AAA: 55 million to travel for Thanksgiving

ANY TALK OF an economic slowdown is apparently muted as consumer confidence remains high enough to drive a near-record setting Thanksgiving travel season this...

STR: U.S. hotel construction grew 5.5 percent in October

THE NUMBER OF hotel rooms in the final phase of the U.S. development pipeline rose 5.5 percent in October over the same time last...

Hotel stock index rose 0.2 percent in October

THE BAIRD/STR Hotel Stock Index rose 0.2 percent in October to 4,641. The index was up 14 percent year to date through the first...

U.S. hotel construction pipeline near all-time high

THE U.S. HOTEL construction pipeline recorded its eighth consecutive quarter of growth in the third quarter and stands at 5,704 projects and 700,496 rooms.The...

Report: Extended-stay bookings still high, but traditional hotels are seeing most of them

THE EXTENDED-STAY HOTEL segment has been increasing its market share for the past two decades, accompanied by rapid supply growth. Yet, traditional hotels manage...

STR: Occupancy down, RevPAR flat in last full week of October

U.S. HOTELS EXPERIENCED overall flat year-over-year results during the week of Oct. 20 to 26, according to STR. Occupancy decreased 0.2 percent to 70.5...

Report: Moving average analysis shows RevPAR growth has plateaued since February

ONE METHOD OF calculating U.S. RevPAR data shows the metric has plateaued since February, according to an article on HotStats.com. Using the moving average...

Hotstats: U.S. hotels see RevPAR rise 1.1 percent in September

SEPTEMBER WAS OVERALL a positive month for the U.S. hotel industry, according to HotStats. A 1.1 percent increase in the RevPAR and a 1.4...

STR: U.S. hotel occupancy down 0.9 percent in mid-October

OCCUPANCY FOR U.S. hotels fell 0.9 per cent to 72.4 percent during the week of Oct. 13 to 19, according to STR. RevPAR decreased...

IHG reports 0.8 percent RevPAR drop in third quarter

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL GROUP was one of the first major hotel companies to report its third quarter earnings, and the news was not all good....