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HVS Perspectives on the All-Inclusive Product

Today's rising popularity of all-inclusive resorts is directly correlated to the value proposition for the guest. The resorts that offer customized products and services with personalized experiences are beneficial to both the owner and the customer.

Four Key Takeaways | CHRIS Conference 2015

Hoteliers at the CHRIS conference in Miami explored investment opportunities in the Caribbean, where several factors have led to a surge in hotel performance.

Four Key Takeaways | MexHIC 2015

On March 19, 2015, HVS Mexico City hosted the fifth annual Mexico Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference, a forum for interaction between market participants focused on defining market drivers and visualizing a path for sound industry growth.

Fee-for-Service Arrangements Provide Opportunities for New Entrants into the Shared Ownership Industry

HVS consultants in Florida advise new entrants to consider the timeshare arena, thanks to new capital light and fee-for-service structures which, eliminate barriers to entry.

The Increasing Importance of Branded Residences

We have interviewed industry experts to explore the strategies and future growth opportunities for branded residences on a global scale. This article represents our findings based on a sample of eight luxury international branded residence operators.

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.

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.

Market Intelligence Report, Antigua, West Indies

This article summarizes the existing performance of the hotel market in Antigua, West Indies and provides a brief outlook on its tourism industry.

Caribbean Hotel Investors Manual What you Need to Know

As the Caribbean hotel market is recovering, investor interest is rising. Each of the island nations constitutes a different submarket. This article outlines what investors need to know when pursuing opportunities in the region.

Belize: A Small Hotel Market Poised for Growth

This article provides an overview of the Belizean tourism industry, while taking a closer look at the national lodging market and highlighting specific regions offering the greatest potential for hotel development.