New luxury hotel mag planned for 2007

Questex Media Group has announced it plans to
publish a new international magazine called Luxury Hotelier in 2007.Luxury Hotelier will meet the needs of corporate and management level
individuals at high-end branded hotels globally. It will focus on
properties and individuals in the market, the specific needs of those
owning and operating such facilities and how to achieve success.
  Set to debut in 2007, Luxury Hotelier will be a features-driven
publication with focus on protocols, properties and personalities of
discerning hoteliers. Luxury Hotelier will have a targeted and controlled
circulation of 10,000 worldwide corporate and owner titles of four- and
five- star quality hotels worldwide including resorts, independents and
high-end branded hotels.
  “The luxury hotelier has been waiting for a global resource that speaks
solely to the individuals who own and operate luxury-specific properties,”
said John McMahon, group publisher, Luxury Hotelier, Hotel & Motel
Management and Hotel Design. “We recognize their needs are unique, and we
look forward to serving them with a one-of-a-kind resource in Luxury
  World-renowned hoteliers have already expressed their excitement about
Luxury Hotelier:
  Simon F. Cooper, president and chief operating officer of The
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, said, “With the expansion of top tier hotel
brands around the world, Luxury Hotelier—devoted solely to the interests
of this group of executives—is certainly an idea whose time has come. I
look forward to keeping up with all the latest developments in this segment
of the hospitality market.”
  “There is clearly a need for a communications vehicle that can speak
directly to luxury hotel managers, and I cannot think of a company better
placed in the industry to provide an instructive, thought-provoking and
quality publication than Questex Media Group. On behalf of my colleagues at
The Leading Hotels of the World, we look forward to reading the informed
insight that Luxury Hotelier will undoubtedly provide,” said Paul M.
McManus, president & chief executive officer, The Leading Hotels of the
World, Ltd.
  “It’s about time someone focused on the needs of luxury hotels. With
the tremendous growth of the market, Luxury Hotelier will be a unique
publication that focuses on quality and not discounts on value and cost,”
adds Geoffrey Gelardi, managing director of The Lanesborough.