Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

HVS Market Pulse: Anaheim, California

Preparing for a galaxy far away at the happiest place on earth, hotels owners are looking toward an optimistic future given the record attendance levels at both theme parks and a strong historical precedent for the positive impact of new attractions.

Rising Capex, Development and Wellness Construction

This article reviews Capex spending increases amid rising construction costs, and consumer demand with an emphasis on the value of incorporating enhanced spa and wellness-oriented property features.

HVS Market Pulse: Arlington, Texas

Both the hotel landscapes in North and South Arlington continue to evolve as the city remains an entertainment capital of the state and as new commercial development helps spur new hotel construction.

HVS Market Pulse: Destination Downtown St. Louis

The St. Louis hotel market is at an exciting turning point, with several new, lifestyle-oriented properties set to make their mark this year. These new hotels will make a statement for the local hotel scene as this Midwest city’s status as a regional tourism destination continues to grow.

HVS Market Pulse: Newark/Jersey City, New Jersey

Developers are eyeing Newark and Jersey City as alternatives to Manhattan.

HVS Market Pulse: Memphis -Rehabilitation, Revitalization, and Restoration

Home of the Blues, Birthplace of Rock 'n Roll, Bluff City, and Grind City, Memphis is a city with many names, ingrained with history, art, music, and southern cuisine. A new record of over 12 million people visited the city in 2018 to experience the Memphis culture.

Brands Performance Update

Major public hotel companies recently released their year-end 2018 performance data. Of the 61 brands that report RevPAR statistics, most enjoyed an extended period of high occupancy levels and modest rate growth in 2018.

Hotel Valuation Index Middle East 2019

We are thrilled to share the first issue of the Middle East Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) which provides insight on regional values and investment opportunities.

HVS Anarock India Hospitality Industry Review 2018

After a long hiatus Indiawide ADRs in 2018 grew at 6.25%, resulting in a RevPAR growth of 9.6%. We anticipate RevPARs in 2019 to grow by 9.5% on the back of growth primarily in ADR.

Understanding the Resistance to Change Within the Hospitality Industry

What can change leaders do to overcome the resistance to change? Sheetal Singh, Ph.D. and Court Williams, CEO at HVS Executive Search address this question in their latest article in Hotel Business Review.