Extended-Stay Hotels Growth or Performance?

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June 2018
By Robert Mandelbaum | CBRE

When investing in hotels, recent year-over-year trends in revenues and profits, along with current performance values, are two of the metrics most frequently evaluated.  Investors need to balance the current levels of a property’s occupancy, ADR, revenues and profits, with the recent direction of the changes in these measurements.  In an attempt to time the market, some people prefer to invest in hotels that are currently achieving low levels of revenues and profits, but are coming out of the bottom of the cycle and achieving strong gains on the top and bottom lines.  Others prefer hotels that have are approaching, or are achieving, peak levels of performance.

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Ian Schrager Believes Luxury Isn’t Just for Rich People Anymore

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by Jackie Caradonio
5/6/2018


Ian Schrager is rarely indifferent. The founder of the legendary nightclub Studio 54 and the mastermind behind some of hospitality’s most enduring hotels has reinvented his industry enough times to know that trends are fleeting—and rules were meant to be broken. Now, 34 years after opening his first hotel, the godfather of hospitality is taking a look at the changing face of luxury travel. Robb Report sat down with the innovator to find out how the modern hotel was born—and where its founder will take it in the future.

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The Newest Hotels in Los Angeles Are Redefining Luxury Travel

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Hannah Elliot, Bloomberg
14/5/2018


Los Angeles has many faces.The time and effort required to brave its famously sluggish traffic means that, for many visitors, the place they choose to stay determines the flavor of their experience.

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How Much of a Threat to Hotels is Airbnb?

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By Inès Blal, Executive Dean at Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne
11/5/2018


Since the entry of Airbnb into the hospitality industry in 2008, media attention has largely focused on the disruptive nature of the service. Industry reports, as well as lively debates at hotel, travel and tourism conferences, have kept the spotlight on Airbnb's growth and success. But despite all this attention, we still know little about its real impact on hotel sales.

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Putting Your Hotel at the Forefront of Innovation

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16/4/2018
By Magnus Friberg, CEO & President of Zaplox


These days, travel is anything but 'standard'. With the steady rise in boutique hotels, unique accommodations, innovative technology, luxury travel brands and a personalized guest experience, the hospitality industry has evolved into a truly exciting landscape.

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