Month: April 2014

Stephen Cheliotis, Superbrands

“Folks rave about the Red Bull/ Felix campaign for example, but was it great?… Has it built long-term brand affection? I’m not so sure.” Stephen Cheliotis Stephen Cheliotis is a leading brand consultant with a wealth of experience in brand and market evaluations and in providing strategic marketing and business counsel to senior management. He is currently …

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Hot or not?

Contributor/ The Vulture Time was, when five star meant something. It meant mahogany, gin in silent, smoky rooms, doormen with a talent for secrecy. Now, five star means an extra couple of noughts on your bill and the same print of a ship leaving harbour in full sail that you saw in Hong Kong. Or …

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Dan Flower, Flower Media

“I am a content marketeer… I guess…” Dan Flower Dan has 20 years of experience marketing and developing internationally-engaged, but quintessentially British, brands, often with a fashion and design focus. He has worked with numerous brands and titles who were expanding in new territories, but had to maintain their original, domestic base: firstly for Emap …

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Heather Leisman, HotelTonight

“The thing that inspires me is the idea of making travel more accessible.” Heather Leisman A travel and adventure enthusiast, Heather brings more than 16 years of travel experience to her role as Managing Director for Europe at HotelTonight. Heather leads the strategic direction and day-to-day execution of HotelTonight operations in Europe. THC: What inspires you and why? …

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Dexter Moren, DMA

 “I wanted to be an architect since the age of 6.” Dexter Moren Dexter is recognised as an industry leader in the hotel & leisure sector. He is the founding director of Dexter Moren Associates, London and Moren Williams Lotter Forsythe, South Africa. He is a graduate of London’s Architectural Association and New York’s Columbia …

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The Halkin by COMO, London

Contributor/ Andrea Magrath Best Known For Being a discreet, understated boutique hotel with a destination Michelin-starred restaurant. A perfect home away from home for savvy travellers that want luxury and impeccable service but don’t feel the need to shout about staying in a first class hotel. The Good Stuff Friendly, attentive staff make for a …

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