2018 Speaker Spotlight

A Sneak Preview of our 2018 Speakers' Sentiments on the Opportunity in the Mediterranean 

Ahead of this year's event, get an exclusive look into our featured speakers' views on the market and how you will benefit from attending MR&H.

Senior Director Tourism of CaixaBank, Helena Murano Carney talks about the hospitality market and lending landscape in the Mediterranean. Experience the opportunities as she speaks on The Lending Market panel at MR&H 2018.

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Daniel Johansson, Development Director, Campbell Gray Hotels, discusses the biggest operational challenges that hoteliers face and how to conquer them. Learn how seasonality can affect staffing and overall profitability, plus what you can do to ensure your bottom line remains intact during the off-season.

At MR&H 2018 Daniel will speak on the panel How to Optimally Run a Mediterranean Resort. Join Daniel to learn new ways to innovate and make your resort thrive. 

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Ahmed Shalaby, CEO & Managing Director of Tatweer Misr speaks about hotel investment in Egypt. Join us at the Regional Roundtable: Supporting the Recovery of Egypt's Hospitality Market to hear more about prospects and developments in Egypt's recovering resort market. 

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Lambis Pahiyiannakis, Director - Hotel Group, Barings Real Estate Advisers speaks about foreign investment on The Lending Market panel at MR&H 2018.

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Anthony Leung, Head of Corporate Finance & Treasury at Thomas Cook, examines how a tour operator adapts to new market trends by launching new resort brands and investing in hotel properties on our From the Tour Operator's Perspective interview. Listen to him speak on the two interesting trends: a shift back to the Eastern Mediterranean countries including Turkey and Tunisia, and a slowdown in Spanish locations especially in the Balearics. 

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Miguel Casa will speak on how as consumers’ habits are changing, hospitality groups need to review their strategies to meet their changing needs. Join Miguel and our other forward-thinking hospitality leaders as they speak on our CEO Panel: Re-imagining Leisure Hospitality for Today's Market.

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Alexandros Moulas, Director, International Development Consultancy of Savills discusses the residential market opportunities in the Mediterranean. Alexandros shares why mature markets like Spain, Portugal and Italy are top on developers’ lists, while Greece, Cyprus and Montenegro are on investors’ radars.

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Jörg Lindner, Managing Partner, Lindner Group, discusses the best opportunities for development, challenges in Mediterranean developments, brand values and more ahead of his panel The Story Behind the Resort: Case Studies where he shares on the successful repositioning of Seven Pines, Ibiza.

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A Sampling of Speaker Presentations from MR&H 2017

The Mediterranean Economic Landscape: An Economist's Overview

Presented by Thanos Papasavvas, CFA, Founder & CIO | ABP Invest

Tuesday 17 October 10:00 - 10:30

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Market Overview: The State of Hospitality & Investment in Southern Europe & The Mediterranean

Hotel & Resort Data presented by Robin Rossmann, Managing Director | STR

Tuesday 17 October 10:30 - 11:15

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Spotlight on a Star Mediterranean Resort: Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel

Presented by Jose Matheu, Chief Development Officer | Palladium Hotel Group

Tuesday 17 October 12:30 - 12:50

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Changing Customer Trends in Travel and Hospitality

Presented by Sabina Schladitz, Owner | All About Concepts

Tuesday 17 October 15:20 - 15:45

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Resort Workshop Roundtables: What's in the Mix? | Leisure & Sport

Presented by Richard Bowden-Doyle, Executive Chairman | Neilson

Tuesday 17 October 15:20 - 16:45

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RESORT WORKSHOP ROUNDTABLES: WHAT'S IN THE MIX? | MICE

Presented by Christian Michel, Vice President Development | Wyndham

Tuesday 17 October 15:20 - 16:45

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Resort Workshop Roundtables: What's in the Mix? | Culinary Tourism

Presented by Bob Puccini, President & CEO | Puccini Group

Tuesday 17 October 15:20 - 16:45

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Resort Workshop Roundtables: What's in the Mix? | Wellness

Presented by Roger A. Allen, Group CEO | Resources for Leisure Assets

Tuesday 17 October 15:20 - 16:45

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Resort Workshop Roundtables: What's in the Mix? | Children & Family Clubs

Presented by Kate Dicker, Senior Childcare Consultant | Worldwide Kids Co.

Tuesday 17 October 15:20 - 16:45
 

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MR&H Premium Content

Direct from the experts, discover the hottest markets for investment right now

In Focus: Ibiza, Spain
Presented by HVS
This article provides a market snapshot of Ibiza, Spain. Ibiza is considered to be one of the most sought‐after leisure destinations in Europe, widely known for its party life, cosmopolitan character and luxury hotels and resorts developments.

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Spotlight on the Residential Segment: Maximizing Value in Mediterranean Resorts
Presented by Daniel Von Barloewen, Director – Head of International Development Consultancy, Savills
 

This report documents the 2016 perspective on the Mediterranean “second home” market and offers a detailed profile of the nations that have invested in this market. Daniel Von Barloewen returns to MR&H 2017 for an update on this critical market segment.

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European Investor Intentions Survey 2017
Presented by CBRE Hotels

This survey outlines the intentions of the hotel investment community based on the anticipated impact of 2017 events not limited to Britain’s EU exit, Dutch, French and German elections, and Donald Trump’s US presidency.

CBRE returns to MR&H 2017 to share a detailed update on who is investing where in the Mediterranean and their motivations.

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Airbnb-Impact and Outlook on Barcelona & Madrid
Presented by Colliers International

Discover the impact that Airbnb has had on several of Barcelona and Madrid’s neighborhoods.

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