Charlie McCrow wins the Industry Inspiration Award, voted for by Serviced Apartment News readers .
Anett Gregorius, Boardinghouse Consulting and Apartmentservice Germany
Guus Bakker, Frasers Hospitality
Paul Constantinou, Quest Apartment Hotels
Charlie McCrow, The Apartment Service
Charlie McCrow is a highly trusted and respected professional amongst his peers in the corporate housing and serviced apartment sector and the wider hospitality community. With a background in property development and construction, and in supporting the growth of the sector through active participation in industry associations and bodies, Charlie was also a founder member of the UK ‘s Association of Serviced Apartment Providers. Under his leadership, The Apartment Service is at the forefront of innovation in the sector. GSAIR, the Global Serviced Apartment Industry Report, (now in its 6th edition) was the ﬁrst ‘educational’ publication that allowed investors, operators, corporates and their agents to share their knowledge and opinion of a growing and diverse global industry. The company has in the last three years also launched The TAS Alliance, providing a connected platform for operators globally to work together to create ‘end to end’ solutions for buyers. As one of the most experienced corporate housing operators in the industry, Charlie has continued to invest and increase the number of Roomspace operated apartments across Europe and the UK, this brand is undergoing a complete overhaul ensuring a concentration on the guest experience, stakeholder engagement, focusing on sustainability, product development, training and most importantly, people. Charlie’s continued investment in connected technology and in The Apartment Service as a ‘global’ agency (with sales and service oﬃ ces in seven global cities) has ensured that this 36 year old company continues evolve, expand and thrive in an ever-changing and unpredictable world.