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Repositioning a Destination

What is needed to reposition an entire destination? All around the world destinations reach a mature life cycle and are forced to re-invent themselves due to increased global competition. This case study on Montenegro can provide an insight.

The Greater China Update - 3Q 2012

The knock-on effects of the global economic downturn have finally reached the region. Most regional markets are seeing a slowdown in visitor arrival growth and occupancy levels are under pressure..

SRI Lanka Tourism: A Step Forward in the Growth Story

The article presents the changes in the tourism landscape of Sri Lanka in the past two years, with improvements in infrastructure, tourist arrivals, and hotel market performances, concentrating on the hotel markets of Colombo and the Southwest Coast.

HVS Reviews Sascha Reichstein’s Book Be my Guest

This review of Sascha Reichstein’s Be my Guest, examines Hilton’s dual role as an international American symbol and a local institution. Reichstein’s book uses photographic images and employee interviews to contrast two international Hilton hotels.

Hotel Room Supply, Capital Investment and Manpower Requirement by 2021

This White Paper aims to articulate the industry’s key requirements and highlights the support policies that are needed to facilitate the growth of the Indian hospitality sector by 2021.

Milan, Italy - Upscale Hotel Market

In this article we present recent tourist visitation trends in the Milan market and consider the upscale hotel performance for the last three years. We also present our performance forecast up to 2016 and discuss the current values of Milan's hotels.

The Greater China Update - 2Q 2012

The region started the year of 2012 positive, however, growth pace has slowed down in the first quarter compared to previous periods.

Hotel Market Snapshot Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi is one of the key markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. This article explores tourism trends and hotel developments before evaluating hotel performance from 2009 to 2011 and providing five-year forecasts of occupancy, average rate and RevPAR.

2012 Middle East Hotel Survey - The Impact of the Arab Spring

The 2012 Middle East Hotel Survey highlights regional macroeconomics, visitation characteristics, performance indicators and major developments, reinforcing the resilience of the region, poised for recovery and development despite the Arab Spring.

Hotel Market Snapshot Prague, Czech Republic

This market snapshot is part of a series of articles that HVS produces on key hotel sectors across Europe. Our analysis is based on data for a sample of 74 mainly branded properties in Prague as provided by STR Global.