Industry Terms – The Letter E & F

EBITDA – earnings before Interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization – similar to NOI, but excludes deductions for reserve for replacement; = NOI + Reserve for Replacement. EB-5 – an immigration program that provides a method of obtaining a U.S. visa by investing  […]

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Industry Terms – The Letter D

Debt – money owed by a property to entities other than the owner; typically, this is the mortgage, but may include other obligations (mezzanine loan, taxes, etc.) DCR – debt coverage ratio – debt service coverage ratio – the ratio of net […]

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Six Questions Hotel Owners Need to ask when Investing in a Revenue Solution

Our Co-Founder Jurgen Ortelee was lucky enough to have one of his very well written articles featured on Tnooz which is a global provider of news, analysis, commentary, education, data and business services to the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. […]

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Industry Terms – The Letter C

Capital Expenditure – Also known as CapEx. Money spent by a business to acquire or maintain fixed assets such as land, buildings and equipment. Capitalization Rate – The capitalization rate (or cap rate) for a hotel is used as a way to compare […]

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Industry Terms – The Letter A

AAA The highest rating given to bonds by bond-rating agencies. AAA bonds are thought to have almost no default risk. ADR – Average Daily Rate A measure of the average rate paid for rooms sold, calculated by dividing room revenue […]

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