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FHRAI - Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2012-13

The survey, representing 1,450 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.

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.

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.

India Hotel Unit Compensation Study©

The fourth edition of the India Hotel Compensation Study© includes salary data from 196 hotels across 54 cities in India, reporting on 70 positions across the entire hotel hierarchy.

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook March, 2013

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A 7-Step Strategy to Manage Hotel Online Guest Reviews

Online hotel guest reviews significantly influence the booking decisions of future guests. Implementing the 7-step strategy suggested in this article can improve guest satisfaction and may increase future bookings.

HVS U.S. Hotel Franchise Fee Guide 2013

A survey of the fees charged by major hotel franchisors in the economy, mid-rate, and first-class market segments. This guide enables hotel owners to easily compare the total cost of one hotel franchise with that of another.

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.