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Hotel Contracts To Lease or Not to Lease?

In this article, we set out the pros and cons of leases and hotel management agreements, give an example of how they impact on hotel value and discuss the best option for different investors.

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook April, 2011

This article highlights the impact that the pro-democracy uprisings in countries such as Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have had on the region’s hotels, including dramatic changes in values.

Caught in the Crossfire – the Impact of the Recent Uprisings in the Arab World on Regional Hotel Values

This article highlights the impact that the pro-democracy uprisings in countries such as Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have had on the region’s hotels, including dramatic changes in values.

2011 European Hotel Valuation Index

The 2011 European Hotel Valuation Index tracks trends in upscale hotel values in 33 key European markets. 2010 was a year of recovery for the hotel sector: average hotel values per room across Europe, measured in euro, increased by 1.5%.

Le Tour d’Europe - The Race for Recovery

Highlights of the recent changes in the 36 European markets analysed in the HVS annual European Hotel Valuation Index, in terms of trading performance and transactions, as well as an indication of the anticipated hotel values by the end of 2010

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 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 Valuation Index 2009

2008 has proven to be the precursor of a new world order that seems to be emerging from the ongoing financial turmoil

Pulling Together or Pulling Apart - The Sustainable Debate

Are sustainable developments and other green initiatives the result of sound strategic decisions or just a transitory humanist trend?

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