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In Focus: Golf Resort Investment – Doing the Rounds

This article will be of interest to stakeholders in new golf resort developments as well as existing schemes as we focus on transactions across Europe since 2008, which demonstrate a structural change in the ownership market.

Hotel Bulletin: Q2 2014 for the UK Market is Now Available

The latest digest of hotel performance and transactions across the UK, prepared by HVS London in conjunction with Zolfo Cooper and AM:PM, reports that hotels in Aberdeen, Bath, Edinburgh and London are now trading above pre-downturn levels.

Preparing Your Hospitality Executives& Staff for Effective Corporate Communication: Preparedness Versus Damage Control

This study focuses on corporate-level communication and employee-level social media education in the hospitality industry. Case studies illustrate best (and worst) practices. The report concludes by reviewing hotels companies’ efforts in these areas.

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.

Competing For Deals – How to Get Your Offer Accepted

While the transaction market is heating up, compared to other cycles, there still remains a shortage of hotel properties coming to market. Here are a few things a buyer can do to make their offer more attractive.

Underwriting Your PIP

Ask any hotelier about their experiences with financing and you’ll likely get a mixed-bag of answers, but most will point out that hotels remain one of the hardest asset classes to capitalize.

Readying your Hotel for Sale

With transaction volumes in early 2013 50 percent ahead of the level in early 2012, many owners today are asking themselves if this is the right time to sell.

Spotlight on Morocco: Marrakech's Luxury Hotel Market

This article explores what effects increased visitation and other changes in the market are likely to have on the demand/supply balance in Marrakech's luxury hotel sector. We also provide a performance forecast up to 2016.

2012 European Hotel Transactions

Total European hotel transaction volume reached approximately €5.6 billion in 2012, a decrease of 21% on the €7.1 billion recorded in 2011.