Hotel Management April 8, 2013 : Cover

■ ➔ pulse 5.2 percent 4.1 percent 3.1 percent 0.8 percent WHERE’S THE SUPPLY?.. U.S. hotel markets with greatest change in supply/ forecast change 2012 to 2013 The Leading Hospitality News Authority Since 1875 Vol. 228, No. 4 | April 8, 2013 A Questex Hospitality Group Publication 1 New York ◾ 2 Austin, Texas ◾ 3 Philadelphia ◾ National Average Source: PKF Hospitality Research SEE PAGE 14 FOR MORE TRENDS & STATS Europe stays upbeat Part one in a series of industry stories from the 16th annual International Hotel Investment Forum in Berlin By Stephanie Ricca EDITOR IN CHIEF B ERLIN – Economic recovery is slow in the eurozone, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing according to economists who spoke at the International Hotel Invest-ment Forum held last month in Berlin. Despite 2013’s continued weak eco-nomic performance, economists remain bullish on the hotel development and investment front, and global hotel compa-nies are taking advantage of opportunities to grow their footprint through franchis-ing, management and new brand launches in gateway cities. Th e 16th annual IHIF drew nearly 2,000 attendees from 71 countries to the See IHIF Berlin 2013 | page 46 Coverage from the International Hotel Investment Forum 2013 CEO panel: Nick van Marken, global head of the hospitality and leisure industry group at Deloitte (left), sat down with hotel company CEOs Chris Nassetta, president and CEO, Hilton Worldwide; Richard Solomons, CEO, InterContinental Hotels Group; Arne Sorenson, president and CEO, Marriott International; and Frits van Paasschen, president and CEO, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. IHIF Hotels fi nd partner in retail space Industry again sees benefi t of adding hotels to shopping centers By Eric Stoessel CONTRIBUTING EDITOR The Westin Hotel at The Domain in Austin, Texas, opened in 2010 and quickly became a market leader. WHITE LODGING N AT ION A L R EPORT – Last November, just outside metro-politan Washington D.C., two hotels broke ground 15 miles apart. The 140-room Cambria Suites in Rockville, Md., and the 300-room Hyatt Regency at Tysons Corner Center in Virginia weren’t related in any way, other than as examples of the synergis-tic relationship hotels can have with connected residential, offi ce See Mixed-use project | page 49 ONE – on – ONE Six Senses’ NEIL JACOBS From Four Seasons to Starwood Capital, Jacobs' new post with the eco-minded brand has him back home | See page 16 ■ ➔ TRENDS & STATS. inside this issue SPECIAL REPORT. TECHNOLOGY. TVs get smarter by the minute Guestroom TVs are moving beyond video services to richer, more robust content and services. PAGE 32 The evolution of a recovery Large cities and secondary and tertiary markets are having different modes of recovery. PAGE 14 Brokers herald solid numbers The 2013 hotel brokers survey gives a glimpse of the hotels sales market now and into the future. PAGE 22

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