Andy Heyes

Andy Heyes

Andy began his career at the University of Derby, graduating with a first-class honours degree in International Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts.  From there, Andy headed into mainland Europe graduating with a dual distinction in MA and MSc International Hospitality and Service Management from Stenden Hotel Management School, the Netherlands, gaining the highest grade ever received for his master thesis exploring London’s luxury hotels. Andy’s expertise and area of research interest lie within luxury hotel development. He has gone on to publish in both academic research journals and a series of book chapters, all exploring the world of luxury hotel development around the world. Andy is now a regular invited speaker at academic and industrial conferences in the UK, the Netherlands and Switzerland with interest also coming from the Middle East. He is currently in the process of negotiating a future PhD to develop his interest in the international luxury hotel market and is presently writing his proposal ahead of hopeful 2019 start.