• Few sectors of the economy have been impacted by the current pandemic as significantly as hospitality. This webinar session focuses on how this sector, a key driver of the economy in the Caribbean, is managing the crisis with a perspective from investors and service providers to discuss trends, risks, and what the future may hold […]

    The current pandemic is testing the resilience of the travel sector more than most other industries. While hospitality performance is expected to take a couple of years to recover, the industry’s landscape has likely been forever altered. Hospitality companies that have actively employed resiliency strategies are the most likely to endure the pandemic and shape […]

  • REPORT FROM THE U.S.—The COVID-19 pandemic and its widespread impact has created a complicated new dynamic for the hotel valuation process. Hotel appraisal experts are saying valuations require both deep expertise and a much more short-term analytical process than employed in the past. Instead of forecasting hotel performance many years in advance, some appraisers are […]

    Published on an annual basis, these studies survey the overall operational and financial performance for hotel markets in key countries in the Asia Pacific region.  They are relied upon by hotel operators, owners and operations analysts for benchmarking, budgeting and planning purposes. Key sections in the study include: Detailed departmental revenue, expenses and profitability ratios […]

  • The ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will lead to a 29% decline in annual hotel occupancy in the next 12 months, resulting in a projected revenue loss for the industry of about $75 billion in room revenue alone. The estimate is according to the Magid HTL Forecast Tracker, analyzed in conjunction with Horwath HTL. […]

    Topic Women in Hotels – Taking on the World Description Ready. Set. Go. It’s 2020, and despite a challenging global environment, now more than ever is the time leadership is needed. It’s time to step back and rethink how important human capital is to the hotel business and what critical role women play. This thought-provoking […]

  • Horwath HTL, Hoteleros de Chile and Crowe invites you to the #1 Latam webinar, where  hospitality experts from Chile, Argentina, Brasil and Uruguay will provide their vision on how to manage the reopening hotels, with an invitation to think ‘Out of the Box’. Please note this webinar will be conducted in Spanish. Friday 14 August at […]

    Join James Chappell as he speaks to Marius Gomola, MD of Horwath HTL, Hungary and founder of the HOTCO hotel investment conference, about market conditions and plans for re-opening the country. Discussions include: – How 2020 was shaping up pre-crisis – What support the government has the industry – What the future holds for the […]

  • Bangkok is one of the world’s leading travel gateways and its value to ‘Brand Thailand’ is the face of the nation. This special edition of Thailand Tourism Forum is a much needed temperature check for the industry. Join us as part of a developing storyline of how Bangkok will reopen and what hotels can do in these times […]

    Greece is starting to open the country for tourism, and it’s the perfect time to catch up with the Horwath HTL office in Athens to get their take on the challenges the market will face. James Chappell and Xenophon Petropoulos from Horwath HTL discuss: What hotels can open now, and which will open in later […]

  • The Caio Calfat Real Estate Company in conjunction with Horwath HTL is holding an online webinar for Leisure & Events on May 7th 2020. The objective is to address important issues for theme parks; the corporate sector; social, cultural and entertainment events; and the games in Brazil in light of the current pandemic. Register at […]

    Horwath HTL announced today that they will be joining the Hospitality Tomorrow (www.hospitalitytomorrow.com) online conference scheduled to be held on the 7th of April. The conference is free to attend. As the coronavirus has caused the postponement or cancellation of many events across Europe, America and Asia, Jonathan Worsley of Bench Events has decided to […]

  • Expert’s Voice: Dying high-street retail should transform into hospitality spaces Investment in the hospitality industry stalled amid Brexit uncertainty, and although the capital is still there, it remains to be seen where it will go, say panelists at TOPHOTELWORLDTOUR London 2020. A Boris Bounce, a decline in retail, and election certainty all spell an uplift […]

    YOUR NATURE Eco-Resort in Belgium Everything you need to know about surveying a site’s potential. Magali Marco, Director of Health and Wellness at Horwath HTL France, has written a dual-language (French and English) Business Case for www.senseofwellness-mag.com on the main lessons that can be learnt when setting up an Eco-Resort. ‘Antoing, Belgium: 280 hectares of […]

  • Press Release Today, Africa is seen as one of the most promising regions for hotel developers. Aside from small chains and independents, four global hotel groups dominate signings and openings on the continent. Over the last four rolling quarters, as of September 2019, Accor, Hilton, Marriott International and Radisson Hotel Group have opened 2,800 rooms […]

    Hotel Wellness: The New Third Space “Every industry is signing onto the wellness trend, and hospitality is no exception. Spas have traditionally been viewed as the sector’s “wellness” component, and much like gyms, they have become an indispensable amenity to luxury hotels. But as the notion of health and wellness is evolving, how can hotels […]

  • Hungary Hotel Investment Conference HOTCO 2020 is approaching fast. For the fourth year in a row, the premier international hotel investment conference focusing on hotel development in Europe: Central and Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, returns to Budapest. The brainchild of Marius Gomola, Managing Director of Horwath HTL Hungary, HOTCO is at the forefront of presenting […]

    Can Croatia keep up? Crystal clear and clean seas, preserved nature, cultural heritage and delicious cuisine are the four aces that make Croatia a tourism hot spot. But, with trends changing in favour of modern cities and tech-developed places that can attract attention year-round, can Croatia (which always struggled outside of summer months) keep up? […]

  • For Immediate Release 25 July, 2019 Sustainability in Southeast Asia AS THAILAND’S TOURISM TRAJECTORY DECLINES, PHUKET FIGHTS BACK ON SUSTAINABILITY PLATFORM AT PHIST 2019 Over 1,000 participants expected at Southeast Asia’s largest sustainability forum as Phuket’s tourism explosion mirrors the challenges of other islands in the region  PHUKET, THAILAND: Phuket is preparing to drive forward […]

    The importance of the consumer Travellers today have access to considerably more information than they did during the early days of loyalty programs and are more reliant on reviews and user-generated content (UGC) than on brand names alone when making hotel choices. Also, when it comes to rewards programs, travellers have increasing options, with a […]

  • London,  July 11th2019 Horwath HTL, the global leader in hospitality consulting, are delighted to announce that they have been chosen to set up a new National Tourism Organisation and National Convention Bureau for the Sultanate of Oman. Horwath HTL were chosen by the Ministry of Tourism of the Sultanate of Oman and have teamed up […]

    The number of contracts signed in China by global brands in the midscale and above segments reached 566 in 2018, a 26% year-over-year increase buffeted predominantly by midscale deals. Domestic tourism has vastly expanded the customer base for midscale brands as the so-called consumption upgrade shifts preference from local budget hotels to internationally branded, higher-quality […]

  • John Fareed, current Chairman, North America, and Managing Director of Horwath HTL shares advice in HOTELS Investment Outlook magazine, that now is the perfect time to plan for the downturn because ready or not, blip or bust, cycle shifts are inevitable, and it is much better to have a plan in place before the leading […]

    Boutique Design asked John Fareed for a jump start overview of what designers need to know about the client side. Here, the 20-year veteran and current chairman, North America, and Managing Director of Horwath HTL shares some of the profitable advice he’s offered to clients.

  • Amsterdam most attractive for hotel investors Amsterdam is the most attractive city for a hotel investor in 2019. This one of the key points from the Dutch Hotel City Index, which was presented during the PROVADA 2019 by Horwath HTL and ABN AMRO. Despite the intention of the municipality of Amsterdam to reduce tourism in […]

    Horwath HTL Announces New Office in México. Fabian Sanchez appointed Managing Director México City, May 17th, 2019—Horwath HTL announced a significant new addition today, with the opening of Horwath HTL, México. The new office, being launched in partnership with Crowe Mexico, will be based in México City and will add expertise and geographical coverage that […]

  • In 2019, Horwath HTL will celebrate 21 years in Indonesia advising both Indonesian and foreign hotel owners, developers and operators across the archipelago from Aceh to Papua. The annual Indonesia Hotel Industry Survey of Operations also in its 21st year, has become the go-to source of hotel performance information for investors and operators. Robert Hecker, […]

  • New Report shows Hotel Chains Continued to Power Ahead in 2018 Berlin, 4thMarch 2019 Hotel Chains grew at an impressive 4% in 2018, in the latest publication to be released today by Horwath HTL, the global leader in hospitality consulting. The European Chains and Hotels Report 2019, published for the third year in a row, […]

    InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) has announced the acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas for $300 million – a deal in which Horwath HTL played a key role by conducting due diligence of the company’s existing operated properties and pipeline projects, wellness offering and stand-alone spas. The purchase bolsters IHG’s portfolio of luxury brands. The […]

  • During the 2019 ALIS Conference, Hotel Business Editor-in-Chief, Christina Trauthwein caught up with John Fareed, MD, Horwath HTL Orlando, New York & Los Angeles, Chairman North America, to talk strategy for today’s hotel landscape. https://www.hotelbusiness.com/video/hb-on-the-scene-catching-up-with-john-fareed-horwath-htl/

    Budapest, January 21, 2019 Today sees the start of the very first hotel investment event of 2019, HOTCO. HOTCO, now in its third year, is focused on hotels and hotel development, finance and ownership in the CEE and Caucuses and is seen as the premier event in the region.  This year sees a record 350 […]

  • Vijay Thacker, Managing Director of Horwath HTL India, has won the prestigious 2018 Hotelier India ‘Hall of Fame’ Award recognising over 30 years of outstanding professional contribution to the hotel industry – Well done Vijay! Now in its 10th year, the Hotelier India Awards recognises and rewards the achievements of the country’s best talent in […]

    Horwath HTL, the global leader in hospitality consulting, announced the launch of the 2018 European Chains and Hotels report. The report, in its second edition, looks at the relationship between Chain and Branded hotels and the rest of the hotel industry. The report focuses on 12 key markets and the performance of Chain hotels and […]

  • Horwath HTL are delighted to announce the very latest Chains and Hotels report for 2018 has been released and is available for download for free from the Publications page on the Horwath HTL website. James Chappell, Global Business Director of Horwath HTL said “We are very excited to release the second version of this report, […]

    La consiltora turística Horwath HTL asociada a Crowe Global, ha creado un vehículo de inversíon inmobilaria en Andorra.  

  • The hotel market in Belgium has recovered from the downturn following the terrorist attacks in Brussels in 2016. This is shown in the annual HOSTA report from hotel consultant Horwath HTL. The hotel occupancies, which dropped considerably in 2016, are back at the level from before the attacks. The average room rates are also showing […]

    De hotelmarkt in België is opvallend snel hersteld van de gevolgen van de terroristische aanslagen in Brussel in 2016. Dit blijkt uit het jaarlijkse HOSTA rapport van adviesbureau Horwath HTL De bezettingsgraad, die in 2016 sterk was gedaald, is weer terug op het niveau van voor de aanslagen. Ook de gemiddelde kamerprijzen laten weer een […]

  • During the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum, Oct. 17-19 in Athens, Philip Bacon, director of planning, development and valuations at Horwath HTL Spain, will take part in a panel focused on the growth of branded residences. “Branded Residences: the Three-Way-Win” will offer insights on how to ensure a proper balance with the developer, owner, […]

    Het zijn toptijden voor de Nederlandse hotels. De bezettingsgraden liggen op het hoogste niveau in 20 jaar en ook de gemiddelde kamerprijs gaat naar recordhoogte. De winst per hotelkamer is hierdoor hoger dan ooit.  Hoogste bezettingsgraad in 20 jaar; hoogste winsten ooit De gemiddelde bezettingsgraad van de Nederlandse hotels is gestegen van 73,9% in 2016 […]

  • Irish hotel sector occupancy levels at all-time high across Ireland with growth outside capital now outpacing Dublin. The Crowe Ireland Hotel Survey, compiled from an analysis of Irish hotels’ 2017 accounts, shows a seventh consecutive year of growth in turnover with record profit levels, room occupancy levels and average room rates recorded across all regions. […]

    Horwath HTL has created the Dutch City Hotel Index 2018, a ranking of the Dutch cities that are most attractive for hotel investors. Amsterdam tops the list despite, or perhaps because of the implemented hotel development block. Utrecht is ranked second. Recently, not many hotels have opened their doors, but the demand has grown significantly […]

  • The luxury industry is changing, and changing quickly. A segment that is worth a trillion dollars annually is undergoing a sea change as huge numbers of wealthy new families disrupt traditional expectations from the space. When the very best is no longer enough, how do hospitality companies address and anticipate the need of the modern […]

    Ingo Schweder, Managing Director of Horwath HTL, Health & Wellness, will be speaking at the convention. The World Spa & Wellness Convention will take place on 21-22 May 2018 at JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand. A dedicated two-day programme to help grow your skills and talents as manager and leader to expand both your […]

  • Horwath HTL have released a brand new report on tourism trends in the Asia Pacific markets. Asia Pacific is emerging as one of the most dynamic regions for world tourism, with tourist arrivals expected to reach 535 million by 2030. Fuelled by strong GDP growth rates, growing middle class, and rising disposable income, the region’s […]

    Horwath HTL, Canada are delighted to announce that they are once again sponsors of the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference, or CHIC. For 22 years, the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference has established itself as the definitive source for information, insight and opinion on today’s Canadian lodging market. For senior executives from across North America this business […]

  • Meet with Mike Cummings, Paul Breslin and Elizabeth Beliakova at Hunter Hotel Conference, where Paul Breslin will also be moderating the Asset Management Panel, on 22 March from 2-3 pm, at the Marriott Marquis.

    Horwath HTL are delighted to announce that they are sponsoring the 2018 AAHOA conference being held this year at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Centre in Nashional Harbour, Washington DC. AAHOA is the largest hotel owners’ association in the world with more than 16,000 members, owning nearly one of every two hotels in the […]

  • A seismic shift is under way, with emerging economies are expected to grow x75 faster than those of developed nations by 2030. How can real estate stakeholders diversify their portfolios to make the most of this growth? Join Horwath HTL and Philippe Doizelet, Managing Director of our French office at MIPIM on 15 Mar 2018, 14:00 […]

    There’s few better examples of successful international women than Carmen Nibigira, Project Director at Horwath HTL Rwanda, who was recently called on to advise the UN on East African economics. Carmen, who has previously headed the East Africa Tourism Platform, founded the Akilah Institute for Women – the first ever higher education institute for women […]

  • The India Hotel Review Report 2017 is a collaboration between Horwath HTL and STR. In this report, we examine Occupancy, Average Daily Rate and Revenue Per Available Room for several key markets. In addition, besides assessing the performance of 13 major markets which account for almost 70% of India’s branded inventory, we have looked at […]

    “The Italian hospitality market, as highlighted by the 2017 data, will be driven in 2018 by growing hotel chains penetration, increasing real estate transactions volume and evolution of operators’ business model.” Marco Sangiorgio, General Manager CDP Investimenti SGR This opening quote, by the General Manager of Italy’s largest Bank, sets the scene for this year’s […]

  • The Italy Hotel & Chains Conference 2018 will be held on February 14th at the Bocconi University in Milan. Every year over 200 senior figures from all over Italy come together at the Hotels & Chains Conference for a day of educational panels, international speeches, and for the presentation of the Hotels & Chains Report. The […]

    Horwath HTL were delighted to sponsor the The 9th edition of the Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa (INVESTOUR), organized jointly by the UNWTO, FITUR and Casa Africa will take place on 18 January 2018 at the International Travel Trade Fair (FITUR), in Madrid, Spain. The event was organized in two sessions: The first […]


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