How to strategize in uncertain times

How to strategize in uncertain times

In a year when the economic outlook is uncertain to say the least, building on strengths and implementing strategies has never mattered more. Bastien Blanc, CEO and board member at TroKadero Hospitality Global, has advice on how to read mixed economic messages and emerge stronger on the other side.

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7 ways to build and sustain a viable F&B business

7 ways to build and sustain a viable F&B business

Bastien Blanc, CEO and board member at TroKadero Hospitality Global, outlines the areas of focus that should be in every strategy aimed at securing a restaurant’s long-term success.

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The profitability vs sustainability balancing act

The profitability vs sustainability balancing act

Putting zero-waste initiatives into practice successfully can be a challenge for businesses, but will pay dividends over time, as Bastien Blanc, hotelier and co-founder of TroKadero Management, explains.

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Navigating the new norms in hospitality asset management

Navigating the new norms in hospitality asset management

The hospitality sector has encountered a range of challenges and transformations over the past few years, primarily driven by technological advancements, societal expectations, and the ongoing repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic. Consequently, the norms governing hospitality asset management have undergone significant shifts, placing heightened importance on digital transformation, sustainability, flexibility, health and safety, revenue management and data-driven decision-making. Bastien Blanc, hotelier and co-founder of TroKadero Management, tells us more.

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A perfect encounter with hotelier Bastien Blanc, co-founder of Trokadero Management

A perfect encounter with hotelier Bastien Blanc, co-founder of Trokadero Management

Bastien Blanc’s decades-long career in hospitality has taken him around the world and placed him at the helm of some of the world’s leading hotel operators, such as Accor and IHG. In this exclusive interview, Hospitality News Middle East reveals what drives the seasoned hotelier and why he’s invested in finding the talents of tomorrow.

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Saudi Arabia: A star in the making

Saudi Arabia: A star in the making

‘A Vibrant Society’, ‘An Ambitious Nation’, ‘A Thriving Economy’, these are the game-changing, transformative and innovative goals mapped out in the Saudi Vision 2030 plan. A Kingdom that was previously known for being an enclosed nation is today going big. Once the Saudi government realized the need to revive the nation and diversify its economy away from oil, the hard work to bring about a transformation began in earnest. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, highlights the opportunities that this reinvention is producing

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IHG’s future vision

IHG’s future vision

HN talks with two of IHG’s prominent regional figures to learn about the Group’s academic services and affiliations offered to its employees, as well as the expansion strategies and technologies incorporated to further advance the entire guest experience.     Be our guest Bastien Blanc, VP Operations, MENA InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)...

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IHG’s ambitious regional expansion

IHG’s ambitious regional expansion

Bastien Blanc, VP Operations, Middle East and North Africa, IHG talks about the brand’s regional expansion plans and the many ways new technologies are helping this growth. What are some of the most recent projects being or planned to be implemented? 2019 has been an exciting year for us so...

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