Focusing on fresh modern experiences for the millennial “Avocado Generation”. What does this untapped opportunity in the GCC offer investors increasingly looking outside of key cities? How can investors, operators and destinations work to diversify and increase the tourism offering?
Christopher Lund Head of Hotels – Middle East & North Africa – Colliers International
Head of Hotels – Middle East & North Africa – Colliers International
Christopher Lund oversees the Hotels consultancy division of Colliers International in the Middle East and North Africa. Over the past 7 years, the Hotels team has worked on more than 700 projects in the region, providing advisory services to hotel developers, investors, operators, governments, law firms and banks. Christopher specializes in development consultancy and strategic asset management, ranging from standalone hotels to large-scale destinations, as well as hotel company strategies, condo-hotel investment models and negotiating complex hotel management agreements. His operational and asset management experience allows him to have a 360-degree view and hands-on approach when providing actionable advice to enhance hotel profitability. Christopher holds an MSc in Real Estate Investment and Finance from Henley Business School, with other degrees and certificates from New York University, Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne and The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management.