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Seven Steps to Food Cost Control

Former FSU hotel school Professor Dukas' Seven Steps to Food Cost Control from his book, "How to Operate a Restaurant" provides a concise list of things to think about to effectively manage food cost.

Hotel Bulletin Q4 2015

AlixPartners, AM:PM and HVS have published the Q4 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 airport hotels.

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.

Meluha – An ECOTEL Hotel: Translating Sustainability

The Meluha, an ECOTEL Hotel, in Mumbai makes sustainability integral to the company's business strategy. The article focuses on the strategies used by the hotel for conservation of resources and reduction in landfill waste with concomitant savings.

In Focus: Bangladesh - The Dark Horse

The article evaluates the performance and potential of some key hotel markets in Bangladesh and highlights the opportunities and challenges of making hotel investments in the country.

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.

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.

HVS Asia Hotel Operator Guide 2015 - Summary

The report provides owners and investors a unique reference about the presence and scale of 53 international operators with 182 brands, across 791 markets and 5,400 properties in Asia. To purchase the full version with operator profiles, click here.

Room Service or is it Food Delivery?

Room service should be more than just food delivery. This article has reminders for full service hotels and ideas for limited service hotels.

In Focus: Luxury Country House Hotels, Home Counties, UK

This snapshot provides an overview of the luxury country house hotels in the Home Counties and outlines some of the key operational characteristics of this hotel category.
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