Topic: Mediterranean Investment
Orfanos will moderate a panel during the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum sponsored by Questex, parent company of Hotel Management.
Alcide Leali of Lefay Resorts shares his insights on how to manage a wellness-focused hotel.
Helena Murano, director of tourism at Barcelona-based CaixaBank, says that lenders have a healthy appetite for hotels in the region.
The partnership follows a similar alliance between the companies that began in 2011 when the two established a similar model to open three resorts in the Dominican Republic.
Investors in the Mediterranean region should renovate existing hotels rather than develop new sites, insiders at IHIF said.
Catalonia's want for independence has not yet tripped up Spain's economy, but there is mounting concern that the country's economic resurgence could still be disrupted.
Martin Ratchford, finance director for the hotel fund at Thomas Cook Group, said that his company is opening new hotels in Greece and Croatia.
The changing trends in who is investing in vacation homes offers valuable insights into who is traveling where in Europe.
Neville Graham, the managing director of international member services at Best Western Hotels & Resorts, talks brand development and MR&H.
What should investors look for when considering a Mediterranean hotel? Marc Sontag, COO of LMEY Investments, has some tips.