Hotel Yearbook: Seeing around the corner in 2018
By Lee Pillsbury, Managing Director at Thayer Ventures
What lies ahead for the hotel industry? No one knows. We cannot see where economic indicators will go, where the next financial or political crisis will come from, or how consumer tastes will evolve in the future. As Lee Pillsbury argues, what we do know is that the pace of change is not only continuing but accelerating, across industries – and that the most critical skillset any hotel manager, owner or brand executive can have, is the ability to see around the corner.
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About Thayer Ventures Acquisition Corporation
Thayer Ventures Acquisition Corporation is a newly formed blank check company incorporated for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses (the "Business Combination"). While the Company may pursue an acquisition opportunity in any industry or sector, it intends to focus on the travel and transportation technology sectors, which align with the background and investing experience of the Company's management team.
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