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Recent Insights/Articles

The Annual HVS Asia-Pacific Hotel Operator Guide 2018 – Excerpt

The publication continues to serve owners as a reference for which operator has a strong presence in their home market and in potential future markets further ashore as well as key feeder markets across the region.

Israel Hotel Market Overview 2018

With more than 3.6 million visitors, representing a year-on-year increase of almost 25%, 2017 was the first time in Israel’s history that the 3 million mark was reached. This article explores the hotel performance and development pipeline in Israel.

Eat, Sleep and Experience Mzansi Style

In line with promoting local tourism in South Africa (locally known as Mzansi), we talk about authentic Township experiences and introduce some remarkable entrepreneurs that have emerged from these so-called “informal” settlements.

Key Takeaways from the 2018 South East Asia Hotel Investor’s Summit (SEAHIS)

Key takeaways from this year’s South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit (SEAHIS) at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok on May 14-15, which HVS proudly sponsored for the second consecutive year.

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.