Paul Stevens

Paul Stevens
Paul joined IHM as an editorial intern in September 2018 working across the Serviced Apartment News, Boutique Hotel News and Short Term Rentalz sites. He writes and uploads news articles, contributing feature pieces and interviewing important industry figures in the international hospitality sector. He is an NCTJ qualified journalist and a graduate in French and Spanish from the University of Southampton. In his spare time, Paul is a big fan of football and tennis, running in half marathons and enjoys travelling to new countries. Contact: paul@internationalhospitality.media
Lighthouse Stardekk

Lighthouse buys Stardekk to grow distribution opportunities

Belgium: Hospitality tech data firm Lighthouse [formerly OTA Insight] has announced that it has acquired Stardekk, a provider of channel management and distribution software for holiday homes, BnBs and independent hotels.

Recharge Stuart Godwin

Recharge 2024: Stuart Godwin, room2 hometels

Stuart Godwin, managing director of Lamington Group and room2 hometels, speaks to IHM about why the brand was keen to support Recharge 2024 in Belfast, what a net zero carbon hometel entails, and his highlights from the event. Filmed at room2 Belfast.

Recharge Cathy Reynolds

Recharge 2024: Cathy Reynolds, Belfast City Council

Belfast City Council’s Cathy Reynolds speaks to IHM about the investment in infrastructure in the city, regeneration and changing perceptions of Belfast, and her key highlights of Recharge 2024. Filmed at room2 Belfast.

travel

IHM A-Z: What’s next in travel, hospitality and real estate in 2024?

Worldwide: IHM’s editorial team [George Sell, editor-in-chief; Paul Stevens, editor – short-term rentals; and Eloise Hanson [editor – hospitality] provide a glimpse into what to expect for the travel, hospitality and real estate sectors in 2024 in our annual A-Z article.

Duve

Duve buys Easyway to boost AI-driven guest experience

Israel: Tel Aviv-based guest experience platform Duve has announced the acquisition of Easyway, a hotel technology provider that offers a comprehensive guest messaging platform featuring AI agents based on generative AI.

Recharge

Reliving Recharge 2024: Belfast event recap

Northern Ireland: IHM [International Hospitality Media] took its annual Recharge event to Belfast in Northern Ireland for its sixth edition, this time hosted at ‘hometel’ room2 Belfast.