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The Annual HVS Asia-Pacific Hotel Operator Guide 2017 – 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.

Key Takeaways: SEAHIS 2017

Key takeaways from the South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit include recurring themes throughout the region such as the rise of the millennial generation, the experience economy and the effects of political instability on regional outlook.

In Focus: Malaysia – A Rising Opportunity

This article aims to highlight Malaysia’s current and future hotel market. It further discusses the rise of lifestyle hotels and the adaption of hotel brands to Millennials’ travel behaviour.

Soft Brands - Future Opportunities in the Canadian Market

This article analyzes the key factors that are causing the slow uptake of soft branded hotels across Canada, and the future growth that is expected.

Hotel Management Contracts in Europe

This article reviews the main terms of hotel management contracts in Europe. The terms provided are broad indications only, and can vary significantly depending on element such as asset class, location, brand, operator and type of investor.

Key Takeaways: Hunter Conference

Investors, buyers, bankers, appraisers, and owners gathered at the Hunter Hotel Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, March 22–24, 2017.

2017 European Hotel Valuation Index

2016 was a year of political surprises and uncertainty! Some cities performed well and others less so, resulting in almost no change in the European average. Read the article in full for an in-depth look at average hotel values across Europe.

In Focus: Florence, Italy

This market snapshot presents current data and information on the upscale and luxury hotel and tourism industry in Florence, Italy.

Industry Insights: Impacts of Major Brand PIPs

The increase of new supply across the United States, the aging condition of limited-service hotels, and an inconsistency of quality across branded hotels has required franchisors to create and implement new design standards.

In Focus: Alexandroupolis, Greece

This snapshot provides an overview of Alexandroupolis’s hotel market, the regional capital of Evros Prefecture. Due to its favorable location, Alexandroupolis is an important port and commercial center of northeastern Greece.