David Lund
Hospitality Financial Leadership - The Bridge

Hospitality Financial Leadership - The Bridge
By David Lund
David Lund · 16 May

In our lives we are continuously evolving as people. When thought of most of the time, this evolution seems like a continuous stream of challenges to

Hospitality Financial Leadership - What is the Only Thing We Know for Sure About the Hotel Budget?
Hospitality Financial Leadership - What is the Only Thing We Know for Sure About the Hotel Budget?

Hospitality Financial Leadership - What is the Only Thing We Know for Sure About the Hotel Budget?
By David Lund
David Lund · 26 Apr

The budget is a BIG deal. Heck, it consumes so much time and energy in the hotel. Getting it right is a critical element to any branded, managed hote

JMBM Global Hospitality Group
What the 2022 Revitalization of EB-5 Financing Means Today: Part 2

What the 2022 Revitalization of EB-5 Financing Means Today: Part 2
By Jim Butler
JMBM · 26 Apr

Experts expect to see a flood of interest in the EB-5 program, both from foreign investors anxious to immigrate to the US, and from real estate devel

Hotel Mogel Consulting Limited
Barbell Distribution of Hotel Properties May Be the Future

Barbell Distribution of Hotel Properties May Be the Future
By Larry Mogelonsky

We’re all always asking to some degree where the hotel industry is going. At the ownership level, it’s a matter of timing in terms of whether or not

7 ‘Headaches’ an Inventory Management Partner Will Solve for Your Hospitality Business
7 ‘Headaches’ an Inventory Management Partner Will Solve for Your Hospitality Business

7 ‘Headaches’ an Inventory Management Partner Will Solve for Your Hospitality Business
By Gareth Fraser

When most people hear the term “inventory management,” they are likely to think of warehouses that ship products to consumers or manufacturing facili

JMBM Global Hospitality Group
What the 2022 Revitalization of EB-5 Financing Means for Real Estate Developers and Other Entrepreneurs: Part 1

What the 2022 Revitalization of EB-5 Financing Means for Real Estate Developers and Other Entrepreneurs: Part 1
By Jim Butler
JMBM · 19 Apr

Since the renewal of the EB-5 program this year, there has been a lot of talk about what this means for developers interested in taking on new projec

David Lund
Hospitality Financial Leadership - Why Your Hotel Needs a Daily "Pick-up" Report

Hospitality Financial Leadership - Why Your Hotel Needs a Daily "Pick-up" Report
By David Lund
David Lund · 18 Apr

You might be reading this and saying to yourself, “Well, for sure every hotel needs a daily pick-up report.” But I bet you would be surprised how man

CBRE Hotels
A Recap of The 33rd Annual Hunter Hotel Investment Conference

A Recap of The 33rd Annual Hunter Hotel Investment Conference
By Jack B. Corgel
CBRE Hotels · 12 Apr

Hunter Hotel Advisors sponsored their annual hotel investment conference March 22-24, 2022, at the Atlanta Marriott Marques, attended by 1,726 hotel

C-Suite Hospitality Executives: 7 Invoice Management Issues to Address Immediately
C-Suite Hospitality Executives: 7 Invoice Management Issues to Address Immediately

C-Suite Hospitality Executives: 7 Invoice Management Issues to Address Immediately
By Gareth Fraser

With statistics showing that only 29.1% of invoices are paid on time in the post-pandemic United States, the already-fraught world of invoices just g

How to secure hotel business communications against data breaches?
How to secure hotel business communications against data breaches?

How to secure hotel business communications against data breaches?
By Daniel Diosi

As travel started to resume, scammers and hackers are also back to take their share of the business. Travel and hospitality is an industry with high-

CBRE Hotels
Hotel Insurance – A Largely Uncontrollable Cost

Hotel Insurance – A Largely Uncontrollable Cost
By Robert Mandelbaum
CBRE Hotels · 5 Apr

To analyze recent changes in hotel insurance costs, and the factors that influence those changes, we examined the operating statements of 3,156 U.S.

David Lund
The Key Attributes of a Proper Hotel Financial Statement

The Key Attributes of a Proper Hotel Financial Statement
By David Lund
David Lund · 4 Apr

Having a monthly financial statement for your hotel is the key to creating an effective management process inside your business. But, like many thing

AP Hotel Operator Guide (HOG) Asia-Pacific 2022
AP Hotel Operator Guide (HOG) Asia-Pacific 2022

AP Hotel Operator Guide (HOG) Asia-Pacific 2022
By Daniel J. Voellm, Anchi Liu

The Annual Asia Pacific Hotel Operator Guide (HOG) is the most established publication in the industry in Asia Pacific to guide investors and owners

JMBM Global Hospitality Group
2022 Update: EB-5 is back! What every real estate and hotel developer needs to know about the program’s renewal

2022 Update: EB-5 is back! What every real estate and hotel developer needs to know about the program’s renewal
By Jim Butler, David A. Sudeck
JMBM · 4 Apr

The hotel development and financing world is buzzing with the news that the EB-5 program has been renewed, creating new opportunities for upcoming pr

JMBM Global Hospitality Group
How Will ADA Guidelines Impact Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations?

How Will ADA Guidelines Impact Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations?
By Martin H. Orlick
JMBM · 30 Mar

Many hotels have opted to include Electric Vehicle Charging Stations as an amenity for guests as the cars become more and more common. And while hote

Global Asset Solutions
Hotel Guest Service: Have Amenities Changed for Good?

Hotel Guest Service: Have Amenities Changed for Good?
By Alex Sogno, Dylan Saucon

During the pandemic we had to make changes driven by the need for more robust health and safety, to ensure that everything was hygienic and because e

HVS
Hotel Transaction Activity in 2021

Hotel Transaction Activity in 2021
By Mandeep S Lamba, Dipti Mohan
HVS · 28 Mar

According to a recent GlobalData report, the global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the travel and tourism sector was worth US$155 billion

David Lund
Hospitality Financial Leadership – Top 10 ‘MUST DO’ Separation of Duties and Controls

Hospitality Financial Leadership – Top 10 ‘MUST DO’ Separation of Duties and Controls
By David Lund
David Lund · 21 Mar

In your hotel internal controls are a mission critical element you must have up and working well to adequately safeguard your assets. If you forgo th

The Cost of Waiting to Make a Large Gift: Compounding Your Tax Savings
The Cost of Waiting to Make a Large Gift: Compounding Your Tax Savings

The Cost of Waiting to Make a Large Gift: Compounding Your Tax Savings
By Gordon Schaller
JMBM · 14 Mar

If you are planning to make a large gift as part of your estate plan, you should consider taking advantage of the current tax exemption in effect unt

JMBM Global Hospitality Group
Facing the Knowledge Gap: Why Hotels Need “Visibility” to Avoid Data Privacy Liability

Facing the Knowledge Gap: Why Hotels Need “Visibility” to Avoid Data Privacy Liability
By Robert E. Braun
JMBM · 10 Mar

Addressing privacy compliance and cybersecurity is becoming more and more challenging for companies. At least 26 states are considering various kinds

David Lund
The 6 Quadrants of GOPPAR

The 6 Quadrants of GOPPAR
By David Lund
David Lund · 7 Mar

GO PAR is the new and exciting measurement everyone is talking about in the hotel business. But let’s be honest. It is a bit of a stretch to comprehe

In Extenso Avocats
Hotel management leasing in France is back in favour

Hotel management leasing in France is back in favour
By Christopher Boinet, Anne Epinat, Julien Guittet

Driven by more flexible legislation, hotel management leasing in France is attracting a growing number of investors thanks to its excellent risk-bene

David Lund
Hospitality Financial Leadership - Balancing Daily Revenues and Settlements

Hospitality Financial Leadership - Balancing Daily Revenues and Settlements
By David Lund
David Lund · 21 Feb

The hotel business is a form of retail business. Every day we must balance our revenues with our settlements, just like you would if you owned a stor

HotelNewsNow (part of CoStar)
Sun Shining on Hotels After Prolonged ‘Rain Delay’

Sun Shining on Hotels After Prolonged ‘Rain Delay’
By Jan Freitag
HotelNewsNow · 16 Feb

After spending a few days with 1,800 or so hotel industry participants at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit at and around the J.W. Marriott L.A.

David Lund
Why You Need a Month-End Schedule

Why You Need a Month-End Schedule
By David Lund
David Lund · 7 Feb

If you complete a regular monthly close in your hotel, and I certainly hope you do. And if closing your books takes longer than three-five working da

Cayuga Hospitality Consultants
Less Will Cost More: Top Challenges Facing the Lodging Industry 2022

Less Will Cost More: Top Challenges Facing the Lodging Industry 2022
By Sean Skellie

Its January 2022, cold in most of the U.S., and we are all dreaming of our next vacation.

Cayuga Hospitality Consultants
3 Ways to Calculate Valuation for a Hotel Appraisal

3 Ways to Calculate Valuation for a Hotel Appraisal
By Stephen Dietrich

When buying or selling a hotel, there are many steps to conducting a hotel appraisal. Previously, we highlighted the needed market research including