Author Bio
HNN columnist

Bill Barnett, a globally recognized hospitality, tourism and real estate advisor, is the founder and managing director of Asia-based C9 Hotelworks. In addition to being a leading consultant, he is a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences. His is the author of four books on travel, property and hospitality, and a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and the founding advisor of the Phuket Hotels Association.