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Client Opinions

Client comments on our service

 

“We have engaged MPA on two different projects, in both cases they quickly grasped the fundamentals of the market within which they were operating and produced a report which both examined our current situation and predicted, accurately, the potential areas for growth given supply, demand and price variations.” 

Beppo Buchanan-Smith, Managing Director, Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa, Caterer and Hotelkeeper’s UK Independent Hotel of the Year 2008.

 

“Whenever a client of mine needs to know what RevPAR can be achieved, the firm I turn to automatically is MPA, be this for a feasibility study, an IBR or simply a review of the effectiveness of a property’s S&M function. With their combination of sound macro overview and detailed statistical analysis, MPA consistently delivers the right answers.As a result of MPA’s inputs, I have numerous satisfied clients – be these owners, developers, bankers or investors: I have no hesitation in recommending MPA’s services.” 

Independent hotel development consultant.

 

“In the past our Sales & Marketing plan evolved as opposed to being planned. Two days with MPA have given us a new focus and direction whereby all activities are charted, costed and finally measured against performance. We now have a clear business plan for our Sales & Marketing department and decisions are now made on sound information as opposed to guess work.”

Mark Nolan, Managing Director, Dromoland Castle, Ireland.

 

“I don’t think I have read anything by any consultant ever that was as clear or as well written.”

Marilyn Lewis (now Chief Executive CADW) referring to a review and development plan for Shropshire County Council’s main museum site, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm.

 

“As part of a Hotel Solutions Partnership team  Frank Coan and Alastair Stevenson changed the way the hotel management team approach and think about sales and marketing, both strategically and tactically. No matter how good you may think your hotel is performing, they will find that extra something to give you an edge in the marketplace.”

Guy Thompson, General Manager, Castleknock Hotel and Country Club, Dublin.

 

“I have always enjoyed working with MPA over the years and appreciated the commercial realism that you brought to assignments.  Too many consultants tell the client what they believe they want to hear.”

Head of Policy, Visit Wales on his retirement, a client for over 15 years.

 

“MPA have worked on a number of hotel supply and demand projects in the region over the past 10 years covering city (Swansea) and also rural locations.  We have found their in-depth knowledge of the accommodation industry and their pragmatic, methodical approach invaluable in the context of our development planning and marketing activities.”

Gary Davies, Strategy Director, S W Wales Tourism Partnership.