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A New Approach to Hotel Management Fees

In the ever-evolving hospitality industry, the question of how to effectively compensate hotel operators remains crucial. While the basic premise of paying managers for their management skills holds true, the prevalent incentive fee structures may no longer adequately align with market realities, particularly for owners.

Third Party Hotel Management on the Rise

In the lead up to their participation at the Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) in Dubai in September, 2022, Hala Matar Choufany, President Middle East, Africa and South Asia for HVS, and Bani Haddad, Founder & Managing Director of Aleph Hospitality caught up to discuss how third party management has evolved over the years with a focus on the Middle East and Africa.

HVS Monday Musings: Indian Hotel Sector – Brand Signings in 2022

This article discusses the key trends in hotel brand signings witnessed in the Indian hotel sector in 2022.

HVS Monday Musings: Indian Hotels Sector – Brand Signings in 2021

This article discusses the key trends in hotel brand signings witnessed in the Indian hotel sector in 2021.

HVS Webinar recap: Hotel Franchising - Why is a Hotel Franchise Worth Having?

Last week more than 300 industry executives logged in to join a webinar organised by HVS in partnership with legal expert Bird & Bird, publishing group EP Business in Hospitality and restructuring advisory firm AlixPartners on the subject of Hotel Franchising.

The Journey to Alternative Management

Hala Matar Choufany is discussing with Khalid Anib, Bani Haddad and Christophe Landais at AHIC on the Road, about the evolution of different type of hotel agreements as well as the journey to the alternative management.

The Transformation of Management Agreements

Hala Matar Choufany is in discussion with James Donald and Tara Marlow at AHIC on the road, on the transformation of management agreements and what the reaction has been from owners and operators.

HVS Monday Musings: The Dichotomy between Management Fee and Franchising Fee in India

Franchising provides an efficient growth model with lower risk for both hotel brands as well as asset owners, but it has still not gained significant traction in India. Read on to know more.

Evolution of Hotel Management Agreements and Rise of Alternative Agreements

Hotels are complicated investments and evaluating the most suitable hotel operating model for a hotel investment is crucial to ensure that the owner’s return is optimized. This publication summarizes the evolution of a number key terms in the hotel management agreements and our outlook on how these key terms may evolve in the future, provides an overview of franchise agreements and highlights alternative agreements that are being considered by sophisticated owners in the Middle East region.

HVS Asia-Pacific Hotel Law Guide

The Hotel Law Guide helps serve hotel real estate owners, developers and operators as a reference for experienced and well-known lawyers and attorneys with a track record in Asia Pacific region. Each law firm highlights their representative attorneys with the type of services offered and notable projects.
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