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RevPAR Is Only One Piece of the Picture

David Eisen | May 17th, 2019

How to Add Value to Your Hotel Asset

Carrie Russell | May 16th, 2019

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RevPAR Is Only One Piece of the Picture

David Eisen | May 17, 2019

By David Eisen Imagine you're scouting a young baseball player or footballer—someone experts have pegged as the next Derek Jeter or Lionel Messi. You can't, however, just take their word for it; you have to see their performance for yourself and also dig into the numbers—into how they rate statistically. Now, imagine you are only allowed to consult one statistic, such as batting average (hits divided by at-bats) or goals scored. Then, imagine that within this context, our Jeter heir apparent is hitting a more-than-respectable .315, and our Messi-to-be is his team's leading goal scorer. Great news, right? Well, yes and no. ...

How to Add Value to Your Hotel Asset

Carrie Russell | May 16, 2019

By Carrie Russell At the most basic level, the value of a hotel is based on the property's net income divided by a capitalization rate. As such, one has two possible levers to adjust as a means of increasing a property's value: either increase the property's net income or decrease the capitalization rate. The capitalization rate, which is a factor that represents both the risk and the desired return associated with a given asset, is in actuality difficult to influence. Firstly, returns are market driven, which means that the capitalization rate is determined by market forces, not the will of owners. Secondly, it is the buyer's perceptio...

Evolution Of Asset Management In India’s Hotels

Hotelivate Private Limited | April 25, 2018

Not too long back, hotel ownership and hotel management in Asia were like Siamese twins – co-joined at birth, despite being distinctly different from each other. Four domestic chains largely dominated the hotel ownership landscape – IHCL (Taj), EIH (Oberoi) and ITC (ITC Hotels, WelcomHotel) and the government-owned ITDC (Ashok). Most of these started as a single hotel entity but thereafter grew organically and, in the fullness of time, some of these companies have been able to create enviable brands that have the strong recall at a global level. However, business was carried out via a rather linear equation wherein the ownin...


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