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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.

In Focus: Udaipur – An Oasis of Potential

The article focuses on the history of Udaipur and progress of its hotel market while providing a brief outlook of the future potential.

Indonesia Hotel Watch 2016

Indonesia Hotel Watch 2016 is a comprehensive report discussing trends and opportunities in twelve major hotel markets in Indonesia: Bali, Bandung, Bintan, Bogor, Jakarta, Lombok, Makassar, Medan, Palembang, Semarang, Surabaya, Yogyakarta.

HVS Asia Pacific Hotel Operator Guide 2016 - Summary

The report provides owners and investors a unique reference about the presence and scale of 58 international operators with 207 brands, across 798 markets and 6,500 properties in Asia. To purchase the full version with operator profiles, click here.

What Time Is The 3 PM Parade? (Should your hotel have some Mickey Mouse® in it?)

Vicki Richman attended Disney Institute. We have incorporated much of what she learned into our company. Every year we improve our company’s culture and that of our hotels. If the Walt Disney Company is any benchmark, it's clearly worth doing.

2015 European Hotel Transactions

This article gives an overview of hotel investment volumes in Europe in 2015, discussing trends and forecasts and providing a comprehensive list of single asset and portfolio hotel deals above €7.5 million.

Seven Steps to Food Cost Control

Former FSU hotel school Professor Dukas' Seven Steps to Food Cost Control from his book, "How to Operate a Restaurant" provides a concise list of things to think about to effectively manage food cost.

Meluha – An ECOTEL Hotel: Translating Sustainability

The Meluha, an ECOTEL Hotel, in Mumbai makes sustainability integral to the company's business strategy. The article focuses on the strategies used by the hotel for conservation of resources and reduction in landfill waste with concomitant savings.

The Budget Hotel Sector's Position in the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy – a product of four mega trends affecting today’s society: rising urbanisation, changing demographics, shifts in power and a digital revolution. This article discusses current and future trends for budget hotels in this economy.

HVS Asia Hotel Operator Guide 2015 - Summary

The report provides owners and investors a unique reference about the presence and scale of 53 international operators with 182 brands, across 791 markets and 5,400 properties in Asia. To purchase the full version with operator profiles, click here.