Industry News

RevPAR growth streak comes to an end, reports STR

PUT THIS PIECE of news in the “it was good while it lasted” category: The U.S. hotel industry in September ended its record streak...

Hilton rolls out Motto, an ‘affordable lifestyle’ brand

IT’S BEEN NEARLY a year since Hilton CEO Christopher J. Nassetta said the hotel franchiser would launch a couple new brands in 2018, one...

TRENDS & ISSUES

STR: Third quarter sees performance growth, but less than previously

YES, REVPAR FOR U.S. hotels grew 1.7 percent in 2018’s third quarter over the previous year, according to STR. Nevertheless, hotels’ performance was dampened...

North America sees 5 percent growth in international arrivals

INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS worldwide grew 6 percent in the in the first six months of 2018, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. While...

Hurricane Florence closed hotels, raised occupancy in North Carolina

IN THE PECULIAR give and take that hotels experience from major storms, Hurricane Florence brought the highest number of closings, and the highest spikes...

Study: U.S. hotels’ TRevPAR pinched in August by non-rooms revenue dip

AUGUST WAS, OVERALL, another good month for the U.S. hotel industry. However, a drop off in revenues from non-rooms revenue, primarily from a dip...

Survey: Travelers not yet comfortable with ‘chatbots’

TEXT AND ONLINE chats are fine with many travelers for handling various parts of their trips, including contacting a hotel front desk or concierge,...

Review: Third quarter sees stable ADR, bookings in North America

NORTH AMERICAN HOTELS are seeing stable ADR and bookings across all travel segments as they enter the second half of 2018, according to travel...

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