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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.

Trends and Opportunities South America

This article analyzes the hospitality results and forecasts in South America. By understanding the main challenges and opportunities of the industry, it is possible to offer some tools to managers and investors to build their strategies.

Market Pulse: Singapore

This article provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market performance in Singapore, in 2016. It also discusses key trends and solutions in creating value for hotels in Singapore while dealing with market changes and uncertainty.

FHRAI Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2015-16

The survey, representing 1,517 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation, etc.

2016 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.

Project Management Considerations for Building Equipment Upgrades

If you own or operate a hotel for any significant length of time, you will likely have to replace some of your building's core MEP and HVAC equipment. This article outlines project management strategies for successful building equipment projects.

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.

China Hotel Investment Watch 2016 | Excerpts

The annual China Hotel Investment Watch, now in its seventh edition, serves as an important indicator of the investment climate in the Chinese hotel market for stakeholders in their effort to evolve the Chinese hotel industry to the next level!

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.

Reducing Utility Costs in Your Food & Beverage Department

HVS conducts numerous walkthroughs of hotel F&B operations each year. In almost every full service property, we find opportunities to significantly decrease utility costs through a combination of operating enhancements and capital projects.