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Vol. 10: Issue 31 2008-08-13

INSIDE VIEW

Is Your Hotel Ready for the Downturn - By Brenda Fields

Key markets, world wide have experience unprecedented occupancies, average rates, and RevPAR for over a decade. New York City and London in particular have experienced average occupancies well over 80% for the past several years, driving record average rates and RevPARs. ...more

The Challenges and Opportunities for Independent and Boutique Hotels in a Difficult Economy - By Carol Verret

Independent and boutique properties have a several advantages over their branded counterparts. The first is the trend in experience travel and the second is the use of the internet in making travel decisions. ...more

Measuring Bar Profits - Where Can You Improve? - By Ken Burgin