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Hostel Market In America: Potential For Growth

Over the past decade, Europe’s hostel market has shifted from budget-oriented, owner-operated assets to a more corporate model that promotes hostels’ social attributes. Can the success of the European model be replicated in certain U.S. markets?

Access HVS Boston Key Takeaways

Access HVS Networking Event in Cambridge reveals strengths and challenges for New England markets.

In Focus: Seattle, WA

Occupancy swung above 75% for Seattle’s hotel industry in 2014, a reflection of the city’s blossoming economy. High demand has also supported strong average rates and rising hotel values.

Portland Market Intelligence Report 2013

Portland, Oregon’s reputation rests on its well-known microbreweries, cuisine, culture, city parks, innovative mass transient system, & arts and music scene. The following article shows trends in hotel supply, demand, & performance within the city.

HVS Hotel Market Update: Colorado Springs Hotels in the Wake of the Waldo Canyon Fire

Wildfires ravaged lives and infrastructure on the northwest of Colorado Springs, setting off a scramble for hotel rooms. As the city rebuilds, major projects—including multimillion-dollar hotel renovations—aim to put the local economy back on track.

HVS Hotel Market Intelligence Report: Portland, Oregon

Wounded by the strikes against the national economy, Portland’s hotel market has suffered since 2008. But the city’s resourcefulness and diverse commercial and government base should help it make the most of an economic recovery.

Seattle, Hyatt, and the LEED Evolution

Seattle has one of the highest concentrations of LEED-certified buildings in the world, and the new Hyatt at Olive 8 marks the entrance of green hotels into the city’s landscape.

Changing Times Require Changing Hotel Business Models

The performance of the hotel industry can be either enhanced or limited by the way in which hotel business is conceptualised. This article illustrates how economic trends present opportunities to redefine hotel business models and create value.

Business Growth and Bellevue’s Lodging Industry

Long a satellite of Seattle, the city of Bellevue has been charting its own course for years, with high-tech firms and high-end retail providing the bulk of demand for area hotels.

HVS Market Intelligence Report: Reno, Nevada

New hotel, retail, recreation, and business developments are making “America’s Adventure Place” more welcoming than ever.