Standard International, the company behind The Standard and Bunkhouse hotels, will be opening its first office outside of the US in London later this year. This station will join its sister headquarters already established in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami.
Expansion is on track to ramp up further, with Standard properties set to open in Lisbon, Paris, Milan, Mexico City and Bangkok, among other destinations.
The company also has plans to grow its Bunkhouse portfolio, which has seven properties across Texas, California and Mexico, and to expand its One Night same-day booking app. Hotels editor Christina Jelski recently met with Standard International CEO Amar Lalvani to talk about the company's growth strategy.
Q: Are there challenges that come with scaling a boutique-driven brand like the Standard?
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