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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.

Spotlight on Morocco: Marrakech's Luxury Hotel Market

This article explores what effects increased visitation and other changes in the market are likely to have on the demand/supply balance in Marrakech's luxury hotel sector. We also provide a performance forecast up to 2016.

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook May, 2013

Benchmarking Canadian Hotel F&B Profitability

Top 10 Trends of the Next Generation of Travel: The Millennials

Millennials are the next generation of travel, but what exactly are they looking for? Read on to explore the top 10 travel trends for Millennials and how to best market and adapt to this ever evolving market.

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.

Synopsis of the 2011 Indian Hotel Industry Manpower Survey (IHIMS)

The survey, first-of-its-kind in India, presents critical manpower ratios across hotel hierarchies at an All-India level, by hotel market positionings and by major Indian cities. Its synopsis discusses the key survey results briefly.

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.

Suburban Resorts in China

Since around 2005 an increasing number of internationally branded resorts have opened in China. This article investigates their working model, demand profiles, key facilities and market outlook.