What Is Key Money Really Worth?

For many resort and hotel owners, especially those working feverishly to launch a new property, the prospect of receiving an up-front incentive payment from a branded operator often seems too good to pass up.  Unfortunately, the financial promise implied by key money is also usually too good to be true.

Sourcing Capital in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is ripe with opportunity for hotel development after a steady recovery following the 2017 hurricane season, with banks, private equity firms and non-bank lenders all showing confidence in the market. This has been a consistent theme during several recent industry conferences delving into the region’s future potential, starting with last year’s Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS).

Room to Grow: Curacao and the Dominican Republic on the Development Radar

Apple Leisure Group (ALG) has long been a dominant player in the Caribbean. We deliver more than 2 million passengers annually through our vacation brands to the region, including the Mexican Caribbean, and operate 17 all-inclusive resorts under AMResorts across the Dominican Republic, Curacao and Jamaica, where we continue to grow.

The Next Frontier: Accelerating Development Across Europe

It’s official, ALG has made its debut in Europe. Through a strategic alliance with GIHSA and a majority share in Alua, ALG is now a global resort management company positioned to expand the AMResorts brands.

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