STR: U.S. hotels see RevPAR rise in July

A SLIGHT SHIFT in the calendar put July’s U.S. hotel performance over the top in a year over year comparison, according to STR. However,...

Study: Hotels will cover interest payments even in downturn

AN ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN may well be on the horizon in the next two years, but the news is not all glum. Even the worst...

STR lowers forecast through 2020

STR LOWERED ITS U.S. hotels performance forecast for the next two year during its 11th annual Hotel Data Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, Thursday. The...

Hotel stock index dropped 1 percent in July

THE BAIRD/STR HOTEL Stock Index fell 1 percent in July to 4,883. The drop comes a month after a 6.2 percent increase in June...

STR: U.S. hotel construction grew 8.3 percent in July

THE NUMBER OF hotel rooms in the final phase of development in the U.S. construction pipeline rose 8.3 percent in July over the same...

STR: New York, Chicago and Las Vegas top list of meeting destinations

MEETING PLANNERS FAVOR New York, Chicago and Las Vegas in their plans for the next two years, according to STR’s Destination Meeting Assement Program...

USTA: U.S. continues to lose share in international travel market

THE U.S. IS expected to continue losing its share of the international travel market for the next two years, according to the U.S. Travel...

LE: U.S. pipeline up 6 percent for projects in second quarter

THE U.S. HOTEL pipeline continued to fill in the second quarter despite business investment declining for the first time since 2016, according to Lodging...

Hotstats: U.S. hotels see profits rise in June despite RevPAR dip

GROSS OPERATING PROFITS per available room for U.S. hotels rose a little in June despite a dip in RevPAR, according to Hotstats. Ancillary revenue,...

NAACP: Hotel industry falling behind on diversity

THE U.S. HOTEL industry is not making enough progress in improving racial diversity, according to a recent report from the NAACP. In fact, the...