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The Impact of COVID-19 on Hotel Values

The COVID-19 pandemic and the related restrictions on travel, business activity, and individual movement are having an unprecedented impact on our industry and economy. Hotel owners, operators, lenders, and investors are all facing greater challenges than ever anticipated, as they grapple with plummeting occupancy, average rate (ADR), and RevPAR and seek solutions to mitigate the impact on EBITDA.

Disaster-related Hotel Business Loss Recovery – Unique Challenges

Hurricanes Michael and Florence are both gone, but the extent of their destruction is now coming into clearer focus.

One Year Later: The Rebound of the Caribbean following the 2017 Hurricane Season

It's been a year since the most dynamic, active, and destructive hurricane period hit the Caribbean in decades. Despite the devastating effects, the resiliency of the Caribbean hotel market has been demonstrated particularly well over the last year.

2015 European Hotel Transactions

This article gives an overview of hotel investment volumes in Europe in 2015, discussing trends and forecasts and providing a comprehensive list of single asset and portfolio hotel deals above €7.5 million.

The Budget Hotel Sector's Position in the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy – a product of four mega trends affecting today’s society: rising urbanisation, changing demographics, shifts in power and a digital revolution. This article discusses current and future trends for budget hotels in this economy.

Trends and Opportunities: Israel Hotel Market Overview 2015

Numerous international companies are showing increased interest in the Israeli hotel market. This article provides an insight into the country's tourism demand, its hotel market and hotel values and investment.

Sales Tax Audit!

This description of a sales tax audit is an opportunity to minimize potential problems with sales taxes. While focused on Minnesota much of it applies to any state with sales taxes. Do not construe this article as legal or tax advice.

Spotlight on Morocco: Marrakech's Luxury Hotel Market

This article explores what effects increased visitation and other changes in the market are likely to have on the demand/supply balance in Marrakech's luxury hotel sector. We also provide a performance forecast up to 2016.

2012 European Hotel Transactions

Total European hotel transaction volume reached approximately €5.6 billion in 2012, a decrease of 21% on the €7.1 billion recorded in 2011.