Hospitality industry expansion is being fueled by alternatives
Prakash Shukla, Founder, Managing Partner at Wayfare Ventures | 28 Dec 16
The hospitality industry is undergoing seismic changes with consolidation and disruption. Prakash Shukla
believes the industry is at a crossroads of significant disruptive changes, being driven by new business
models and technology. He outlines the macro environment driving the industry, some recent transactions
and then possible opportunities particularly in hospitality space. Clearly, before asset allocation, one needs
to have deep domain expertise, he believes. It is only then that one can identify opportunities where new
processes, models, technologies can be used to access new markets, inculcate efficiencies, or create a
complete new paradigm shifts.
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