Hotel Del Coronado – Coronado, CA
LW Hospitality Advisors (LWHA) Announces Midwest Expansion & Appointment of Eric B. Hansen as Director

AccorInvest: Major Investors Check Into €4.4bn Deal

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund teams up with a variety of institutional investors to invest in what has been billed as 'the last major opportunity to buy into a hospitality carve-out.'

Live Like a Local — or Enjoy the Standards of a Hotel

A lack of meaningful home-sharing standards and inconsistent experiences results in daunting challenges to manage guest expectations.

Forbes Billionaires 2018: Meet The Richest People On The Planet

Acknowledgments: Special thanks to LW Hospitality Advisors.

The Amazon Effect: Careful What You Wish For

The development and ultimate presence of HQ2 will spur a vibrant hotel submarket, resulting in the refurbishment of existing surrounding hotel stock and the development of new lodging products.

How the Industry Should Respond to OTAs’ New Challenge

The lodging sector needs to continue to push back on OTAs by investing in technology that creates seamless, friction-free booking of travel experiences.

How to Prepare for Slower Growth in 2018

Signs indicate rate and RevPAR growth won’t be as strong as in past years, so hoteliers need to consider different ways to cut costs and push profits.

The CEO of LW Hospitality Advisors Lets Loose on Airbnb, OTAs and Hotel Brands

In this wide-ranging Q&A, Lesser discusses some of the bigger current challenges on the hotel industry and how it must deal with these impacts.

Beware the Limitations of Hotel Cap Rates

While applying a direct cap rate to a prospective hotel investment may be useful for back of the envelope calculations, beware of the limitations produced by this approach.

Why Expedia or Priceline Might Just Be the Next Great Hotel Brand

What if Expedia, Priceline, and TripAdvisor had their own hotels? What if there were less need for hotel owners to rely on hotel management companies like Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, Wyndham, Choice, or IHG?

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