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2013 European Hotel Valuation Index

This year's European Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) covers 32 hotel markets across Europe. The article provides values per room as well as year-on-year percentage changes. Additionally, the HVI provides a five-year forecast and a volatility index.

Repositioning a Destination

What is needed to reposition an entire destination? All around the world destinations reach a mature life cycle and are forced to re-invent themselves due to increased global competition. This case study on Montenegro can provide an insight.

2011 European Hotel Transactions

Total European hotel transaction volume reached approximately €7.1 billion in 2011, an increase of 9% on the €6.5 billion recorded in 2010.

The Greater China Update 4Q11

Discussed in this update: • Tourism trends for Hong Kong, Macau, PR China and Taiwan • Individual Hotel Market Performances Article: Basel III – The Long Road of Deleveraging

Lessons from the 2011 U.S. Hotel Appraisals Hospitality Conference

Hotel loans, transactions, and performance were on every hotelier’s mind at this year’s conference in Atlanta. Hospitality experts from all walks of life were on hand with answers and advice on how to move ahead.

Russia, the CIS and Georgia Hotel Valuation Index 2011

HVS provides a guide though the peaks and troughs of the various hotel markets in Russia, the CIS and Georgia, giving lenders, investors and owners a clearer view of the region from a valuation perspective.

ИНДЕКС ОЦЕНОЧНОЙ СТОИМОСТИ 2011 - РОССИЯ, СНГ И ГРУЗИЯ

В этом выпуске отчета HVS освещает подъемы и падения рынков России, СНГ и Грузии, а также помогает кредиторам, инвесторам и владельцам расширить представление о данном регионе с точки зрения оценки.

The Alarming Tidal Wave of Hotel Mortgage Loan Defaults/Workouts

The “Extend and Pretend” era is rapidly giving way to “Get Real to Heal,” and this article explores the complexities surrounding workouts of securitized hotel mortgages.

The Art & Science of Hotel Valuation in an Economic Downturn

In this article we demonstrate how distressed values are at least 15-20% lower than Market Values. Hence, the importance of making sure that the value doesn’t penalise the medium-term performance of the asset by assuming distressed market conditions.