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COVID-19’s Impact on the Houston Lodging Market

Since early March 2020, the greater Houston area hotels have suffered unprecedented declines in demand, similar to most cities in the United States, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. How far has the Houston hotel market fallen? How does this compare to the last recession? What will the recovery look like?

HVS Market Pulse: Panama City Beach, Florida

While Panama City Beach’s 27 miles of white sand beaches and emerald blue waters have remained unchanged since the 1950s, this market’s identity and economic landscape have undergone many transformations over the last two decades. This destination’s willingness to transform, its flexibility in the face of hardship, and the natural beauty of its beaches and beyond are what make Panama City Beach a truly resilient market with virtually unlimited development potential.

Las Vegas COVID-19 Pandemic Update

Nevada began its emergence from the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown on May 9, 2020, after Nevada’s Governor Steve Sisolak authorized certain businesses, including restaurants and retail establishments, to reopen with limitations. Nevada’s casinos were allowed to reopen on June 4, 2020, with restrictions. This article provides an update of the status of the Las Vegas market since Nevada’s casinos were allowed to reopen.

The Reopening of Las Vegas Casinos During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Sisolak authorized certain businesses, including restaurants, barbershops, hair salons, and most retail businesses, to reopen with limitations beginning May 9, 2020, and Nevada began its emergence from the pandemic shutdown. Nevada’s casinos were allowed to reopen on June 4, 2020, with restrictions. While the pandemic is far from over, this article examines some of the differences observed in casinos in the Las Vegas market since reopening and what has been learned thus far.

HVS Market Pulse: Phuket, Thailand

The following article gives a brief overview of Phuket, its tourism industry, and the recent dynamics of the local lodging market.

In Focus: Greece

This article constitutes an update on the current state of the Greek Hotel Market featuring the latest news regarding the performance of the Greek tourism industry and highlighting recent and upcoming changes in the country’s hotel supply.

HVS Hotel Market Intelligence Report: Portland, Oregon

Wounded by the strikes against the national economy, Portland’s hotel market has suffered since 2008. But the city’s resourcefulness and diverse commercial and government base should help it make the most of an economic recovery.

Mexico's Growing Trend: Master-Planned Resort-Residential Communities

Mexico’s tourism industry has been at the forefront of international lodging trends, and the country is once again reinventing its coastlines and interior colonial towns with the proliferation of master-planned resort-residential communities.

Room Tax Study - Arena Bond Refunding

Projection of future revenues from the room tax collection of five municipalities near Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Room Taxes may be pledged to support debt service on a proposed dedicated tax revenue bond issue. The proceeds from the Bonds will suppor