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2015 African Hotel Valuation Index

The second edition of our African Hotel Valuation Index. With the availability of more data, this year's publication has grown and now includes 18 markets.

Four Key Takeaways | 2015 Hotel Data Conference

An acceleration in group hotel demand and solid supply fundamentals are two factors favoring a positive outlook for U.S. hotels.

Trends and Opportunities: Israel Hotel Market Overview 2015

Numerous international companies are showing increased interest in the Israeli hotel market. This article provides an insight into the country's tourism demand, its hotel market and hotel values and investment.

Five Key Takeaways | 2015 BLLA Boutique & Lifestyle Investment Conference

A rapid rise in branded hotel supply over the past several years, among other factors, has created a positive investment environment for boutique and lifestyle hotels.

Four Key Takeaways | Trigild Lender Conference Spring 2015

Real estate lending experts at this year’s conference gave insights on factors that can wreak havoc on a hotel loan, as well as ways to move a distressed property back into the black.

Three Key Takeaways | Crittenden National Real Estate Conference

When it comes to raising capital for hotel projects in today’s market, hoteliers have many options to explore, as long as they come armed with solid numbers on hotel performance, revenues, expenses, and projections on value.

Four Key Takeaways | CHRIS Conference 2015

Hoteliers at the CHRIS conference in Miami explored investment opportunities in the Caribbean, where several factors have led to a surge in hotel performance.

Fixed Expenses Aren't Really Fixed!

In most hotel P&Ls, usually towards the bottom, is a heading called Non-Operating Income and Expense, formerly known as Fixed Expenses. Few costs are uncontrollable in a hotel. There are simply some expenses which take longer to reduce than others!

Four Key Takeaways | Meet the Money 2015

Hoteliers and financiers met in Los Angeles to discuss the pitfalls and possibilities for U.S. hotel investment as the industry continues its upturn in performance.