ALIS Executive Suite Q&A

IHG's Ginger Taggart speaks with ALIS about the development pipeline for upscale brands, increasing costs and how long those costs are expected to be an issue, and more...

Choice Hotels International's Chief Development Officer, David Pepper, spoke with ALIS about where construction costs for new-build properties are headed, challenges and opportunities during the next 12 months, the mindset of lenders, and more...

Sonesta Hotels' EVP and President of Franchise & Development, Keith Pierce, spoke with ALIS about the evolution of franchising over his 30 years in the industry, challenges and opportunities during the next 12 months, lessons learned from the pandemic, and more...

Marriott International's Group President-United States & Canada, Liam Brown, spoke with ALIS about challenges and opportunities emerging in the next 12 months, silver linings that have emerged as a result of the pandemic, preparing for the recovery, and more...

Hilton's EVP and President-Americas, Danny Hughes, spoke with ALIS about what the next 12 months may hold for transactions and investments, revenue management advice as business begins to return, and more...

JLL's Senior Managing Director-Capital Markets, Kevin Davis, spoke with ALIS about the mindset of institutional owners, his views on distressed assets in the lodging landscape, the transactions outlook for 2021, and more...

Best Western Hotels & Resorts' CEO David Kong spoke with ALIS about the most important first steps on the road to recovery, what owners should be doing now to prepare for it, lessons he has learned, and more...
CBRE's Kevin Mallory speaks with ALIS about the most popular hotel assets to trade in 2022, current trends in the brokerage world, and more...

IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Senior Vice President, Development and Transactions & Asset Management, Julienne Smith, spoke with ALIS about the development landscape, challenges and opportunities during the next 12 months, lessons learned, and more...

Accor’s Senior VP, Development, North & Central America, Mark Purcell, spoke with ALIS about the outlook of new-construction vs. conversion activity, challenges and opportunities over the next year, preparing for the recovery and more...

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ President-Americas, Scott LePage, spoke with ALIS about taking on the role as the pandemic took hold, the most common issues developers and franchisees ask him to address, what owners can do now to prepare for the recovery, and more...

G6 Hospitality's President & COO, Greg Juceam, spoke with ALIS about lessons franchisors should take from the pandemic, challenges and opportunities ahead, silver linings, and more...

JSAV's CEO, Chuck Bauman, spoke with ALIS about health-and-safety protocols as in-person events return, what hotel investors need to know about the audio/visual component of events in the current landscape, and more...

Hodges Ward Elliott’s Dan Peek talked with ALIS about the current U.S. hotel transactions environment, all the “dry powder” waiting to invest in hotel assets, the mindset of lenders, and more...