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Berlin - In Search of ADR Growth

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Berlin, Germany. It discusses recent tourism trends, challenges encountered in pushing average rate and provides a summary of the extensive hotel pipeline.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2017-Q4

The stars could not have been better aligned for the hotel industry in the year of Canada's 150th anniversary.

Geneva - Ripe for Budget?

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Geneva, Switzerland. It discusses recent tourism trends, challenges encountered in light of the currency situation and provides a summary of the extensive hotel pipeline.

Market Pulse: Palm Springs & Desert Cities

With demand levels on the rise and several redevelopment and revitalization projects occurring in the area, the Coachella Valley is experiencing a renaissance.

Supply-Induced Hotel Demand in Portland, Maine: A Case Study

In this article, the author considers the phenomenon of supply-induced demand in the hotel industry, using the recent experience of Portland, Maine, as the case example.

Market Pulse: San Diego, CA

The second-largest city in California and the eighth-largest city in the United States, has 70 miles of glorious coastline and a year-round average daily forecast of 70 degrees Fahrenheit, with annual occupancy levels reaching the high 70s.

Market Pulse: Downtown Los Angeles

A population boom and new development money in Downtown Los Angeles have led to a substantial increase in the hotel supply pipeline, with some new, large-scale, mixed-use projects contributing to the already dynamic renaissance of DTLA.

Reorganizing Spa Operations to Leverage Automation and Technology

Technology and automation are making exponential headway touching nearly all sectors of hospitality, including spa and wellness.

Market Pulse: Seattle, WA

Once defined by grunge music, rainy weather, and Microsoft, Seattle has emerged as one of the most important and innovative epicenters in the country. The immense growth has created challenges, including high home prices, traffic, and homelessness.

Market Pulse: Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth continues to experience a growth boom as the development landscape in both the urban and suburban submarkets evolves. How will an influx of proposed hotel supply affect the city’s downtown and outlying submarkets?