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Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2016-Q3

This is a time of contrasts in the Canadian Lodging Market. Resource based markets are suffering due to low oil prices, however leisure markets, most particularly in Luxury and Resort markets are benefiting from demand induced by the low-oil Loonie.

Hostel Market In America: Potential For Growth

Over the past decade, Europe’s hostel market has shifted from budget-oriented, owner-operated assets to a more corporate model that promotes hostels’ social attributes. Can the success of the European model be replicated in certain U.S. markets?

In Focus: New Orleans, LA

With increased tourism and expansions at the convention center and airport, New Orleans’ hotel industry continues to make gains. The bulk of new supply should hit in 2017, before demand again outpaces supply in time for the city’s 300th anniversary.

HVS Canadian Hotel Valuation Index In-Depth Insights 2016

The HVS 2016 Canadian Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) not only releases countrywide hotel values for 2015 but also projects the direction of these values through 2019.

In Focus: Student Housing - General Overview and the Greek Reality

Private Student Housing has emerged as a mainstream global asset class. While the USA and the UK are currently well-established as markets for student housing investments, the European market remains relatively unexploited.

In Focus: Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix’s growth in 2015 reflects the hopes of hotel developers and owners in the market, as performance closes in on pre-recession levels.

Understanding Online Distribution Channels

This article covers the importance for hotels to invest in three online distribution channels – the website, Global Distribution Systems, and Online Travel Agents – to retain guests, improve hotel positioning, and gain a competitive advantage.

HVS Canadian Hotel Valuation Index In-Depth Insights 2013

HVS Canada is pleased to announce the publication of the 2013 Canadian Hotel Valuation Index.

Market Snapshot - Calgary

Calgary is once again drawing the attention of the lodging industry with its thriving economy. This article provides an overview of the current state of the Calgary hotel industry and what can be expected going forward.

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook January, 2013

The Current Status of Hotel Development Activity and Construction Costs in Canada