STR: Second quarter 2019 good for U.S. hotels

DESPITE SOME NEGATIVE results in June, the U.S. hotel industry had a pretty good second quarter in 2019, according to STR. At the same...

Study: Business travelers want experience, amenities

WHAT BUSINESS TRAVELERS want in a hotel does not always jive with what their company’s travel buyer gives them. A study by Global Business Travel...

USTA: U.S travel index grew 3.2 percent in May

TRAVEL TO AND inside the U.S. grew 3.2 percent in May over the previous year, according to the U.S Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends...

Hotstats: Information technology a focus for U.S. hotels

INFORMATION AND TELECOMMUNICATION technology was a major focus of spending by U.S. hotels in 2018, according to Hotstats’ blog. Labor was one of the...

STR: U.S. hotel occupancy down 0.5 percent in last week of June

OCCUPANCY FOR U.S. hotels fell 0.5 percent to 75.5 percent during the final week of June, according to STR. ADR increased 1.4 percent year-over-year...

Hotel stock index rises 6.2 percent in June

THE BAIRD/STR Hotel Stock Index rose 6.2 percent in June after a shaky performance in May. Lifts in the overall stock market bolstered the...

USTA: U.S travel index grew 3 percent in April

TRAVEL TO AND inside the U.S. grew 3 percent in April over the previous year, according to U.S Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index....

U.S. hotels’ profits rose 2 percent in May

MAY WAS OVERALL a good month for the U.S. hotel industry. Bouncing back from the negative turn in April, May recorded a 2 percent...

AAA: Record 48.9M to travel for July 4

THE BOOMING U.S. economy keeps encouraging Americans to travel, and this July 4 as they celebrate the country’s independence, they will again set travel...

More than a third of U.S. hotels under-performed in 2018, says CBRE

WHILE MANY U.S. hotels saw a continued increase in occupancy in 2018, more than a third of hotels in a study by CBRE Americas...