HVS is pleased to share the Hospitality GCC- Hotel Owner & Investor Survey. Despite the challenges and uncertainty, there will be better times and the hospitality and travel market will eventually come out stronger. The future winners are those that will create an ecosystem that is built on ethical principles and promotes a behavior that reflects a good corporate citizenship. Finally a strong risk mitigation approach, flexibility and innovation will remain key traits of successful organization
After the initial impact of COVID-19 on the tourism sector, Greece is experiencing a transitional period as it is entering the next phase of the outbreak. HVS conducted targeted interviews with highly influential tourism professionals and offers further insight on the aspects affecting operations in the short-term. Governmental decisions aiming to assist the nation’s tourism restart are described and their implications on businesses are further explained.
The impact that COVID-19 is having on the hospitality industry is palpable. There is no time more important than right now to come together, share information, and discuss what this means for our future. Katherine Doggrell is joined by Russell Kett, Chairman at HVS.
What realistic choices does a bank have in handling anything from short-term loan modifications through major troubled debt restructuring without ultimately dealing with the adverse effects related thereto? And, as an alternative, does a lender really want to fight through a foreclosure process and likely Chapter 11 counter filings by the borrower?
The COVID-19 pandemic and the related restrictions on travel, business activity, and individual movement are having an unprecedented impact on our industry and economy. Hotel owners, operators, lenders, and investors are all facing greater challenges than ever anticipated, as they grapple with plummeting occupancy, average rate (ADR), and RevPAR and seek solutions to mitigate the impact on EBITDA.
This article gives an overview of hotel investment volumes in Europe in 2015, discussing trends and forecasts and providing a comprehensive list of single asset and portfolio hotel deals above €7.5 million.
The sharing economy – a product of four mega trends affecting today’s society: rising urbanisation, changing demographics, shifts in power and a digital revolution. This article discusses current and future trends for budget hotels in this economy.
Numerous international companies are showing increased interest in the Israeli hotel market. This article provides an insight into the country's tourism demand, its hotel market and hotel values and investment.
This description of a sales tax audit is an opportunity to minimize potential problems with sales taxes. While focused on Minnesota much of it applies to any state with sales taxes. Do not construe this article as legal or tax advice.
This article explores what effects increased visitation and other changes in the market are likely to have on the demand/supply balance in Marrakech's luxury hotel sector. We also provide a performance forecast up to 2016.