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Reorganizing Spa Operations to Leverage Automation and Technology

Technology and automation are making exponential headway touching nearly all sectors of hospitality, including spa and wellness.

Key Drivers for Hotel and Resort Spa Profitability

The global spa movement, which includes wellness tourism, amounts to upwards of $3 trillion dollars per year. What physical and strategic elements are key to driving bottom-line performance at traditional and wellness-focused spas?

HVS Key Takeaways: CHICOS 2016

Nearly 300 stakeholders in hospitality markets across the Caribbean came together in San Juan for HVS’s 6th annual regional hotel conference. What are the latest revelations for the region’s hospitality industry?

Resort With A Real Estate Ownership Component: A Turnaround Case Study

In this article, we study a resort with a residential ownership component as a means of considering some of the key factors affecting this increasingly common property feature.

Container Hotel and Prefab Bungalow: Modular Building Construction in China

With a fast changing economic environment and society coming to terms with the ‘new normal’ in China, the modular building system might become one possible remedy to bring momentum to hotel development in China, particularly in remote areas.

集装箱酒店和活动别墅小屋: 中国模块化建筑的建造

在当前日新月异的经济环境中,随着中国社会逐渐适应经济“新常态”,模块化建筑系统或许将成为推动中国(特别是偏远地区)酒店开发的一种可行解决方案。

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.

2015 European Hotel Transactions

This article gives an overview of hotel investment volumes in Europe in 2015, discussing trends and forecasts and providing a comprehensive list of single asset and portfolio hotel deals above €7.5 million.

Seven Steps to Food Cost Control

Former FSU hotel school Professor Dukas' Seven Steps to Food Cost Control from his book, "How to Operate a Restaurant" provides a concise list of things to think about to effectively manage food cost.

Three Key Takeaways | 2015 CHICOS

HVS held its fifth annual Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) in San Juan, Puerto Rico on November 12–13, where discussions on financing trends, emerging markets, and development pipelines had a common theme: growth.