Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

HVS Market Pulse: Khao Yai, Thailand

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market performance in Khao Yai, Thailand. The article discusses recent tourism trends, market performance and hotel supply and pipeline.

Las Vegas Casino & Hotel Market Outlook 2019

Continuing development of numerous gaming, lodging, and entertainment venues will enable the Las Vegas market to retain its status as a premier destination. This article examines trends and market developments affecting the Las Vegas hospitality market.

The Suite Spot for Family Travel: Development Insights for Attracting Summer Travel Demand

As the summer travel season sets in, millions of families across the United States are setting out on their annual road trips. My family, fresh off a Spring Break trip from St. Louis to New Mexico and back, will be among those millions on our planned summer excursion to the Rocky Mountains.

Tap Our Research

HVS Americas publishes several research reports annually that can help you succeed in navigating the tricky waters of today’s hotel investment environment. This article summarizes our key publications.

Hotel Franchising in Europe 2019 – The Push Continues for New Ways to Expand

An update from our 2014 report, this report aims to assist owners in increasing their understanding and awareness of the franchise business model and current market trends. The fees outlined in this article apply solely to hotels operating in Europe.

Amsterdam Hotel Market – Rate Growth Paves the Way

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This snapshot discusses recent tourism trends, the impact of new supply on performance and provides a summary of the hotel pipeline.

The Serviced Apartment Sector in Europe: Poised to Outperform

The serviced apartment sector in Europe continues to see strong supply and demand momentum. This report looks at the recent trends, discusses our 2019 lenders survey results and recent transaction evidence, and analyses the pipeline.

Brussels Hotel Market – Recovery Now Complete

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Brussels, Belgium. This snapshot discusses recent tourism trends, the impact of new supply on performance and provides a summary of the hotel pipeline.

Generation Z: What Do They Want from their Hotel Stay Experience?

Generation Z currently comprises more than a quarter of the U.S. population and delivers a hefty contribution to the economy. They may not be booking hotel rooms yet, but they already have a significant impact on their parents’ choices of accommodation.

The Impact of Technology on Hotel Sales and Marketing

Hotel sales and marketing has evolved vastly in recent years, mainly as a result of technological advancements. With the proliferation of new brands leading to stiffer industry competition, hotels are increasingly adding technology to their marketing strategies in an effort to stay abreast.