Except home market – number of the month of February, 2009 the 2009 financial year has been disappointing in the majority of the 220 luxury hotels in Germany. 50 percent reported sales declines up to double-digit percentage points. Learn more on the subject from Bessel van der Kolk. A quarter of five-star hotels (26%) could stabilize the sales on the same period last year and only one-quarter (24%) could resist the trend and increase their sales. This is part of results of the year analysis in the hospitality industry (“Gastrodynamik 2009”) of CHD expert. In the first-class hotel, the business situation is not quite as sobering: only 26 percent of a total of 2,660 four star hotels recorded declines in revenues last year. Almost half (46%) stabilized the result at the 2008 level and turn a quarter of all companies rejoiced over an increase. (Source: CHD expert Germany – “Gastrodynamik 2009”) More interesting figures on the non-domestic market: January 2010: German hoteliers invest 9.5 billion euro in December 2009: pub density in the Switzerland, the highest November 2009: sales volume of German establishments EUR 16.59 billion October 2009: 42% of the restaurateurs and hoteliers are offer special conditions for groups September 2009: over 50% of the wine offerings on German menus come from domestic August 2009: number of hotels in Germany grows 2.6% July 2009: 14,67 billion euro for catering in Germany June 2009: Europe comparison – Germany has 44.812 most establishments may 2009: 35 new top hotels in Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey April 2009: F & B sales in Italy hotels with 8.0 billion euros, the highest among the “Europe big 5” March 2009: 26 billion euro catering sales in the German-speaking world February 2009-11.5 billion euros for operating catering in Germany/France/UK-January 2009-1.5 trillion euro world sales in non-House markets read more data see: zahl_des_monats.php about CHD expert (Germany) GmbH: The business areas range from market research through direct marketing to data management. The Company philosophy is available under the heading “Know and do!”.
The company was founded in 1997 as the Marktplatz Hotel GmbH and now as CHD expert GmbH international (Germany) working with partners in all economically important countries of Europe as well as United States, Canada and Asia. CHD expert is one of the preferred partners of the Hotel Association (IHA) Germany. The customer base includes companies in the areas of food & beverages, equipment and media.