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Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2011-2012

The survey, representing 1,320 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.

How U.S. Hotels Can Tap into Growing Demand from China

The 2012 International Pow Wow brought to light some energetic trends in travel from China to the U.S. We look at ways U.S. hotels can capitalize.

Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2010-11

The survey, representing 1,318 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.

Boutique Segment – The Challenge of Standing Out from the Crowd

As the boutique hotel sector continues to grow, operators must work harder to create a point of difference for their properties as well as to maintain a sense of exclusivity and aspiration, as we investigate this further in the following article.

Hotel Demand Outlook after a (Natural) Disaster

Japan recently registered one of the most devastating earthquakes in recent history, followed by a tsunami and a severe emergency situation at a nuclear power plant. What are the implications for the Japanese Hotel and Tourism Industry?

Social Media And The Entire Buzz...

With close to a 100 million users on Facebook & search giant Google trying to step-up into the Social Media world, is it time that businesses shift focus away from traditional tried-and-tested forms of internet marketing & get more 'Social’?

Internet Remains The Only Growth Channel For Hotels in Recent Years

Considering recent trends, the online channel has been the most dynamic and fast-growing segment of the overall CRS bookings for hotels. Hoteliers can take advantage of this by formulating a well aligned Online Marketing Strategy.

Os Efeitos da Copa no Desempenho do Seu Hotel

Nas cidades-sede em que não houver uma explosão de oferta, 2014 deverá ser um ano com quase 10% a mais de ocupação, 30% de aumento de diária e até o dobro de lucro líquido.

Joie de Vivre and the Art of the Hotel

With the economy still in a slump, Joie de Vivre hotels are on a mission to lift the spirits of both guests and staff.

How Convention Centers Influence Hotel Markets

HVS recommends using regression models to measure the impacts of convention centers on their surrounding hotel markets.