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HVS Market Pulse: Charlotte, NC

Even with some 50 new hotels in Charlotte’s pipeline, the area is poised for continued growth in occupancy and average rate, with commercial and residential developments expected to continue to boost hotel demand.

HVS Market Pulse: Silicon Valley

Bolstered by demand from the tech industry, the greater Silicon Valley lodging market continues to achieve record RevPAR levels. However, with the entrance of new hotels, supply has begun to outpace demand, with further developments in the pipeline.

2016/17 United States Hotel Franchise Fee Guide

The HVS U.S. Hotel Franchise Fee Guide provides a comparative review of various hotel franchises based on their applicable franchise fees.

Top 6 Hotel Success Factors

In this article, Luigi shares what he believes to be some of the most important factors that must be considered in the acquisition or development of a hotel, which ultimately lead to a property’s financeability, profitability, and long-term success.

HVS Market Pulse: Boise, Idaho

Following a period of little to no new hotel supply in Boise, economic growth has brought an influx of proposed hotels along with expansions at the convention center and other major economic drivers.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2017-Q2

The Canadian Lodging Industry experienced 7.0% RevPAR growth through June 2017. Wow! ADR is the main contributor particularly in the Luxury segment caused by the low dollar with Ontario and British Columbia leading the pack.

Social Media Marketing in the Hotel Industry: Trends and Opportunities in 2017

Mobile phone proliferation and the rise in social media users is poised to present unique opportunities for hotel companies. How are hotels currently utilizing social media marketing and are they ready for the future?

Key Drivers for Hotel and Resort Spa Profitability

The global spa movement, which includes wellness tourism, amounts to upwards of $3 trillion dollars per year. What physical and strategic elements are key to driving bottom-line performance at traditional and wellness-focused spas?

Key Takeaways: 2017 NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference

Over the two-day event, industry experts gathered to share their opinions on a wide variety of ownership, management, branding, lending, and economic topics.

Meet the Money 2017 Key Takeaways

Hotel stakeholders shared a diversity of insights into U.S. hotel industry trends during the lifecycle of a hotel, including development, conversion/repositioning, and disposition.