Hospitality Investments
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Resorts - A New Investment Trend?
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Experience Driven Holidays Drive Resort InvestmentEver since the trend of 'experience-driven' holidays started to really become a 'thing', resort assets have remained a star investment among investors. JLL Hotels & Hospitality's Global Resort
Are Independent Properties Still Trumping Famous Franchises?
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Whether it is Marriott, Hilton or Hyatt, almost everyone has heard of these famous hotel brands; but, does 'famous' necessarily add up to 'popular'? According to STR in 2009 all regions but North
Melbourne Hospitality Scene: Room for Growth
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Victoria, Australia, is currently experiencing record visitor highs and tourism expenditure due to both effective marketing campaigns and diverse tourism offerings. According to the National and International Visitor Surveys, total tourism expenditure increased
Wellness Real Estate Market Report
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Wellness-enhancing services have increasing received attention from both the media and hospitality consumers as people are more aware of the impacts of lifestyles on their health and wellbeing.  This gives rise to wellness
IHG® Introduces Atwell Suites™ Franchise Sales for Investors
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IHG® has launched franchise sales efforts for its newest brand – Atwell Suites™ – in the U.S. The new upper-midscale hotel brand targets an estimated $18 billion industry segment which has grown by 70
JLL  Reveals Domestic Investors were Most Active in Japan, China and Australia
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Hotel investments hit US$4.5 billion in the first six months of 2019, with with more than half of the capital originating from domestic buyers in Japan, China and Australia, says global
Is It Time to Invest in New Zealand?
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New Zealand’s tourism slogan – 100% Pure New Zealand – sums up its appeal quite accurately. The country is a pristine natural paradise that draws visitors in increasing numbers to enjoy spectacular scenery and
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Luxury, Local - Two Sides of the Maldives
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Destination branding and marketing is a key activity for tourist departments worldwide – and one country which might have a brand image truly nailed down in a way others can only envy is the
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How Does State Ownership Affect Hotel Performance?
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This sounds like an exam question, so what do you think? Does state ownership lead to superior performance? Does the government know best when it comes to meeting customer needs? How has state
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What to Expect from the Maldives' Market
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Recently, Horwath HTL composed a market report on the Maldives, which reveals interesting facts about this tourist-friendly destination. The report shows that Arrivals have grown at an overall rate of about 8% between
STR Report Shows Negative Results in Asia Pacific Hotel Performance
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Hotels in the Asia Pacific region reported mostly negative results across the three key performance metrics during April 2019 Asia Pacific Occupancy: -2.2% to 71.0%Average daily rate (ADR): +0.2%
STR Sees Positive Outlook for Hanoi Hotel Industry
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Rapid growth in international tourist arrivals to Vietnam has contributed to a positive short- to mid-term outlook for the Hanoi hotel industry, according to data and analysis from STR. During the first two
Boys and Their New Toy : Aston Martin Residence
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My son spotted an advert for Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts. “What’s an ice-cream company doing running hotels?” he asked. “They’re probably really expensive because the ice-cream’s way overpriced.” Drawing the
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Unfavorable Outlook for Kuala Lumpur Hotel Industry
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Early 2019 performance levels and profitability fundamentals produce an unfavorable short- to mid-term outlook for Kuala Lumpur’s hotel industry, according to data and analysis from STR. During the first two months of