• Sir Rocco Revisited

    Sir Rocco Forte needs few introductions. A career in which he rose to chief executive of Forte Plc, and then re-invented himself as the founder of Rocco Forte Hotels, has...

  • Everything Including the Kitchen Sink

    As the needs of high-end business and leisure travellers change, a new genre in hotel accommodation is developing. Helen Parton explains why the 'home from home' is closer to the...

  • Swiss on a Roll

    Kerstin Zumstein meets Emanuel Berger, general manager of the Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa. Berge is also winner of the Hotel Manager of the Year Award for 2005.

  • Wireless Worries

    While Wi-Fi is becoming more common in hotels, it nevertheless remains a difficult service to administer. Nigel Ash looks at a new way of providing free wireless access for hotel...

  • Future Trends In Upmarket Hotels

    Martin Hawthornthwaite looks at the elements that make up an upmarket hotel. For all that hotels focus on style and design, it is the quality of service that really sets...

  • An Event to Remember

    February's annual meeting of the European Hotel Managers Association in Budapest provided plenty of talking points. HMI presents some of the highlights.

  • All the Right Moves

    Chris Mumford, HVS Executive Search, gives some tips on job-hunting in the hospitality sector.

  • Milan on the Move

    Milan is celebrated as the style capital of Europe, but most of its hotel guests are still business travellers. HMI editor Kerstin Zumstein asks the general managers of some of...

  • Perks of the Job

    Compensation in the hotel industry is about more than just base salaries and bonuses. HVS’s Chris Mumford looks at the typical employee benefits on offer and outlines how hotels can...

  • Raising the Bar

    Hotel bars are attracting a younger, more discerning urban clientele in addition to their guests. Rebecca Burgess samples this new wave of hotel bars, which are offering serious competition to...


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