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Putting the Past to Use Redux - Expense Elasticity in a Downturn

Reprising and updating a study from the last downturn, this article surveys operating expense elasticity in the industry’s most recent period of acute revenue loss, 2008–2009, using data presented across a range of product types and quality levels. The study is intended to help industry participants build or evaluate a forecast in a context of economic decline and provides a forecasting tool for the same.

An Invasion of Business Like Never Before

The Indian hospitality sector is undergoing one of its worst-ever crises in living memory and is putting every effort to deal with this unprecedented invasion. Even now, hotels are relentlessly providing quality services to their guests. So, who are the guests staying at these hotels?

Recovery from Covid-19 in Spain

Whilst the Covid-19 pandemic ravages Europe and takes a particularly heavy toll in Spain, it is important to evaluate how the reliance of this country on international visitation might shape the recovery of its two main urban markets once the pandemic subsides.

COVID-19 and the Chinese Hotel Sector

From the beginning of 2020, Covid-19 spread in China and escalated into a global pandemic, impacting the travel, hotel, and catering industries. HVS Shenzhen Office combined existing market information and our own survey results, as well as the historical data, to determine the impact and provide an outlook on the Chinese hotel industry.

Asset Management – Why Bother?

So why is it that so many owners feel the need to employ asset managers to help them ensure the manager is doing a good job? Why don’t many operators do this on their own? After 45 years of looking at hotel operating performance, here are my top 10 tips for getting the most out of your hotel business.

UK Hotel Market Tracker Q4 2019

AlixPartners, STR and HVS have published the Q4 2019 UK Hotel Market Tracker. The Hotel Market Tracker analyses performance, supply and transactions in London and the UK regions.

HVS Ease of Doing Business in Indian Hospitality Sector

Ease of doing business in India has improved significantly in past few years due to reforms by the Government. However, approval & licensing requirements in hospitality sector is still very complex compared to global peers. Reforms in this direction are necessary to induce fresh capital in sector.

Tough year ahead for UK hoteliers with key issues to tackle

HVS London has identified five key issues that hotels need to consider as we move into the new decade, including the fact that travellers are now expecting a more personal service, the issue of corporate responsibility and the importance of attracting and retaining good staff.

HVS Performance Report: Spa Department 2019

This report is the second annual performance report published by HVS that tracks and monitors spa department performance and profitability.

UK Hotel Market Tracker Q3 2019

AlixPartners, STR and HVS have published the Q3 2019 UK Hotel Market Tracker. The Hotel Market Tracker analyses performance, supply and transactions in London and the UK regions.
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