Walpole’s 2019 US Trade Delegation

Walpole’s 2019 US Trade Delegation

Originally published on: www.thewalpole.co.uk Peter Bates, President Strategic Vision Luxury hotels expert Peter Bates, founder of Strategic Vision, is today‚Äôs NYC Insider, as he discusses the legendary Art of British Luxury Hospitality; the importance of creating compelling experiences for guests; and, of course, his favourite place to experience excellent hospitality in New York City. As President & Founder of Strategic Vision, Peter Bates designs and implements targeted campaigns to build the profile and revenue for luxury brand leaders that include Meredith, Accor and Virtuoso. Throughout his global sales and marketing career, Peter has served in a variety of roles, including senior executive and board positions with Cunard Line, based in the U.S.; Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, based in Hong Kong; and the Savoy Group of Hotels in London. He was…
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Accor Thought Leadership Breakfast

Accor Thought Leadership Breakfast

A speech delivered by Dr. Gerard Lyons at Virtuoso Travel Week 2019 I'm going to talk about three areas. First, about the current global situation and the key message there is considerable uncertainty. Second, if that depresses you too much, I'm going to lift the spirits by highlighting some of the key underlying themes that are impacting the global outlook, and these are themes that will impact all industries including travel, and I think we should be positive about them. But third and finally, we should also be mindful of unconventional politics and policy. And then, I will finish off by talking about what that means for the travel industry. When one looks at the global picture for any country whether it's America, Brazil, Australia or France, it needs to…
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