RLA ‘Insights’ provides the hospitality world with articles and knowledge with the purpose of intelligence sharing and insightful information on all aspects of planning and development, operations, investment and asset management of hospitality assets including resorts and hotels, leisure, recreational and sports facilities, spas, health, wellness and medical destinations and much more.  


Unlocking the Potential of Sports in Hotels and Resorts

Hotels and resorts can tap into a new lucrative market by catering to extreme sports enthusiasts and professional athletes. But first, they need to explore what drives guests keen on active sports and how they can be served best when it comes to their sporting passion. Read more

Oct, 2019

Overcoming the Challenge of Financing Resorts

Resort financing poses several challenges, particularly when compared with the financing of city hotels. Read more

Oct, 2019

Designing your Spa for Success

With customer expectations steadily increasing and industry competition heating up, spa operators must step up their game to provide an outstanding guest experience. Here are some essential design factors hotels and resorts must consider when building or remodeling a spa. Read more

Sep, 2019

New Report Highlights the Ongoing Convergence of Retail and Hospitality

The convergence of retail and hospitality is opening up new commercial opportunities for both industries. In this recent report, trends experts Stylus highlight the new concepts delivering brand reach and consumer appeal. Read more

Sep, 2019

The Risks, Trends, Opportunities in Resort Development

Resort development is going through a resurgence and we can point to multiple indicators for the new appreciation of this asset class writes RLA’s Group CEO in a new Hotel News Now article. Read more

May, 2019

What I learned from the Retail industry and would apply back into hotels

What I learned from Retail & Real Estate industries and would apply in back into the hotel industry Read more

Mar, 2019

A Study of Capital Expenditures in the Hotel Industry has been released: ISHC CapEx 2018

This must-have book from ISHC for hotel owners, operators and industry investors, presenting data on trends in capital expenditures by various hotel segments, including full service, select service and extended stay. With the data provided in the CapEx 2018 study... Read more

Feb, 2019

From Shinola to West Elm, retailers find hotels make great stores

RLA Group CEO Roger Allen in Travel Weekly Magazine’s article. Christina Jelski, Senior Editor of Travel Weekly set up a virtual roundtable with retail, brand... Read more

Feb, 2019

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