Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2017

The Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2017 highlights an overview of transaction activity in the region and presents 13 markets’ current hospitality landscape; each covering demand and supply dynamics, hotel performances, and key transactions.

HVS Announces Hotel and Casino Business Interruption Claims Calculation Service

HVS reminds owners and asset managers of hotels and casinos that have suffered losses of profits due to business interruption from the recent hurricanes that HVS has experience in calculating, and supporting claims for business income losses.

How Should I Compensate My Sales Manager?

Owners and operators have several variables to think about as they determine appropriate salaries, increases and bonuses for their sales managers and team.

The Impact of the September 2017 Hurricanes on the Islands of the Caribbean

In what appears to be a dynamic and active hurricane period, one of the busiest and most destructive season in decades, some of the islands of the Caribbean have witnessed destruction and evacuations like they’ve never seen before.

2017 HVS Lodging Tax Report - USA

In the 6th annual Lodging Tax Report, HVS explores the current status and historical trends of lodging taxes in the USA. This updated version provides lodging tax rates/conditions in all 50 US states and 150 US cities.

HVS Market Pulse: Charlotte, NC

Even with some 50 new hotels in Charlotte’s pipeline, the area is poised for continued growth in occupancy and average rate, with commercial and residential developments expected to continue to boost hotel demand.

2017 Hotels in India: Trends & Opportunities

The Trends & Opportunities Report analyses the key hospitality trends, highlighting 13 Indian markets. The report also presents existing and future opportunities in the hospitality industry of interest to investors, developers and hotel operators.

HVS Market Pulse: Silicon Valley

Bolstered by demand from the tech industry, the greater Silicon Valley lodging market continues to achieve record RevPAR levels. However, with the entrance of new hotels, supply has begun to outpace demand, with further developments in the pipeline.

Taiwan Hotel Market Update

Amid a decline in Chinese tourists, Taiwan was still able to compensate this loss by expanding the scope and diversity of its tourism economy. Who are the major source markets? And what did Taiwan do to manage this situation?

2016/17 United States Hotel Franchise Fee Guide

The HVS U.S. Hotel Franchise Fee Guide provides a comparative review of various hotel franchises based on their applicable franchise fees.