Our Publications & Research

Room Service More Than a Revenue Generator?

Some full-service hotels are dropping room service, while others are maintaining the long-time amenity. Explore the cost and consumer impacts of this new trend.

Economic Impact Studies Help Land Financing

 Summary: Economic impact studies demonstrate the economic benefits and desirability of hospitality projects Government entities may provide financial incentives for a project when they are presented with its benefits Economic impact comes from both short term and long term effects Developers planning hospitality projects such as resorts and conference centers are often looking to local

Hoteliers Score Business with Sports Groups

Hotels can win big by courting sports group consumers. Discover opportunities and key relationships between the sports group consumer and hotels.

Performance Soars at Airport Terminal Hotels

On-site airport hotels make a connection with travelers and have distinct advantages over nearby airport properties.

Waterpark Resorts Supply and Demand 2013 Update

As the popularity of waterparks continues to grow across North America, we have analyzed current and projected supply for 2013.

Analysis of Golf Course Listing Prices

Golf courses with multiple amenities offer buyers more opportunity. List prices reflect the number of rounds played and overall financial projections.

When the Waters Run Dry

The financial bottom line encourages water conservation in waterpark operation.

Weight Loss Resorts Boon for Developers

Developers slow to tap into weight loss resort demand. Learn about this emerging trend and its opportunity for growth.

The Impact of State Incentivized Tourism Development

In an effort to boost tourism and revenue many cities are offering broad-based municipal incentives in order to attract tourism developers.

Benefits of Analyzing the Waterpark Market and Feasibility

The importance of completing a feasibility study and market analysis for waterpark properties. With money on the line, developers need clear answers.

Season Pass Price Positioning at Outdoor Waterparks

2012 waterpark season pass price points and incentives show that passes boost revenue and attendance at waterparks.

Renting As an Alternative to Hotel Land Acquisition

When land is not available for purchase for hotel construction, a well negotiated ground lease can benefit both the developer and the land owner.

Ten Largest Hotel Brands’ Average Sale Prices

Hilton Hotels and Resorts brand achieved the highest median sale price per room of the top brands in the U.S., while the Days Inn brand garnered the lowest median sale price per room.

Impact of the Oil Boom on Hotel Markets

Discover the impact that increased oil drilling has had on the local hotel market of Williston, North Dakota.

The Importance of Determining Waterpark Feasibility

How a feasibility analysis answers the important questions and assist in the decision making process.