In our January 2013 survey of the European hotel investment community, it ‘appears’ that the long winter of frozen investment activity may be starting to thaw, and perhaps there are some better days ahead for one of the largest and most important hotel markets in the world. We posed a question about how confident the.. read more →

Our hotel investment survey results are in, and the 2013 outlook for the US lodging industry suggests continued improvement in industry fundamentals and investment activity. Hotel Deal Activity Improving In a survey of delegates to our Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) event, taken in September about expectations regarding ‘deal activity’, more than half (54%) expected.. read more →

Southeast Asia is becoming a ‘place to be’ in Asia for hotel development, according to the 250 mostly Asia-based hotel leaders who took BHN’s Hotel Industry Survey in July 2012. The Economy We asked the question about which direction the respondents thought the economy in various locations (US, Europe, India and China) would be trending in.. read more →

Jim recently spoke with Joe Shooman of cayCompass.com about our outlook for the hotel investment industry. By Joe Shooman of cayCompass.com “It is hoped that the mood of investors has now improved,” says Jim Burba. “It certainly feels like it and though we are not back to the jubilance of 2007, yet we are in.. read more →

04 Apr 2012
April 4, 2012

The Hotel Opinion Report

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The results are in for BHN’s first hotel opinion survey, covering the likes, dislikes and preferences of hotel insiders. More than 1,000 hotel insiders from around the world responded to the survey in March 2012, and here are their opinions. Location, Location, Location What is the first consideration when choosing a hotel when traveling for.. read more →

March 2012 BHN’s Eurozone Survey Results (pdf file) From HOTELS’ Investment Outlook Results from a recent Burba Hotel Network (BHN) hotel investment survey appear in the March 2012 issue of HOTELS’ Investment Outlook magazine.  Survey questions covered topics including RevPAR, the European debt crisis and areas for new business opportunities.  We asked members of the.. read more →

 ALIS12 Delegate Survey Results (pdf file) At the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) held in January 2012 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles, we released results from our December 2011 survey of ALIS delegates.  Each year before ALIS, we compare the general mood of the hotel investment community and compare it to the.. read more →

What is the most popular amenity in a hotel room?  What time do most hotel guests check out of their room, and what are guests most likely to take with them when they leave?  We recently surveyed a group of hotel industry leaders about the guest experience from the hotelier’s point of view. Here is.. read more →

December 2011 BHN Survey Results  HOTELS’ Investment Outlook (pdf file) Results from recent BHN hotel investment surveys appear in the December 2011 issue of HOTELS’ Investment Outlook magazine, in an article written by editor in chief Jeff Weinstein.  Survey questions covered topics including RevPAR and company growth expectations, hotel construction money availability, and investment activity. .. read more →

11 Dec 2011
December 11, 2011

Results of the BHN August 2011 Survey

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Results of the BHN August 2011 Survey Sent to More than 1,000 European Contacts and Selected Hotel Investors When compared to the last 12 months, RevPAR in Europe in the next 12 months will: Increase by more than 10% = 7% of respondents Increase by more than 5% and up to 10% = 38% of.. read more →