Philippe Gauguier

Partner, In Extenso Tourism, Culture & Hospitality

Philippe GauguierPhilippe Gauguier manages a team of around 30 hospitality consultants based in Paris, and present in regional France. In addition to hotel consulting, Philippe is heavily involved in tourism development, from health tourism (spas, thalassotherapy, etc.), golf tourism and casinos to business tourism and MICE venues (convention centers, etc.). Initially specialized in market research and analysis, Philippe has rapidly become a leading expert in hotel asset valuation, as a member of RICS. In partnership with STR, Philippe heads up the most representative statistical observatory on hotel performance in France, as well as on tourism residences, thalassotherapy, French hotel supply and Moroccan hotel industry performance. Philippe also organizes regular hospitality trend conferences in both France and Morocco, and lectures at leading French business schools.
Insights by Philippe Gauguier (1)

The Tough Negotiation Surrounding Guarantees In Off-Plan Hotel Lease Agreements*

Off-plan hotel leases are often complex and lengthy contracts to negotiate. The parties involved generally engage in several rounds of negotiations, and both the owner and tenant must bitterly debate the guarantees imposed by the former, whose financial stakes are high.