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...

Tower of Hope for EB-5

(Editor’s Note: This article appeared in December’s issue of Asian Hospitality. It has been updated to reflect current events and edited for online adaptation.) IN...

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...
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...

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...

WTTC: Travel and tourism created 7 million jobs globally in 2017

TRAVEL AND TOURISM created 7 million jobs in 2017, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Research. The travel and...

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...

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...