HOLA Transaction of the Year

In case of any questions, please contact Letvia Arza-Goderich, Committee Chair.

About the Award

The HOLA Transaction of the Year Award recognizes a hotel or resort in which more than a 50 percent ownership stake has been acquired (transaction closed) in the Latin American region between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018. Transaction nominations are reviewed according to specific ranking criteria by the HOLA Transaction of the Year Award Committee to determine the three finalists. The finalists’ information is then reviewed and voted on by delegates of HOLA to determine the winner, whom will be announced at HOLA on May 21, 2019.

Ranking Criteria

Nominations are reviewed according to the following criteria, so it is important that each and every question is answered as comprehensively as possible:
  • Investment Criteria: What were the acquisition pricing metrics, financing specifics, yield, and anticipated return on investment, as well as any strategic value implications?
  • Complexity of Deal: How active were both buyer and seller as well as brand and/or operator in structuring/completing the transaction?
  • Unique Challenges: Were there any unique challenges faced during this transaction?
  • Renovations/Expansions: Are there any recent or planned renovations or expansions?
Please click the ‘Submit Nomination’ button above to send in your nomination form.
Nomination forms must be submitted by Friday, March 22, 2019.

In case of any questions, please contact Letvia Arza-Goderich, Committee Chair.