About IHM

International Hospitality Media is the premier specialist in online publishing; conference, exhibition and events, and advisory services for the hospitality and real estate industry.

The company publishes four industry-leading B2B websites - BoutiqueHotelNews.com, ServicedApartmentNews.comShortTermRentalz.com which keep our audiences engaged with the latest news, comment and opinion. UrbanLiving.News, focuses on the future of urban development and the increasing convergence of asset classes including hospitality, coliving, BTR, PBSA, flexible workspace and senior living.

Our conference experience spans four continents and are renowned for their intense focus and attract quality industry leaders, brands and independents, providing unparalleled networking and learning opportunities.

We host bespoke 'Feed Your Mind' educational events that bring owners, operators and investors together and position sponsor brands as thought leaders, designed to engage new business opportunities and lasting business relationships.
We also host bespoke 1/2 Day events (Urban Living Insights) for urban innovators and investors at the cutting edge of contemporary hospitality, real estate and living. As part of the dynamic nature of the Urban Living Festival and the subject matters across the converging hospitality and real estate assets classes – we ensure to keep ahead of the trends and on the pulse to host a series of focused 1/2 day events across the year, in addition to the main festival of ideas in July.

Since May 2020, the editorial team have delivered 400+ webinars and podcasts, engaging audiences of circa 25,000 industry professionals. These sessions take a deep dive on the latest challenges, trends and opportunities with a carefully curated panel of contributors sharing their opinions, knowledge and perspective. Lively, fun and full of information these sessions are not to be missed.
If you would like to get involved and sponsor our webinars and more then please contact rav@internationalhospitality.media (Serviced Apartment News & Boutique Hotel News)- jordan@internationalhospitality.media (Short Term Rentalz) - henry@internationalhospitality.media (Urban Living News) - directly they would be delighted to hear from you.
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Meet The Team

Piers Brown

Piers Brown

CEO

Piers plays an active role in the growth and strategic direction of the company and hosts the largest gathering of high level industry professionals at annual awards and conferences. He 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-in-chief - Living

George is editor of Urban Living News and oversees the editorial direction of Boutique Hotel News, Serviced Apartment News, and Short Term Rentalz. He 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.

Paul Stevens

Paul Stevens

Editor - Short Term Rentals

Paul joined IHM as an editorial intern in September 2018 working across the Serviced Apartment News, Boutique Hotel News and Short Term Rentalz sites. Recently promoted to Editor he has assisted with uploading news articles, contributing feature pieces and interviewing important industry figures in the international hospitality sector and been integral in the continued growth of the platform. Paul played a key role in establishing The ShortyZ in March 2020, an awards ceremony for the short term rental industry. 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

Editor - Hospitality

Eloise joined IHM in September 2019 as reporter for Boutique Hotel News and was promoted to editor - hospitality in July 2023, overseeing BHN and its sister website Serviced Apartment News. She broadly covers the global boutique, lifestyle and luxury hotel industry, as well as serviced apartments, aparthotels and corporate travel. As a multimedia journalist, Eloise contributes to daily news articles, a weekly e-newsletter and monthly features, in addition to each brand’s podcast and webinar series.

Jo Cox

Jo Cox

Head of Marketing

Jo joined IHM in December 2019 as Marketing Manager and works across The Urban Living Festival, Serviced Apartment News, Boutique Hotel News, Short Term Rentalz and all events/awards that IHM put on throughout the year. Working alongside the CEO, Editorial and Sales departments, Jo plays a crucial role in delivering the business’ marketing plans. Jo has a great track record in marketing roles throughout her career, working for both B2C and B2B businesses from PLC through to start-up, bringing a wealth of experience and flair to the marketing needs at IHM!

Ellie Bunyan

Ellie Bunyan

Graphic Designer

Ellie studied graphic design at Kingston school of Art London. Currently based in Manchester, she works for IHM on a freelance basis and at a photography studio. Ellie is a photographer and editorial designer predominantly. Ellie has a long standing appreciation for analogue photography, print making and publications, and joined IHM back in January 2022!

Mark Harris

Mark Harris

Head of Research

Mark Harris joins IHM as Head of Research after thirty years in the business travel industry. He combines this new role with being owner and director of content marketing consultancy Travel Intelligence Network (TIN). A specialist in the corporate and extended stay market, Mark is known for multi award-winning projects including the Global Serviced Apartment Industry Report (2008 – date), 80+ white papers, and for hosting industry events including the Serviced Apartment Awards. A former Marketing Director of two TMCs and Head of Marketing at ITM, Mark has also been voted business travel industry Personality of the Year. In his spare time Mark is chairman of the Northern Premier Football League and an FA councillor.

Jordan Ashford

Jordan Ashford

Head of growth

Jordan is a kiwi who moved to London in 2019 and has joined IHM as head of growth - where he will be looking at delivering growth across the portfolio: UrbanLiving.News; BoutiqueHotelNews.com; ServicedApartmentNews.com; ShortTermRentalz.com. Jordan has a background in travel and 6+ years in media/events sales. Outisde of work he's big on all things sport (rugby, cricket, football, golf...) and tries to travel and get away as much as possible.

Henry Fuller

Henry Fuller

VP, Commercial Partnerships - Urban Living

Henry joins IHM as VP of Commercial Partnerships - where he will be overseeing the growth of UrbanLiving.News. Henry has experience in project managing print and digital media campaigns, whilst also founding his own business, ShiShirts. He has achieved an MBM from Cardiff University and in his spare time plays high level rugby for London Irish rugby club.

Emilia Lee

Emilia Lee

Intern Marketing/Events

Emilia is a Dutch intern who moved to London to enhance her knowledge and expertise in the marketing and event management field. As a communication student, she has had various opportunities to explore different communication areas. During her studies, she found passion for marketing and event management and decided to dig more into it. In the next 5 months, she will use her skills to support to the team and gain new experiences.

Rubi Boeijen

Rubi Boeijen

Intern Marketing/Events

Rubi is a Dutch student currently residing in London and contributing as an intern to IHM. In addition to focusing on her graduation assignment, she’s actively supporting the marketing and sales team under the guidance of Joanne. Alongside her daily responsibilities and ongoing projects, she will be conducting research for her thesis, exploring the optimization of AI in marketing communication for IHM.

Meg Rapley

Meg Rapley

Marketing and Events Executive

Meg joins IHM as a Marketing and Events Executive, where she will be creating dynamic marketing campaigns and thought leadership events. A recent graduate from Wingate University in America, she earned a degree in Marketing while on a scholarship for competitive Track and Field. Passionate about staying active, Meg recently completed a marathon just for fun - check out her Strava for proof! She loves traveling and exploring new places.