Melvin Gold Consulting Ltd | ‘Hilltop’, Carroll Hill | Loughton, Essex | IG10 1NL | Tel: +44 (0) 7906 630187 | Email: melvin.gold@melvingoldconsulting.com

Keep Calm and Control Costs in 2018

The UK has been a country of uncertainty in 2017, fuelled by the drip-drip of 24-hour news. On a macro level it seems that 2018 will see more of the same: Brexit, terrorism, politics, economics and much more besides. In a blog for the Institute of Hospitality Melvin Gold makes some predictions as to what lies in store for UK hotels in 2018. Click here for the blog...

Why have Function Rooms in Hotels?

Based on his speech to the BDRC Continental Hotel Insights Forum in September 2017 Melvin has written a short article rehearsing the case for the inclusion of function rooms in hotels. There are many dimensions to consider, one size does not fit all. Click here to download the full article.

The UK Independent Hotel Sector Today

Melvin has written a report on the UK Independent Hotel Sector for The Independent Hotel Show. In terms of its innovation and influence the UK Independent Hotel sector has rarely been stronger and had such influence. Although it is shrinking, both in terms of its overall size and as a proportion of the country’s serviced accommodation sector, those that have survived – and Independent hotel rooms still comprise more than half of the serviced accommodation rooms in the UK – have thrived because they have truly understood the requirements of the 21st Century traveller and striven to satisfy their requirements ... To download a free copy of the full report, click here

What does 2016 hold for UK Hotels?

Melvin was asked to provide some thoughts for The Caterer magazine about the likely themes an issues for UK hotels in 2016. His optimistic side was dominant, click here to see the article.

Dear Prime Minister ...

The hospitality and tourism sector creates sustainable jobs that cannot be exported, within the country's vibrant service sector. Melvin participated in a round table discussion organised by the Institute of Hospitality prior to the 2015 General Election. For the resulting article, published in Hospitality magazine, click here.

UK hotels face a branded future

Compared with 1990, today’s hotel industry is unrecognisable; further change is inevitable with stronger brands, more fragmented ownership and fewer independent operators. By 2030 six out of every ten hotels will be corporate branded. This article first appeared in Hospitality Digest 2014 - click for a pdf of the article For older articles visit our News and Views archive by clicking here.

Conferences

Melvin attends many of the leading hotel industry conferences and events, and is a speaker at some of them. For more information and links to some of his presentations click here 
Melvin Gold Consulting Ltd Specialist Consultants to the Hotel Industry

News and Views

Melvin Gold Consulting Ltd | ‘Hilltop’, Carroll Hill | Loughton, Essex | IG10 1NL | Tel: +44 (0) 7906 630187 | Email: melvin.gold@melvingoldconsulting.com

Keep Calm and Control Costs in 2018

The UK has been a country of uncertainty in 2017, fuelled by the drip-drip of 24-hour news. On a macro level it seems that 2018 will see more of the same: Brexit, terrorism, politics, economics and much more besides. In a blog for the Institute of Hospitality Melvin Gold makes some predictions as to what lies in store for UK hotels in 2018. Click here for the blog...

Why have Function Rooms in Hotels?

Based on his speech to the BDRC Continental Hotel Insights Forum in September 2017 Melvin has written a short article rehearsing the case for the inclusion of function rooms in hotels. There are many dimensions to consider, one size does not fit all. Click here to download the full article.

The UK Independent Hotel Sector Today

Melvin has written a report on the UK Independent Hotel Sector for The Independent Hotel Show. In terms of its innovation and influence the UK Independent Hotel sector has rarely been stronger and had such influence. Although it is shrinking, both in terms of its overall size and as a proportion of the country’s serviced accommodation sector, those that have survived – and Independent hotel rooms still comprise more than half of the serviced accommodation rooms in the UK – have thrived because they have truly understood the requirements of the 21st Century traveller and striven to satisfy their requirements ... To download a free copy of the full report, click here

What does 2016 hold for UK Hotels?

Melvin was asked to provide some thoughts for The Caterer magazine about the likely themes an issues for UK hotels in 2016. His optimistic side was dominant, click here to see the article.

Dear Prime Minister ...

The hospitality and tourism sector creates sustainable jobs that cannot be exported, within the country's vibrant service sector. Melvin participated in a round table discussion organised by the Institute of Hospitality prior to the 2015 General Election. For the resulting article, published in Hospitality magazine, click here.

UK hotels face a branded future

Compared with 1990, today’s hotel industry is unrecognisable; further change is inevitable with stronger brands, more fragmented ownership and fewer independent operators. By 2030 six out of every ten hotels will be corporate branded. This article first appeared in Hospitality Digest 2014 - click for a pdf of the article For older articles visit our News and Views archive by clicking here.

Conferences

Melvin attends many of the leading hotel industry conferences and events, and is a speaker at some of them. For more information and links to some of his presentations click here 
Melvin Gold Consulting Ltd Specialist Consultants to the Hotel Industry

News and Views