STR: U.S hotel occupancy up 0.1 percent, performance steady after government reopening

U.S. HOTEL PERFORMANCE was a bit steadier during the first week of February following the ending of the government shutdown, according to STR. Slight...

USTA: U.S. travel marks 3.6 percent growth in December

TRAVEL TO AND within the U.S. maintained its steady growth in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s newest Travel Trends Index. USTA also...

Travel industry adds 33k jobs in January

MORE THAN 33,000 jobs were generated in the U.S. by the travel industry in January, according to the U.S. Travel Association. That is the...

Lodging Econometrics: Three companies dominated U.S. pipeline in 2018

THREE MAJOR COMPANIES sat atop the U.S. hotel construction pipeline in 2018, according to Lodging Econometrics.  They are Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide and InterContinental...

STR forecast: Growth slowing some more in 2019

THE 2019 OUTLOOK for the U.S. hotel industry is just a little dimmer as the STR forecast shows slowing growth. The outlook for 2020...

CBRE: Historic hotels continue strong performance

HISTORIC HOTELS CONTINUE to be strong performers as more travelers search for unique experiences on their journeys, according to CBRE Hotels Americas Research. The...

Survey: Hotel lenders less optimistic for 2019

THE OPTIMISM OF 2018 among major lenders for hotel developments has dropped significantly in the early days of 2019, according to STR’s sixth annual...

Survey: Luxury travel managers optimistic about 2019

LUXURY TRAVEL MANAGERS are feeling good about the outlook for this year, according to a survey from communications firm Strategic Vision. The strong economy...

Report: Hotel transaction activity to remain strong in 2019

THE OUTLOOK FOR hotel transaction activity in 2019 is mostly positive, according to a report from HVS Consulting and Valuation. However, it won’t be...

STR: U.S. hotels break performance records again in 2018

OVERALL, 2018 WAS another record-breaker for the U.S. hotel industry. However, the year ended a little down, and the first week of January saw...