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A New Breed Of Traveller – How Consumers Are Driving Change In The Hotel Industry

This article highlights how hotel companies are starting to embrace the demands of modern travellers. We have interviewed a number of high-level hotel executives from international hotel companies to see what they make of this new era.

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.

Here To Stay - An Overview of the European Serviced Apartment Industry

This article gives an overview of the European serviced apartment sector. We highlight the trends, opportunities and challenges and give an overview of the general investment environment and appetite for serviced apartments.

German Bank Survey: There is money for hotel lending!

HVS London conducted a comprehensive survey with ten major German banks that are active in hotel lending. The survey assesses the investment activities and sentiment in German hotel lending. Presented in this article are the results and trends.

Umfrage Unter Deutschen Banken: Gute Chancen auf Hotelkredite?

HVS London führte eine umfassende und vertrauliche Umfrage bei den zehn größten deutschen Banken durch, die momentan Kredite an Hotels vergeben. Die Ergebnisse und Trends sind in diesem Artikel zusammengefasst.

Tipping the Scales, Economy vs Luxury in the German Hotel Market

HVS has undertaken a comprehensive hotel performance analysis of the four main German cities: Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich. This article is a follow up to our previous report ‘After the storm: Germany in the spotlight’ (October 2011).

Tripoli, Libya A Three Part Tale: Before, During and After

A three part tale of the hotel market in Tripoli, Libya. Looks at the hotel market before the civil war in 2011, during and after the uprising and provides an outlook for the future of hotel development and investment.

2012 Caribbean Hotel Market Survey: The Big Six

This article focuses on the Caribbean lodging market and provides valuable insight into the major island destinations Aruba, the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico - considered the “The Big Six” in Caribbean tourism.

Repositioning a Destination

What is needed to reposition an entire destination? All around the world destinations reach a mature life cycle and are forced to re-invent themselves due to increased global competition. This case study on Montenegro can provide an insight.