by 1st July. Travelers to the Kingdom will no longer be subjected to the online application and approval process. Another restriction for tourists is the Covid-19 USD10,000 insurance requirement, […]
Read more

Thai Group CPN Investing Into 37 New Hotels

Category: Hotels, Posted:12 Jun 2022 | 15:46 pm Thailand’s listed CPN Group (Central Pattana PCL) is set to inject USD288 million into 37 new hotels across Thailand. CPN’s reported strategy is to include hotel components in every new mixed-use retail project across the country. The investment is being targeted into three tiers of hotel assets. The first is a new budget chain Go!. […]
SiaJai logo

Thailand's Leading Homecare Marketplace