Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

Interviews with Leaders - Mr. Ludwig Bouldoukian, Regional VP of Development, Middle East and North Africa - Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Next in the series of Interviews with Leaders is an interview with Mr. Ludwig Bouldoukian, Regional VP of Development, Middle East and North Africa - Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2018

The Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2018 highlights an overview of transaction activity in the region and presents 16 markets’ current hospitality landscape; each covering demand and supply dynamics, hotel performances, and key transactions.

2018: Hotel Valuation Index (Asia Pacific – Select Markets)

The Hotel Valuation Index analyses economic as well as hotel-market specific demand and supply dynamics to derive indicative values and future growth trends for the top 25 hotel markets in 12 countries in the Asia Pacific region.

How Hotels Can Compete in the Airbnb Landscape

Airbnb came on the scene in 2008, amidst corporate scandal, economic downturn and instability. Initially people were skeptical, but Airbnb has gained remarkable momentum building its platform with transparency and trust.

Equity Yield Rates on the Decline

HVS continually tracks the rates of return on the assets that we consult on.

Disaster-related Hotel Business Loss Recovery – Unique Challenges

Hurricanes Michael and Florence are both gone, but the extent of their destruction is now coming into clearer focus.

HVS Market Pulse: Cincinnati, OH

Hotel performance in the Queen City is experiencing record highs, leading to strong interest in hotel development. In this article, we examine what is driving demand growth and how the lodging market will react to an expected supply surge.

HVS Market Pulse: Sacramento, CA

Sacramento is the capital of California and the sixth most populous city within the state. The area is experiencing a period of economic expansion, as evidenced by numerous local development projects.

Interviews with Leaders - Mr. Haitham Mattar, CEO at RAKTDA

HVS interviews Mr. Haitham Mattar, CEO of RAKTDA, who has contributed to the growth of the Emirate’s tourism through various sustainable development and diversification strategies in recent years.

GCC Countrywide Hotel Performance Indicators

GCC countries have supported and grown inbound tourism in the last 15-20 years. HVS remains confident that accommodated room night demand will grow despite the aggressive development pipeline.