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Key Takeaways: AHLA & AAHOA’s – Legislative Action Summit 2017

AHLA and AAHOA held the annual Legislative Action Summit in May in Washington, DC. to bring hundreds of people together to call on members of Congress regarding issues important to the industry. The various issues are described in this article.

Modular Construction: An Evolution in the Development of Modern Hotels

Though historically associated with residential and low-rise commercial buildings, modular construction has gone more upscale in recent years. What are the benefits, and what should hotel developers consider before going modular?

Key Considerations for Historic Building Conversions

In response to rising demand for unique designs, developers are turning to adaptive reuse as a means of creating one-of-a-kind hotels. Historic building conversions come with their own sets of challenges, balanced by potential rewards.

2016 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide

HVS Design and Jonathan Nehmer + Associates (JN+A) are proud to announce the completion of the 2016 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide. The Guide is a comprehensive listing of capital expenditure construction and FF&E costs for hotel renovations in the USA.

Take Advantage of Free Cash! A User's Guide to Energy Incentives

Financial incentives can significantly improve the economics of a wide range of Return on Investment (ROI) projects. This article provides practical guidance on how to identify and secure incentives for energy efficiency investments.

Three Key Takeaways | 2015 Independent Lodging Congress

The annual conference, spearheaded by some of the top independent hoteliers in North America, focused on innovation as a means to putting reward ahead of risk

2015 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide

HVS Design and Jonathan Nehmer + Associates (JN+A) are proud to announce the completion of the 2015 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide. The Guide is a comprehensive listing of capital expenditure construction and FF&E costs for hotel renovations in the USA.

Here To Stay - An Overview of the European Serviced Apartment Industry

This article gives an overview of the European serviced apartment sector. We highlight the trends, opportunities and challenges and give an overview of the general investment environment and appetite for serviced apartments.

2013 European Hotel Valuation Index

This year's European Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) covers 32 hotel markets across Europe. The article provides values per room as well as year-on-year percentage changes. Additionally, the HVI provides a five-year forecast and a volatility index.

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.