Hotel brands, owners and management companies have created permutations and combinations of operating models that, when used appropriately, will increase profitability, make a project more attractive to lenders and add value to guests.
This description of a sales tax audit is an opportunity to minimize potential problems with sales taxes. While focused on Minnesota much of it applies to any state with sales taxes. Do not construe this article as legal or tax advice.
Hotel stakeholders shared a diversity of insights into U.S. hotel industry trends ranging from innovative brands to today’s tech-savvy travelers. Overall, hotel performance is high, buoying optimism among hoteliers as the industry heads into 2015.
The first overview of key hotel operators in Asia-Pacific. The excerpt provides information on 63 hotel operators with more than 1 million existing or pipeline rooms in 27 countries. The +450-page full version with brand details is available for purchase here.
July 3, 2014
ByDaniel J Voellm ,PuReaNae Jang ,Setthawat Hetrakul
This article aims to assist owners in increasing their understanding and awareness of the franchise business model and current market trends. The fees outlined in this article apply solely to hotels operating in Europe.
With brands spanning a wide variety of products, InterContinental Hotels Group lays claim to the world’s largest collection of hotels. RevPAR is on the rise, and the company has several innovations, including a new brand, on the horizon.
This article highlights how hotel companies are starting to embrace the demands of modern travellers. We have interviewed a number of high-level hotel executives from international hotel companies to see what they make of this new era.
November 18, 2013
ByVeronica Waldthausen ,Arlett S Hoff
This article explores what effects increased visitation and other changes in the market are likely to have on the demand/supply balance in Marrakech's luxury hotel sector. We also provide a performance forecast up to 2016.