Coronavirus reaches pandemic level

THE CORONAVIRUS THAT causes COVID-19 is now a pandemic and a national emergency, striking the travel and hospitality industries particularly hard. Major hotel conferences...

U.S. hotel industry responds to coronavirus outbreak

THE COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS continues to spread and cause mass disruptions for the travel and hospitality industries. Some authorities say the outbreak is reaching pandemic...

Baird/STR: Hotel stock index dropped 11.7 percent in January

GROWING COVID-19 CONCERNS resulted in a significant drop of 11.7 percent to 4,296 in the Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index for February. That follows a...

STR: U.S. hotel occupancy down 1.7 percent in the final week of February

U.S. HOTELS EXPERIENCED mixed results during the last week of February, according to STR, with drops in occupancy and RevPAR. The spreading coronavirus was...

HotStats: U.S. hotels see a 0.6 percent rise in profits in January

U.S. HOTELS STARTED January with a 0.6 percent year-over-year increase to $67.79 in GOPPAR, according to HotStats. But, as the full scope of the...

Radisson Hotel Group upbeat at conference

THE LEADERSHIP OF Radisson Hotel Group were upbeat during its 2020 Americas Business Conference in Las Vegas this week. The company is entering 2020...

Report: Coronavirus will impact visits to U.S. from China

AS THE NOVEL coronavirus spreads out of China, affecting travel to and from the U.S., a report from HVS seeks to understand the ramifications...

International travel to U.S. hit by immigration ban, coronavirus

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL TO the U.S. may take a hit from two directions over the coming days. First is an expansion of President Trump’s travel...