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

Review of 2022: The biggest stories in hospitality investment

Dec / 2022

As we fast approach the festive season and close out the year take a look at what a number of the leading executives in the industry believe were the notables trends and deals of 2022.

Review of 2022: The biggest stories in hospitality investment

Dec / 2022

As we fast approach the festive season and close out the year take a look at what a number of the leading executives in the industry believe were the notables trends and deals of 2022. Read more

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Creative Workshops for Considered Design

Dec / 2022

RLA Global's Paul Boldy recently led an interactive session with ema studios

Creative Workshops for Considered Design

Dec / 2022

RLA Global's Paul Boldy recently led an interactive session with ema studios Read more

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Latest Insights

Key statistics hotel developers and operators need to know for 2023

Jan / 2023

The global hotel market benefited from a recovery in demand during 2022, but economic concerns keep the outlook rather uncertain. We've collected some important and interesting data market players should know as they're moving into 2023.

Key statistics hotel developers and operators need to know for 2023

Jan / 2023

The global hotel market benefited from a recovery in demand during 2022, but economic concerns keep the outlook rather uncertain. We've collected some important and interesting data market players should know as they're moving into 2023. Read more

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Lifestyle hotels: corporate affair for big chains

Jan / 2023

The lifestyle hotel market is teeming with investment activity from big chains, which are eager to expand lifestyle offerings as part of their corporate strategy.

Lifestyle hotels: corporate affair for big chains

Jan / 2023

The lifestyle hotel market is teeming with investment activity from big chains, which are eager to expand lifestyle offerings as part of their corporate strategy. Read more

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Senior Team

Paul Boldy

Senior Partner

Dr. Peter Bajcsi

Chief Strategy Officer

Dr. Richard von Kalmar

Director of Hospitality Investments & Board Member

Laura Dutrieux

RLA Global Hospitality Advisory EMEA, Managing Director

Paul Sawford

Associate Director of Master Planning & Tourism Development

Simon Lee Saunders

VP Strategic Health & Wellness

Daniele Scandiffio

Senior Tourism & Hospitality Consultant

Advisory Board

Dr. Maria Ridao Alonso

RLA Global Advisory Board Member

David Harper

RLA Global Advisory Board Member

Cornelia Kausch

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 tourism, hospitality, and 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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