There is a great need to alter teaching methods to prepare and accompany this century’s greatest revolution. Change has become the basis of any equation in our professional and personal life. We have long since stopped having a life with “only” two parts: a period of learning followed by another of work. No one knows […]
What Socioeconomic and Environmental Aspects will Shape Hotel Plans in 2023?
As an industry, the challenge of transforming the sector is to look for solutions that address global environmental and social issues in the short and medium term to ensure long-term value creation. In the context of COP27, UNEP’s Emissions Gap Report 2022 found that policies currently in place point to a 2.8°C temperature rise by […]
Are Sustainability Practices enough to give Hotels a Competitive Advantage?
The risks affecting the hospitality industry are not only related to inflation, war, and geopolitics. Science has proven that climate-related risks and biodiversity loss are a threat. The hospitality industry operates in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment. With constant unpredictable change being the norm in many industries, it is difficult to predict and […]
Have you heard about Digital Pollution? What can Consumers and Companies do to Reduce their Impact?
What is digital pollution?It’s amazing how the world wide web and “the cloud” have transformed our lives. Using technology daily allowed us to be near to our friends and family, work more efficiently due to the proximity to our teams and the possibility of sharing information with our colleagues, easily access our favorite music and […]
Mental Health is no Longer Taboo! How is Your Company Handling this Topic?
On the 10th of October, we will be celebrating the International Day of Mental Health, and increasingly, people value this aspect of life, regardless of their job or social position. Every day we seek more inclusive and complete solutions to motivate our employees, so that there is a greater ability to attract and retain talent […]
Hotel Essence: How to Integrate Environmental, Social, and Governance Practices into Hotel Operations?
Leaders are pressured to do the right thing, choose the right product and services, and deploy the “right strategies” that allow company growth year after year. Not to mention the challenges that emerge along the way, especially in long and messy processes, such as asset pre-openings, re-branding or retrofits. To create value in the industry, […]
Business Plan – a Real Tool or an Excel Chart that accepts everything?
Periodically, over the years, I went through the difficult path inherent to the cycle of adjustments and simulations of a Business Plan. The common tendency for a decision maker with an emotional attachment to a project is to force a financial model that demonstrates the project’s viability. That is, as if the financial model was […]
True Wellness & Healing Hospitality Concepts
One of ABC Hospitality’s added value is the creation of unique, differentiating, authentic concepts, based on the true Wellness & Healing experience, always with sustainability as an integral part. These concepts are based on a deep “study” and “wisdom”, necessary to be able to move the ideas from the paper to effective practice, both in […]
Can a small business have a meaningful impact?
How can a small business generate substantial positive impacts? In conversations with SMEs and family businesses, I often receive questions such as how and why implement the strategy of sustainability and regenerative practices in hotels? Why is it vital to rethink the impact of hotels and hotel chains? Innovation By implementing sustainability plans from an […]
Hospitality is a Peculiar Business
Peculiar because it generates, above all, “interpersonal” relationships and all the service it provides must be, in the first place, a constant act of “giving”. We “sell” hospitality and this is an art that translates into providing a service that evolves every day and that daily requires professional support that benefits from a lot of […]