To ‘The Bank’

Valor Hospitality to open the first voco in South Africa When my friend and business partner Steve Cesinger and I founded Valor Hospitality Partners in 2012, we knew we wanted to build a firm that would take risks and do exciting work. To that end, we’ve never hesitated to take on projects that might give […]

Valor Celebrates Black History Month

I listened intently yesterday to the incredible Robert Johnson of the RLJ Companies as he was interviewed on CNBC’s Squawk Box. Mr. Johnson, the creator of many businesses within his empire is a true visionary, pioneer and entrepreneur and is widely known for creating the TV channel BET in 1980. In 2001 he became America’s […]

Valor Hospitality’s Predictions for the Hospitality Industry in 2021

Many changes are around the corner for the upcoming year, especially for the hospitality industry. Between the optimism about a COVID-19 vaccine and fluctuations in the marketplace, it’s difficult to gauge how the cards will unfold next year. As a leader in the industry, Valor Hospitality Partners got together with our CEO, Euan McGlashan, to […]

The Future of Hotel Design

As the world mitigates these unprecedented times in the face of COVID-19, the future is sure to hold some intriguing changes for the hospitality industry. While some traditional high-touch hotel practices like buffet breakfasts and minibars may be put to rest, new and innovative features will take their place. As hotels ramp up their efforts […]

How To Do Holiday Travel During COVID-19

  Whether you’re looking to rest or visit with family, there are plenty of reasons to travel this holiday season. One thing is for certain though: Taking precautions is on top of the priority list. Holiday travel with COVID-19 is tricky, but you can accomplish it if some of the bigger worries are addressed. Is […]

Hospitality Highlights: 5 Things You Should Know

The hospitality industry is constantly evolving. For our team at Valor Hospitality Partners, staying on top of the latest trends is a key ingredient to the success of our organization. We make it a priority to stay informed, and want to keep our readers informed, too! Read on to discover some of the latest headlines, […]

Stories of Valor: 5 Ways Our Global Team is Positively Embracing Change

Though the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is unclear, our team at Valor Hospitality Partners believes that there are still plenty of things to celebrate, smile, and be positive about. Embracing a new normal can be daunting but we think that it’s how you choose to embrace these changes that will determine your outcome in the future […]

Simplify Your Plans: Our Favorite Travel Apps for Hospitality Professionals

When it comes to planning a business trip, many hospitality professionals rely on technology for more than just one part of the process. Travel apps provide a secure and accessible way to manage even the most minute aspects of a trip. From budget and spending to logistics, safety, and communication — smartphones are changing the […]

Valor Hospitality 2020: Why We’re Looking Forward to the New Year

As our team at Valor Hospitality Partners prepares for the close of what has been an exciting and plentiful 2019, exciting updates are waiting in the wings for 2020.  Before the holidays, Valor’s global partners convened in the United States for a dual-city event in which they were able to connect, and share ideas, in […]