The 2013 HVS U.S. Lodging Tax Study explores the trends in the imposition of lodging taxes in the United States. This updated version expands the study to provide lodging tax rates/collections in all 50 states and the 150 largest US cities.
HVS Convention, Sports and Entertainment analyzed lodging tax revenue across the country to assess the health of the lodging industry. Changes in taxable room revenue show the rate of recovery from the Great Recession.
What is needed to reposition an entire destination? All around the world destinations reach a mature life cycle and are forced to re-invent themselves due to increased global competition. This case study on Montenegro can provide an insight.
Analyzes historical convention center supply trends and provides a forecast of future of projects. Presented to the International Economic Development Council in June 2010 by Tom Hazinski, HVS Convention, Sports & Entertainment Facilities Consulting.
Proximity to a college or university is considered a positive characteristic of any hotel site. This article explores the benefits and challenges of developing and operating a hotel or conference center affiliated with an educational institution.
Recently public and private sectors have partnered in development of convention hotel properties; publicly owned and privately managed. This article highlights unique features of qualified management agreements and compares them to typical contracts.