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Trends and Opportunities South America

This article analyzes the hospitality results and forecasts in South America. By understanding the main challenges and opportunities of the industry, it is possible to offer some tools to managers and investors to build their strategies.

Market Pulse: Tucson, AZ

Having struggled since the recession, hotel performance in Tucson has begun to rebound. New developments in the city, coming during a maturing national lodging cycle, should help the market gain momentum.

Key Takeaways: The CREF/MBA Conference 2017

This year marks a decade since the last peak in commercial real estate. Speakers at the 2017 CREF conference predict stability in lending activity, though tax and labor issues could curtail new construction.

HVS Key Takeaways: Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka 2017

The 2nd edition of the THINC Sri Lanka conference brought together 170 stakeholders to discuss the vast potential of the hospitality sector as well as the key opportunities and challenges that lay ahead.

Market Pulse: St. Louis, MO

The gateway city’s hotel market is amid a steady expansion and continues to present attractive investment opportunities.

Industry Insights: Impacts of Major Brand PIPs

The increase of new supply across the United States, the aging condition of limited-service hotels, and an inconsistency of quality across branded hotels has required franchisors to create and implement new design standards.

Market Pulse: Houston, TX

New high-end hotel supply, a burgeoning Convention District, and the national spotlight of Super Bowl LI have boosted the revitalization of Downtown Houston’s hotel market, with positive trends in demand and performance expected to continue in 2017.

HVS Market Pulse: Antigua

Caribbean Journal’s 2016 “Destination of the Year,” Antigua’s growing tourism industry has spurred developer interest in building new luxury hotels on the island. An innovative financing-through-citizenship program is helping to fund the effort.

Key Considerations for Historic Building Conversions

In response to rising demand for unique designs, developers are turning to adaptive reuse as a means of creating one-of-a-kind hotels. Historic building conversions come with their own sets of challenges, balanced by potential rewards.

Market Pulse: Colombo, Katunayake, Negombo – Sri Lanka

On the eve of the 2nd edition of the THINC Sri Lanka conference, this article explores the historical performance and outlook for three key hotel markets in Sri Lanka, preceded by a snapshot of key macroeconomic and tourism statistics.