Since 1959, The Harilela Group has been running a thriving business empire in Hong Kong that has spread to the four corners of the world. Dr Aron H Harilela, heads the family business that Group currently owns and operates numerous properties spanning Asia, Europe, Canada and the U.S., with new hotels including "The Hari" in London in 2016 and another hotel that will open at Lockhart Road in Wan Chai, Hong Kong in 2019.
The hotel industry is facing growing challenges － intense competition from boutique hotels and local home-stays, growing consumer expectations for hospitality and service providers, slumps in tourist arrivals, and high land prices. Despite these difficulties, how does the Harilela Group continue to find new opportunities? How can the group stay resilient during these tough economic times? Find out about Harilela's keys to success and his views on the prospects of the hospitality sector in Hong Kong.