REPORT: U.S. HOTELS’ PROFITS ROSE IN JANUARY DESPITE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

U.S. HOTELS RECORDED a 2.4 percent increase in profits per room in January over the same time last year, according to HotStats. The gains...

HIS: Guests consider WiFi ‘very important’

WIFI SERVICE IS ‘very important’ for more than 90 percent of hotel guests surveyed for a new white paper from Hotel Internet Services. Also,...

LE: U.S. tops global hotel construction pipeline

THE U.S. TOPS the global construction pipeline with 5,530 projects and 669,456 rooms, according to the Lodging Econometrics’ year-end Global Pipeline Trend Report. However,...

USTA: U.S. travel grew 3.2 percent in January

U.S. TRAVEL CONTINUED to grow in January despite the pinch put on air travel by the federal government shutdown, according to U.S. Travel Association's...

STR: U.S. hotel occupancy down 1.7 percent in third week of February

U.S. HOTELS REPORTED mixed performance results during the second week of February, according to STR. Occupancy dropped, ADR rose and RevPAR remained steady. Occupancy dropped...

HOTEL TRANSACTIONS HIT $29.5 BILLION IN 2018

Last year was the most active year for hotel transactions since 2007, according to the new Hotel Transaction Almanac by STR’s Consulting and Analytics...

CBRE: Economic ‘blip’ to cause slowdown for U.S lodging in 2021

THE U.S. LODGING outlook is good through 2020 but an economic ‘blip’ will cause a slowdown in 2021, according to CBRE Hotels Americas Research....

Atlanta’s hotel performance exceeds expectations during Super Bowl weekend

THE CITY OF Atlanta’s hotel performance growth exceeded expectations during the weekend of Super Bowl LIII, according to STR. During the Super Bowl nights from...

LE: Supply growth in U.S. reached 2 percent in 2018

NEW U.S. HOTEL supply growth reached 2 percent in 2018 for the first time in eight years, according to a new report from Lodging...

Survey: Guests frustrated by unfriendly hotel staff

MOST HOTELS TELL their staff to be friendly with guests, but a new survey commissioned by hotel communications software producer ALICE found that unfriendly...