washington hotel

Overseas hotel investment and management

According to a survey by Tranio.com, the second most popular foreign commercial property type in 2015, after flats, was hotels. However, the hotel business is complex. In addition to finding a suitable property, the most complicated issue an investor usually faces is managing this property. Tranio.com tells how the hotel property management is executed and the profit is divided between the owner and the operator. In short, the owner can either manage the hotel independently or hire a management company.

Independent management

If the investor runs a hotel business independently, it is necessary to calculate beforehand the supposed income and expenses. Being directly involved in management, the investor does not have to share profit, which remains after paying the taxes and maintenance costs.

Management company services

As a rule, management companies offer their services only if a hotel has at least 70 rooms, as a smaller room supply will not enable the company to pay salaries to their employees and secure profits for itself.

Management company types

 Usually, those acting as management companies are the hotel operators who often hold large international chain franchises. Such companies specialise in management and successfully turn a profit. There are two types of operators:

1) Branded operators are branded companies that take charge of hotel management. They include Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, Marriott and Starwood, to name a few. Branded operators generally manage large hotels.

2) Independent operators are management companies which focus on management only, not providing a brand. For instance, the U.S. major independent operators include GF Management, Interstate Hotels & Resorts and White Lodging Services. Usually, the owners of small and medium-sized hotels are those who use the services of independent operators.

To learn more about investing in overseas hotel and moving money to and from your investment opportunity (repatriation of profits and paying suppliers), feel free to download our hotel investment guide here.

Tranio.com is an international overseas property broker with a network of 500 partners worldwide and a catalogue of more than 100,000 listings. We publish daily news, high quality analysis on foreign realty, expert advice, and notes on laws and procedures related to buying and leasing properties abroad so that our readers can make their property decisions with confidence.

Website: https://tranio.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TranioOverseasProperty/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TranioCom
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/9485718

Comparison tool

Etta and Pierre Deschamps, Documentree Films

We regularly receive funds from overseas and used the Moneycloud to find an FX company who have helped us with a much better exchange rate than our high street bank. We're 3-4% better off as a result. Thank you the Moneycloud

Felicity Liebmann

Used your service last week to get travel money from ICE and it all worked beautifully. Very efficient and easy, the cash arrived when it was due so there was no hanging about waiting or anxiety about it not arriving when promised.
Paying for your overseas tuition fees in foreign currency

PAYING FOR YOUR EDUCATION ABROAD – OVERSEAS TUITION FEES

Overseas university or secondary school tuition and living expenses are not only expensive but also currency conversion takes large portion of your budgeted funds for your child's studies. We show you how you can make the most of the money you are investing in your child’s future.

regular overseas payments

MAKING REGULAR OVERSEAS PAYMENTS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

If your business makes regular overseas payments, the costs associated with fees and exchange rates can mount up. We show you the best methods for saving money and taking advantage of superior exchange rates. Demonstrate the considerable savings your business can make over time.

Market Insights

Sign up for our newsletter.

Thank You for subscribing to our Newsletter

You have successfully signed up to our Newsletter