Author Bio
HNN columnist

Bill Barnett is a globally recognized hospitality, tourism and real estate advisor. He 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. With over 30 years’ experience in the Asia Pacific region, he has an extensive background in hotel operations, development and asset management. His past employment highlights include Senior Corporate roles at international hotel chains and publically listed companies. Barnett is considered to be one of the foremost industry experts in the hotel residences sector.