The Hotels and Leisure sector is constantly evolving, both to meet commercial challenges, such as the growth of the asset light model, changing consumer tastes and explosion in use of the internet, to geo-political and global challenges such as terrorism, climate change and outbreaks of disease.
Taylor Wessing has a long history of advising on all manner of hotel, restaurant, travel and tourism projects and transactions around the world. These range from management and franchise agreements; to buying and selling businesses; to funding, construction, planning and development. Our highly experienced international team of lawyers drawn from across our offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia advises developers, owners, operators, funders, investors, franchisees, brand owners and contractors on all areas of their business.
We have a genuine understanding of the market trends and commercial drivers you are facing in this fast-paced sector, including the importance of brand strength and distribution channels; the growth in consumers who are looking to interact with brands on a personalised, multichannel basis; and the need for harnessing social media and mobile technology at an ever faster rate whilst protecting the consumer‘s privacy and personal data.