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Spotlight Hotel Investment Poland

Warsaw (April 11, 2014). By professionals for professionals: The new, one-day conference will provide entrance onto the Polish hotel investment scene in Warsaw: On Monday, the 2nd of June, 2014, the Golden Tulip Hotel will turn the beams on the "Spotlight Hotel Investment Poland". The organiser, the Polish publishing company, Poland Today, will bring together strong international partners, investors, developers, financiers, operators and real estate agents. Of course, a get-together will comprise the prelude. The conference fees have been kept moderate. hospitalityInside supports this premiere as a media partner and will also report on its front page after the event.

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Colourful stories, colourful times

Dear Insiders,
Fairtrade is a new trend for hotels of all stripes: Offering Fairtrade products and even Fairtrade bedding is environmentally friendly and shows social conscience. And guests are obviously prepared to pay more. Romana Kanzian has collected colourful examples.
Fred Fettner leads us this week into an exotic world: to Sanya in Southern China. As in many emerging markets, beds are being added in their thousands, irrespective of demand. The latter is to be created with mega projects. Top Austrian managers from renowned chains report of their experience on site.
Readers can learn much from the experiences of others, either by reading customer ratings or busying themselves with other opinion leaders. The University of Applied Sciences in Worms recently presented a comprehensive study on customer reviews and fakes after surveying key provider portals and hoteliers in five countries. We have summarised the results and attach the comprehensive analysis as a PDF (in German and in English).
The last talk round at the "ITB Hospitality Day" Berlin, summarised by us today, also looked at the role of hotel reviews, ratings portal analysts and bloggers. Now that user-generated content is generally accepted, everyone is asking how best to filter through the new flood.
All users can read this article (see start page) as well as our announcement for the premier of "Spotlight Hotel Investment Poland", which will take place at the beginning of June in Warsaw; a brain child of various renowned organisers. will be media partner for the event; a first in Eastern Europe for the magazine. Details on our Page 1.
At the European level, experts also expect positive hotel developments for 2014 and 2015. According to a recent study, there is still a lot of potential for chains in Italy. Wyndham defines its partnership with German Hospitality Alliance new and the new majority shareholder of Kameha will likely focus on other locations to those considered up to now. Last but not least there are new quality standards for Serviced Apartments.
Also, a last call for our 2nd survey on the "Investment Barometer". Use the quite Easter break for a few clicks... Only those who take part will receive the full results!
And one final personal note: If you sent eMails or faxes between 3 and 8 April, and are still awaiting a response, please send again. Some faxes and mails received over this period were automatically deleted immediately after receipt as a result of a server error.
A colourful edition for you this week - the last before Easter. hospitalityInside will appear next on 25 April. – The full editorial …

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