Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

Paris - Spring in the Step

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Paris, France. It discusses recent tourism trends and the causes for optimism for 2018 as well as providing a summary of the extensive hotel pipeline.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2018-Q1

Canada’s strong lodging 2018 year-to-date performance is buoyed by Alberta’s turnaround.

Stockholm – New Supply A Surmountable Hurdle

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Stockholm, Sweden. This snapshot discusses recent tourism trends, the impact of new supply on performance and provides a summary of the extensive hotel pipeline.

HVS Market Pulse: Lake Charles Metro Area

Other Louisiana hotel markets have been affected by the downturn in crude oil prices that began mid-year 2014; however, recent expansions in the petrochemical and liquified natural gas industries have mitigated the impact of a significant downturn.

How to Minimize the Cost of Emotional Labor

This article highlights the costs of hotel employees managing their emotions for work or emotional labor. We share practical advice on what hotel managers can do to reduce the emotional exhaustion and burnout resulting from emotional labor.

South Korea Overview Opportunity: High-Speed Rail and Winter Olympics

This article analyses the overall South Korean tourism market - its current status, outlook, and opportunities, featuring a focused hotel performance analysis in Gangneung where Winter Olympics was held in 2018.

Market Pulse: Annapolis, MD

Recent hotel transactions show investor confidence in this high-barrier-to-entry market near the major metropolitan areas of Baltimore and D.C. This article illustrates the current conditions and lodging metrics of the Annapolis market.

The HVS Quarterly Macau Update

This market snapshot provides an overview of the 4Q17 tourism industry performance in Macau, including visitor arrivals, hotel, and gaming sector.

Market Pulse: New Orleans, LA

On the three-hundred-year anniversary of the founding of the city, New Orleans welcomes more visitors than ever.

The HVS Quarterly Taiwan Update

This market snapshot provides an overview of the 2017Q4 performance of the tourism industry in Taiwan, particularly visitor arrivals and lodging markets data.