Demian Hodari

Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Ecole Hôtelière Lausanne (EHL)

Demian Hodari

Demian Hodari is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. His research focuses on the evolving roles of hotel owners, asset managers and general managers. He regularly presents his research at academic conferences, provides executive education and is a frequent moderator and/or chairperson for industry events.

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The COVID-19 Crisis Is Reframing Our Understanding Of What Matters (Demian Hodari)

The COVID-19 crisis is unique in many ways, not least of which is that it led the interconnected world of business to experiment with its first global, supply-side disruption. In the hospitality industry, for example, during the first wave of the pandemic (April-May 2020), more than 70 percent of hotels in Europe were closed, international flights were less than 5% compared to the same period in 2019, and restaurants were forced to close and, if lucky, provide takeaway and delivery.

Hospitality Management: What COVID-19 is teaching us about what needs to be taught

Hospitality management education is an applied discipline; it not only applies general business theories and concepts to the hospitality industry (Morrison & O’Gorman, 2008), but it also builds theory from industry examples (Hsu, Xiao & Chen, 2017; Khan, 2019) and as a result provides pragmatic and practical learnings for university students and executive education participants.

The NextGen Start-up Manual | YHS 2021

The panel features the following panel speakers: Nico Barawid, Anastasia Hofmann, Chip Conley and Rafael Museri. Demian Hodari will be the moderator.The beauty is in the struggle. For every successful start-up, there is a multitude of failures.


EXECUTIVES IN RESIDENCE: JOSEPH BLACK (MARY'S MEALS) & NIKLAS VAN NEYGHEM (ALAYA)RISE, a new live web show where Professor Demian Hodari and Anita Mendiratta, together with an array of industry leaders, university professors and current students, discuss the current Covid-19 crisis’ impact on, and implications for, travel, tourism and hospitality students, recent graduates and other job seekers.
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