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Market Pulse: Annapolis, MD

Recent hotel transactions show investor confidence in this high-barrier-to-entry market near the major metropolitan areas of Baltimore and D.C. This article illustrates the current conditions and lodging metrics of the Annapolis market.

Market Pulse: New Orleans, LA

On the three-hundred-year anniversary of the founding of the city, New Orleans welcomes more visitors than ever.

Market Pulse: Birmingham, AL

With county’s bankruptcy firmly in the rear-view mirror and growth driven by its flourishing downtown market, Alabama’s Magic City continues to impress.

F&B: Which Is More Profitable – Outsourcing or In-House?

Hotel Food and Beverage (F&B) operations increased in revenue value by 4.9% during 2017, according to a report from STR.

Transformational Spa and Wellness Value Propositions

Lifestyles are evolving led by a multitude of new social, political and professional changes. This has created a substantial and prevalent focus on being happy, and living with passion, energy and a sense of personal well-being.

The Growing Use of Technology and Robotics in Food Service

The food service industry continues to have growing concerns over rising labor costs and food safety. Robotics technology in the food service industry has never been more relevant to address both issues.

HVS Market Pulse: Downtown Chicago, IL

Chicago continues to attract hotel development to the downtown market, thanks to its proximity to global transportation and well-educated workforce. The installation of Chicago’s 60th crane in 2017 suggests that development is still robust.

Manhattan Lodging Report Q4-2017

The following report examines the effects of past recessions on hotel performance in Manhattan, as well as the dynamics of hotel supply and demand and forecasts for the health of the local lodging industry in the near term.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2017-Q4

The stars could not have been better aligned for the hotel industry in the year of Canada's 150th anniversary.

Market Pulse: Palm Springs & Desert Cities

With demand levels on the rise and several redevelopment and revitalization projects occurring in the area, the Coachella Valley is experiencing a renaissance.