Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

Social Media Marketing in the Hotel Industry: Trends and Opportunities in 2017

Mobile phone proliferation and the rise in social media users is poised to present unique opportunities for hotel companies. How are hotels currently utilizing social media marketing and are they ready for the future?

Learnings from and for Africa’s Game-Lodge Industry

As tourist and investor interest grows in the game-lodge industry and wildlife destinations around the world, the article brings to light some peculiarities and challenges of the lodging industry and lists some lessons/best practices for developers.

Israel Hotel Market Overview 2017

Israel’s hotel sector saw a relatively stable performance during 2016 with significant potential for growth due to a rise in tourism and expansion of the sharing economy. This article explores the hotel performance and development pipeline in Israel.

Paid Publication HVS Asia-Pacific Hotel Operator Guide 2017

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.

For more information about the report, contact Daniel Voellm at Email: dvoellm@hvs.com.

The Serviced Apartment Sector In Europe: No Longer the Underdog?

A strong pipeline, focused on Western Europe, confirms that the serviced apartment sector has become a serious player in the hospitality industry. With limited ancillary services, the product can be operated efficiently through longer average stays.

Key Drivers for Hotel and Resort Spa Profitability

The global spa movement, which includes wellness tourism, amounts to upwards of $3 trillion dollars per year. What physical and strategic elements are key to driving bottom-line performance at traditional and wellness-focused spas?

HVS Market Pulse: Richmond, VA

Richmond was recently rated among the world’s top tourism destinations, and leisure demand remains a pillar of the city’s hotel industry. Corporations, government institutions, and conventions are also driving occupancies and interest in new supply.

The Annual HVS Asia-Pacific Hotel Operator Guide 2017 – 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.

Key Takeaways: SEAHIS 2017

Key takeaways from the South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit include recurring themes throughout the region such as the rise of the millennial generation, the experience economy and the effects of political instability on regional outlook.

2017 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide

HVS Design and Jonathan Nehmer + Associates (JN+A) are proud to announce the completion of the 2017 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide. The Guide is a comprehensive listing of capital expenditure construction and FF&E costs for hotel renovations in the USA.