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The Annual HVS Asia-Pacific Hotel Operator Guide 2017 – Excerpt

The publication continues to serve owners as a reference for which operator has a strong presence in their home market and in potential future markets further ashore as well as key feeder markets across the region.

HVS Key Takeaways: Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka 2017

The 2nd edition of the THINC Sri Lanka conference brought together 170 stakeholders to discuss the vast potential of the hospitality sector as well as the key opportunities and challenges that lay ahead.

Market Pulse: Colombo, Katunayake, Negombo – Sri Lanka

On the eve of the 2nd edition of the THINC Sri Lanka conference, this article explores the historical performance and outlook for three key hotel markets in Sri Lanka, preceded by a snapshot of key macroeconomic and tourism statistics.

2016: Hotel Valuation Index (Asia Pacific – Select Markets)

The Hotel Valuation Index analyses economic as well as hotel-market specific demand and supply dynamics to derive indicative values and future growth trends for the top 32 hotel markets in 13 countries in the Asia Pacific region.

Five Key Takeaways | Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka 2016

The inaugural Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka 2016 provided insights into the country’s tourism and hospitality landscape and identified opportunities for investment and development by key industry stakeholders.

Asia Pacific Hotel Watch 2015

APHW 2015 provides comprehensive up-to-date information on tourist arrivals, hotel performance trends, and existing and future hotel supply, covering 44 cities in 15 countries across the Asia Pacific region.

Sri Lanka Tourism: Moving Full Steam Ahead

The article analyses the evolving tourism landscape of Sri Lanka with improvements in infrastructure, tourist arrivals, and hotel market performances focussing on Colombo, Southwest Coast and Passikudah. It also identifies key trends and challenges.

SRI Lanka Tourism: A Step Forward in the Growth Story

The article presents the changes in the tourism landscape of Sri Lanka in the past two years, with improvements in infrastructure, tourist arrivals, and hotel market performances, concentrating on the hotel markets of Colombo and the Southwest Coast.

HVS Reviews Sascha Reichstein’s Book Be my Guest

This review of Sascha Reichstein’s Be my Guest, examines Hilton’s dual role as an international American symbol and a local institution. Reichstein’s book uses photographic images and employee interviews to contrast two international Hilton hotels.

Sri Lanka Tourism: Poised For Growth

The article provides an overview of Sri Lanka’s tourism industry and discusses the factors responsible for tourism growth, highlighting the shortage of rooms in the country. It also discusses the future trends and challenges.