Global Hospitality Report (September 18, 2017)

2017 HVS Lodging Tax Report - USA 
By Thomas Hazinski, and Joe Moseley

In the 6th annual Lodging Tax Report, HVS explores the current status and historical trends of lodging taxes in the USA. This updated version provides lodging tax rates/conditions in all 50 US states and 150 US cities.

HVS Market Pulse: Charlotte, NC 
By Patricia Shih

Even with some 50 new hotels in Charlotte’s pipeline, the area is poised for continued growth in occupancy and average rate, with commercial and residential developments expected to continue to boost hotel demand.

2017 Hotels in India: Trends & Opportunities 
By Achin Khanna and Sanaya Jijina

The Trends & Opportunities Report analyses the key hospitality trends, highlighting 13 Indian markets. The report also presents existing and future opportunities in the hospitality industry of interest to investors, developers and hotel operators.

Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Indonesia 2017 Successfully Concludes 

Hosted by HVS, the 5th edition of THINC Indonesia, which took place on 6 and 7 September at the Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, concluded on a high note. The conference lived up to its reputation of being a one-of-a-kind, premier hospitality event in the region, bringing together close to 180 industry stakeholders, business leaders and key decision-makers from across 14 nations. The program featured a series of master classes and keynotes by subject-matter experts; interviews and thought-provoking discussions with industry stalwarts; and a number of engaging panel discussions. Notable speakers at this year’s conference included Chairul Tanjung, Chairman, CT Corp; John Flood, President & CEO, Archipelago International; Michael Issenberg, Chairman & CEO - APAC, AccorHotels; Nicholas Clayton, CEO, Capella Hotel Group Asia; Olivier Chavy, President & CEO, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts; Rajeev Menon, COO - APAC (ex. Greater China), Marriott International; and Steven Pan, Chairman, Regent Hotels Group, to name a few. Furthermore, the conference presented two exciting days of networking opportunities, including a ‘Pub Crawl’ on Day 1.   Please write to us at: [email protected] 

Motel One in Berlin’s Spittelmarkt District Sold  

M&G Real Estate has acquired the Motel One Berlin-Spittelmarkt, in Germany, from Commerz Real for approximately €43 million (€142,000 per room) Commerz bought the 303-room hotel, on Leipziger Strasse, as a forward deal and on completion of the project in it 2010 it was kept in its Hausinvest property fund.


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