STR: Super Bowl will triple hotel rates in Atlanta

THE TEAMS HAVE not yet been chosen, but already STR is predicting heavy crowds for Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta this February. The throng...

U.S. travel rises 3.2 percent in October, but international visits are slowing

TRAVEL TO AND within the U.S. saw more growth in October, but dark clouds are on the horizon for the industry from fears that...

U.S. hotels’ profit per room hit high in October

OCTOBER SAW THE highest profit per room of the year for U.S. hotels, up 3.6 percent over the same time last year to $126.34...

Report: U.S. hotel industry to continue strong growth in 2019

WITH 2019 LITTLE more than a month away, prospects for U.S. hotels in the new year are looking positive, according to CBRE Hotels Americas...

STR Charts Increase in Rooms in Construction

In October, the U.S. hotel industry reported 194,600 rooms in construction, a 6.2 percent year-over-year increase, reported STR. New York City reported 14,300 hotel...

New Study: Women Optimistic About Tech Careers

BOOKING.COM’S GLOBAL study on women in technology shows despite low numbers in the industry many women have a positive outlook on their prospects for...

Houston hotel tax helps fund trip to India

HOUSTON, TEXAS, HOME to about 300,000 Indian Americans, may soon strengthen its connection to India by establishing direct commercial flights that could ultimately lead...

Few cost efficiencies found in dual-brand operations, say CBRE Hotels researchers

DESPITE MANY HOTEL developers’ belief, a dual-brand property does not always operate at a lesser cost than two stand-alone hotels. In fact, says a...

About 54.3 million Americans traveling for Thanksgiving 2018

THE GOOD TIMES are getting Americans rolling this Thanksgiving, according to AAA. About 54.3 million people are expected to travel more than 50 miles...

Hotel stock index dropped 11.5 percent in October

OCTOBER SAW ANOTHER drop in the Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index, down 11.5 percent, as the U.S. hotel industry continued to see slowing in its...