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THE PLAYERS Championship’s Impact on Jacksonville Hotels in 2024

Hotels in Jacksonville, Florida, experienced a robust March, driven in part by an influx of visitors for the 50th edition of THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass. This surge in demand coincided with the entrance of several new hotels into the market, which affected hotel performance metrics.

HVS Las Vegas Casino and Hotel Market Outlook 2024

Las Vegas continues to evolve, with billions of dollars being spent on the development of new world-class venues in recent years. In 2023, occupied room nights, as well as total occupancy (83.5%), continued to lag 2019 performance; however, like gaming revenue, the market’s ADR ($191.29) and RevPAR ($159.73) for 2023 reached record levels for the second year in a row. This article examines the latest trends and developments that are relevant to the Las Vegas casino and hotel markets.

The Dynamic Demand Base Powering the Knoxville Lodging Market

The Knoxville hotel market’s recent performance trends are catching the attention of regional and national investors, and for good reason. With a slew of new developments, the city is fast becoming a sought-after destination for both business and leisure travelers.

Riding the CFO Roundabout: Securing Hospitality's Financial Leadership Future

Since 2022, hospitality has seen a 30% increase in CFO turnover and a significant demand for financial executives. This trend, driven by post-COVID-19 burnout, remote work popularity and high inflation, reflects broader economic phenomena. High CFO turnover disrupts strategic initiatives, even while introducing fresh outlooks and innovation. Companies must balance retaining experienced leadership with embracing new ideas and fostering an adaptable culture to ensure resilience and sustainability.

Hunter Conference 2024 Takeaways

The Atlanta Marriott Marquis was bustling this week with another successful Hunter Hotel Investment Conference. Kudos to the Hunter and Marriott teams for executing an extraordinary event! Some key takeaways from the HVS brokerage and consulting staff members who attended the conference are summarized in this article.

Savannah, Georgia: Linking the Past to the Future

Savannah is one of the most desirable tourist destinations in the country, and visitation has skyrocketed since the onset of the pandemic. Some major expansion and development projects underway in the market should help support hotel metrics going forward.

Columbus, Ohio: A Bright Spot for Midwestern Hotels

The diverse array of employers throughout the Columbus region has contributed to the growth of the local economy post-pandemic. This economic growth has bolstered the local hospitality market with expectation of continued growth in the near term.

Outpacing and Evolving: Metro Atlanta Hotel Supply Growth

The hotel supply across Metro Atlanta has grown significantly since the onset of the pandemic, particularly as compared to the rest of the nation. In this article, we provide an overview of notable supply and demand trends, both recent and on the horizon.

Tulsa Tourism Is on the Rise

Tulsa’s tourism industry has experienced a strong recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Tulsa experienced record-breaking revenue from tourism in 2022 and 2023, encouraging the local chamber of commerce to focus on sustaining tourism and community-building for the foreseeable future.

The Benefits of a Small Hotel Management Company

The benefits of a large hotel management company may seem obvious. However, when choosing a management company for your hotel, consider looking beyond the obvious and evaluating whether a more personalized and strategic approach is appropriate for your hotel investment goals. This article outlines the benefits of selecting a small hotel management company for the day-to-day operation of your hotel.