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 two industry-leading b2b websites - BoutiqueHotelNews.com and ServicedApartmentNews.com, which keep their respective sectors up to speed with news, comment and opinion.

Our conference experience spans three continents and covers burgeoning segments including serviced apartments/extended stay, boutique and lifestyle hotels, hostels, budget travel and short term rental. Our events are renowned for their intense focus and attract quality industry leaders and brands, providing unparalleled networking and learning opportunities..

We also organise bespoke educational events and investor breakfasts to bring operators and investors together.

Please see our Boutique Hotel News and Serviced Apartment News media packs for our prices and product offerings.


Meet The Team

Piers Brown

Piers Brown

Piers is CEO of International Hospitality Media - the premier specialist in online publishing; conference, exhibition and events, and advisory services for niche growth sectors of the hospitality industry. He plays an active role with the expansion of BoutiqueHotelNews.com and ServicedApartmentNews.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

George is the editor of Serviced Apartment News and Boutique Hotel 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 conference agendas, and is the head judge for the Serviced Apartment Awards.

Natalie Taylor

Natalie Taylor

Natalie is operations manager for International Hospitality Media. She started collaborating on the company’s projects at the age of 18 and quickly progressed due to her go-getting attitude. Between the IHM events, Natalie runs event management and production teams for some of Europe's most popular festivals including Glastonbury Festival of Music and Arts, Outlook Festival and Snowboxx Festival. In her spare time you can catch her sliding down a snowy mountain or travelling to a new corner of the world.

Katie Houghton

Katie Houghton

Katie joined IHM in June 2016 as Head of Sales for both Serviced Apartment News and Boutique Hotel News plus events the brands host throughout the year. Working alongside the CEO, Katie plays an incremental part to 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.

Lavinia Rusu

Lavinia Rusu

Lavinia has recently joined International Hospitality Media as Marketing Lead in October 2016 after an internship in 2015 where she worked on the first Serviced Apartment Digital Marketing Report. Recent graduate from King's College London with an MSc in International Marketing, Lavinia also holds a first class BA in Global Business Management from Coventry University London. Working directly with the CEO and supporting the Head of Sales, Lavinia is responsible for implementing marketing campaigns, overseeing IHM events and identifying new, and maintaining existing commercial sales activities and delivering growth.