Author Bio

Sophie Perret

Director at the HVS London office.

Sophie Perret is a director at the HVS London office. She joined HVS in 2003, following ten years’ operational experience in the hospitality industry in South America and Europe. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sophie holds a degree in Hotel Management from Ateneo de Estudios Terciarios, and an MBA from IMHI (Essec Business School, France and Cornell University, USA). Since joining HVS, she has advised on hotel investment projects and related assignments throughout the EMEA region, and is responsible for the development of HVS’s business across Europe. Sophie completed an MSc in Real Estate Investment and Finance at Reading University in 2014, and is in the process of becoming a RICS certified surveyor.

Articles by Sophie Perret (13)

An Overview of Hotel Management Contracts in Europe

While hotel lease contracts have traditionally been very popular in Europe and continue to be preferred or required by many institutional investors, management contracts have become increasingly prevalent as many other investors have sought to share further in their hotel's ...

2016 European Hotel Valuation Index

2015 witnessed falling oil prices; terrorist attacks at the heart of Europe; the migrant crisis... but against this rather gloomy background, the hotel world saw record hotel transactions, record performance data, and a generally upbeat mood. 2015 witnessed falling oil prices; ...

OTAs - A Hotel's Friend Or Foe

No other hotel-related topic has been as globally widely discussed over the past few months as that of online travel agents (OTAs) and their position as intermediate between hotels and guests. However, before condemning or praising their presence, how did OTAs actually emerge ...

2014 European Hotel Valuation Index

At the end of 2012, the outlook was positive, and numerous markets saw strong growth in 2013, but it wasn't quite the giant investment leap forward that many market observers hoped for. The troubled Eurozone started to improve in the south (Portugal, Spain and Greece), but this ...