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Fee-for-Service Arrangements Provide Opportunities for New Entrants into the Shared Ownership Industry

HVS consultants in Florida advise new entrants to consider the timeshare arena, thanks to new capital light and fee-for-service structures which, eliminate barriers to entry.

The Increasing Importance of Branded Residences

We have interviewed industry experts to explore the strategies and future growth opportunities for branded residences on a global scale. This article represents our findings based on a sample of eight luxury international branded residence operators.

A 7-Step Strategy to Manage Hotel Online Guest Reviews

Online hotel guest reviews significantly influence the booking decisions of future guests. Implementing the 7-step strategy suggested in this article can improve guest satisfaction and may increase future bookings.

2012 Caribbean Hotel Market Survey: The Big Six

This article focuses on the Caribbean lodging market and provides valuable insight into the major island destinations Aruba, the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico - considered the “The Big Six” in Caribbean tourism.

Market Intelligence Report, Antigua, West Indies

This article summarizes the existing performance of the hotel market in Antigua, West Indies and provides a brief outlook on its tourism industry.

Caribbean Hotel Investors Manual What you Need to Know

As the Caribbean hotel market is recovering, investor interest is rising. Each of the island nations constitutes a different submarket. This article outlines what investors need to know when pursuing opportunities in the region.

Belize: A Small Hotel Market Poised for Growth

This article provides an overview of the Belizean tourism industry, while taking a closer look at the national lodging market and highlighting specific regions offering the greatest potential for hotel development.

HVS Report: Foreign Direct Investment, Commercial Real Estate, and Hotel Development in Mexico City

Mexico City is one of the most densely populated and developed urban areas in the world. How will rising foreign direct investment amplify the dynamics of the city’s office and lodging markets in the wake of the recent recession?

U.S. Hotel Brands in the Caribbean: Over-Supplied or Under-Represented?

The Caribbean region offers a diversified portfolio of hotels. As tourism in the region continues to grow, the development of hotels should continue to evolve to accommodate the changes in the nature and pattern of demand.

Economic Cycles Affecting the Difference Between Top Caribbean Lodging Facilities

This article discusses the historical differences (occupancy, average rate, and RevPAR) between the higher-yielding segments of the branded lodging market in the Caribbean.