Hotels, Tourism & Leisure
nem Hotels, Tourism & Leisure (“nem HTL”) brings together a specialist team of hotel, tourism, entertainment and retail industry professionals with many years of senior level experience. The team has worked for owners and operators in private and public companies across the Asia Pacific region, together with fellow nem Partners who have specialist functional skills applicable to the hospitality sector.
nem HTL provides a unique services to owners and developers in hospitality and tourism by combining direct industry experience with best practice capability across many varied industry sectors.
Services at a glance
Acquisition Project Management
Feasibility Studies & Modelling
Asset Identification & Selection
Financial & Asset Due Diligence
Project Site Identification & Evaluation
Hotel Brand & Operator Selection
Management, Franchise & Lease Deal Negotiations
Performance Benchmarking & KPI Scorecards
People Performance & Culture
Capital Expenditure Prioritisation
Risk Management & Compliance
Marketing Documentation Preparation
Pre Sale Asset Value Enhancement
Sale of Hotels & Undeveloped Projects
Vendor Due Diligence
Partners at a glance
The following are leading Partners within the firm's Hotel, Tourism & Leisure capabilities. Based in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, each Partner has specialist skills and experience in these sectors, in addition to specific industry experience that can be applied more widely.
Kerry L Chew
Kerry has experience in both business marketing and sales consultancy and in senior management roles in the hotel, tourism and leisure sector. She has a proven track record for increasing sales, market share and improving profitability. Kerry commenced her career with Queensland Tourism before making the transition to the hotel industry where she gained extensive experience in leadership roles from budget to luxury hotels, small independent hotels to large hotel chains.
With a lifetime involvement with hotels, David has broad international experience having worked in senior management and corporate roles within the hospitality industry across Asia, the US, Australia and New Zealand. David has held Chief Operating Officer and Vice President roles for InterContinental Hotels Group, Starwood Hotels and Resorts and Dusit International. David has deep operational, project and marketing expertise that have been successfully applied to new developments in New Zealand.
Jo has been at the forefront of the emerging regenerative medicines, well-being and medi-spa sectors as they have expanded globally from a purely clinical to consumer retail experience. She commenced her professional career in the pharmaceuticals industry before extending into regenerative medicines - both biological and surgical - and saw her involvement in the emerging noninvasive cosmetics industry as it established itself as a significant growth sector in the UK and globally.