Hotel Investment

Learn how to adapt your modelling skills to meet the requirements of a hotel asset. From the modelling of the hotel operation to capital structure of the acquisition (debt and equity), this course will show you how to independently assess the performance of a hotel acquisition project. This course will give you the fundamental knowledge, skills, and practice to be able to make business decisions related to hotel investments.

Global hotel transaction volumes continue to increase, given hotel’s relatively attractive yield profile. Those individuals who know how to model the peculiarities of this asset class are gaining a valuable competitive edge. Invest in your future with this one-day course by learning how to model a hotel asset to make better investment decisions.

On this course you will…

  • Review the economics and structure of hotel market
  • Analyse the main growth drivers, business models and organizational forms of the international hospitality industry
  • Model the financial impact of the main operational contract types
  • Learn the key performance indicators of a hotel operation
  • Effectively interpret financial information of a hotel (incl. USALI)
  • Examine the different methods of hotel valuation
  • Make better hotel acquisition decisions

Course Outline

Structure of the Hotel Market

  • Hospitality and tourism market
  • Products, business models and new trends
  • Types of operational contracts
  • Case study: Analysis of the strategy of an international hotel chain

Financial Analysis of a Hotel Operation

  • Calculation of Hospitality Key Performance Indicators
  • Benchmarking of hotel operations
  • The Uniform System of Account for the lodging industry (USALI)
  • Analysis of financial ratios
  • Case study: Analysis of sample financial statements

Hotel Acquisition Model

  • Methods of hotel valuation
  • Asset management strategies for hotel investment
  • Overview of hotel capital market
  • Principles of the capital structure (Equity & Debt)
  • Case Study: Valuation of a single hotel acquisition
  • Case Study: Valuation of a hotel chain

Included With Course

  • Post-Course Support
    • Two months of Questions and Answers.
    • One year of support is available for an additional fee – Request for more information.*
  • CPD Accredited Certificate & LinkedIn Proficiency Badge
  • Online Learning Platform access
    • Course Manual – Digital
    • Course Files
    • Further Learning Resources (Reading, Files, Videos)
  • Hard-copy Course Manual* If purchased separately
    * Included with In-Person Booking.

Course Details

Pricing – Public Course

In-Person: £1,500 + VAT
Virtual: £1,250 +VAT*
* Hard copy course manual can be bought for an additional fee.

Upcoming Dates – Public Course Dates

Number of days: One day
Course type: Financial Modelling

Course Level: 
Real Estate Analyst

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How to Book

Course Bookings:

Jacob Noble
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Samuel Musgrave
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Course Delivery & Administration:

Emma Wilson
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