Kimberly Yoong

Analyst, Capital Markets at Cushman & Wakefield Hospitality - Central & Eastern, South-Eastern Europe

Kimberly Yoong

Kimberly first started at Cushman & Wakefield in 2019 in Strategic Advisory & Research EMEA, before later joining the Capital Markets team, focusing on the CEE & SEE hotel market. She supports investment and advisory projects, as well as the team’s asset management services. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Kimberly acquired knowledge and experience of hotel operations, working across various functions for major luxury and limited-service hotel brands in Japan, Singapore, and the USA.

Kimberly graduated from the Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne with a BSc. in International Hospitality Management (High Honors), with the top BSc. grade and second-best thesis of her cohort.

Insights by Kimberly Yoong (31)

Virtualization and diversification: looking beyond the hotel bed

Since the turn of the twenty-first century, "technology" has been the buzzword that’s been said to death – and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon, if ever at all. In the hospitality industry, technology had once been vilified by some as the harbinger of doom to the sacred ‘human touch’.

ESG In Hotel Real Estate: Systemic Solutions For A Systemic Problem

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) reported that in 2019, emissions from building operations had reached record-high levels and estimated that direct building carbon emissions must be halved by 2030 in order to reach 2050 net-zero targets.

Hospitality In Healthcare: Human Touch And Other Industry Parallels

Global healthcare has evolved immensely over the last centuries, through the vast advancements of technology and groundbreaking pharmaceutical discoveries. With COVID-19 concerns still rife, the spotlight has shone on the global healthcare sector – yet counterintuitively, the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) expects a 1.

Market Perspective: Is Sri Lanka South Asia’s Hidden Tourism Gem?

"Undoubtedly the finest island of its size in the world" proclaimed Marco Polo upon visiting Sri Lanka in the 13th century.

In a world of mobile lifestyles and remote working, what role will hotels play?

At a time when many of the world's events continue to be plagued by COVID-19, making plans even a week in advance may seem difficult, much less 10 years into the future. Nearly overnight, the dialogue shifted from "where to for lunch?" to "can you hear me?".
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