New Player Enters Hospitality Market Offering Global Leading Hotel Ownership Support

Main Photo: A new name to the hotel consultancy sector

Date: November 2020

Location: UK

Name: Four Corners Hospitality Group

Who They: Tim Shearman and Kym Kapadia, bring a wealth of experience and new dimension to hotel ownership support, by forming Four Corners Hospitality Group – FCHG comes along with a demonstrated track record of exceptional returns.

Most recently both were with Apririose, until 2019. Tim and Kym say “This is an incredibly exciting and opportunistic time to offer hotel owners and investors the benefit of our global experience and knowledge to either improve the value of their investment or identify new areas of value creation.”

What Do They Do: FCHG is an experienced acquisitions, advisory, consultancy and asset management company and well-versed within the hotel sector. What sets FCHG apart is it’s well positioned diverse spectrum of knowledge, expertise and understanding of how to improve and maximise hotelier’s return on investment – critical during these unique times.

They offer fresh-thinking, assured and transformative solutions for every part of the hotel business, therefore creating exceptional returns within the areas of:
• Acquisitions
• Consultancy
• Advisory
• Asset Management
• Hotel Management

Tim has over 30 years of hospitality experience predominately within the private equity and
investment sectors. He was CEO of Aprirose Real Estate Investment looking after their hotel portfolio. Tim also served as Chief Operating Officer of London & Regional Properties, being responsible for their global hotel portfolio. Prior to this, Tim was VP Asset Management of Westmont Hospitality Group, being one of the largest privately owned hotel portfolios in the world and had responsibility for their European hotels.

Kym has been in the hotel business for over 25 years, and is accomplished and recognised in Sales, Revenue Management, Distribution & Marketing, in the European hotel sector.

Joining her previous company Aprirose from Michels & Taylor, where she was a founding
partner & board member for 11 years, Kym’s experience in the hotel industry spans a wide variety of senior positions across the UK, European and global markets. Her impressive track record within several major hotel companies and many independent organisations includes IHG’s UK & European Revenue Director, Marriott’s UK Revenue Director, Hilton’s UK Revenue Director, Le Méridien’s Middle East, Africa & Asia Revenue & Distribution Director and Whitbread’s (Premier Inn) head of Revenue & Distribution. Kym’s reputation within the ownership world when it comes to acquisition support and recovery strategy is second to none.

As Michels & Taylor’s Vice President Commercial, Kym was instrumental in building the
now industry-recognised and very successful commercial disciplines within M&Ts
Consultancy, Advisory, Asset Management and Hotel Management sides of the business, for
a variety of investors, banks and finance houses.

THPT Comment: Well Tim & Kym certainly bring a wealth of experience to the consultancy side of the business…if any of our hotelier friends are looking for this help, at this time, feel free to contact us at THPT as we are on touch with them on a regular basis.

First Seen: FCHG press release

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