Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

Amsterdam Hotel Market – Rate Growth Paves the Way

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This snapshot discusses recent tourism trends, the impact of new supply on performance and provides a summary of the hotel pipeline.

The Serviced Apartment Sector in Europe: Poised to Outperform

The serviced apartment sector in Europe continues to see strong supply and demand momentum. This report looks at the recent trends, discusses our 2019 lenders survey results and recent transaction evidence, and analyses the pipeline.

Brussels Hotel Market – Recovery Now Complete

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Brussels, Belgium. This snapshot discusses recent tourism trends, the impact of new supply on performance and provides a summary of the hotel pipeline.

Generation Z: What Do They Want from their Hotel Stay Experience?

Generation Z currently comprises more than a quarter of the U.S. population and delivers a hefty contribution to the economy. They may not be booking hotel rooms yet, but they already have a significant impact on their parents’ choices of accommodation.

The Impact of Technology on Hotel Sales and Marketing

Hotel sales and marketing has evolved vastly in recent years, mainly as a result of technological advancements. With the proliferation of new brands leading to stiffer industry competition, hotels are increasingly adding technology to their marketing strategies in an effort to stay abreast.

Navigate the Pitfalls Motel Valuations – Part 2

In Part II of this article, I discuss the importance of diving into local market comparable sales when facing an independent motel valuation. Equally important is knowing the market’s prevalent RRM and sales price per key.

HVS Market Pulse: Toledo, Ohio

Toledo has long lived in the shadow of its neighbor to the north, Detroit, with an economy steeped in auto manufacturing and industry. The city is known for Jeep, Jamie Farr, and Tony Packo’s, but a thriving lodging market? HVS’s Stacey Nadolny investigates the changing dynamics in her hometown.

HVS Market Pulse: Perspectives on the New York City Lodging Market 2019 – a Review of the Supply Side

Supply growth has been the dominant headline for the New York City lodging market over the past decade. The number of hotel rooms in the city increased from 66,000 in 2007 to 99,000 in 2018, a 50% increase in inventory.

2019 Canadian Hotel Lending Survey

HVS reviewed and analyzed the current lending environment for hotels following a comprehensive survey conducted among Canadian hotel lenders.

The Annual HVS Asia-Pacific Hotel Operator Guide 2019 – Excerpt

The Sixth Edition of the Asia-Pacific Hotel Operator Guide provides owners and investors with a unique reference about the presence and scale of 50 international operators with 244 brands, across 1,008 markets and 5,742 properties in the Asia-Pacific Region.