Five Key Takeaways | The Lodging Conference 2015

Presentations at this year’s Lodging Conference shed light on how far the U.S. hotel industry has come, as well as how long the current upturn could last.

About Adam Lair

Senior Partner and Managing Director of HVS New Orleans, Adam Lair, MAI, conducts and oversees hotel appraisal and consulting assignments in markets throughout Texas, Louisiana, and the Gulf South region. Adam graduated cum laude from Louisiana State University and studied under scholarship at Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans. Adam is a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute. Contact Adam at (504) 2312651 or

About Ryan Wall

A Vice President with HVS, Ryan Wall works extensively on consulting and appraisal assignments for hotels across Arizona and the southwestern U.S. Prior to joining HVS, Ryan held hands-on roles at water-park resorts, historic boutique hotels, and branded full-service properties. Ryan earned a BS from the School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University. Contact Ryan at (608) 658-0587 or
A Senior Vice President with HVS Denver and HVS Director of Business Development, Brett Russell’s 15-year career in hospitality encompasses hotel operations, management, development, and consulting. Brett has overseen hundreds of appraisals, market studies, and feasibility studies for hotels, lodges, and resorts throughout the Americas, with a focus on Colorado full-service hotels and resorts. Contact Brett at 720-877-1376 or


  1. Ros MalloryOct 20, 2015

    Thank you for the article

  2. dee wesleyOct 28, 2015

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