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Market Update: Maldives | Sustaining for the Future - Tourism, Environment and Investment

This article showcases the potential of the Maldives and evaluates its current performance under the given changes in its tourism market, while highlighting key considerations for investors regarding hotel development and investment in the region.

Resort Real Estate Market Trends | Western Ski Markets

For the US Mountain region, and mountainous areas of the Pacific States, ski resort real estate markets are among the most luxurious in the country. The report is an overview of 10 year trends in sales, pricing and values as of the end of 2015.

Hotel Bulletin Q1 2016

AlixPartners, AM:PM and HVS have published the Q1 2016 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 UK RevPAR trends.

What Time Is The 3 PM Parade? (Should your hotel have some Mickey Mouse® in it?)

Vicki Richman attended Disney Institute. We have incorporated much of what she learned into our company. Every year we improve our company’s culture and that of our hotels. If the Walt Disney Company is any benchmark, it's clearly worth doing.

2016: Hotel Valuation Index (Asia Pacific – Select Markets)

The Hotel Valuation Index analyses economic as well as hotel-market specific demand and supply dynamics to derive indicative values and future growth trends for the top 32 hotel markets in 13 countries in the Asia Pacific region.

In Focus: South African Hotel Market Update

This article highlights the macro factors impacting the South African hotel market and also provides a 2016 outlook.

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.