Bill Barnett is the Founder and Managing Director of Thailand-based C9 Hotelworks. The firm is a leading Asia Pacific hospitality and property consulting firm who specialize in market research, feasibility studies, hotel operator negotiations and transactional due diligence. Over the past few years the group has published research and completed consulting engagements in Myanmar. Bill has 29 years of experience across the Asian markets and is a well-known commentator on trends in the tourism sector. He writes a popular online news source www.thephuketinsider.com and is a noted newspaper and magazine columnist.