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.

Get further information on the participation rates for exhibitors or contact us for free consultation.

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. With 30 companies about half of the exhibitors focusing on this sector are represented there in Hall A2. The companies represent the complete range of hotel development, financing, investment and hotel management.

World of Hospitality zoom Joint booth: World of Hospitality

More than half of the exhibitors 2018 were hotel groups: arcona Hotels & Resorts, Best Western Hotels, Choice, citizenM, Derag Living Hotels, easyHotel, Falkensteiner Hotels & Resorts, Gorgeous Smiling Hotels, Harrys Home, Kempinski Hotels, Letomotel, Plaza Hotel Group, Prizeotel, Radisson Hotels, Rilano Hotels & Resorts, Staycity Aparthotels, TUI Hotels as well as the management funds LFPI and Pandox.

And the hotel developers, consultants and investment companies were agian strongly represented in 2018: Aroundtown Properties (Primecity), Drees & Sommer, Hotour Hotel Consulting, DSR-Hotel Holding, TKS, Christie & Co., Treugast Unternehmensberatung, Hotel Affairs Consulting as well as the lawyers from Jung & Schleicher. This is the first time that a destination presents itself at the booth with Hofer Land, Fichtelgebirge and the Bayreuth region. The desk of booth organizer HospitalityInside is the point of contact for subscribers, network partners and all those who are interested in the HITT, the latest exclusive digitalization Think Tank of HospitalityInside.

Our tip: Get in touch with the organizers about a partnership in 2019 right at the booth or on the website 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.


“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
  • Arcotel
  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • Novum
  • Scandic Hotels Group
  • and many others.

PKF hotelexperts also invited to the “hotelforum”,an attractive blend of conference, extensive networking event and a festive evening program.

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

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

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.

Our tip: The EXPO REAL blog offers you interesting information on the various trade fair subjects as well as views and experiences of different players. Take a look and see for yourself!