2022 was a speedy year for La Vie Hotels and also Resorts with Taking Care Of Supervisor, Craig Bond, claiming it was when La Vie “truly entered into its very own”.
” Individuals that had not become aware of us in the past, began to make note,” he informed HM in the 2023 Market Leaders Online Forum. Right here, he shares the highlights from a transformative year for business and also factors to development chances in 2023.
2022 was a year of amazing development throughout Australia and also South and also South-East Asia for La Vie Hotels and also Resorts. We had our greatest year of development, authorized arrangements with several of the globe’s most acknowledged brand names and also developed significant collaborations, significantly and also most lately, with Little High-end Hotels.
Our fresh method to resort monitoring and also our leading setting in franchising placed us on the radar of a great deal of proprietors and also financiers, not just in Australia however significantly throughout the South and also South-East Asia area. Our owner-centric design has actually been extensively accepted and also we are so grateful and also humbled by the assistance of our companions.
While COVID produced evident difficulties, it likewise offered us with some wonderful chances; to concentrate on our procedures, boost our group and also strengthen our framework in order to future evidence our company for 2023 and also past. The stagnation likewise implied proprietors were trying to find options when it came to resort monitoring, with several desiring higher openness and also tighter owner/management connections, and also this is where we were able to make some wonderful gains.
We are so pleased with the method our groups have actually expanded and also functioned so collaboratively along with our proprietors. We have a fantastic management group throughout the areas we run, all with an amazing deepness of experience and also enthusiasm. In 2022 we employed Shankar Sreekumar as Head of South and also South-East Asia based in our Bangkok local workplace and also Russel Cool as Team Supervisor of Workflow in Australia (to name a couple of), and also their knowledge in resort monitoring, industrial and also advancement will certainly hold us in wonderful stead as we relocate right into 2023.
With a dedication to placing the most effective brand in the right area, in 2022 we functioned together with our proprietors to acquire franchise business arrangements with significant resort brand names and also authorized arrangements with Radisson Resort Team in Sri Lanka, Option Hotels in Phuket, and also with IHG and also Accor in Australia. We see massive development in conversion residential or commercial properties, and also we are dealing with a variety of proprietors on changing their property right into one that has a much deeper link with visitors and also the neighborhood.
Furthermore, in 2022 we protected the unique legal rights to take care of the design-led YOO brand, which led to the statement in Might that Melbourne would certainly call residence to Australia’s initial By YOO High-end Way of living resort in 2025. We have various other extremely interesting YOO news being available in very early 2023, which will certainly see the YOO brand expand right into South-East Asia.
While we have a strong pipe of resorts coming on-line with significant brand names affixed, after months of marketing research we recognized a space on the market for a fresh, high end way of living resort and also hotelbrand Based upon this, we have actually invested the last 9 months creating our very own high end way of living brand which is extremely interesting. Even more information will certainly be launched imminently, however we can state the initial station for this brand will certainly remain in the Maldives.
We are buoyed and also positive by the year in advance and also have wonderful self-confidence that global traveling will certainly rebound, and also residential traveling will certainly stay solid as individuals will certainly proceed to discover their very own yard. Our resort spread extends CBD, country, local and also hotel places and also we see wonderful development chances in each of these markets. We will certainly proceed to maintain pressing the borders to provide the most effective feasible returns for proprietors.
At the time of composing this and also as the ink dries out on some significant finalizing arrangements, we’re thrilled to sink our teeth right into 2023 and also provide for our proprietors and also sustain the amazing friendliness market that exists below in Australia and also in Asia Pacific.
Discover more insights and opinion from local and global hotel executives in the 2023 Industry Leaders Forum.