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Chris Nieberding

Analyst at HVS

An Associate with HVS New York, Chris Nieberding works hard to find out everything you need to know about your hotel. Whether you’re in the market to buy or build, sell or refinance, Chris’s attention to detail, from site inspections to the analysis of competitors, produces conclusions you can count on. For a conclusive report on your hotel’s feasibility or value, call on Chris and the team of experts at HVS New York.

Chris’s professional experience ranges across industries and continents. He served as a consultant to Entrepreneurship Empowerment in South Africa, working with a multinational team to analyze market trends and develop operational strategies for two start-ups. He worked for Thayer Lodging Group in Shanghai, China, helping to develop the J brand for Jin Jiang Hotels and analyzing competitive luxury hotels in Shanghai. Chris also worked in front office, food and beverage, and event services roles at the Jin Jiang Oriental Hotel Shanghai. He had previously worked in operations at the Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland. Chris graduated from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration.

Chris served as Rush Chair and Sports Coordinator as a member of Phi Sigma Kappa at Cornell and volunteered at the annual Hotel Ezra Cornell conference. A martial artist and avid mountaineer, Chris also belonged to his alma mater’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and ski and snowboard clubs.

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Metamediaries Forcing Hotels to Adapt

Online travel agencies (OTAs) were among the first to enter this realm. Today, new companies are attempting to compete with the OTAs through a different business model to control the search platform rather than the booking process itself.