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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.

Capital Improvements Without The capital: Alternative Financing for Utility Efficiency Projects at Hotels and Resorts

A growing number of alternative financing methods are available to support hotel and resort owners in the implementation of utility efficiency projects. Several of these methods do not require owner-contributed capital, providing a novel approach...

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.

Six Questions Hoteliers Should Ask to Evaluate Sustainable Technologies

When hoteliers and vendors communicate early on to evaluate a common series of due diligence issues, it enables both parties to rapidly and efficiently identify whether a technology, service or product makes sense for a particular hospitality asset.

Current Trends and Opportunities in Hotel Sustainability

This article briefly reviews the history of environmentalism and sustainability in the hospitality sector, and provides commentary on the current drivers and constraints toward realization of a sustainable hotel and lodging operation.

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.

U.S. Hotel Brands in the Caribbean: Over-Supplied or Under-Represented?

The Caribbean region offers a diversified portfolio of hotels. As tourism in the region continues to grow, the development of hotels should continue to evolve to accommodate the changes in the nature and pattern of demand.

Economic Cycles Affecting the Difference Between Top Caribbean Lodging Facilities

This article discusses the historical differences (occupancy, average rate, and RevPAR) between the higher-yielding segments of the branded lodging market in the Caribbean.

HVS Eco Services Contributes to Sustainability Article in Western Real Estate Business

HVS Eco Services offers insights on low-cost high-impact sustainability initiatives that hoteliers can implement in a down economy.