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2015 Canadian Hotel Transaction Survey

In 2015, the Canadian lodging industry experienced the highest level of transaction volume since 2007 with a total of more than $2.2 billion.

In Focus: African Hotel Market Update

A look at current trends in the African hotel market and what is in store for the rest of 2016.

Positive Operating Leverage Results in Another Year of Hotel Value Gains; Cap Rates Start to Rise

Five years of steady cap rates and rising NOI have resulted in significant U.S. hotel asset appreciation. The current economic landscape is likely to cause hotel cap rates to rise in 2016, moderating future value gains.

Three Key Takeaways | 2015 CHICOS

HVS held its fifth annual Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) in San Juan, Puerto Rico on November 12–13, where discussions on financing trends, emerging markets, and development pipelines had a common theme: growth.

The Budget Hotel Sector's Position in the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy – a product of four mega trends affecting today’s society: rising urbanisation, changing demographics, shifts in power and a digital revolution. This article discusses current and future trends for budget hotels in this economy.

Four Key Takeaways | 2015 North America Tourism & Hospitality Investment Conference (NATHIC)

Foreign Direct Investment in U.S. enterprises has doubled over the past 15 years, a sign of investor confidence in American real estate, including hotels. The NATHIC event also spoke to what moves will set hoteliers ahead in the current market.

Hotel Bulletin Q3 2015

AlixPartners, AM:PM and HVS have published the Q3 2015 Hotel Bulletin. The Hotel Bulletin analyses demand, supply pipeline and transactions in the hotel market in 12 cities across the UK. This edition includes a focus on brand penetration.

Mercury Rising on the Spanish Hotel Market - Hotel and Tourism Highlights

This article considers some of the key trends we have seen in both urban and resort markets in Spain over the last few months. We focus more specifically on Madrid and Barcelona, as well as Marbella, Ibiza and Tenerife as prime examples.

Five Key Takeaways | The Lodging Conference 2015

Presentations at this year’s Lodging Conference shed light on how far the U.S. hotel industry has come, as well as how long the current upturn could last.

Key Takeaways | 4th Annual HVS Hotel Market Connections

The North American hotel industry is still firing on all cylinders, with year-to-date occupancies at an all-time high. While some markets face challenges from new supply, prospects appear healthy in the near term.