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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.

Knowing Makes No Difference to Sleeping Giants

The hotel industry is in the midst of a dramatic change. However, knowing there is a need for change is not enough. Real change or transformation is the most daunting task facing organizations and individuals in today’s fast paced & innovative world.

The Business of Leisure in India

This article challenges an industry paradigm that has since long held the Indian hotel industry back from exploring new avenues for revenue growth–leisure lacks the ability to make money. Fact is, a healthy market for leisure hotels exists in India.

In Focus: Myanmar

This In Focus article aims to elaborate on the current situation of tourism and hospitality industry in Myanmar, and highlight the key markets, business challenges and opportunities to watch out for in the coming years.

HVS Market Pulse: Island of Oahu, Hawaii

Tourism to Hawaii’s most populous island is booming, with Asian-Pacific countries sourcing a major boost in visitation. Given a number of planned projects across Oahu, hotel developers and major brands are working to meet the demand.

Brexit and Travel: The Risks of a Tourism Downturn in Asia

On June 24, 2016, votes were tallied and UK was in favor of withdrawing from the European Union. How will the exit affect tourism in Asia? Join us as HVS takes a closer look at the current situation.

2015/16 United States Hotel Franchise Fee Guide

The selection of an appropriate franchise affiliation affects a property’s ability to compete in its local market, generate profits, and achieve a desirable image and market orientation.

HVS Asia Pacific Hotel Operator Guide 2016 - Summary

The report provides owners and investors a unique reference about the presence and scale of 58 international operators with 207 brands, across 798 markets and 6,500 properties in Asia. To purchase the full version with operator profiles, click here.

Market Update: Maldives | Sustaining for the Future - Tourism, Environment and Investment

This article showcases the potential of the Maldives and evaluates its current performance under the given changes in its tourism market, while highlighting key considerations for investors regarding hotel development and investment in the region.

Key Takeaways: Hunter Hotel Conference

The Hunter Hotel Conference brought out insights from every corner of the industry, marking potential upsets and opportunities to gain ground for U.S. hoteliers in 2016.