Jonathan Humphries, chairman of HoCoSo, is a repeat guest lecturer on the subject of Hotel Market & Investment at the University of Zurich. Jonathan’s class, which is taking place on Saturday the 11th of November 2017, is embedded in the Master of Advanced Studies UZH in Real Estate. Focus of this course module are investment strategies of hospitality properties within the Real Estate market.
Founded in 2003, by real estate professionals, CUREM focusses on developing Real Estate related contents at university level. Through further education, research projects and consultancy, this institution aims to contribute to the professionalization of the Real Estate industry. Valued are high-quality, innovative, socially relevant and ethically reflected teachings. Graduates excel through excellence and responsibility.
From the start, CUREM has endeavoured to bring international knowledge to Switzerland. This is reflected by the Swiss and European background of its teaching staff and has been accredited with the world-renowned quality seals of RICS, AACSB and EQUIS.
Jonathan Humphries and the team of experts behind HoCoSo bring personalised solutions for hospitality businesses and create and develop courses, trainings and teaching innovations for the education of hospitality students, enthusiasts, companies and academic institutions. Click here to read more.
Swiss-based HoCoSo stands for Hospitality Consulting Solutions and brings together teams of global experts to create tailor-made solutions for client projects. Jonathan Humphries, Chairman and Owner of HoCoSo and his direct team share over 50 years of experience and specialize in the extended stay hospitality market, the boutique sector and resort developments in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Innovative and future-oriented approaches are created for all of our clients within the following three fields of services:
- Product & Concept creation, for portfolio- & individual project developments.
- Strategic Project Scoping, Execution & Asset Management, with a focus on strategic business planning, partner selection, market & financial feasibility studies.
- Hospitality Education for students, companies, and hospitality/academic institutions, with a focus on course development, training & teaching innovation.
Jonathan Humphries is the Chairman and Owner of HoCoSo. He brings together teams of global experts to suit a client’s needs.
Jonathan Humphries has almost twenty years’ experience in the hotel and real estate sectors. For the last eleven years he covered EMEA region, supporting the expansion of Marriott International’s fifteen brands. He brought a tailor-made extended-stay Residence Inn by Marriott concept to Europe in 2008. He has been engaged on major acquisitions, renovations, extensions, re-brandings, contract extensions and terminations and created strategic road maps for both countries and cities across EMEA.
In the past two years, Jonathan was in charged with creating and delivering new industry focused courses in Hotel Asset Management and Hotel Planning and Development, as a Senior Lecturer, for École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL). Over 1,000 students completed the first ever Hotel Asset Management course for Europe and courses in Hotel Development & Planning.