Hospitality among biggest job producers in April

THE U.S. HOSPITALITY industry significantly contributed to the increase in the number of jobs created in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has...

Price Gouging or Rate Management?

INCREASING YOUR HOTEL rates in times of high demand is a smart business move. But jacking up the price when a crisis like Hurricane...

Survey: Travel and hospitality industry investing in online content marketing

ONLINE CONTENT MARKETING is a major focus for the travel and hospitality industry, according to a new survey by SmarterHQ, Cheetah Digital, Liveclicker, and...

Storm evacuees create business disaster

WHILE THE EXTENT of the loss caused by Hurricane Harvey continues to be sorted out in Houston and other Gulf Coast communities in Texas...

Hotel stocks dip in August

HOTEL STOCKS DIPPED 1.9 percent in August on the Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index, which closed at 4,099 points. More bearishness is expected as the...

U.S. water parks forecast to grow in 2017

THE WATERPARK INDUSTRY saw more than $550 million in new investment in indoor and outdoor waterparks and their related resorts in 2016, according to...
A Holiday Inn Express renovated under the brand's Formula Blue initiative.

Renovations rejuvenate limited-service hotels, HVS study shows

MANY OWNERS OF aging hotel assets who want to keep a brand flag are facing high-cost PIPs these days. The options are to either...

Construction costs will rise in face of hurricane recovery, say experts

OVER THE PAST few months, the U.S. hotel industry has seen a slowing in the number of new hotel projects. In the wake of...

March metrics ‘good indicator’ of pricing power, says STR

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – REVPAR AT U.S. hotels increased an average of 7.2 percent to $75.31 in March, reports STR. Occupancy was up 2.9...

LPS of USA lands in the ATL

LEUVA PATIDAR SAMAJ of USA held its annual convention July 27-29 in Atlanta, Georgia, drawing 2,500 members of the Indian American community to the...