Author Bio

Stuart Pallister

Associate Director, Lausanne Hospitality Research Center

After working as a television journalist in Asia and Europe for nearly 20 years, mainly at CNBC, Stuart switched to digital content development at INSEAD business school and the National University of Singapore.

He is currently the Associate Director of the Lausanne Hospitality Research Center and Editor-in-Chief of EHL Hospitality Insights.

Articles by Stuart Pallister (17)

What's the Value of Hotel Loyalty Programs?

At the recent Young Hoteliers Summit staged at EHL, loyalty programs came under the spotlight during a panel session focusing on the luxury sector.Dorchester Collection is one of a number of upmarket brands which do not offer loyalty programs to guests. Instead, they offer loyalty ...

Private equity secondaries

At a conference on private markets, held recently at Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne, senior PE executives and academics discussed buyouts and the 'booming' secondary market for PE fund stakes.Professor Ludovic Phalippou of Said Business School at Oxford University, named in 2016 ...

Serviced Apartments: An Ever-Growing Sector?

Call them what you will - serviced or extended-stay apartments or aparthotels - major operators in this sector are looking to differentiate their properties from traditional hotels and Airbnb. That means trying to innovate with new products, while apartment and studio sizes ...

Who's afraid of Google?

Google, whose mantra used to be 'Don't be evil' (until it dropped it for the motto 'Do the right thing'), is almost omnipresent in our lives these days. We use it for all sorts of online searches, whether it's trying to access arcane information or find our way from A to B.The ...