Hotel properties: trends & developments

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Ideal market conditions for hotel properties: players from the hotel and property industries meet at Europe’s biggest trade fair for hotel property and investment to discuss the latest developments and make important contacts. The joint booths “World of Hospitality” and “hotel lounge by PKF” are top-notch meeting points—as of course are the booths of the individual exhibitors around them.

Meet the experts for your hotel project!

For many years hotels have had their fixed place at EXPO REAL. No wonder, as the hotel industry has established itself as an attractive asset class in a rapid race to catch up: meanwhile about one third of the participants in the trade fair are interested in hotel projects. Meet the experts of the industry at one of the two joint booths—be they hotel groups, investors, project developers or consultants. If you participate, you will benefit from the bundled market presence.

World of Hospitality—the hotel industry in 360°

The well-established joint booth “World of Hospitality” is one of the top destinations for visitors interested in the hotel industry. 28 domestic and foreign exhibitors from the entire value chain, from investors to hotel operators, will once again be represented there. The stand thus offers contact persons for the entire range of topics relating to location search, hotel development, financing, investment and the operation of hotels.

Worl of Hospitality zoom Joint booth: Worl of Hospitality

More than half of the exhibitors will be hotel groups or operators: Achat Hotels, Barefoot Hotels, Choice Hotels, citizenM, easyHotel, Kempinski Hotels, King’s Hotels, Letomotel, LFPI Hotels, Plaza Hotel Group, Prizeotel, Staycity Aparthotels, Scandic Hotels und TUI Hotels & Resorts. In a further development of the joint stand, the two owner-operators AccorInvest and Gorgeous Smiling Hotels will be presenting themself for the first time with their own stand format on an additional area next to the main stand.

Also hotel developers, consultants and investment companies show a strong represence: Aroundtown S.A. (Primecity), Christie & Co., Drees & Sommer, HCS Solutions Group, Hotour Hotel Consulting, DSR-Hotel Holding, Hotel Affairs Consulting, Jung & Schleicher Rechtsanwälte, Select Hotel Advisory Service, Treugast Solutions Group. For the second time, the destinations Hofer Land, Fichtelgebirge and Bayreuth Region are taking part.

The table of stand organizer HospitalityInside is a touch point for subscribers, network partners and those interested in all hotel topics. Here visitors can get information about the next innovative HospitalityInside Think Tank for digitization and can participate in the current Investment Barometer Survey of HospitalityInside and Union Investment. Subscribers and all who want to become subscribers can also get a first impression of the new website of and try it out. We are looking forward to your suggestions for the new online platform of HospitalityInside.

You want to be an exhibitor at the “World of Hospitality” booth in 2019? You find information and all the contacts you need on the website of hospitalityINSIDE. Alternatively, you can obtain information on exciting options for the 2020 trade fair at EXPO REAL 2019.

Impressionen World of Hospitality

“hotel lounge by PKF”: hotel meets tourism and leisure

For the fourth time PKF hotelexperts, the internationally renowned market leader in hotel, tourism and leisure consulting, organizes the joint “The hotel lounge, organized by PKF hotelexperts” booth at EXPO REAL 2019. At last year's edition, leading hotel groups and players from the tourism & leisure sectors met in a relaxed lounge setting.

The participants included:

  • AccorHotels
  • Hyatt
  • Scandic Hotels Group
  • NH Hotels
  • Radisson Hotel Group
  • Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
  • and many others.

You are welcome to obtain information at the booth at EXPO REAL or Mrs. Natalia Anistartov at

Perfect setting, perfect show: your own booth at the hotel property trade fair

You are interested in your individual participation in the hotel industry section? Find out more on the respective participation rates for exhibitors or contact us for free consultation.

The “Hotel” in the conference program: “Hospitality Industry Dialog”

Trends, but also specific challenges of different property classes, will be discussed at the PLANNING & PARTNERSHIPS FORUM in a highly varied conference program. The well established “Hospitality Industry Dialog” will again one of the fixtures of the program—for you to make valuable contacts.


Perfect setting, perfect show: your own booth at the hotel property trade fair

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