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Market Pulse: Detroit, MI

Wave of New Hotel Supply in Metro Detroit Reflects Improved Economic Fortunes

HVS Market Pulse: Lubbock, Texas

Government and private revitalization efforts loom large in Lubbock, with more than a dozen new hotels scheduled to arrive by 2020. Major redevelopment projects promise to drive the demand for lodging, although full absorption may take several years.

Market Pulse: Tampa, FL

While Tampa, like other Florida markets, experienced a sluggish exit out of the recession, current economic indicators and area developments point to healthy market conditions and growth.

Differentiating Lifestyle Hotel Brands in an Increasingly Competitive Category

Lifestyle hotel brands have realized that local experiences is a key factor in the popularity of Lifestyle Hotels. So, what is the future for the lifestyle hotel concept? I believe it’s a mix of personalization, with a healthy dose of technology.

HVS Market Pulse: Galveston, Texas

Visitation to Galveston Island continues to climb, despite economic headwinds throughout the region, with cruise passengers continuing to bolster visitation numbers to one of Texas’s most popular islands.

Market Pulse: Raleigh, NC

Raleigh’s economy and hotel landscape continued to grow in 2016, despite controversial government measures that affected the entire state. Hotel supply expands to meet demand, and 2017 is expected to be generally positive for the lodging industry.

HVS Key Takeaways: CHICOS 2017

Attendees came together this November to attend HVS’s 7th annual Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS), hosted at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Market Pulse: Hotel Demand Takes Flight at LAX

Robust passenger volume at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), a new stadium, and strong corporate demand should elevate the market to new heights.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2017-Q3

A year that is shaping up with RevPAR growth levels that Canada has not witnessed in over 10 years. The Halifax/Darmouth market is leading the pack!

Impact Studies

As brands continually add new product types to fill a niche, hotel operators are becoming more aware of the potential threats from within their brand family.