The Trusted Independent Leisure Advisory

Resources for Leisure Assets (RLA Global) is the go-to corporate resource for hospitality, leisure, recreation, sportwellbeing and health tourism related to hotels, destinations, resorts, active living communitiessenior living and mixed-use developments.

As an integrated, full-service resource with a bespoke approach, we generate measurable business results for clients’ properties during the entire lifecycle of the asset, addressing every aspect of tourism and hospitality thus serving the best interests of the projects’ stakeholders and their guests.

 

Latest News

IHIF One-to-One with Club Med's President

Sep / 2021

RLA Global's, Group CEO talks 'Reinventing Travel and the Resort Company with the Club Med President

IHIF One-to-One with Club Med's President

Sep / 2021

RLA Global's, Group CEO talks 'Reinventing Travel and the Resort Company with the Club Med President Read more

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Adjacent Spaces at IHIF - Shaping the New Lifestyle

Sep / 2021

The lines between hotels, serviced apartments, private rentals and co-living continue to blur as the world enters a new era of lifestyle demands.

Adjacent Spaces at IHIF - Shaping the New Lifestyle

Sep / 2021

The lines between hotels, serviced apartments, private rentals and co-living continue to blur as the world enters a new era of lifestyle demands. Read more

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Latest Insights

Wellness Real Estate Report Insights into F&B Performance

Sep / 2021

RLA's head of EMEA hospitality advisory makes a closer inspection of the F&B and the data findings of the Wellness Real Estate Report

Wellness Real Estate Report Insights into F&B Performance

Sep / 2021

RLA's head of EMEA hospitality advisory makes a closer inspection of the F&B and the data findings of the Wellness Real Estate Report Read more

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Resort & Destination Investment: uncertainty is the new norm with a sprinkling of optimism

Aug / 2021

Government support in destination planning will be crucial to boosting post-Covid investor confidence in hospitality. But for now, investment is still hindered by widespread uncertainty and speculation, with asset owners holding on and investors holding back.

Resort & Destination Investment: uncertainty is the new norm with a sprinkling of optimism

Aug / 2021

Government support in destination planning will be crucial to boosting post-Covid investor confidence in hospitality. But for now, investment is still hindered by widespread uncertainty and speculation, with asset owners holding on and investors holding back. Read more

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Senior Team

Paul Boldy

RLA Global Middle East, Managing Director

Janice Gronvold

Senior Partner

Dr. Richard von Kalmar

Director of Hospitality Investments & Board Member

Laura Dutrieux

RLA Global Hospitality Advisory EMEA, Managing Director

Rita Levy

VP of Global Business Development

Paul Sawford

Associate Director of Master Planning & Tourism Development

Laura Powell

Strategic Wellness Tourism Advisor

Advisory Board

Dr. Maria Ridao Alonso

RLA Global Advisory Board Member

Cornelia Kausch

RLA Global Advisory Board Member

David Harper

RLA Global Advisory Board Member

The RLA Global Difference

We are specialists

As specialists, we have high-quality, hands-on competencies that are made truly superior by our practical and personalised service. A combination hard to find in a traditional global management consultancy.

Intelligence

Our intelligence-lead methodologies delivered by a spectrum of senior specialists with C-suite backgrounds ranging from blue-chip consultancy to on-the-ground operational experience are hard for smaller agencies to rival. 

Decades-long experience

We have decades-long experience, we provide a 360° overview, top to bottom, front to back, start to finish so that you can quickly understand your challenges and their context. 

Direct access

You’ll always have direct access to our senior team. We like spending time with our clients, and because we work with pre-defined rates that drive results, our clients can enjoy it too. 

 

Transparency

We transfer and demonstrate transparently the knowledge, skills and processes behind our thinking. We always aim to work at the level that adds the most useful, long-lasting client-value.

Wellbeing Hospitality®

Our unique Wellbeing Hospitality® approach drives better KPIs for our clients.

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Our Offer

We offer, broad-scope, deep knowledge, client-centric service delivered by accessible, experience, dedicated senior advisors. Our unique approach, using proven methods, take the entire business environment into consideration. We aim to improve the bottom-line of the entire property, not merely the leisure asset.

Our clients rely on us to make the most of their leisure assets and be able to measure that improvement in financial and guest-experience terms. So, using a Wellbeing Hospitality® approach, we consider your asset holistically: its relation to the entire property, its whole lifecycle, as well as your needs in relation to all your stakeholders.

We partner with you at any stage in the life of an asset, delivering guest satisfaction and bottom-line benefits, from inception to resurrection, in the C-Suite, and on the ground. 

Using any of our services you will always deal directly with the senior team member. The people that present our proposal, deliver that proposal. Our hands-on experience means we are quick to understand your situation and can hit the ground running, delivering quick wins, as well as creating long-term benefit. Our clients tell us that these are among the reasons they continue to return to us.

We prove that fully-realised Guest Experience metrics and best ROI are not mutually exclusive. At RLA, our senior team use our robust assessments, unique concepts, and viable solutions while always focusing on the bottom line.

RLA Global Service Wheel

Viability
Planning
Operations
Implementation

Viability

  • Feasibility
  • Market Research
  • Conceptualization
  • ROI Modelling
  • Sensitivity Analysis

Planning

  • Operational Design Brief
  • Regional & Destination Level Planning
  • Specification Book
  • Budgeting
  • Investment Sourcing
  • Zoning

Operations

  • Valuation
  • Performance Optimization
  • Asset Management
  • Owner Representation

Implementation

  • Pre-Opening Support
  • Concept Implementation
  • Specialized Procurement
  • Operator Solution

Project Portfolio

These clients count on us not just to make sure their leisure assets make them money, but actually to provide the basis for incremental value over the whole life of their property.

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