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HVS Market Pulse: Indianapolis, IN

Occupancy and average rate have risen to peak levels in recent years, but with significant new supply in the pipeline, can Indianapolis maintain its positive momentum?

2017 Hotels in India: Trends & Opportunities

The Trends & Opportunities Report analyses the key hospitality trends, highlighting 13 Indian markets. The report also presents existing and future opportunities in the hospitality industry of interest to investors, developers and hotel operators.

Learnings from and for Africa’s Game-Lodge Industry

As tourist and investor interest grows in the game-lodge industry and wildlife destinations around the world, the article brings to light some peculiarities and challenges of the lodging industry and lists some lessons/best practices for developers.

GST & the Indian Hospitality Sector – Second Fiddle Treatment

In recent events, including the highly contentious highway liquor-ban and the just declared Good & Services Tax by The Government of India, it appears that the Hospitality business has been extended the second fiddle treatment.

FHRAI Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2015-16

The survey, representing 1,517 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation, etc.

India - 2016 Hotel Development Cost Survey

The survey provides benchmarks of hotel development costs across different positioning based on a sample set of 180 hotels. It also defines the profile of hotels by key attributes & presents a breakup of development costs into major categories.

In Focus: Udaipur – An Oasis of Potential

The article focuses on the history of Udaipur and progress of its hotel market while providing a brief outlook of the future potential.

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.

2016 Hotels in India: Trends & Opportunities

The Trends & Opportunities Report analyses the key hospitality trends, highlighting 13 Indian markets. The report also presents existing and future opportunities in the hospitality industry of interest to investors, developers and hotel operators.

2016: Hotel Valuation Index (Asia Pacific – Select Markets)

The Hotel Valuation Index analyses economic as well as hotel-market specific demand and supply dynamics to derive indicative values and future growth trends for the top 32 hotel markets in 13 countries in the Asia Pacific region.