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Shining in Today’s New Normal: Key Takeaways from CHICOS 2023

The 2023 edition of the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS) brought over 300 attendees to the Westin Beach Resort & Spa St. Thomas, USVI, for several days of networking and industry insights from key stakeholders in the region. This article provides key takeaways from this year’s conference.

Charleston, SC: Making & Preserving History

Europeans first settled in the city that would become Charleston over 350 years ago. Charleston’s rich history is one of the drivers of its thriving tourism sector, which tallied 7.68 million visitors in 2022. In the hospitality industry, Charleston continues to make history, while local initiatives are also making strides to preserve it.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2023-Q3

Year-to-date 2023 market occupancy Canada wide has surpassed 2019 year-over-year at 67.5% vs. 66.9 % in 2019. Average Daily Rate continues to hold with more than a 20% premium resulting in RevPAR growth over 2019 of almost 22%!

HVS Monday Musings: Embracing Contactless Check-in with DigiStay in the Indian Hotel Sector

Is it time for the Indian hotel sector to proactively embrace contactless check-in with DigiStay? Read on to know more.

Indianapolis Gears Up for Convention and Hotel Expansions

With the pandemic mostly in the past, Downtown Indianapolis’s ADR has fully recovered, but occupancy still has not returned to 2019 levels given the slow rebound of corporate demand. However, leisure demand has increased, and the city’s event pipeline is robust, supporting a positive outlook for Downtown Indianapolis.

HVS Monday Musings: Unlocking the Potential of the Extended-stay Hotel Segment in India

Extended-stay hotels are one of the fastest growing segments globally, but it remains a relatively niche offering in India. Read on to know more.

The Continued Recovery of the New Orleans Lodging Market

The pandemic’s prolonged impact on the New Orleans hospitality market exacerbated a slow period in the convention cycle. However, New Orleans remains a popular leisure destination, with new upscale hotel supply and renovations to demand generators. Market participants are confident that demand growth in 2024 and 2025 will help the city recover to its pre-pandemic metrics.

Building Hotels in a Challenging Environment | FHS 2023

Watch Hala Matar Choufany's discussion about the region's development of hotels, the existing challenges, and opportunities, at the 2023 Future Hospitality Summit

Anchorage, Alaska: Hotel Market Trends and Conversions to Housing

While Anchorage was significantly affected by the pandemic, a surge of independent travelers boosted the economy in 2021. More robust growth occurred in 2022 with the return of normal demand sources. Furthermore, the conversion of hotels to permanent housing has reduced the hotel supply in Anchorage and contributes to recent trends.

Paid Publication HVS U.S. Hotel Broker Survey

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

  • Discount Rates by Hotel Product Type
  • Going-in Cap Rates by Hotel Product Type
  • Exit Cap Rates by Hotel Product Type
  • Current Rooms Revenue Multipliers
  • Hotel Exposure Time and Marketing Time by Hotel Product Type
  • Selling Expenses by Hotel Product Type
  • Effects of Liquidation
  • Insights into Specific Markets, As Provided
  • Market sentiment: cooling, steady, hot

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