Month: October 2016

Analyzing the Market for Economic Feasibility for Waterpark Projects

David Sangree discussed waterpark feasibility studies at the annual World Waterpark Association Symposium and Trade Show. David’s presentation focused on how to go about conducting hotel and waterpark feasibility studies. You can see his presentation by clicking on the link below. 2016-wwa-feasibility-presentation-sangree

H&LA President, David J. Sangree, was awarded the Executive Board Award form the World Waterpark Association (WWA)! This award is given “to an individual or organization for special accomplishments in the water leisure industry that have contributed to the knowledge and expertise for the benefit of WWA membership.”

We have consultants in Silver Springs Maryland this week for fieldwork and research related to a hotel impact study.

Gaming a Winning Bet in Ohio

This article compares the performance of casino slot machines and racino VLTs and gives an overview of the Ohio gaming industry.

David Sangree and Eric Hansen attended the International Society of Hospitality Consultants annual conference in Seattle, Washington in September 2016. Here are their takeaways from the conference:  The global airline industry is projected to grow at a 4% growth rate over the next 20 years with a 2.6% growth rate for North America. This will

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Industry experts at the Hotel Data Conference provided some great advice about reinventing obsolete hotels in a panel discussion moderated by H&LA’s Laurel Keller.