Publications & Events

HVS provides thousands of articles on all aspects of hospitality, including hotel valuations, investing, lending, operations, asset management, and much more.
396 results
1 2 3 ... 39 40 Next

Hotel Valuation Index : United States

The HVI is the authoritative guide to U.S. hotel values, giving hotel stakeholders an educated edge in buying, selling, and holding opportunities. This online tool provides historical and projected values and RevPAR for the United States market.

Hotel Cap Rates: Adjusting to a New Reality

A capitalization rate (“cap rate”) is a shorthand expression of a given investment’s return and represents the weighted average return to the debt and equity positions. As detailed in this article, hotel cap rates are higher than they’ve been in recent years and are unlikely to decline anytime soon.

Sun, Sand, Sea, and Luxury: The Rebound of Barbados Following COVID-19

Following the interruption of Barbados’s tourism industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, Barbados is on pace to surpass the peak achieved in 2019 during 2024. The recent and planned opening of a number of internationally branded resorts in Barbados will make the destination even more attractive.

Understanding the Current State of the Hotel Transaction Market

The hotel transaction market continues to face significant headwinds. Nonetheless, there are still many good deals to be had, and with some patience and strategy, long-term returns may match or even exceed an investor’s expectations. This article examines and compares current transaction data to historical activity.

Iconic Resort Destination Ocean City, MD Is Poised for Success

Ocean City, Maryland, known for its expansive beaches and boardwalk, welcomes millions of visitors annually. This robust tourism industry fuels a thriving hospitality market, and recent strategic investments underscore Ocean City's focus on providing exceptional experiences for all visitors.

A New Approach to Hotel Management Fees

In the ever-evolving hospitality industry, the question of how to effectively compensate hotel operators remains crucial. While the basic premise of paying managers for their management skills holds true, the prevalent incentive fee structures may no longer adequately align with market realities, particularly for owners.

THE PLAYERS Championship’s Impact on Jacksonville Hotels in 2024

Hotels in Jacksonville, Florida, experienced a robust March, driven in part by an influx of visitors for the 50th edition of THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass. This surge in demand coincided with the entrance of several new hotels into the market, which affected hotel performance metrics.

HVS Las Vegas Casino and Hotel Market Outlook 2024

Las Vegas continues to evolve, with billions of dollars being spent on the development of new world-class venues in recent years. In 2023, occupied room nights, as well as total occupancy (83.5%), continued to lag 2019 performance; however, like gaming revenue, the market’s ADR ($191.29) and RevPAR ($159.73) for 2023 reached record levels for the second year in a row. This article examines the latest trends and developments that are relevant to the Las Vegas casino and hotel markets.

The Dynamic Demand Base Powering the Knoxville Lodging Market

The Knoxville hotel market’s recent performance trends are catching the attention of regional and national investors, and for good reason. With a slew of new developments, the city is fast becoming a sought-after destination for both business and leisure travelers.

Riding the CFO Roundabout: Securing Hospitality's Financial Leadership Future

Since 2022, hospitality has seen a 30% increase in CFO turnover and a significant demand for financial executives. This trend, driven by post-COVID-19 burnout, remote work popularity and high inflation, reflects broader economic phenomena. High CFO turnover disrupts strategic initiatives, even while introducing fresh outlooks and innovation. Companies must balance retaining experienced leadership with embracing new ideas and fostering an adaptable culture to ensure resilience and sustainability.

Hunter Conference 2024 Takeaways

The Atlanta Marriott Marquis was bustling this week with another successful Hunter Hotel Investment Conference. Kudos to the Hunter and Marriott teams for executing an extraordinary event! Some key takeaways from the HVS brokerage and consulting staff members who attended the conference are summarized in this article.
1 2 3 ... 39 40 Next