Global Hospitality Report (December 20, 2016)


HVS Market Pulse: Miami, FL 
By Shiv Ariyakula

In recent years, Miami has become a magnet for real estate investments from overseas. We discuss the dynamics of Miami’s evolving role on the world stage of hospitality, including foreign investment driving new hotel construction in the city.

HVS Market Pulse: Perspectives on the New York City Lodging Market 
By Anne Lloyd-Jones, MAI, CRE

There is no doubt that New York City is down, but it is important to understand the market fundamentals behind the current trends; specifically, what is going wrong, what is going right, and when the trends will be reversed.

Knowing Makes No Difference to Sleeping Giants 
By Mark Keith

The hotel industry is in the midst of a dramatic change. However, knowing there is a need for change is not enough. Real change or transformation is the most daunting task facing organizations & individuals in today’s fast paced and innovative world.

Market Snapshot: Growing Glasgow 
By Lionel Schauder and Harry Douglass

Glasgow's hosting of international events has increased its global exposure and led to the development of a cosmopolitan hotel pipeline , which is in itself a sign of greater investor confidence in Scotland's second city.

HICSA 2017 | Bringing Together Regional Owner Powerhouses 

Hosted by HVS, the 13th edition of Hotel Investment Conference – South Asia (HICSA) will have special emphasis on hotel owners. The event will open with an exclusive pre-conference ‘Owners’ Only Roundtable’ in an effort to provide owners a platform where they can jointly and candidly express their views and concerns. The roundtable will feature focussed discussion topics such as management contracts, sale and leaseback, and project development case study, among others. The conference will also see a number of owner-driven panel discussions led by the some of the most prominent hotel owners in the South Asian region. Each year, HICSA successfully brings together representatives of more than 100 ownership groups, and the 2017 conference is already well placed to exceed last year’s numbers.

Hilton Makes Its Debut in Jiangxi Province, China 

Recently opened in China’s renowned Mount Sanqing National Park, the Hilton Sanqingshan Resort is the first and only internationally-branded resort in Shangrao City. Owned by the Sanqingshan Travel Group and managed by Hilton, the new resort marks Hilton's debut in Jiangxi Province. The hotel offers 372 guestrooms and suites, 1,600 square meters of meeting space with a 750 square-meter pillarless grand ballroom and seven function rooms, four restaurants and bars, a heated indoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, a spa with nine treatment rooms, and entertainment facilities such as table tennis room, billiards, chess room, children’s playroom and KTV rooms. "The Sanqing mountains, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008, are one of China's premier natural attractions. With the opening of Hilton Sanqingshan Resort, we are poised to deliver an exceptional resort experience for guests from China and around the world seeking new destinations for MICE events, family vacations and weekend getaways", said Sean Wooden, Vice President - Brand Management of Hilton Asia Pacific.


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