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Surviving In Turbulent Times Through Outsourcing

Enhancements in technology and telecommunications have transformed the global hospitality landscape. In this article we evaluate how these transformations are acting as able catalysts in a world where geography is rapidly becoming history.

The Prognosis for Occupancy and Average Rate in a Slowing Economy

Given the current state of the economy, and the growing consensus that a recession is near, if not here, what is the outlook for the hotel industry? This article reviews past cycles, to gain some insight into future occupancy and average rate trends.

Mortgage Credit Crunch?

What’s it all mean for the hotel business going forward.

What Happens To Occupancy And Average Rate In A Slowing Economy?

What Happens to Occupancy and Average Rate in a Slowing Economy? was written by Anne Lloyd-Jones in 2000 when the lodging industry was slowing down after half a decade of record performance.

Canadian Lodging Outlook April 2004

The Hotel Industry is Starting to Recover

A Guide for Lenders Holding Distressed Hotel Loans

Today's lodging market has been hit hard by overbuilding and falling demand. As a result, many lenders are monitoring hotel loans that are not current in their debt service payments.

The Valuation of Distressed Hotels

Today's hotel market is in a state of chaos. The overbuilding of the 1980s coupled with the recession of the 1990s has sent hotel occupancies in many parts of the country plummeting.