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Third-Quarter Brand Performance Update: Summer Helps Industry Gain from Q2 Shutdown Lows

HVS compiled the Q3 2020 performance statistics of brands reported by public companies. The data reflect the gains made during the post-lockdown summer months versus a very low Q2; however, with leisure travel slowing in the current and coming quarter, coupled with the increasing COVID-related restrictions, this trend may be short lived.

HVS Monday Musings: Hotel Feasibility Study will Become Critical in the COVID era

Before investing millions of Rupees of expensive capital, it is prudent to spend an insignificant fraction of the sum on Feasibility and ROI Studies for a hotel and/or a mixed-use project to help determine the viability of the project. The rapidly evolving consumer behavior and demand fundamentals are expected to make a professionally prepared feasibility study even more critical than ever before.

Ergonomic Design and Lean Management in the Hospitality Industry in India

In today’s world, it is essential for hotel investors and owners to consider all elements of design and efficiency which drive revenue per square foot. Ergonomically designed hotels with operational efficiencies and lean management is the ideal mix. The key here is to achieve a balanced-functional structure and marry operational efficiency with eye catching design, without compromising on class or style in any way. Read on to know more.

HVS Monday Musings: Food for Thought - Reimagining F&B at Hotels in India

Hotels must consider outsourcing hotel outlets to standalone marquee restaurants that had made their mark in the pre-COVID era but are now facing an existential crisis. Read on to know more.

COVID-19’s Impact on the San Diego Lodging Market

Since early March, greater San Diego-area hotels have suffered unprecedented declines in demand, similar to most cities in the United States, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. How far has the San Diego hotel market fallen? How does this compare to the last recession? What will the recovery look like?

HVS Monday Musings: Faster technology adoption will bring a paradigm shift in hotel operations in India

Efficient usage of technology will help the hospitality sector to improve profitability, while enhancing guest experience going forward.

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.

HVS Monday Musings: Dynamic Pricing, Perishability, Decoupling in India's Service Industry

Is it time for the hotels sector to embrace some of the revenue management practices followed by the aviation industry? Read on to know more.
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