Movers and Shakers

Doris Greif appointed managing director at The Langham

UK: Langham Hospitality group has announced that Doris Greif will be the new managing director of their flagship property The Langham. Greif was chosen due to the previous MD, Bob Van Den Oord, gaining a new role as Langham’s COO. The promotion comes with the additional title of regional VP of

Movers and Shakers

First ever COO appointed at Langham Hospitality Group

UK: Langham Hospitality Group has announced the appointment of Bob van den Oord as chief operating officer, a newly created position at the company. Van den Oord will report directly to chief executive Stefan Leser, and will support the company’s hotel operations and core business functions across four continents. At


Hold the door: The rise and fall of the elevator

BHN reporter Eloise Hanson explores how hoteliers are preparing to manage the flow of people riding hotel elevators, as well as the extra steps taken to ensure a safe environment. The onset of the coronavirus has prompted a tidal wave of change, especially for businesses where service is intrinsic to