USTA: Growth of international visits to U.S. could slow to 1 percent by May

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL TO the U.S. continued to grow in November, but the U.S. Travel Association still warns that the next months will see a...

Hotel stock index closes 2018 down 16.8 percent

AS INVESTORS CONTINUED to appear cautious over market uncertainties, the Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index dropped 8.5 percent in December and its year-to-date performance was...

STR: U.S. hotels’ performance down during last week of December

AS 2018 WRAPPED up, U.S. hotels saw declines in performance, according to STR. Among individual markets, Dallas, Texas, saw the highest increases in all...

U.S. hotel profits drop in November

PROFITS WERE ON the slide for U.S. hotels in November, dropping 5.2 percent over the same month last year, according to HotStats. That’s the...

Article: Large companies find appeal in boutique hotels

HOTEL DEVELOPERS ARE continuing to pursue a newfound interest in boutique hotels, according to an article from Frances Kiradjian, founder and CEO of Boutique...

Hotel stock index grew in November but down for the year so far

WALL STREET’S SOMEWHAT bearish market took its toll on the Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index in November, according to STR. The index rose 1.6 percent...

Boutique hotels have narrow profit margins

BOUTIQUE HOTELS ARE increasingly popular with hotel developers in the U.S. due to the unique experience they offer travelers, the creativity they allow the...

STR: November saw slower growth for U.S. hotels

THE U.S. HOTEL industry kept up its growth in November, but with marked signs of slowing, according to STR. Forecasts are for occupancy to...

AAA: More than one-third of Americans will travel this Christmas

ONE-THIRD OF Americans, 112.5 million people, are expected to head home (or elsewhere) for Christmas this year, according to AAA Travel. As in past...

Wildfires lead to occupancy boost for hotels in area

IN A CYCLE often seen in the hospitality industry, the disaster of California’s recent wildfires has led to a boom in occupancy for local...