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A New Approach to Hotel Management Fees

In the ever-evolving hospitality industry, the question of how to effectively compensate hotel operators remains crucial. While the basic premise of paying managers for their management skills holds true, the prevalent incentive fee structures may no longer adequately align with market realities, particularly for owners.

THE PLAYERS Championship’s Impact on Jacksonville Hotels in 2024

Hotels in Jacksonville, Florida, experienced a robust March, driven in part by an influx of visitors for the 50th edition of THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass. This surge in demand coincided with the entrance of several new hotels into the market, which affected hotel performance metrics.

Turkey's Positive Outlook

Located at the intersection of Europe and Asia, Turkey’s hospitality industry continues to stand strong. Hala Matar Choufany, president for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia at HVS, tells us more.

HVS Las Vegas Casino and Hotel Market Outlook 2024

Las Vegas continues to evolve, with billions of dollars being spent on the development of new world-class venues in recent years. In 2023, occupied room nights, as well as total occupancy (83.5%), continued to lag 2019 performance; however, like gaming revenue, the market’s ADR ($191.29) and RevPAR ($159.73) for 2023 reached record levels for the second year in a row. This article examines the latest trends and developments that are relevant to the Las Vegas casino and hotel markets.

The Dynamic Demand Base Powering the Knoxville Lodging Market

The Knoxville hotel market’s recent performance trends are catching the attention of regional and national investors, and for good reason. With a slew of new developments, the city is fast becoming a sought-after destination for both business and leisure travelers.

2023 European Hotel Transactions

HVS discusses the main hotel transactions that took place in 2023 and looks at the trends in single-asset and portfolio transactions over the years.

Riding the CFO Roundabout: Securing Hospitality's Financial Leadership Future

Since 2022, hospitality has seen a 30% increase in CFO turnover and a significant demand for financial executives. This trend, driven by post-COVID-19 burnout, remote work popularity and high inflation, reflects broader economic phenomena. High CFO turnover disrupts strategic initiatives, even while introducing fresh outlooks and innovation. Companies must balance retaining experienced leadership with embracing new ideas and fostering an adaptable culture to ensure resilience and sustainability.

HVS ANAROCK Hotels & Hospitality Overview, March 2024

This is a monthly industry update that highlights the key trends in the Indian hospitality industry.

Hunter Conference 2024 Takeaways

The Atlanta Marriott Marquis was bustling this week with another successful Hunter Hotel Investment Conference. Kudos to the Hunter and Marriott teams for executing an extraordinary event! Some key takeaways from the HVS brokerage and consulting staff members who attended the conference are summarized in this article.

Savannah, Georgia: Linking the Past to the Future

Savannah is one of the most desirable tourist destinations in the country, and visitation has skyrocketed since the onset of the pandemic. Some major expansion and development projects underway in the market should help support hotel metrics going forward.