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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.

In Focus: Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

This article provides an overview of Cortina d'Ampezzo, one of the most prominent ski resorts in Italy and host, together with Milan, of the upcoming 2026 Winter Olympic Games. Besides examining the historical tourism trends and the latest news, the article tries to assess the short- and long-term impact of the Olympic Winter Games on the destination.

Hotel Franchising in Europe – The Push Continues for New Ways to Expand

Hotel Franchising in Europe is an update of our previous report published in 2019. This report aims to assist owners in increasing their understanding and awareness of the franchise business model and current market trends. The fees outlined in this report apply solely to hotels operating in Europe.

2022 Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) Key Takeaways

HVS Dubai consultants attended the 2022 Future Hospitality Summit, held September 19-21 in Dubai, which brought together nearly 1,100 hotel owners, investors, operators, brand representatives, and consultants. This article summarizes key takeaways from the presentations and panel discussions held at the conference.

Conference Takeaways – The Lodging Conference 2022

The halls of the JW Marriott Desert Ridge were buzzing this week as thousands descended upon the Phoenix resort for this week’s Lodging Conference. If you couldn’t make it to the event, here’s a quick recap of what you missed.

Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2022

The Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2022 highlights an overview of transaction activity in the region and presents 25 markets’ current hospitality landscape; each covering demand and supply dynamics, hotel performances, and key transactions.

Amsterdam Hotel Market: The Enduring Appeal

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. It discusses recent tourism trends and the strength of recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic as well as providing a summary of the hotel pipeline.

HVS Monday Musings: Can the Hotel Lease Model Gain Momentum in India?

Hotel leasing has been a slow starter and is not a preferred model with operators in India. However, this could change with revenue share leases gaining traction. Read on to know more.

NYU Conference Takeaways: Despite Some Challenges, The Hospitality Sector Is Still Looking Good

The tale of the looming recession was mixed, with some forecasting a shallow, short-lived recession, and others expecting a more significant impact. The overall sentiment remains a positive one, and that cash flow growth should continue. Despite high inflation, other economic markers, such as consumer goods, mortgage default rates, and low unemployment rates, look positive.

Paris Hotel Market: A Spectacular Start to the Recovery

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Paris, France. It discusses recent tourism trends and the strength of recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic as well as providing a summary of the extensive hotel pipeline.
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