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Why a Backwards-Looking Trend Scan is Crucial for Long-Term Recovery in Meetings and Events

As we enter Q3, there is no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted businesses worldwide. Hospitality has already been singled out as having notably suffered from travel restrictions and lockdowns, but one could argue that meetings and events have it the worst.

Top Considerations for Hotel Balance Sheets Amidst COVID-19 and Beyond

Balance Sheets deserve more attention and are an often-overlooked financial statement. While it is the Operator’s responsibility to ensure accuracy, the simple fact that it isn’t tied to management fees means there is often little effort going into keeping it accurate.

How to Calculate and Monitor your Break-Even Point

As hotels begin to re-open, it is crucial that they’re mindful of their Break-Even Point (BEP) to understand their cost levels and to determine what RevPAR level is necessary to re-open. COVID-19 presented many challenges for hotels who are currently striving to merely break-even instead of maximizing profit as usual. While hotels usually aim for 35% occupancy threshold, many are hoping that COVID-19 cost reductions will lower the breakeven threshold.

Independent Hotel Owners should look at Integrating their Assets into a Portfolio

For hotel owners and investors, access to friendly capital, shared resources and additional capital appreciation provided by entering assets into a partnership – that famous “portfolio effect”, can these days be what stands between survival and losing control.

The Dream Returns to New York City

Celebrated hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group, home to its Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, Unscripted Hotels, The Chatwal and new By Dream Hotel Group brands, today announced plans to reopen Dream Downtown, bringing its award-winning hospitality and service back to New York City on Friday, August 21. Dream Hotels’ iconic flagship location in New York joins Dream Hotels locations Dream Nashville in Tennessee, Dream Hollywood in California and Dream South Beach in Florida, which are all open and safely welcoming guests back now.