As we enter the second quarter, Burba Hotel Network (BHN) recently connected with hotel investment leaders across North America to gauge the investment outlook. They were asked to comment on hotel investment opportunities, the current stage of the hotel investment cycle, their expectations about the availability of capital for new hotel construction, and their reaction.. read more →

17 Mar 2016
March 17, 2016

European Hotel Investment

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European Hotel Investment – Continued Recovery & Diverse Opportunities Read the complete story in HOTELS’ Investment Outlook The bi-annual “BHN Hotel Investment Survey” completed in January, coupled with input from industry experts, suggests that European hotel investment activity will continue to grow in 2016. Similar to past economic cycles, Europe as a whole has been.. read more →

02 Mar 2015
March 2, 2015

European Hotel Investment Survey

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What is the hotel investment outlook for the year ahead in Europe? Where are the opportunities? The new bi-annual “BHN Hotel Investment Survey” completed in January, coupled with input from industry experts, suggest that European hotel investment activity will continue to grow despite the wobbly economic recovery. Similar to past economic recoveries, Europe as a.. read more →

What’s hot and what’s not in Asia?  The results of BHN’s most recent survey of the hotel investment trends show that Southeast Asia (SEA) remains the darling of the region, Japan continues to steadily improve, and expectations for India have certainly gotten better. Economic Outlook The first survey question measured the economic outlook for Asia’s.. read more →

The results from BHN’s Hotel Investment Survey are in, and the hotel investment climate is looking good everywhere in the Americas.  In terms of the BIG market headlines for the Americas, the U.S. remains the poster child of optimism.  The outlook in Mexico improved measurably across the board, and while Brazil is still very optimistic,.. read more →

28 Feb 2014
February 28, 2014

Hotel Investment Activity in Europe

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The last half a decade has been relatively quiet on the European investment scene, but BHN’s January 2014 survey of the hotel investment community suggests that the music that began to play more loudly in 2013 will likely get a bit noisier in 2014!   Finally, it appears that one of the largest and most important.. read more →

13 Jan 2014
January 13, 2014

Travel Companies Tune Their Gaydar

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Our latest travel story for  TravelWeekly.com Why are more and more travel and tourism-related companies specifically targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travelers? We recently attended the 14th annual LGBT Tourism & Hospitality Conference, organized by Community Marketing, and here are some of the answers we got: We’re DINKs At least that’s what the.. read more →

Mirroring the “Going Up” theme for the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS)  – the outlook for the US lodging industry is looking positive, according to Burba Hotel Network’s recently completed survey of hotel investors. Will there be more or less hotel deal activity? In the survey of ALIS delegates taken in September about the ‘deal.. read more →

12 Sep 2013
September 12, 2013

Hotel Investment Asia Survey Results

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The results are in from the most recent BHN Hotel Investment Asia Survey. Not surprisingly, some air has come out of the balloon that in recent years was only going one direction for most of Asia – up!  In fact, some of the bigger, more mature Asia Pacific markets like Japan, Korea, and Australia are.. read more →

Survey Says: Another Year of Steady Improvement for Hotel Investment The survey results from the Americas are in, and the hotel investment outlook is looking pretty decent throughout North America.  It is not off-the-charts spectacular, but it is steady, positive, and there is a respectable outlook for the future. To understand the perspective of the.. read more →