Insights & Publications

We have written hundreds of articles about all aspects of hospitality including hotel valuations, investing, lending, operations, asset management, sales and marketing, public relations, and so forth. HVS invites you to download and share these articles, with our compliments.
19 results

Panorama da Hotelaria Brasileira 2014 | 2015

Este artigo analisa o mercado hoteleiro das principais cidades do Brasil - São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Curitiba, Porto Alegre e Salvador – discutindo seus indicadores de desempenho em 2014 e comparando-os com os anos anteriores.”

Five Key Takeaways | 2015 CREJ Hotel & Resort Summit

Denver’s hotel industry is leading the nation in development trends and overall performance. Experts at the annual lodging conference, Colorado’s biggest, also shared insights on ski resort markets in the state.

Trends and Opportunities Brazil: 4th Quarter Preview of 2014

Against the expectations of the third quarter preview of Trends and Opportunities Brazil, in the fourth and last quarter of 2014 the overall performance of the subject hospitality markets analyzed decreased.

Sales Tax Audit!

This description of a sales tax audit is an opportunity to minimize potential problems with sales taxes. While focused on Minnesota much of it applies to any state with sales taxes. Do not construe this article as legal or tax advice.

2012-2013 South America Overview, Trends & Opportunities

This article highlights the latest tourism trends for South America. It provides analysis of individual hotel markets in Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Santiago, Bogota, Lima and Montevideo, on a yearly and YTD June 2012 and 2013 basis.

Condo-Hotel Conversions—Time to Go the Other Way

This article examines whether conversion to a hotel would be a financially feasible option.

Some Reflections on Condominium Hotel Development

This article discusses how the addition of residential, fractional or condominium units can make a large difference in the successful development of resort assets.

What Is A Condo-Hotel?

Steve Rushmore's November 2004 Hotels monthly.


Condominium hotels, or condo hotels, have become an increasingly popular format for development, particularly in resort-oriented locations. Obviously, the nightly rental of condominium units, which are placed in a rental pool by condo-owners, is not