This podcast was first published on HeretostayTV on December 20th 2018.
In the second episode of Here to Stay radio, Glenn Haussman talks with hospitality expert Jonathan Humphries about his background in the extended stay space—which includes launching the Residence Inn by Marriott concept in Europe and why he started HoCoSo (Hospitality Consulting Solutions), which creates unique hospitality experiences for client projects. They also cover Jonathan’s new project, the Alex Lake Zurich, which has been redeveloped as the first luxury boutique aparthotel; ensuring that people have social connectivity while they’re living in serviced apartments; how Airbnb has been instrumental in changing the industry and more.
Swiss-based HoCoSo, brings together teams of global experts to create tailor-made solutions for client projects. Jonathan Humphries, Chairman and Owner of HoCoSo, and his direct team specialize in the extended-stay hospitality market, the boutique sector, and resort developments in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). We create innovative and future-oriented solutions for each of our clients across the following three fields of services:
- Product & Concept Creation, for both portfolio & individual asset developments.
- Strategic Project Scoping, Execution & Asset Management, with a focus on strategic business planning, partner selection, and market & financial feasibility studies.
- Hospitality Education for companies and academic institutions, with a focus on course development, training and teaching innovation.