Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

Mitigating Spa and Wellness Investment Risks

Having an acute understanding of how spa and wellness features intersect with perceived value and profitability percentages, conveys important impacts on asset performance, momentum and risk.

Hotel Cost Estimating Guide

HVS Design and Jonathan Nehmer + Associates (JN+A) are proud to announce the completion of the 2018 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide. The Guide is a comprehensive listing of capital expenditure construction and FF&E costs for hotel renovations in the USA.

Paid Publication HVS Asia-Pacific Hotel Operator Guide 2018

HVS Design and Jonathan Nehmer + Associates (JN+A) are proud to announce the completion of the 2018 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide. The Guide is a comprehensive listing of capital expenditure construction and FF&E costs for hotel renovations in the USA.

Now in its tenth year, the 2018 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide evaluates costs in a variety of hotel tiers including Economy, Extended Stay, Midscale, Upscale, Upper Upscale, and Luxury. Within each tier, costs are separated into the categories of Guestrooms; Guest Bathrooms; Guestroom Corridors; Public Areas; Food & Beverage Outlets; Function Space; Recreational Facilities; Infrastructure; and Common Additives. Furthermore, the 2018 edition features estimated percentages for freight and warehousing for each tier as well as sample schedules.

The Annual HVS Asia-Pacific Hotel Operator Guide 2018 – Excerpt

The publication continues to serve owners as a reference for which operator has a strong presence in their home market and in potential future markets further ashore as well as key feeder markets across the region.

Israel Hotel Market Overview 2018

With more than 3.6 million visitors, representing a year-on-year increase of almost 25%, 2017 was the first time in Israel’s history that the 3 million mark was reached. This article explores the hotel performance and development pipeline in Israel.

Eat, Sleep and Experience Mzansi Style

In line with promoting local tourism in South Africa (locally known as Mzansi), we talk about authentic Township experiences and introduce some remarkable entrepreneurs that have emerged from these so-called “informal” settlements.

Key Takeaways from the 2018 South East Asia Hotel Investor’s Summit (SEAHIS)

Key takeaways from this year’s South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit (SEAHIS) at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok on May 14-15, which HVS proudly sponsored for the second consecutive year.

Paris - Spring in the Step

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Paris, France. It discusses recent tourism trends and the causes for optimism for 2018 as well as providing a summary of the extensive hotel pipeline.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2018-Q1

Canada’s strong lodging 2018 year-to-date performance is buoyed by Alberta’s turnaround.

Stockholm – New Supply A Surmountable Hurdle

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