So there I was, feeling a little sorry for myself because this week is a series of 05:00 alarm calls and 22:00 hotel arrivals, dashing up and down the country to meet clients and speak at 3 conferences. Then I asked yesterday evening’s cab driver (from The Village Hotel in Morley, Leeds to Dewsbury station)…
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You know how I’ve been rattling on about The Daily Huddle in the last week? Last weekend, Annie and I stayed at York and Albany, Gordon Ramsey’s restaurant/townhouse hotel in London’s Regents Park area. After Sunday breakfast and a walk around Camden, we returned to notice The Daily Huddle taking place at the back of…
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Monday morning at Manchester Airport’s Terminal 3, along with a host of laptop, tablet and smartphone users, all re-connecting. Tomorrow, Apple’s new iPhone X will make us all out of date and out of fashion.. The race will be on to upgrade to the new device and show our tribe(s) that we are faithful. No…
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In the October issue of Wired UK, there is a fascinating interview with Debbie Wosskow, CEO of Love Home Swap, launched in 2011. Debbie is a serial entrepreneur and now runs Allbright, a female-focused investment fund. Here are some extracts on what it takes to be successful in business:           “Coming…
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Based on my personal experiences over the last few days, its seems possible that the hotel and catering industry may have woken up to the realisation that good people can be more important in the user-experience than fancy architecture, fixtures, fittings and menus: Friday morning – a working breakfast at the Doubletree Hilton close to…
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We are about to become involuntary participants in a technological revolution that will influence not only our economics but also our lifestyle. Apple are finalising the implementation of ARKit and Google are racing alongside with ARCore. Both of these developments will allow the existing users of iPhones, iPads and Android devices to begin downloading applications…
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