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Seven Steps to Food Cost Control
February 16, 2016
By Kirby D. Payne, Feb 16, 2016
Former FSU hotel school Professor Dukas' Seven Steps to Food Cost Control from his book, "How to Operate a...
London to Gain 7,000 Hotel Bedrooms in 2016 While Demand Subdued Says Hotel Bulletin
February 9, 2016
9 February 2016, London: London will see the opening of a massive 7,000 hotel rooms this year, double that of last year’s openings, putting additional...
Seven Key Takeaways | The Americas Lodging Investment Summit 2016 (ALIS)
February 8, 2016
The annual Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) kicked off the year with insights into hotel transactions, performance, and lending trends. What do...
Positive Operating Leverage Results in Another Year of Hotel Value Gains; Cap Rates Start to Rise
January 25, 2016
By Suzanne Mellen
Five years of steady cap rates and rising NOI have resulted in significant U.S. hotel asset appreciation. The current economic landscape is...
Budapest’s Hotel Sector Becomes One of the Fastest Growing in Eastern Europe, Says HVS Report
January 18, 2016
18 January 2016, London: A rise in the number of people visiting the Hungarian capital of Budapest has helped the city’s hotel sector become one of the...
Demand for Hotel Acquisitions Across Europe Prompts Early Exit by Investors, Says HVS
January 7, 2016
7 January 2016, London: Strong demand for hotel acquisitions prompting private equity investors to sell their assets ahead of the usual investment time-frame,...
Take Advantage of Free Cash! A User’s Guide to Energy Incentives
December 15, 2015
By Kevin A. Goldstein and Sonia Vasquez, Dec 14, 2015
Financial incentives and rebates available from utility providers and municipalities can significantly...
The Millennial Shift in Hotel Brands
December 8, 2015
By Brett Russell | December 2015
The past ten years have ushered in the introduction of more new hotel brands than any time in modern history. Most of these...
Hostel Sector Set to Grow Across Europe as Sharing Economy Takes Hold, Says HVS
November 23, 2015
23 November 2015, London: The global growth of the budget and hostel sectors, including the fast-emerging commercialised private rental market such as Airbnb,...
South Florida’s Hospitality Real Estate Continues to Climb: Hotel Values Are Stronger Than Ever
By John P. Lancet
Strong revenue metrics achieved in the Miami-Dade hotel market over the past few years have contributed to a strong ramp-up in transaction...
Four Key Takeaways: 2015 North America Tourism & Hospitality Investment Conference
November 17, 2015
By Heidi Nielsen, McKenna Luke, and Kirby D. Payne
Foreign Direct Investment in U.S. enterprises has doubled over the past 15 years, a sign of investor...
Budget Hotels Make up Half of UK’s Development Pipeline as Popularity of Low-Cost Rooms Continues
November 11, 2015
11 November 2015, London: The march of budget hotels continues in the UK, with over 1,500 budget rooms added to the sector’s pipeline in Q3 2015...
Remarkable Boom In The South Florida Hotel Market
November 9, 2015
By Kathy Conroy, Nov 9, 2015
Just when we thought South Florida couldn’t get any hotter, it is. Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach hotels are all...
Spain’s Hotels Market See Values Boosted as Performance Improves
9 November 2015, Madrid: Improving occupancy and rate performance across Spain has helped boost hotel values and drive recovery in the country's hotel and...
Three Key Takeaways | 2015 Independent Lodging Congress
November 3, 2015
By Susan Furbay
The annual conference, spearheaded by some of the top independent hoteliers in North America, focused on innovation as a means to putting...
Report from NY Hotel Assoc.: Airbnb’s $2 Billion Negative Impact on Lodging Industry and NYC Economy
November 2, 2015
NEW YORK, November 2, 2015 -- Airbnb's operations had a negative impact of $2.1 billion on the lodging industry and the broader economy of New...
Room Service or Is It Food Delivery?
October 26, 2015
By Kirby D. Payne, Oct 26, 2015
Room service should be more than just food delivery. This article has reminders for full service hotels and ideas for limited...
Five Key Takeaways: The Lodging Conference 2015
October 20, 2015
By Brett Russell, Ryan Wall, and Adam Lair
Presentations at this year’s Lodging Conference shed light on how far the U.S. hotel industry has...
HVS Publishes the 2015 Lodging Tax Report - USA
October 14, 2015
The fourth annual edition provides lodging tax rates/collections in all 50 US states and across 150 US cities.
Chicago: HVS Convention, Sports, &...
South Florida Continues to Boom in Occupancy, ADR and RevPAR Says HVS
October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015 - Kathy Conroy, MAI, and John Lancet, MAI, Managing Directors of the HVS Consulting & Valuation practice in Florida, presented to...