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Let's Talk About Cost Controls

A hotel manager's most important tasks are making money for the owner and maintaining the asset. Satisfied guests and motivated employees are among the tools, but cost controls are also critical components of the formula.

2013 European Hotel Valuation Index

This year's European Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) covers 32 hotel markets across Europe. The article provides values per room as well as year-on-year percentage changes. Additionally, the HVI provides a five-year forecast and a volatility index.

Repositioning a Destination

What is needed to reposition an entire destination? All around the world destinations reach a mature life cycle and are forced to re-invent themselves due to increased global competition. This case study on Montenegro can provide an insight.

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook May, 2012

A Step Forward in All Inclusive Features

Greening The Hills of Coorg - Club Mahindra, Kodagu Valley

This case study assesses the impact of environment friendly practices on a time share resort property in Coorg, India.

Environment Responsive Solutions For Hospitality

This article focuses on methods that may be employed by hotels to be more environment friendly in their operations.

ECOTEL Version 2.0 - Reaching Out

ECOTEL’s metamorphoses into a more inclusive and interactive certification, involving owners, guests, employees and the community. We see the practicality of going green through a case study analyzing Rodas, an ECOTEL, located in Mumbai, INDIA.

Vail Resorts: Pioneering Sustainability

From relieving destruction from a forest fire to inspiring vendors to go green, a sustainable vision is paramount for Vail Resorts’ Director of Environmental Affairs.

HVS Eco Services Contributes to Sustainability Article in Western Real Estate Business

HVS Eco Services offers insights on low-cost high-impact sustainability initiatives that hoteliers can implement in a down economy.

Seattle, Hyatt, and the LEED Evolution

Seattle has one of the highest concentrations of LEED-certified buildings in the world, and the new Hyatt at Olive 8 marks the entrance of green hotels into the city’s landscape.