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U.S. dominates global construction pipeline

THE U.S. TOPS the global hotel construction pipeline in terms of project count, according to Lodging Econometrics. Overall, the pipeline increased 5 percent by...

Industry expert highlights eight changes in hotel F&B

HOTEL F&B OPERATIONS is one element in the industry hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, hotels all over the world have...

Hurricane Laura hits near Houston, hoteliers prepare

HURRICANE LAURA SURGED ashore on the coastlines of Texas and Louisiana Wednesday as a powerful storm. In Houston, the city hit by many such...

USTA presses for freeze on government per diem rates

AS THE LEISURE travel crowds of summer begin to wane and commercial travel remains elusive, hotels will look for other sources of revenue, including...

Advantage Hotels offers customizable franchise agreements

SPECIAL ORDERS FROM franchisees don’t upset Advantage Hotels. The Austin, Texas-based company is allowing hotel owners to define their own terms of any franchise...

Associations warn Congress of wave of hotel foreclosures

AS DEBATES DRAG on in Congress over the next round of federal stimulus, hotel industry experts are warning that a record-breaking number of foreclosures...

GSA releases FY 2021 per diem rates

THE U.S. GENERAL Services Administration has released its fiscal year 2021 per diem rates for federal government travelers. Government travel is important to the...

Hotelier’s murder spotlights national issues

THE MURDER OF a Cleveland, Mississippi, hotelier who was beaten to death by a guest he had just evicted, has had an industry wide...

Mississippi hotelier killed, group calls for justice

LAST WEEK, CLEVELAND, Mississippi, hotelier Yogesh Patel was beaten to death by a guest he had had evicted from his hotel earlier in the...

STR: Western states see highest occupancy

THE MASSIVE MOTORCYCLE rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, gave that state the highest hotel occupancy of the week ending Aug. 8 at 71.6 percent,...

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