Hotel Investment Strategies, LLC
Hotel Investment Strategies is a global hotel investment advisory firm that uses pioneering analytical techniques and innovative quantitative methods to assist investors and managers of hotels, eliminate costly surprises, make better decisions, and add business value to their bottom line.
STOP WASTING MONEY on ineffective forecasts!
Using forecasts without prediction intervals is like navigating a treacherous mountain road without guardrails
The most effective efficieny analysis is one that controls for external factors such as competition, and matches hotels on their internal, controllable variables.
Effective performance measures are the key to increased productivity
But using the wrong measures can actually make things worse
“Ross has a well-deserved reputation and a demonstrated record for providing exceptional service to clients by using highly quantitative decision, risk, efficiency and productivity techniques to maximise returns in the acquisition, development, financing, management and disposition of hotel real estate assets.
His skills include the strategic and tactical implications of real estate cycles on investment decision-making and the use of pioneering efficiency and productivity techniques to improve the profitability of hotel portfolios.”
Dr. Bjorn Hanson, Former Divisional Dean and now Clinical Professor at the NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism. Former Global Leader of PwC’s Hospitality & Leisure Practice
Founder & CEO
Hotel investment strategies, LLC
Ross Woods is a seasoned hotel investment advisor with over 30 years of global experience in hotel asset management, portfolio management, and hotel advisory services. Known for his collaborative-based consulting style that integrates a high level of strategic and analytical expertise, his “smarts” are sought by clients to solve complex issues, make better decisions and realize the highest risk-adjusted investment returns.
His clients include banks, private investors, REITs and hotel management companies in the United States, South East Asia, Australasia, Europe, and Dubai.
Seasonality has a profound impact on the efficiency and profitability of hotels. It is a crucial challenge for the lodging industry and has been held responsible for creating many difficulties faced by the industry: problems in gaining access to capital, in obtaining...
Hotel Efficiency Rankings, Targeted Peer-Based Improvements & Cost Savings for a 26 Hotel Portfolio in Indonesia
With tourist arrivals almost doubling over the past five years, growing from 8.8 million in 2013 to 15.8 million in 2018, Indonesia’s star-rated hotel supply has experienced a dramatic expansion over the same period. Driven by the growth in inbound visitor arrivals...
Seasonality is such an important part of the lodging industry and so ubiquitous that we tend to treat the phenomena as static and not evolving over time. Seasonality causes the fluctuation in demand for guest rooms and other services such as food and beverage and...