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Design or Lifestyle? A Review of London's Boutique Hotel Scene

The eighties brought the world many design disasters, so it’s perhaps ironic that one of the most enduring hotel design trends was born in 1981, in London and San Francisco simultaneously.

European Hotel Valuation Index 2010

HVS London releases the latest edition of its annual review of European hotel value trends. The Hotel Valuation Index shows that on average hotel values across Europe fell 13%, the second year in succession the index has shown a drop in value.

European Hotel Transactions 2009 - An Age of Austerity

HVS London publishes its latest European Hotel Transaction Report, reflecting 2009 single asset and portfolio hotel transactions. European hotel investment activity fell by 50% to just over €3 billion: a drop of more than 85% on the volumes of 2007!

European Hotel Valuation Index - 2009

HVS’s London office released the latest edition of the Hotel Valuation Index (HVI). The survey shows that on average hotel values across Europe, measured in euro, showed the first annual fall in value since 2003.

European Hotel Transactions 2008

HVS’s London Office has today published its latest European Hotel Transaction Report, reflecting the 2008 single asset and portfolio hotel transactions. The huge reduction in deals compared to previous years is the most dramatic ever recorded by HVS.

Tim Smith's Letter To Santa Claus

Tim Smith, a director with HVS's London office, describes his ten wishes for the UK hotel industry in 2009

European Hotel Valuation Index 2008

HVS’s London office has released the Hotel Valuation Index (HVI). The survey shows that hotel values achieved a fourth consecutive year of growth. Values per room largely exceed the peak values of 2000.

European Hotel Transactions 2007

HVS London office's latest European Hotel Transaction Review analyses the single asset and portfolio hotel transactions that shaped 2007.

Clear Skies Ahead? Challenges and Trends Shaping the UK Hotel Industry in 2008

Russell Kett and Michael Schwarz of HVS London have looked at five major trends and factors which are expected to influence the UK's hotel industry in 2008.

European Hotel Transactions 2004 - Country Analysis

HVS International's London office has published a review of the European single asset and portfolio transactions during 2004. This article provides a general overview of transactional activity during 2004 for the European hotel market.