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Hotel Valuation Index : South Africa - Cape Town

The HVI is the authoritative guide to U.S. hotel values, giving hotel stakeholders an educated edge in buying, selling, and holding opportunities. This online tool provides historical and projected values and RevPAR for the South Africa - Cape Town market.

In Focus: Singapore, Revitalising and Repurposing Hotels

In Focus: Singapore 2020 provides an overview of Singapore’s tourism landscape and hotel market performance, infrastructure development, revitalising and repurposing hotels, hotel transactions and investment in 2019, outlook and crisis management.

HVS Market Pulse: Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville is recognized as a premier tourist destination in the Southeast U.S., and its growing and changing lodging landscape continues to reflect this Blue Ridge city’s popularity.

HVS Market Pulse: Cape Town

Cape Town has been slowly recovering after the announcement of the suspension of Day zero in 2018 and is expected to grow further in the upcoming years, the upcoming political election will cause unrest in the province due to uncertainties.

Cape Town Calling: Undoing the impact of ‘Day Zero’ on Tourism

With dam levels rising in Cape Town and the city becoming water-wise the threat of ‘Day Zero’ has been pushed out to 2020 or potentially ‘never’. The city now needs to market its comeback and set benchmarks for sustainable tourism destinations.

Eat, Sleep and Experience Mzansi Style

In line with promoting local tourism in South Africa (locally known as Mzansi), we talk about authentic Township experiences and introduce some remarkable entrepreneurs that have emerged from these so-called “informal” settlements.

Cape Town

Since the resignation of Jacob Zuma, South Africa has a better outlook. Thanks to the improving economic situation and the ease of security concerns, tourism is likely to enjoy continued high demand in the next few years.

Africa: The Land of Opportunity

A review of the highlights and hotel openings 2017 in Africa and a preview of what Africa has in store in 2018.

Sustainable Extravagance: Water-Wise Hospitality

The article elucidates the various initiatives adopted by the hotel industry in South Africa's Western Cape, in response to the ongoing drought, in order to mitigate the challenges water scarcity brings to a water intensive enterprise.

The Impact of the September 2017 Hurricanes on the Islands of the Caribbean

In what appears to be a dynamic and active hurricane period, one of the busiest and most destructive season in decades, some of the islands of the Caribbean have witnessed destruction and evacuations like they’ve never seen before.

In Focus: African Hotel Market Update

2016 was a positive year for the African hotel market, tempered by external factors. What should investors expect in 2017? This article discusses the highlights from 2016 and looks ahead to what can be expected in 2017.
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