Posts tagged “Leisure Report”

Leisure Report Awards 2008

No sign of an economic downturn at last week's Leisure Report Awards dinner at the Lords Cricket Ground in London which was a lavish affair for the 150 guests. I was there as a guest of Duncan Rowe, the Editor of Leisure Report who invited me to announce one of ...

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Collaborative Consumption article by Ray Algar

Below is an article I wrote for Leisure Report magazine in April 2007 which discusses the emerging idea of collaborative consumption. Spare a moment for those poor retailers who still insist on putting 'things' in windows, accompanied by a fixed price tag. How quaint. In bygone times when asymmetrical information flourished ...

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The future of health and fitness within hotels

Below is an excerpt from an article I wrote for Leisure Report (A new way to serve up hotel fitness) on how I see a very different kind of health and fitness proposition for hotels. What follows is a story about Brio House, which is a hotel I conceived and ...

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On-line opinion monitoring – Leisure Report article January 2007

This is an excerpt from my recent Leisure Report article. If the company wins this contract, its business will double in size. The owners have spent the past six years crafting a business that they believe provides a great service to customers, most of the time. They have invested heavily in ...

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And the winner is…

The Leisure Report awards at Claridge’s went really well. The good and the great from the UK leisure industry attended and Duncan Rowe, Editor of Leisure Report was an excellent host. I was particularly pleased to see Holmes Place pick up the award for best health club chain given that ...

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Dinner at Claridge’s – how civilised!

Tomorrow night is the Leisure Report Awards at Claridge’s in London’s Mayfair. I’m going along as a guest of Duncan Rowe, the Editor of Leisure Report. I’ve been writing for Leisure Report for the past year and it will be interesting to meet some of the readers tomorrow night to ...

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