Steve Rushmore, President and Founder of HVS International, has announced that as of June 1, 2007, the firm will now be referred to as simply "HVS."
As Rushmore explains, "Having celebrated our firm's 25th anniversary two years ago, we have established our global presence, and found that our clients and prospects prefer to refer to us as "HVS." The shortening of the company name has also made it easier to email and reach us, as we have changed our email and web domain to www.hvs.com."
"The new look of the logo projects a fresh and more energetic company, which we found important to us internally, as we have begun to embark on our next 25 years," adds Stephen Rushmore, Jr, COO of the firm. "We also want to communicate to our current and future clients that while we are seasoned and experienced, we continue to stay abreast of new and current trends to keep our hospitality consulting and services fresh and relevant."
Steve Rushmore, Sr. has provided consultation services for more than 12,000 hotels throughout the world during his 37-year career and specializes in complex issues involving hotel feasibility, valuations, and financing. He was one of the creators of the Microtel concept and was instrumental in its IPO. He is a partner in HEI Hospitality, LLC, a hotel investment fund, which makes him one of the few hospitality consultants that actually invests in and owns hotels.
As a leading authority and prolific author on the topic of hotel feasibility studies and appraisals, Rushmore has written all five textbooks and two seminars for the Appraisal Institute covering this subject. He has also authored three reference books on hotel investing and has published more than 300 articles. He writes a monthly column for Hotels magazine and is widely quoted by major business and professional publications. Rushmore lectures extensively on hotel trends and has taught hundreds of classes and seminars to more than 20,000 industry professionals. He is on the faculty of the Cornell Hotel School's professional development program.
HVS Hospitality Services is a global services and consulting organization focused on the hotel, restaurant, shared ownership, gaming, and leisure industries. Established in 1980, HVS performs more than 1,500 assignments per year for virtually every major industry participant. HVS is client driven, entrepreneurial, and dedicated to providing the best advice and services in a timely and cost efficient manner. The firm has provided consulting services for thousands of clients in all 50 states and more than 60 foreign countries. Its professional staff of more than 150 industry specialists offers a wide range of services, including market feasibility studies, valuations, strategic analyses, development planning, and litigation support. Through its vast array of services, HVS supplies unique hotel consulting expertise in the areas of executive search, food and beverage operations, gaming, technology, hotel operations, asset management, sales, marketing and public relations, interior design, parking, golf, and investment counseling. HVS is the industry's primary source of hotel sales information. Its databases contain information on more than 10,000 hotel transactions and thousands of financial statements. HVS is also the most comprehensive source of hotel compensation data.
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