Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

HVS Market Pulse: Bangkok, Thailand

The following article provides a brief overview of Bangkok, its different sub-markets, its tourism industry, the recent dynamics of the local lodging market, as well as the 2018 outlook.

Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is currently accepting proposals for the development of a parcel of property owned by the college that overlooks the majestic Hudson River in historic Hyde Park, NY.

Zimbabwe – Vote for Tourism

As Zimbabwe undergoes a historic election, tourism is a key industry that could drive the country’s makeover.

China and Impact on SA Tourism

South Africa has continued to strengthen its ties with China, to ensure that the economic engagement was mutually beneficial, continued to lead to infrastructure development, greater economic participation and the greater good of both countries.

HVS Market Pulse: Tucson, AZ

While Tucson may be overshadowed by Phoenix, the market is making strides in its own right. New supply remains at healthy levels and is not expected to negatively affect performance for the greater market.

Wellness and Hospitality Resilience in Economic Uncertainty

This article reviews important keynotes to protect wellness and hospitality investments after a decade of significant market and industry change.

The Serviced Apartment Sector in Europe: Alive and Kicking

The last year marked a true consolidation of the serviced apartment industry. This year’s article analyses the different operating models used within the industry and looks at the future pipeline as well as the latest investment transactions.

Cape Town Calling: Undoing the impact of ‘Day Zero’ on Tourism

With dam levels rising in Cape Town and the city becoming water-wise the threat of ‘Day Zero’ has been pushed out to 2020 or potentially ‘never’. The city now needs to market its comeback and set benchmarks for sustainable tourism destinations.

In Focus: Malaysia - Reinvigorated Opportunities

In Focus: Malaysia 2018 summarises Malaysia’s tourism landscape, hotel performance and outlook. The article further highlights four growing destinations including Johor, Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and Penang.

Mitigating Spa and Wellness Investment Risks

Having an acute understanding of how spa and wellness features intersect with perceived value and profitability percentages, conveys important impacts on asset performance, momentum and risk.