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Hello, Again: What's Next for Hotels

July 13, 2021 37 Minute Listen

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Travel rates are returning to pre-pandemic levels in parts of the world. How is the hospitality industry responding? Keith Barr, CEO of the multinational InterContinental Hotels Group, and CBRE’s Rachael Rothman, Head of Hotels Research & Data Analytics, join Spencer Levy to discuss what’s next for the hospitality sector and what lessons the industry has learned from COVID-19.

Hello, Again: What's Next for Hotels

July 13, 2021 37 Minute Listen


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Keith Barr

CEO, IHG Hotels and Resorts

Keith Barr has been the CEO of IHG Hotels & Resorts since 2017. IHG is one of the world’s largest hotel companies, with nearly 6,000 hotels in more than 100 countries. IHG’s brands include InterContinental, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express.

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Rachael Rothman

Head of Hotels Research & Data Analytics

As CBRE’s Head of Hotels Research & Data Analysis, Rachael Rothman, CFA is responsible for data analysis, thought leadership, and leveraging CBRE’s proprietary data and best in class brokerage and capital markets expertise to help hotel owners, brands, and management companies maximize profits while minimizing risks.


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Spencer Levy

Global Client Strategist & Senior Economic Advisor, CBRE

Spencer Levy is Global Client Strategist and Senior Economic Advisor for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate services firm in the world. In this role, he focuses on client engagement and public-facing activities, including thought leadership work performed in conjunction with CBRE Research. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Real Estate Roundtable’s Research Committee.

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