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The Cleveland Market Is on Pace for Full Recovery

After bottoming out from the effects of the pandemic in April 2020 and facing consistent challenges throughout 2020, Cleveland’s hospitality industry has been steadily recovering throughout 2021 and 2022. A full recovery is expected by 2024, led by strong leisure demand and the return of meeting and group demand.

Salt Lake City Development Spurs Additional Investor Interest in This Emerging Hotel Market

Salt Lake City has historically played second fiddle to larger Rocky Mountain cities such as Denver; however, a new convention hotel, a multimillion-dollar airport expansion, and the state's popularity as a leisure destination in both the summer and winter have elevated Salt Lake City's position from a regional to a national player for hotel investment.

HVS Monday Musings: Indian Hospitality Sector – 2022 in Review

The Indian hospitality sector made a strong comeback in 2022, driven by domestic travel. Read on to know more.

Recent Trends in Vacationland: The Ebb and Flow of the Coastal Maine Lodging Market

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Coastal Maine market, including Portland, has experienced a renaissance of leisure travel. This seasonal drive-to market has remained a stalwart of the New England region, while corporate and group-focused urban cores have been slower to rebound. Pent-up demand has catapulted Coastal Maine markets beyond pre-COVID peaks. This article highlights the market’s triumphs and challenges in recent years.

HVS Monday Musings: India’s Airport Lounges Industry is Set to Grow

The airport lounge industry is also expected to grow steadily in tandem with the expansion of the country’s aviation industry. Read on to know more.

Almost Home: The Boston Hotel Market Approaches a Recovery

Boston’s hotel market came up strong in 2022, exceeding expectations. Despite anticipated recessionary impacts in 2023, a full recovery is on the horizon for this market.

HVS Monday Musings: Mumbai’s Hotel Market Revival

Recovery in Mumbai's hotel industry is finally underway. Read on to know more.

HVS Monday Musings: Hotel Industry Tapping the Metaverse

Global hotel chains are entering the metaverse because it has the potential to improve the guest experience, boost customer loyalty, streamline operations, and help businesses in forging connections with potential customers. Read on to know more.

Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Landscape – Establishing a Vision

Saudi Arabia is entering an entirely new tourism landscape with its Saudi Vision 2030 initiatives. With a strong economic outlook, a diversification of its economy, and significant governmental support, the hospitality and tourism markets across the Kingdom are expected to thrive over the next decade. In this article, we discuss the most important tourism indicators in the Kingdom.

Valuing Hotels Amid Rising Capital Market Costs: A Case Study

Although current capital market terms are putting downward pressure on values, the full impact of these conditions is tempered by the expectation of a return to more favorable terms in the relatively near future. The opportunity to refinance in the near-to-mid term provides an equity investor with a return of a portion of their initial investment, which supports a lower blended discount rate—and higher value—than indicated by a weighted average cost of capital based on current mortgage terms.