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In Focus: Hyatt Brands Performance Update

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, one of the world’s premier hotel companies, has expanded in scope and performance across its stable of brands over the past year. Which fared the best in terms of occupancy, average rate, and overall growth?

2014 | Hotels in India: Trends & Opportunities

The Trends & Opportunities report analyses key trends in hotel performance within India, with a special emphasis on 13 major markets, in addition to existing and future opportunities of specific interest to investors, developers and hotel operators.

In Focus - Fort Wayne Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana’s second-largest city, has realized consistent economic growth over the past several years, including the addition of new hotels. This article looks at the market’s recent history and prospects for further growth.

The Indian HR Storyboard – Then and Now

This article provides an outline of the key HR trends which have been drivers of the hospitality sector in the last few years and will continue to play a dominant role going forward.

2013 India – State Ranking Survey

The State Ranking Survey 2013 aims to assess the competitiveness of the 29 states in India and identify the best performers when viewed from the hospitality industry's viewpoint. The report employs 11 key parameters to evaluate the different states.

Impact of Infrastructure Listing on Hotel Investment

Our article quantifies the impact of the recent infrastructure listing announcement on a typical hotel investment and the benefits to both investors and banks.

Critical Challenges Faced by Hotel Owners in India

The article discusses the critical challenges faced by hotel owners in India broadly categorised under Funding, Development, Human Capital and Operator Management Contracts, highlighting three priority issues under each.

2013 Hotels in India Trends & Opportunities

The 2013 Edition of the Trends & Opportunities Report presents performance trends and new supply data across 13 major hotel markets in India. It also presents HVS’ views on future trends and identifies opportunities for hotel investors going forward.

The Indian Owner Speaks

The article summarises the interesting results of the pioneering hotel owner’s survey conducted by HVS India, with a diverse sample set collectively representing 20,863 rooms.

India Hotel Unit Compensation Study©

The fourth edition of the India Hotel Compensation Study© includes salary data from 196 hotels across 54 cities in India, reporting on 70 positions across the entire hotel hierarchy.