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2015 European Hotel Transactions

This article gives an overview of hotel investment volumes in Europe in 2015, discussing trends and forecasts and providing a comprehensive list of single asset and portfolio hotel deals above €7.5 million.

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.

FHRAI Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2014-2015

The survey, representing 1,358 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation, etc.

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.

Take Advantage of Free Cash! A User's Guide to Energy Incentives

Financial incentives can significantly improve the economics of a wide range of Return on Investment (ROI) projects. This article provides practical guidance on how to identify and secure incentives for energy efficiency investments.

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.