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Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and the Metaverse: Opportunities for Hospitality within the Next Tech-Revolution
articles & publications - 2022-03-30

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and the Metaverse: Opportunities for Hospitality within the Next Tech-Revolution

A tech revolution has been ushered in over the past decade, setting the stage for transforming the online space as we understand it. A new iteration of the internet, Web 3.0 is envisioned – powered on blockchain technology and catalysed by cryptocurrency and digital assets – with transparency, efficiency and decentralisation as its driving principles. Untapped business potential is foreseen in the orbit of decentralised finance (DeFi), unique digital assets and an ever-expanding metaverse. An examination of opportunities embedded in virtual and augmented reality, powered by crypto-finance and banking on the valuation and transfer of unique digital assets, should therefore be of interest even to the traditional, technologically conservative hotelier.

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HospitalityHelps platform accommodated more than 20,000 Ukrainian refugees
articles & publications - 2022-03-30

HospitalityHelps platform accommodated more than 20,000 Ukrainian refugees

More than 400 hotels in 42 countries provide free hotel rooms for up to five days to Ukrainians fleeing the war, using the Hospitality-Helps.org platform. During the two weeks of the platform's operation, more than 20,000 Ukrainians have been accommodated in hotels in Europe and on other continents. The project started as a private initiative and has now become a global non-profit platform for the accommodation of Ukrainian refugees. The platform is also supported by Ukrainian volunteers who moved to Austria after the start of the war.

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PKF hospitality group in conversation with Paul Rands, MD Future of Hospitality Institute
social media & blogs - 2022-03-01

PKF hospitality group in conversation with Paul Rands, MD Future of Hospitality Institute

“Where hospitality and residential meet and even intertwine is the focus of the future living project!”
PKF hospitality group in conversation with Paul Rands, MD in Future of Hospitality Institute

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articles & publications - 2022-01-27

Quo Vadis Hospitality – The Future is Hybrid

“Make plans for the future” – This has become more of a challenge over the past two years, as unexpected events have arisen and continue to evolve which have forced us to act and adapt. Nevertheless, especially in our industry, a closer look should be taken as to where the journey is going. There are great challenges but at the same time interesting opportunities. One outcome is already certain: the future will become hybrid. 

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latest news - 2022-01-27

PKF hospitality group’s project of the month

PKF hospitality group’s project of the month is where we share with you one of our many international projects across a wide range of our service lines. This month we feature

The Moxy in Bergen/Norway. This project was initiated with a feasibility study and was successfully concluded with an operator search – the hotel opened last year.

 

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latest news - 2022-01-26

PKF tourismexperts | UNWTO WORLD TOURISM BAROMETER

2022 expected to be another difficult year for international tourism.
According to the latest barometer published by the UN World Tourism Organization, the number of international arrivals in 2022 is expected to be 50 – 63% below the numbers of 2019.

 

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articles & publications - 2021-12-20

Resilient ADRs and leisure destinations as the game changers in 2021

After a very difficult 2020, this year has shown some positive signs of light for the hotel industry. High demand for rural/leisure destinations coupled with resilient ADRs have proven to be the game changers in 2021. 

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