About IHM

International Hospitality Media is the premier specialist in online publishing; conference, exhibition and event organisation, and advisory services for growth sectors of the hospitality industry.

The company publishes three industry-leading b2b websites - BoutiqueHotelNews.com, ServicedApartmentNews.com and ShortTermRentalz.com which keep our readers updated with the latest news, comment and opinion.

Our event experience spans four continents and covers burgeoning segments including boutique and lifestyle hotels, serviced apartments/extended stay, and short term rentals. IHM's events are renowned for their intense focus and attract quality industry leaders and brands, providing unparalleled networking and learning opportunities.

We also host bespoke 'Dine and Learn' events that position sponsor(s) as 'thought leaders', developing new business opportunities whilst supporting best practice.

Please see Boutique Hotel News , Serviced Apartment News and Short Term Rentalz media packs for our online advertising options.

Check out our promo video here 

 


Meet The Team

Piers Brown

Piers Brown

CEO of International Hospitality Media

Piers is CEO of International Hospitality Media - the premier specialist in online publishing; conference, exhibition and events, and advisory services for growth sectors of the hospitality industry. He plays an active role with the expansion of BoutiqueHotelNews.com, ServicedApartmentNews.com and ShortTermRentalz.com and hosts the largest gathering of high level industry professionals at annual awards and conferences. Piers holds an MBA, ISMM and IDM Diplomas. He has also held senior positions in the national media and retail industries.

George Sell

George Sell

Editor

George is editor of Boutique Hotel News and Serviced Apartment News and has more than 15 years' experience as a hospitality, property and travel journalist. He regularly contributes to a wide range of b2b and b2c international publications and websites. He also helps plan and programme the IHM event agendas and is the head judge for the Serviced Apartment Awards.

Katie Houghton

Katie Houghton

Group Head of Sales: Media and Events

Katie joined IHM in June 2016 as Head of Sales for both Serviced Apartment News and Boutique Hotel News plus events the brand's host throughout the year. Working alongside the CEO, Katie plays an incremental part in the growth of the business and launching new initiatives into the sector to assist businesses looking to form strong partnerships. Formerly Head of Marketing at Forum Events and Head of Marketing for Exertis, the largest distribution firm in the UK with exclusive rights to Xbox, Katie brings a wealth of knowledge on how to build strong marketing and event campaigns that deliver the necessary ROI.

Reza Bhajun

Reza Bhajun

Marketing Executive

Reza joined IHM in October 2019 as Marketing Executive and works across Serviced Apartment News, Boutique Hotel News, Short Term Rentalz and all events/awards that IHM attend and put on throughout the year. Working alongside the CEO, Editorial and Sales Departments, Reza plays a crucial role in delivering the business’ Marketing Plans. Formerly Marketing Executive for Clarion Events’ Defence Portfolio, Reza brings a host of expertise in B2B and B2C marketing of the events industry.

Caroline Evans (Maternity leave)

Caroline Evans (Maternity leave)

Senior Account Manager (SAN)

Caroline joined IHM in September 2018 as a senior sales manager working across serviced apartments and short-term rentals. Over the last 15 years, Caroline has worked in sales management in the hospitality and travel sector. Her most current position was with Cheval Residences in a global sales role, working with travel buyers and agents to become a preferred supplier. In her spare time, she loves being a mum to her daughter Poppy, running and swimming.

Chelsey Hulbert

Chelsey Hulbert

Sales and Event Executive

Chelsey joined IHM in May 2016 as an Event Assistant on a part time basis alongside her degree in International Event Management. Since graduating in 2019 with a First Class Honors, she has taken a full time role as Sales and Events Executive. Chelsey is looking forward to challenging and growing herself as a person and within her career. When not at her laptop, you'll find Chelsey at the gym or with a G&T in hand in a sunny beer garden!

Paul Stevens

Paul Stevens

News Editor

Paul joined IHM as an editorial intern in September 2018 working across the Serviced Apartment News, Boutique Hotel News and Short Term Rentalz sites. Within his role, he assists the editor with uploading 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.

Eloise Hanson

Eloise Hanson

Editorial

Eloise joined IHM as an Editorial Intern in July 2019 and quickly demonstrated her ability. With an MA, BA, and NCTJ qualification, she also has experience working in the hospitality industry. Keen to put her knowledge into practice, Eloise writes the news and feature articles for the Boutique Hotel News website. In her free time, Eloise enjoys practicing yoga and is striving to reduce her carbon footprint.