Global Hospitality Report (September 11, 2017)

2016/17 United States Hotel Franchise Fee Guide 
By Kasia Russell, MAI and Bomie Kim

The HVS U.S. Hotel Franchise Fee Guide provides a comparative review of various hotel franchises based on their applicable franchise fees.

HVS Market Pulse: Silicon Valley 
By John Berean

Bolstered by demand from the tech industry, the greater Silicon Valley lodging market continues to achieve record RevPAR levels. However, with the entrance of new hotels, supply has begun to outpace demand, with further developments in the pipeline.

Taiwan Hotel Market Update 
By Christy Tung and Daniel Voellm

Amid a decline in Chinese tourists, Taiwan was still able to compensate this loss by expanding the scope and diversity of its tourism economy. Who are the major source markets? And what did Taiwan do to manage this situation?

Invesco Completes Purchase of 13 Hotels in Germany and the Netherlands  

Invesco Real Estate has completed the acquisition of a 13-property (2,816 guest rooms) European portfolio for €530 million (€188,000 per room) from investment funds run by Apollo Global Management. The hotels are all operated under InterContinental Hotels Group brands and include 11 properties across Germany (the 285-room Crowne Plaza Hamburg – City Alster, the 232-room Crowne Plaza Heidelberg City Centre, the 582-room Holiday Inn Munich – City Centre, the 256-room Holiday Inn Express Berlin City Centre, the 107-room Holiday Inn Express Cologne – Mülheim, the 110-room Holiday Inn Express Cologne – Troisdorf, the 107-room Holiday Inn Express Dortmund, the 150-room Holiday Inn Express Düsseldorf – City, the 186-room Holiday Inn Express Frankfurt Airport, the 175-room Holiday Inn Express Frankfurt Messe and the 120-room Holiday Inn Express Munich Messe) and two hotels in the Netherlands (the 242-room Crowne Plaza Amsterdam – Schiphol and the 264-room Holiday Inn Amsterdam). Invesco is placing the hotels in three different funds and it has formed a joint venture with Event Hotels to manage the portfolio.


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