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Technology in the Hospitality Industry – Have We Gone Too Far?

With the advent of technology, many activities previously performed by live humans have been replaced by automated methods. Is it really an improvement, or has the industry gone too far?

HVS Market Pulse: Chicago Ascending

Bolstered by dozens of companies relocating to the urban core and the country’s largest convention center, Chicago has solidified itself as one of the most vibrant and active lodging markets in the United States.

Possessory Interests in Hotel Real Estate

Possessory interests result from unique circumstances. Understanding its origin and purpose is necessary when performing a possessory interest appraisal. This article describes possessory interest and provides valuation methodology guidance.

HVS Market Pulse: Baltimore Ascending

Baltimore has come a long way over the last 20 years, developing a tourism infrastructure and experience for leisure and convention visitors that is impressive.

HVS Market Pulse: Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. remains a top draw for leisure, convention, business, and government demand, with market-wide RevPAR ranking among the highest in the nation. Convention activity and tourism continue to grow, pushing the overall market performance.

Key Takeaways: AHLA & AAHOA’s – Legislative Action Summit 2018

Year after year, this event brings together a strong showing of hotel owners, operators, developers, investors, managers, and employees, as well as experts in government affairs and others interested in the lodging industry.

Market Pulse: Annapolis, MD

Recent hotel transactions show investor confidence in this high-barrier-to-entry market near the major metropolitan areas of Baltimore and D.C. This article illustrates the current conditions and lodging metrics of the Annapolis market.

HVS Market Pulse: Center City Philadelphia

While hotel supply in Philadelphia’s Center City is expected to increase approximately 18% over the next two years, potential for the underserved, midscale, limited-service hotel product still exists.

The Future of Casual Dining: What to Expect

The casual dining industry is losing market share as the popularity of Fast Casual, Quick Service and Fine Dining restaurant continue to grow revenue and consumer interest.

Key Takeaways: AHLA & AAHOA’s – Legislative Action Summit 2017

AHLA and AAHOA held the annual Legislative Action Summit in May in Washington, DC. to bring hundreds of people together to call on members of Congress regarding issues important to the industry. The various issues are described in this article.