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William Henry Pannell

In 1869, he founded his own CPA firm, W. H. Pannell & Co., in London.

Errol Kerr

Together with his partner, he founded a CPA firm in 1911, located in the Ritz-Carlton hotel on Madison Avenue, New York.

William J. Forster

substantially influenced the hospitality industry by developing the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI) in the 1920s.

PKF network

In 1969 four international accounting firms entered into a partnership and founded a joint venture open for further members.

PKF hotelexperts

Internationally recognised market leader in hotel consulting

Our unique combination of auditing and hotel consulting expertise provides the basis for service quality and reliability. We deliver independent advice based on realistic assumptions and evaluations.

We focus on the following fields:

  • Hotels, motels and resorts
  • Conference, congress and exhibition centres
  • Serviced apartments/Boarding houses
  • Airports (including airport hotels and related developments)
  • Mixed-use developments
  • Restaurants and other food & beverage facilities

Locally rooted

PKF Munich is part of the PKF public accounting and consulting network. Our local partner in the field of tax accounting is PKF Industrie- und Verkehrstreuhand GmbH, a partner-managed independent firm of accountants, tax and business advisers with its registered office in Munich.

PKF Munich (tax accounting)

Our global PKF network is extremely valuable for complex international projects. It enables us to efficiently conduct assignments worldwide.

  • 150 countries
  • 450 locations
  • approx. 20,000 employees

PKF International

We support you during the entire life cycle of a hotel

Development phase

Feasibility studies, Valuations, Investor and operator search and selection, Architectural and strategic consultancy

Operating phase

Asset management, Ownership controlling, Valuations, Repositioning, Restructuring, Portfolio analysis

Transaction phase

Determination of purchase price, Due Diligence, Investor search


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Globally connected

Besides the international PKF tax consultancies, PKF Munich can rely on cooperation with further PKF offices specialising in hotel consulting around the world, including:


PKF hotelexperts is sponsor of the MSC youth teams

As part of our social commitment, PKF hotelexperts Munich is sponsoring sports kit for the Girls C, Girls B, Girls A, Female Youth B and Female Youth A teams at MSC Munich.

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