Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

2017 HVS Lodging Tax Report - USA

In the 6th annual Lodging Tax Report, HVS explores the current status and historical trends of lodging taxes in the USA. This updated version provides lodging tax rates/conditions in all 50 US states and 150 US cities.

HVS Market Pulse: Charlotte, NC

Even with some 50 new hotels in Charlotte’s pipeline, the area is poised for continued growth in occupancy and average rate, with commercial and residential developments expected to continue to boost hotel demand.

2017 Hotels in India: Trends & Opportunities

The Trends & Opportunities Report analyses the key hospitality trends, highlighting 13 Indian markets. The report also presents existing and future opportunities in the hospitality industry of interest to investors, developers and hotel operators.

HVS Market Pulse: Silicon Valley

Bolstered by demand from the tech industry, the greater Silicon Valley lodging market continues to achieve record RevPAR levels. However, with the entrance of new hotels, supply has begun to outpace demand, with further developments in the pipeline.

Taiwan Hotel Market Update

Amid a decline in Chinese tourists, Taiwan was still able to compensate this loss by expanding the scope and diversity of its tourism economy. Who are the major source markets? And what did Taiwan do to manage this situation?

2016/17 United States Hotel Franchise Fee Guide

The HVS U.S. Hotel Franchise Fee Guide provides a comparative review of various hotel franchises based on their applicable franchise fees.

In Focus: Ibiza, Spain

This article provides a market snapshot of Ibiza, Spain. Ibiza is considered to be one of the most sought-after leisure destinations in Europe, widely known for its party life, cosmopolitan character and luxury hotels and resorts developments.

Indonesia Hotel Watch 2017

The fifth edition of the Indonesia Hotel Watch highlights Indonesia’s current hospitality landscape, analysing domestic and international demand and hotel supply dynamics of classified and non-classified hotels.

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The HVS Quarterly Hong Kong and Macau Update

Hong Kong and Macau both reflected an increase in travellers in Q2 2017, signalling a reversal from the sharp declines in 2016. What factors may be attributed to these trends? How are the non-Chinese markets contributing to this recovery?