Robin Rossmann, managing director of STR, a benchmarking specialist that tracks data for more than 65 per cent of available hotel rooms in the UK and over seven million around the world, analyses the current state of the hospitality industry in the midst of political tension, security concerns and a changing market
Hotels can learn from disruptors such as Airbnb that have introduced the hospitality industry to the sharing economy and delivered a stark wake-up call which is revitalising the sector
This infographic shows the state of blindness and sight loss in the UK including the number of people registered with eye conditions like Glaucoma, cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy and Age-related Macular Degeneration.
As sanctions on Iran are lifted, residents of Tehran are hopeful that a return to the international fold will restore the city’s lost prosperity. We spoke to Iranians, from all walks of life, about how their businesses and lives have changed since the new nuclear agreement last year . Photography by Maryam Rahmanian