December 21 Zurich: Hospitality expert Seán Worker adds his name to the list of top advisers working with HoCoSo in the capacity of Managing Director Technology, Adaptation and Innovation Services. HoCoSo consultancy specialises in creating solutions for the future of hospitality and leadership. Seán brings his knowledge of strategic management and technology and his expertise in helping organisations adapt to the new business environment to the HoCoSo Expert Community – a platform bringing together some of the greatest minds in the hospitality industry.
Seán has over 25 years’ experience across the hospitality, alternate accommodation, CoLiving, CoWorking, Real Estate and franchising & technology sectors, having held senior management roles in operations, sales development, brand development and travel tech with brands such as Marriott, Wyndham, and Aimbridge. As CEO of BridgeStreet, Seán lead a team that pivoted the company to an innovative, award-winning global agency platform, connecting Business-to-Business, scaling from about four thousand serviced apartments to over seventeen million accommodation choices across six categories worldwide.
A native of Galway, Ireland, Seán has also called home to the U.S., the UK, Germany, Portugal and Barcelona, Spain, as he directed operations and spearheaded development in those locations, as well as in Asian markets.
His specialty lays in business transformation management. As founder and current Managing Director of T5 Strategies, Sean and his team advise both established companies and start-ups, from business strategy, intelligence and procedural and tech analysis and development, to prepping for funding investment, Executive and Team Coaching and more. Joining the HoCoSo team enhances the strength of both companies.
“Having Seán join the HoCoSo’s team of C-suite advisors will add another string to our bow in offering tailor-made and innovative solutions for clients’ hospitality-led projects by bringing together the optimum team of sector specialists”says Jonathan Humphries, Chairman of HoCoSo. “We are thrilled to have Seán join the HoCoSo community. He’s long been a supporter of the various innovative projects we’ve led. Recently, he took part in our first session for the Hospitality Resilience Series, where he shared his extensive research in the importance of adaptability and leadership best practice in the hospitality industry. I believe Sean is one of the more progressive thinkers in the sector, challenging and pushing existing boundaries and helping organisations adapt to the new business environment. At a time when our industry is adapting to the post-Covid world, there has never been a greater interest from our clients in transformational change.”
Seán Worker explains “I am truly excited to start this journey with HoCoSo’s team. They gather some of the hospitality industry’s leading thinkers and doers. I believe that this community of experts is leveraging the talent to drive dynamic solutions for the space. I will enjoy being part of it.”
Under the T5 flag, in collaboration with respected journalist and well-known industry analyst Glenn Haussman, Seán has recently authored “The ADAPTERS: How the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Industry in Adapting and Innovating to Connect the World.” Set to launch in January of 2021, this interactive and digitally enhanced work incorporates interviews with industry leaders to honestly examine the state of the industry and offer insight on leadership best practices and practical guidance on how to adapt and innovate, especially in today’s challenging climate.
The HoCoSo expert community includes Jonathan Humphries, Chairman of HoCoSo and co-creator of several ground-breaking and award-winning concepts in the hotel industry and in hospitality education; Katharine Le Quesne, Managing Director UK with a track record of helping owners and operators realize their vision and create value in hotels and resorts; Irene Zijlmans, Project Director and a leader in the field of asset management and development; Alphy Johnson Managing Director of the Americas with a career spanning 45 years and experience in crisis management; and Chris Mumford Head of Leadership Services bringing his exclusive approach to wholistic leadership and team engagement.
To get in contact with Sean:
Sean Worker | Managing Director Technology, Adaptation and Innovation Services
+34 648 982 724
For more information:
Rhea Watfa | Marketing and Media Manager
+961 3 045 441
About the HoCoSo Expert Community
HoCoSo brings together the ultimate team of hospitality experts and consultants. This community offers all-inclusive solutions for businesses looking to grow and thrive, combining unique talents, creative mindsets and experience backed by great track records. The corporate ethos is rooted in the spirit of community. The work model focuses on going on a life-journey with clients so that the objectives of each project are met collaboratively, equally and successfully.
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HoCoSo – The CONVERSATION is a podcast channel hosted by Jonathan Humphries, Chairman of HoCoSo, encouraging the discussion with thought leaders, from around the globe, for the hospitality industry.
On November 5th, 2020, The Hospitality Resilience Series was launched thru an exclusive discussion held with Sean Worker. Co-hosted by Jonathan Humphries, Chris Mumford and Jon Hazan, it focused on the need for adaptability and acceptance to change, as a way of building one’s personal resilience and inner immunity.
HoCoSo are advisors with a difference.
We create tailor-made and innovative solutions for clients’ hospitality-led projects by bringing together the optimum team of sector specialists.
Jonathan Humphries, Chairman and Owner of HoCoSo, and his direct team specialize in the extended-stay, co-living, and hotel-alternatives hospitality market; luxury, lifestyle and boutique hotels; and resort developments in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Our strengths lie in the following core services:
- Product & Concept Creation, for portfolio & individual asset developments.
- Strategic Development Projects with a focus on new-market / new-concept business expansion planning, operator selection, market and financial feasibility studies.
- Transformative Asset Management for brand re-positioning, asset re-evaluation and concept re-structuring.
- Hospitality Education for companies and academic institutions, with a focus on bespoke course development, training and teaching.
- Workshops, Keynotes and Conference Moderating for boards, leading international conferences and incubators.