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Demian Hodari

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

Demian Hodari is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL). The EHL Strategy Challenge, which he founded, was recently recognized as a best teaching practice. His research, for which he has won numerous awards, currently focuses on the evolving roles of hotel owners, asset managers and general managers, and on the performance implications of different hotel ownership and management structures. He frequently moderates industry conferences and panel discussions.

Articles by Demian Hodari (8)

"The asset light approach has been exhausted"

Saar Sharon is the newly appointed CEO of Leonardo Hotels in the UK, where his brief is to lead the company's expansion through asset acquisition, joint ventures and leasing across the UK. As an alumnus of the Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne, we thought it fitting to ask one of ...

Bullish in Scandinavia

A recent survey of the delegates at the 4th annual HotCop Hotel Investment Conference, representing the Scandinavian hotel industry's major players, found that hotel owners, developers, investors, lenders and operators are all optimistic about the region's growth and profit ...

Tourism today and tomorrow - a billion opportunities

As one of the world's largest and fastest-developing economic sectors, would it not be better - in the name of sustainability - if the tourism industry would hit the brakes and slow its rapid, resource-consuming growth? This idea was addressed by Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General ...

Bullish in Scandinavia

A recent survey of the delegates at the 4th annual HotCop Hotel Investment Conference, representing the Scandinavian hotel industry's major players, found that hotel owners, developers, investors, lenders and operators are all optimistic about the region's growth and profit ...