Upscale, upper mid make up most of U.S. pipeline, says STR

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 – UPSCALE AND UPPER midscale hotels continue to reign in the pipeline of hotels under contract or under construction in...

Colony Capital converts 102 Jameson Inns, but ABF keeps brand alive

WYNDHAM HOTEL Group has picked up all but one of the remaining Jameson Inns in Colony Capital’s possession. Meanwhile, America’s Best Franchising, which bought...

Hotel supply ‘inching forward,’ says STR

Midscale sectors dominate October pipeline… Wednesday, November 12, 2014 – HOTEL PROJECTS IN the upscale and upper midscale chain segments dominated the U.S. pipeline in...

Private equity, REITs to be big investors in hotels in 2013, says Jones Lang...

  Hotel real estate investors, who unlocked capital and aggressively bid on hotel assets in 2012, are expected to increase their buying activity in 2013,...

Forbes adds three hotel brands to ’Best’ list

Thursday, June 19, 2014 – THREE HOTEL BRANDS this week were named on Forbes’ 2014 Best Franchises in America list. In the $500,001 and up...

Lending outlook 2014

Financing frees up in secondary markets; banks launch niche programs; tertiary markets still struggle Monday, January 13, 2014 – THE HOTEL-LENDING environment is on a...

Americans plan to travel more in 2016, survey says

Thursday, January 14, 2016 – AMERICANS PLAN TO travel more in 2016, according to the latest American Express Spending & Saving Tracker. Vacation planning is at...

UN expects world tourism in 2013 to exceed 1BN

  MADRID, Jan 29, 2013 (AFP) - International tourist arrivals exceeded one billion for the first time last year despite ongoing global economic uncertainty and...

Online reviews will alter the way hotels do business in 2013

  The explosion of online customer feedback is transforming how businesses will use social intelligence to deliver a quality customer experience.  NewBrandAnalytics, which specializes in helping businesses track...