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Destinations and Diseases A Review of the Impact of SARS on the Canadian Lodging Market as a Model for Managing through the Swine Flu Scare

In an effort to gain some perspective on the potential impact of the current Swine Flu scare on travel, this article looks at the impact of the SARS epidemic of 2003 on the Canadian Lodging Market.

Living With Recession

Steve Rushmore Monthy article in Lodging Hospitality.

Putting the Past to Use: A Hotel Forecasting Tool for the Current Downturn

Most hotel operators are currently facing revenue losses. Using our store of historical data from the prior downturn, HVS has developed an analytic tool for use in projecting income and expense items through the downturn.

Canadian Lodging Outlook December 2008

What Can Hoteliers Do To Avoid Having The Value Of Their Assets Go South?

Hotel Values in Transition - An Appraisal Technique for These Uncertain Times

Recent trends in hotel capitalization and discount rates are discussed and a basis for developing capitalization rates and discount rates in today’s uncertain market environment is set forth. And I have attached the edited

Managing through a Recession Without Destroying a Hotel's Long-Term Value

While it is important to take actions during a recession to respond to economic conditions, it is also important to know when not to do something that causes short- and long-term harm to an asset.

Canadian Lodging Outlook September 2008

Business Goes On...Hotel Sales Tips for an Uncertain Market

What Credit Crunch? More Luxury for New Money

This article investigates how luxury is currently perceived, the main drivers of demand for luxury accommodation, the current and future supply of luxury hotels, and the leading luxury brands in Europe.