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Hotel Management Contracts in Europe

This article reviews the main terms of hotel management contracts in Europe. The terms provided are broad indications only, and can vary significantly depending on element such as asset class, location, brand, operator and type of investor.

2017 European Hotel Valuation Index

2016 was a year of political surprises and uncertainty! Some cities performed well and others less so, resulting in almost no change in the European average. Read the article in full for an in-depth look at average hotel values across Europe.

2016 European Hotel Transactions

This article gives an overview of hotel investment volumes in Europe in 2016, discussing trends and forecasts and providing a comprehensive list of single asset and portfolio hotel deals above €7.5 million.

2017 European Hotel Lending Survey

HVS London reviewed and analysed the current lending environment for hotels following a comprehensive survey conducted among hotel teams of leading European banks.

Hotel Bulletin Q4 2016

AlixPartners, AM:PM and HVS have published the Q4 2016 Hotel Bulletin. The Hotel Bulletin analyses demand, supply pipeline and transactions in the hotel market in 12 cities across the UK. This edition includes a focus on trends in UK hotel supply.

Red-Hot Growth in an Ice-Cold Land: An Overview of Iceland's Hotel Market

Iceland has seen explosive tourism growth since 2010. Summer's midnight sun, Winter's Northern Lights and year-round natural beauty have kept the tourists coming, resulting in strong hotel performance and a booming sharing economy.

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.

Market Snapshot: Growing Glasgow

Glasgow's hosting of international events has increased its global exposure and led to the development of a cosmopolitan hotel pipeline, which is in itself a sign of greater investor confidence in Scotland's second city.

Hotel Bulletin Q3 2016

AlixPartners, AM:PM and HVS have published the Q3 2016 Hotel Bulletin. The Hotel Bulletin analyses demand, supply pipeline and transactions in the hotel market in 12 cities across the UK. This edition includes a focus on independently branded hotels.

Hostel Market In America: Potential For Growth

Over the past decade, Europe’s hostel market has shifted from budget-oriented, owner-operated assets to a more corporate model that promotes hostels’ social attributes. Can the success of the European model be replicated in certain U.S. markets?