Piers Brown

Piers is the CEO of International Hospitality Media. The company publishes BoutiqueHotel News.com and ServicedApartmentNews.com, and hosts 7 b2b conference, exhibition and award events across 3 continents annually: Boutique and Lifestyle Hotel Summit; Serviced Apartment Summit Europe; MEA; and Americas; Serviced Apartment Awards; Short Term Rentalz; and Hostel and Budget Traveller. Piers holds an MBA, ISMM and IDM Diplomas, and sits on the Hot-E and HICAP conference advisory boards. Prior to IHM, he held senior positions in the national media, retail and private member club sectors.

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Recent Articles by Piers

Events: get ready for the two-way mirror

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Piers Brown, CEO International Hospitality Media, reveals how he sees the catalyst of the pandemic changing the way we consume information and do business in the on and offline world.

A message from IHM's CEO: we're here to help

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In these unprecedented and challenging times, we wanted to share with you a message from our CEO Piers Brown about our plans and how we intend to support the wider industry through sharing thought leadership, news and commentary, and continuing to offer digital opportunities.

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Boutique Hotel News talks to David Lebée, CEO and founder of Dayuse.com, a platform that claims to allow hoteliers to rent their rooms twice on the same day.

The view from the top at HICAP Update

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Boutique Hotel News was media partner for HICAP Update 2015, and we caught up on all the hotel news and insight from leading owners and operating brands in the region.

Expansion on the horizon for Yotel

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Boutique Hotel News caught up with Gerard Greene of budget boutique operator Yotel at IHIF for a coffee and a quick chat about the future.

Boutique Hotel Future Trends 2013

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It’s that time of year when we get bombarded with future trend predictions, so here’s our top 10 of what’s going to be hot in 2013 for Boutique and Lifestyle hoteliers:

Hotel Investors Wary of Euro Overhang

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Piers Brown reports from Deloitte's European Hotel Investment Conference on the latest hotel investor sentiment and the outlook for London, Regional and European hoteliers.

How to craft the perfect boutique hotel deal

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Every hotel has quiet periods. Even the chicest retreats will occasionally have empty rooms. Amy Lindsay of Travelzoo looks at how to create the perfect boutique hotel deal.

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