2012-2013 South America Overview, Trends & Opportunities

This article highlights the latest tourism trends for South America. It provides analysis of individual hotel markets in Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Santiago, Bogota, Lima and Montevideo, on a yearly and YTD June 2012 and 2013 basis.
Fernanda L’Hopital - Associate Director of HVS, has dedicated half of her 14-year professional experience to hotel consultancy. Fernanda has in-depth knowledge of the tourism, hospitality and related-real estate markets in South America. During her career in the hotel industry she has conducted more than 200 studies and has gained plenty of experience in performing market research, feasibility studies, strategic planning, business plans, development plans, highest and best use studies, operator search, management and franchise contract negotiation, and valuations for hotels and other real estate projects. Her regional experience is mainly built on her thorough work in countries like Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Uruguay, Bolivia and Paraguay where she has worked both on operating and developing hotels and other real estate projects. Fernanda has a Bachelor degree in Economics from Universidad de Buenos Aires and a Master in Business Administration from Universidad del CEMA. For more information contact Fernanda at flhopital@hvs.com.


  1. Eleonora TarzibachiJanuary 14, 2014

    Request for report

    • Dear Eleonora, could you download the report? The link is on the website. If you are not able to download the report do not hesitate to contact me again. Regards. Fernanda.

  2. Vladyslava MaliutaMarch 4, 2014

    ok good job you made

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