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Hotel Valuation Index : Asia

The HVI is the authoritative guide to U.S. hotel values, giving hotel stakeholders an educated edge in buying, selling, and holding opportunities. This online tool provides historical and projected values and RevPAR for the Asia market.

The HVS Quarterly Hong Kong Update

This market snapshot provides an overview of the Q32017 performance of the lodging industry in Hong Kong, in terms of demand and supply, and the retail sector performance.

The HVS Quarterly Macau Update

The detrimental Category-10 Typhoon Hato struck Macau in August and left extensive damage to the city. How did it affect Macau’s visitor arrivals, hotel, and casino sectors amidst the city’s tourism industry recovery in 2017?

Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2017

The Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2017 highlights an overview of transaction activity in the region and presents 13 markets’ current hospitality landscape; each covering demand and supply dynamics, hotel performances, and key transactions.

2017 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.

2016/17 United States Hotel Franchise Fee Guide

The HVS U.S. Hotel Franchise Fee Guide provides a comparative review of various hotel franchises based on their applicable franchise fees.

Indonesia Hotel Watch 2017

The fifth edition of the Indonesia Hotel Watch highlights Indonesia’s current hospitality landscape, analysing domestic and international demand and hotel supply dynamics of classified and non-classified hotels.

The HVS Quarterly Hong Kong and Macau Update

Hong Kong and Macau both reflected an increase in travellers in Q2 2017, signalling a reversal from the sharp declines in 2016. What factors may be attributed to these trends? How are the non-Chinese markets contributing to this recovery?

Paid Publication HVS Guide to Hotel Management Contracts (Full Guide and Survey Report)

The HVS Guide to Hotel Management Contracts, by Manav Thadani and Juie S Mobar, presents the results of an extensive review of hotel management agreements conducted across the Americas (USA, Canada and South America), Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA), and the Asia Pacific (APAC) regions, in addition to offering an in-depth understanding of the key terms and clauses of such agreements. The global survey sample set comprises 475 hotel management contracts representing close to 120,000 rooms and 55 first-tier (branded) hotel management companies, in addition to several second-tier (third-party) management companies and few independent operators.

All primary geographic regions depicted in this survey – Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific – have over 100 hotel management contracts, which we believe is a credible threshold to effectively represent the nature of operating terms and conditions prevalent in these areas. Moreover, each regional sub-section is accompanied with a foreword by an HVS expert practicing in the area, and the sub-set results are supported by expert discussions and insights, where applicable, to provide the reader with useful and relevant information.

 

VIEW EXCERPTS | HVS GUIDE TO HOTEL MANAGEMENT CONTRACTS

  • The full guide and survey report comprising around 100 pages can be purchased for US$3,000.
  • Any regional report (Purchase Here) comprising the global section (with definitions and a detailed explanation of the terms and provisions of a management contract) and any one regional sub-section – Americas, EMEA, or Asia Pacific – can be purchased for US$2,000.

All reports are available both in PDF (soft copy) as well as in Print (hard copy). Please make your selection prior to making the purchase, post which a personalized copy of the report will be sent across.

For more information, please contact Juie S. Mobar at jmobar@hvs.com.

Paid Publication HVS Guide to Hotel Management Contracts (Regional Report)

The HVS Guide to Hotel Management Contracts, by Manav Thadani and Juie S Mobar, presents the results of an extensive review of hotel management agreements conducted across the Americas (USA, Canada and South America), Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA), and the Asia Pacific (APAC) regions, in addition to offering an in-depth understanding of the key terms and clauses of such agreements. The global survey sample set comprises 475 hotel management contracts representing close to 120,000 rooms and 55 first-tier (branded) hotel management companies, in addition to several second-tier (third-party) management companies and few independent operators.

All primary geographic regions depicted in this survey – Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific – have over 100 hotel management contracts, which we believe is a credible threshold to effectively represent the nature of operating terms and conditions prevalent in these areas. Moreover, each regional sub-section is accompanied with a foreword by an HVS expert practicing in the area, and the sub-set results are supported by expert discussions and insights, where applicable, to provide the reader with useful and relevant information.

 

VIEW EXCERPTS | HVS GUIDE TO HOTEL MANAGEMENT CONTRACTS

  • The full guide and survey report  (Purchase Here) comprising around 100 pages can be purchased for US$3,000.
  • Any regional report comprising the global section (with definitions and a detailed explanation of the terms and provisions of a management contract) and any one regional sub-section – Americas, EMEA, or Asia Pacific – can be purchased for US$2,000.

 

All reports are available both in PDF (soft copy) as well as in Print (hard copy). Please make your selection prior to making the purchase, post which a personalized copy of the report will be sent across.

For more information, please contact Juie S. Mobar at jmobar@hvs.com.

Learnings from and for Africa’s Game-Lodge Industry

As tourist and investor interest grows in the game-lodge industry and wildlife destinations around the world, the article brings to light some peculiarities and challenges of the lodging industry and lists some lessons/best practices for developers.