Hotels Owners Interested in Interest

Hotels Owners Interested in Interest

To analyze the impact that declining EBITDA levels had on the ability of hotel owners to pay their interest expense, CBRE studied a sample of 1,121 hotels that reported interest payments in their operating statements for the years 2019 and 2020.
Controlling Telecommunication Costs

Controlling Telecommunication Costs

Although telecommunications costs account for a small percentage of expenses, data during 2015 through 2019 revealed a significant upward trend in telecom related expenditures. To achieve more efficient hotel operations and survive the changing landscape, hotel owners and operators are finding new ways to control telecommunications expenses.
Overpaying for Hotel Properties – Which Ones?

Overpaying for Hotel Properties – Which Ones?

The cities that provided solid investment returns in 2019 may lag other cities in 2023 and beyond. The business hotels that provided solid investment returns in 2019 may underperform leisure hotels in the future. The types of hotels that investors will ‘pay up’ for in the coming years may differ from those selected prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Bali Hotel Market Outlook & Prospects 2022

Bali Hotel Market Outlook & Prospects 2022

Known for its idyllic beaches, rich culture, iconic rice paddies and natural beauty, Bali is one of the prominent tourist destinations both within the Indonesia archipelago and globally.
Recovery of Business Travel  Part 2: The Case Against a Complete Recovery of Business Travel

Recovery of Business Travel Part 2: The Case Against a Complete Recovery of Business Travel

The cases for, and, against a complete recovery are conceptual and not data driven because abstractions from historical data following previous shocks to travel demand are inappropriate since behaviors were unaffected then by significant technological advancements in telecommunications that altered business travel options.
The New Normal for the Way Ahead

The New Normal for the Way Ahead

As the 2022 budget season progresses, CBRE’s Hotels Advisory professionals surveyed 130 industry leaders around the U.S. regarding concerns facing the hotel industry.
Shifts in Marketing Department Expenditures Reveals Changes In Tactics During Recession

Shifts in Marketing Department Expenditures Reveals Changes In Tactics During Recession

A review of the changes in marketing department expenditures from 2019 to 2020 provides some interesting insights into how U.S. hotels adjusted their unit-level marketing tactics in response to the industry recession.
Beware of the Second Derivative

Beware of the Second Derivative

Updated U.S. Lodging Forecasts Now Available on the Property Information Portal
Hotels Owners Interested in Interest

Hotels Owners Interested in Interest

To analyze the impact that declining EBITDA levels had on the ability of hotel owners to pay their interest expense, CBRE studied a sample of 1,121 hotels that reported interest payments in their operating statements for the years 2019 and 2020.
Domestic and International Travel’s Impact on the Lodging Industry’s Recovery

Domestic and International Travel’s Impact on the Lodging Industry’s Recovery

This report breaks down the evolution and impact travel restrictions and COVID-19 concerns have had on travel, with an eye to evaluating the key underpinnings of the industry’s return.
Recovery of Business Travel – ‘Everybody Talks but Nobody Knows’

Recovery of Business Travel – ‘Everybody Talks but Nobody Knows’

Studies show telecommunication complements business travel.
Singapore Hotel MarketView H1 2021

Singapore Hotel MarketView H1 2021

Transitioning from Pandemic to Endemic: The New Normal
Labor Cost Trends in 2020

Labor Cost Trends in 2020

In 2020, total labor and related costs were cut by 51.8% to offset the 58.0% decline in total revenue.
Controlling Telecommunication Costs

Controlling Telecommunication Costs

Although telecommunications costs account for a small percentage of expenses, data during 2015 through 2019 revealed a significant upward trend in telecom related expenditures. To achieve more efficient hotel operations and survive the changing landscape, hotel owners and operators are finding new ways to control telecommunications expenses.
Recent Urban Migrations and Hotel Markets

Recent Urban Migrations and Hotel Markets

Long-run future economic activity and hotel business opportunity will materialize in outlying areas of major MSAs, medium and small cities, and tax and cost-of-living friendly states. Many urban centers and high tax states run counter to the trend.