Should You Own or Lease Your Hotel?

Marriott County Hall, located on the River Thames, London

Ah, an excellent question! And one that, similar to the housing market (Should I buy? Should I wait? Is there a housing bubble that will burst?) is always hotly debated.

Peter Ducker, Institute of Hospitality Chief Executive, discusses what the largest hotel companies, like Marriott, have done in the past and are doing now. Find out who owns, who doesn’t and why by reading Peter’s recent blog post discussing the pros and cons of hotel ownership versus leasing. Find the full text of the post at the WTM London 2014 website: To Own or Not to Own?


Author: Institute of Hospitality

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