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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.

Hotel News Now is reporting on Best Western’s entrance into the “white label” franchise model in the hotel industry. The new Sure Stay franchise will operate as a Best Western subsidiary and will offer three brands in two segments, with economy, mid-scale, and mid-scale soft brands.

H&LA Consultants are hitting the conference circuit for three exciting industry conferences.

Our hospitality consultants are headed to South Carolina for fieldwork and market research related to a resort highest and best use study.

Laurel Keller weighed with the Cleveland Plain Dealer regarding the Cleveland Convention Center. Since the RNC’s announcement that the 2016 Convention would take place in Cleveland, the convention center has landed hundreds of events.

Our consultants are traveling to Alabama this week for fieldwork and market research related to an indoor waterpark feasibility study.

H&LA’s Vice President, Laurel Keller is attending the Hotel Data Conference in Nashville at the Omni Hotel September 6th – 8th. Laurel will moderate the “Reinventing Obsolete Hotels” panel discussion on Wednesday, September 7th at 10:30 AM. Panelists will include Bashar Wali – President of Providence Hotels; Scott Peterson – Sr. Director of Development with CSM Corporation; Jim

We have a consultant in Florida this week for fieldwork related to a feasibility study for a proposed resort and spa.

Our hospitality consultants are headed to Massachusetts, Virginia, and Pennsylvania this week for fieldwork and site visits related to hotel, indoor waterpark resort, outdoor waterpark, and campground feasibility studies.

As expected, Cleveland hotels did very well during the RNC. This Plain Dealer article highlights rates hotels were able to get for the 4-day event and quotes our Vice President, Laurel Keller. It remains to be seen what the long-standing impact will be on the city’s hotels in the future.

This Fiscal Times article highlights David Sangree’s presentation titled, Hotels & Waterpark Industry – Insights, Trends and Valuation Keys. By: Janna Herron Published: August 2016 Waterparks are fun way to cool off in the heat of summer — and they bring in big money, too. Thanks in part to easier financing, the number of water parks,

Our hospitality consultants are headed to West Virginia and Oklahoma this week for fieldwork related to a waterpark feasibility study and a proposed resort feasibility study.

This Hotel News Now article highlights some important steps to consider for hotel property tax appeals. Having a plan in place can save money down the road. H&LA specializes in tax appeal appraisals for hotels and resorts. We have assisted many hotel owners in their tax appeal process. For more information on our tax appeal