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Hotel Finance and Accounting Tips & Ideas by XOTELS

Navigate the evolving landscape of hotel finance with XOTELS‘ Hotel Finance News & Blog. Gain valuable insights, discover industry trends, and access expert perspectives for strategic financial management in the world of hospitality.

Why Invest in Hotels or Resorts?

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Why Invest in Hotels or Resorts?

The concept of the hotel has existed for hundreds of years. Since the days of stagecoaches, overland exploration and urban growth, entrepreneurs around the world have dived into hotel ownership. They sensed the potential, economic opportunity, purpose, growing markets and prestige. In the modern hospitality industry, not too much has changed. So what are the reasons for hotel investment?Let´s take a look from our perspective as a hotel management company.

Popular Hotel Valuation Models and Appraisals for Owners

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Top 10 Hotel Investment Tips

Do you like making decisions with sound info? Of course! So do hotel buyers, lenders, owners and sellers. Making informed decisions about potential or operational hotel investments means using accurate hotel valuation methods. Numerous methods exist, each with good and bad points. It’s the classic hotel real estate issue… how do you determine a hotel’s value without selling it? Here’s the guide to hotel valuation methods we put together from our point of view as a hotel revenue management consulting company.

Why Investment in Sustainable Hotels is the Future

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Why Investment in Sustainable Hotels is the Future

Sustainability is the future of the hospitality industry. It has grown to be a topic of massive interest to both hoteliers and investors. Its positive outcome is immeasurable no matter the scale of the hotel or resort. Looking through our perspective as a hotel management company, we have put together a list of reasons why hotel investment in sustainable real estate and eco-friendly hotels is essential. Find out why you should work on reducing your ecological and environmental footprint with your next hotel concept project.

Operating Expense Ratio

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Operating Expense Ratio

Using this KPI can help you evaluate whether an investment is worth your time by giving insight into how much it costs to manage / maintain the project. How?  By taking the operational cost and rental income into account you will be able to compare the ratio (ideally under 80%) to make a well-informed decision for your investment opportunity. This step can´t be overlooked and our hotel revenue management consulting company always recommends calculating the Operating Expense Ratio to ensure the full potential and financial health of your projects.

Average Rent Price Per Property

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Average Rent Price Per Property

As the name suggests, the KPI 'Average Rent Price Per Property' helps to keep track of your rental prices and is typically measured and recorded across various timeframes (i.e. weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual changes).  Our hotel management company emphasizes on comparing the performance against the same period last year is crucial to ensure you're on the right track to create a successful investment project. You can also easily compare against other properties with this metric and see where opportunities are for your property.
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