Insights & Publications

HVS relentlessly trains our people to educate people like you with unrivalled hotel intelligence. We have written thousands of articles about all aspects of hospitality, including hotel valuations, investing, lending, operations, asset management, and much more.

Recent Insights/Articles

In Focus: Greece

This article constitutes an update on the current state of the Greek Hotel Market featuring the latest news regarding the performance of the Greek tourism industry and highlighting recent and upcoming changes in the country’s hotel supply.

The Business of Leisure in India

This article challenges an industry paradigm that has since long held the Indian hotel industry back from exploring new avenues for revenue growth–leisure lacks the ability to make money. Fact is, a healthy market for leisure hotels exists in India.

Paid Publication HVS Hotel Brokers Survey

The HVS Hotel Brokers Survey is published twice annually and provides an important look at cap rate trends, multipliers, and other key investment metrics for the US and Canadian hotel industry. HVS reaches out to over 80 active hotel brokers in the US and Canada to participate in the survey, and their insights provide you with the pulse of the market as it relates to these key topics:

  • Going-in Cap Rates by Hotel Product Type
  • Exit Cap Rates by Hotel Product Type
  • Current Rooms Revenue Multipliers
  • Hotel Marketing Times by Hotel Product Type
  • Selling Expenses by Hotel Product Type
  • Effects of Liquidation
  • Insights into Specific Markets, As Provided

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In Focus: Patras, Greece

This snapshot provides an overview of Patra’s hotel market. Patras is the regional capital of Western Greece and the country’s third largest city while the port of the city serves as the main gateway to Greece from Western Europe.

2016 Canadian Hotel Valuation Index

The HVS 2016 Canadian Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) not only releases countrywide hotel values for 2015 but also projects the direction of these values through 2019.

HVS Market Pulse: Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge’s economy has been hit by a loss in energy-related demand and a catastrophic flood. Nevertheless, healthcare expansions and the rise of technology companies in the market are generating demand for local hotels.

2016 African Hotel Valuation Index

The African Hotel Valuation Index releases hotel values and market trends for 21 cities in 16 different countries of Africa.

In Focus: Myanmar

This In Focus article aims to elaborate on the current situation of tourism and hospitality industry in Myanmar, and highlight the key markets, business challenges and opportunities to watch out for in the coming years.

2016 Manhattan Lodging Overview 2Q

The New York City borough of Manhattan is among the strongest, most diverse, and most dynamic hotel markets in the world.

In Focus: Zurich

This snapshot provides an overview of the hotel and real estate market in Zurich, Switzerland. It discusses recent tourism trends, challenges encountered in establishing a conference destination and provides a summary of the extensive hotel pipeline.