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Hotel Industry

Via comprehensive know-how about hotel development and hotel operations the hotel experts of Kohl & Partner support clients from the development of hotel projects to the optimization of their economic success.

The services of Kohl & Partner for new hotel projects range from Concept Development to Feasibility Studies, Operator Selection and Pre-Opening Management. Hotel Valuations, Strategic Repositioning Concepts, Asset Management or Wellness & Spa Concepts are common services for existing hotels. Our projects could be located in large cities, provincial capitals, small towns as well as in leisure destinations (e.g. in mountain resorts, at lakes/sea or near touristic hotspots).

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Services in the area Hotel Industry

Feasibility Studies

Feasibility Studies by Kohl & Partner meet the highest requirements of investors, operators, banks, financial and funding institutions. It consists of four modules: Market Analysis, Site Analysis, Strategic Business Concept and Calculation of Profitability.

Concept Development

Concept Developments define the future positioning of the hotel on the market. Based on the positioning the future characteristics of the hotel will be determined – e.g. amount of rooms, category or additional facilities/services.

Operator Selection

One of the key success factors of every hotel is a professional management and therefore the selection of the right operator is a crucial element. It consists of four modules: Project Fact Sheet, Long List, Short List and Negotiations.

Pre-Opening Management

It is necessary to start with the pre-opening activities early enough to guarantee the best possible start for a new hotel. Pre-Opening activities include e.g. hiring and training of staff, marketing or setting up the necessary systems.

Hotel Valuations

Hotel Valuations offer the reader a detailed overview of the “as-is” situation, possible future earnings and the market value of the hotel. It consists of five modules: Market Analysis, “As-is” Situation, Financial Analysis, Forecast Calculation and Capitalised Earnings Calculation.

Strategic Repositioning Concepts

Based on the existing situation of the hotel, the competitive situation and current trends in the hotel industry a new strategic positioning for an existing hotel is determined. Strategic Repositioning Concepts include detailed action plans for a successful implementation.

Asset Management

Asset Management evaluates and optimizes the management as well as the financial results of an existing hotel. Our experts will closely work together with the management of the hotel in order to achieve desired improvements and to start necessary changes.

Further Services

• Turn Around Management
• Marketing Plans
• Individual Coaching
• Business Plans
• Human Resource Management
• Quality Management

Clients in the area Hotel Industry

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Operators & owners
  • Investors & banks
  • Project developer
  • Public authorities

Exemplary projects - our successful projects

Concept and Pre-Opening for a 4-star boutique hotel in Sofia Bulgaria

Concept and Pre-Opening for a 4-star boutique hotel in Sofia Bulgaria
Conversion of an office building into a 4-star boutique hotel

Feasibility Study for a Wine & Spa Resort in Langenlois Austria

Feasibility Study for a Wine & Spa Resort in Langenlois Austria
Development of a wine & spa resort in a famous Austrian wine region

Our contribution to your success

Team of experts

All our Kohl & Partner consultants either have a tourism-related education or several years of working experience in the field of tourism. Our experts worked in famous hotels, successful Destination Management Companies or well-known tourism infrastructure facilities. The majority of our consultants are already many years with Kohl & Partner and therefore gained comprehensive project development know-how in their field of specialisation.

International experience and local competency

Kohl & Partner implemented projects in more than 20 countries with a special focus on Central and Eastern Europe. One of our key advantages is the tourism development know-how of our experts, gained by working in some of the most developed tourism destinations in the world. At the same time Kohl & Partner often cooperates with local companies to cover local aspects of our work.

Quality as the basis for all of our work

Kohl & Partner means „quality in tourism“. The company is being developed and managed according to the EFQM-Modell for Business Excellence and won the “Austrian Quality Award” (a competition of the Austrian Ministry of Economics) for SMEs in Austria. Furthermore Kohl & Partner is an affiliate member of the UN World Tourism Organization and works in accordance with international consulting standards.