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HVS Market Pulse: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Lodging Market

Philadelphia hotels experienced unprecedented declines in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, similar to most top-25 markets in the United States. Considering the city’s large number of demand generators, Philadelphia hotels are well positioned for a recovery, albeit a slow one. How far did the Philadelphia hotel market fall? What factors will shape this recovery?

Hotel Market Recovery – Minneapolis-St. Paul

Reeling from the impact of new supply, seasonality, civil unrest, and a global pandemic, Minneapolis-St. Paul hotels faced a staggering RevPAR drop in 2020, worse than most cities in the United States. While the greater metro-area hotel market has begun to bounce back, it is at a much a slower pace than the national rebound. What has the recovery looked like thus far? When will the market return to pre-pandemic levels?

The Serviced Apartment Sector in Europe 2022 – Navigating the Headwinds

Our Serviced Apartment Sentiment Survey invited 90 lenders, investors, and operators to share their views on the challenges and strategic focus points in 2022 and beyond.

In Focus: Singapore

HVS publication In Focus Singapore 2022 provides an overview of Singapore’s economic outlook, infrastructure development, tourism landscape and hotel market performance, hotel transactions and investment in 2021, integrated resorts overview, COVID-19 situation and outlook.

2022 Hunter Conference Takeaways

Buyers face challenges with high pricing, elevated operating costs, and labor issues, but the industry remains optimistic.

HVS Monday Musings: Caravan Tourism – Discovering the Roads Less Travelled

Caravan tourism, a well-established niche segment of experiential tourism globally, is still at a nascent stage in India. Collaborative efforts by government agencies and industry stakeholders can help this segment become a success.

HVS Las Vegas Casino and Hotel Market Outlook 2022

The number of visitors to Las Vegas exceeded 32.2 million in 2021, which was 10.7 million below the peak number of visitors in 2016. However, gaming revenue in Clark County in 2021 was $11.5 billion, which was approximately $600 million above the prior peak achieved in 2007. Occupied rooms in Las Vegas grew 70.7% in 2021, compared to 2020, from 21.2 million to 36.2 million; total occupancy for the year was 66.8%.

HVS U.S. Development Cost Survey

This research report is a benchmark for development cost across different hotel classes, with research and a compilation of development costs from actual hotel construction budgets, including an illustrated total development cost per room/per product type.

COVID-19’s Impact on the Silicon Valley Lodging Market

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Francisco Bay Area has been one of the most severely affected markets in the nation. Silicon Valley, despite its status as the technology capital of the world, experienced significant declines in lodging performance because of its historical reliance on higher-rated business travel. This article discusses the changing business dynamics in Silicon Valley and the impact of the pandemic on the local hotel market.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2021-Q4

In 2021 limited/select service hotels which represent almost half of the hotels in Canada are leading the recovery over 2019 with hotel demand down by 20% and average rate down by 8% resulting in a RevPAR decrease of 28%. We will be much closer to recovery when the removal of COVID restrictions allow our full-service hotels to follow in the limited/select service footsteps.