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GST & the Indian Hospitality Sector – Second Fiddle Treatment

In recent events, including the highly contentious highway liquor-ban and the just declared Good & Services Tax by The Government of India, it appears that the Hospitality business has been extended the second fiddle treatment.

In Focus: Countryside of Tuscany, Italy

This article provides a market snapshot of Tuscany, Italy. Tuscany represents one of the most established touristic markets in Europe and the third most visited region in Italy, widely known for its landscapes, traditions, history and artistic legacy

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2017-Q1

In the first quarter of 2017, the Canadian lodging market continues to fire on all cylinders with RevPAR growth outpacing 2016 growth. Alberta and Newfoundland are charting positive growth for the first time in three years!

In Focus: Malaysia – A Rising Opportunity

This article aims to highlight Malaysia’s current and future hotel market. It further discusses the rise of lifestyle hotels and the adaption of hotel brands to Millennials’ travel behaviour.

Soft Brands - Future Opportunities in the Canadian Market

This article analyzes the key factors that are causing the slow uptake of soft branded hotels across Canada, and the future growth that is expected.

2017 Middle East Hotel Survey – Chaos, Consolidation & Opportunity

The region continues to face distraught; dwindling economic conditions, changing demographics and source markets, and a saturation of luxury hotels pose an opportunity for developers to build mid-market.

HVS Market Pulse: Reno, NV

After recovering from an influx of new supply followed by the recession, hotel developers are looking again at Reno. New start-ups and business expansions have also stoked interest in non-gaming hotels in this historically casino-centered market.

Market Pulse: Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN

Three distinct but adjacent markets in Minnesota account for well over half of all hotel business in the state. Driven by strong performance and growth in demand, hotel supply in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington is on the rise.

Key Takeaways: Hunter Conference

Investors, buyers, bankers, appraisers, and owners gathered at the Hunter Hotel Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, March 22–24, 2017.

Market Pulse: Singapore

This article provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market performance in Singapore, in 2016. It also discusses key trends and solutions in creating value for hotels in Singapore while dealing with market changes and uncertainty.