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Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

HVS Key Takeaways: CHICOS 2016

Nearly 300 stakeholders in hospitality markets across the Caribbean came together in San Juan for HVS’s 6th annual regional hotel conference. What are the latest revelations for the region’s hospitality industry?

In Focus: Alexandroupolis, Greece

This snapshot provides an overview of Alexandroupolis’s hotel market, the regional capital of Evros Prefecture. Due to its favorable location, Alexandroupolis is an important port and commercial center of northeastern Greece.

South Korea Overview | Focus: Seoul Hotel Market

This article analyses the overall South Korean tourism market - its current status and future outlook, featuring a focused hotel performance and forecast analysis for Seoul, the capital of South Korea.

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.

India - 2016 Hotel Development Cost Survey

The survey provides benchmarks of hotel development costs across different positioning based on a sample set of 180 hotels. It also defines the profile of hotels by key attributes & presents a breakup of development costs into major categories.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2016-Q3

This is a time of contrasts in the Canadian Lodging Market. Resource based markets are suffering due to low oil prices, however leisure markets, most particularly in Luxury and Resort markets are benefiting from demand induced by the low-oil Loonie.

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.

Hotel Bulletin Q3 2016

AlixPartners, AM:PM and HVS have published the Q2 2016 Hotel Bulletin. The Hotel Bulletin analyses demand, supply pipeline and transactions in the hotel market in 12 cities across the UK. This edition includes a focus on independently branded hotels.

Resort With A Real Estate Ownership Component: A Turnaround Case Study

In this article, we study a resort with a residential ownership component as a means of considering some of the key factors affecting this increasingly common property feature.

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?