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In Focus: Tokyo

This article summarizes the recent tourism trends in Tokyo.

Asia Pacific Hotel Watch 2015

APHW 2015 provides comprehensive up-to-date information on tourist arrivals, hotel performance trends, and existing and future hotel supply, covering 44 cities in 15 countries across the Asia Pacific region.

In Focus: Dublin, Ireland

Part of a series of articles that HVS produces with STR Global, this report provides a snapshot of the Dublin hotel market, including supply and demand, hotel performance and the latest hotel transactions in the market.

In Focus: The Hostel and Budget Traveller Market in Europe - Gaining Momentum

The vibrant limited-to-select service hotel sector is at the forefront of the property market.

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.

Fact or Folly: A Review of Convention Center Follies

This article responds to Heywood Sanders’ book Convention Center Follies. It argues for a more moderate picture of the state of supply and demand in the convention industry, and it critiques Sanders’ narrative of convention center development.

In Focus: Istanbul, Turkey

Spanning two continents, Istanbul is a unique destination. This article provides an overview of the supply and demand factors currently affecting the city and a review of the hotel market performance.

In Focus: Edinburgh Hotel Market

An overview of the hotel market in Scotland's capital, including the five-star, upscale and limited service segments.

Nairobi 2013: The Perfect Storm makes way for Nairobi 2014: Keep Your Nerve

One of the most important hotel markets in Africa, Nairobi suffered a turbulent 2013. Unsurprisingly, hotel performance across the city fell. However, a detailed analysis of the market paints a more positive picture.

The Increasing Importance of Branded Residences

We have interviewed industry experts to explore the strategies and future growth opportunities for branded residences on a global scale. This article represents our findings based on a sample of eight luxury international branded residence operators.