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Technology in the Hospitality Industry – Have We Gone Too Far?

With the advent of technology, many activities previously performed by live humans have been replaced by automated methods. Is it really an improvement, or has the industry gone too far?

HVS Market Pulse: Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. remains a top draw for leisure, convention, business, and government demand, with market-wide RevPAR ranking among the highest in the nation. Convention activity and tourism continue to grow, pushing the overall market performance.

Las Vegas Casino & Hotel Market Outlook 2017

Las Vegas had 42.3 million visitors in 2015, breaking the previous record set in 2014. The record for number of visitors was broken for the third consecutive year in 2016, with 42.9 million visitors.

Market Pulse: Toronto Airport Strip, ON, Canada

The YYZ hotel market has been capitalizing on growth in airport traffic. Hotel revenue growth is expected to shift from occupancy gains to rate increases as occupancy levels remain high and capital improvements to lodging facilities are completed.

Key Takeaways: 2017 NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference

Over the two-day event, industry experts gathered to share their opinions on a wide variety of ownership, management, branding, lending, and economic topics.

HVS Market Pulse: San Francisco, CA

The San Francisco hotel market experienced strong momentum in 2016, matching the city’s vigorous economy. Although the development pipeline is anticipated to expand, the construction and opening of new hotels should continue at a modest pace.

HVS Market Pulse: Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. remains a top draw for leisure, convention, and government demand, with market-wide RevPAR ranking among the highest in the nation. Convention demand and tourism continue to grow, helping to push the market’s overall performance.

Las Vegas Casino & Hotel Market Outlook 2016

Las Vegas received more than 42.3 million visitors in 2015, an all-time high. Year-to-date data points to a new high this year. Diversification in the area’s attractions, however, brings a shift in how visitors spend their dollars in the city.

HVS Market Pulse: Branson, MO

Located in the Lakes Area of the Ozark Mountains, Branson has long been famous as a tourism destination for seniors. New amusement parks and sports venues, however, are drawing families and millennial travelers to Branson hotels.

An HVS Guide to Hotel Revenue Management

Revenue management for hotels has transformed over the past four decades, though some of its tried and true principles remain in place. What does the practice of modern revenue management mean to hotel operations?