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June 28, 2020

One of the articles I liked last week mentioned the “humble elegance” of real hoteliers and true hotel  & hospitality staff. I loved the expression as it pays tribute to the real professionals and separates them from the rest - unfortunately as it seems - still the maj...

June 22, 2020

Design, exquisite materials, technical innovations are all part of hotels and restaurants we do not want to miss. And we should always stay up to date when it comes to design and technology. But Hotels & Restaurants without service, without human values are empty shell...

June 21, 2020

Facing half empty restaurants, fancy stupid ideas how to wrap everything in single use plastic and limitations by governments that don´t let hospitality be hospitable – thus survive! That´s reality right now. Especially small restaurant & hotels - the independent ones...

May 25, 2020

This was a prediction from  Kona Grill Inc. CEO Marcus Jundt in 2019. Sure he didn’t know about Corona to come but he was spot on. 

Marcus Jundt stept down as CEO at the end of 2019 but the reasons for failure and danger to hospitality he spelled out well usin...

May 25, 2020

Dies war eine Vorhersage von Marcus Jundt, CEO von Kona Grill Inc. im Jahr 2019. Sicher, er wusste noch nichts über Corona, aber er lag genau richtig.

Marcus Jundt trat Ende 2019 als CEO zurück, aber die Gründe für das Scheitern und die Gefahr für das Gastgewerbe hat er...

May 17, 2020

The Corona crisis is fading away but the problems for the restaurant industry are just starting. It will be a long process. We are all aware that we will not go back to normal as it was before.

Financial & Job losses

Many restaurant, bars, clubs will never open again and...

April 18, 2020

Discomfort of the crisis?

When asked about the problems, stress and discomfort of the crisis I can not say that it has changed me. I had to adapt. But don’t we do adapt every day? Change according to the changes in our private and business life?

Social distancing?


April 6, 2020

Staff, crew and employees are in this crisis either protected by governments or their employer. In hospitality many fall between the caps and see nothing right now. Lets have a short look at the good companies and the ones that still have to proof how good they are.


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