Key federal business-lending program faces certain death

Failure to re-launch SBA 504 refi will be ‘devastating’ to US hoteliers, say proponents … A government small-business lending program is about to expire at...

Upper upscale construction takes a 56.1 percent leap

STR’s May pipeline data show surge in all upscale segments; upscale and upper mid continue to dominate Wednesday, June 17, 2015 – CONSTRUCTION ON UPPER...

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...

USTA supports exemption from EU emissions trading

  The U.S. Travel Association applauded President Barack Obama for signing into law yesterday a bill exempting US airlines from the European Union's Emissions Trading...

Value Place sees 50% hike in ’14 revenue

Extended-stay brand teams with CRE crowd to grow hotel business in 2015 and beyond. Asian American hoteliers on its radar. Tuesday, January 27, 2015 – BY MIXING...

US select-service hotels hot item for investors, reports JLL

Investment volume increased 145 percent to $4.62bn through August; First-half of 2014 expected to be even more robust… Wednesday, October 09, 2013 – IT'S NOT...

2015 launches with uptick in ADR, reports TravelClick

Monday, January 05, 2015 – STRONG ADR THAT began in 2014 will continue into 2015, reports TravelClick. Hotels in major North American markets experienced positive...

Basic fees just the tip of franchise commitment

Some franchisors use reservation fees to create new revenue streams… Tuesday, June 17, 2014 – IN MANY HOTEL franchise agreements, the basic fees license holders...

Surveys show consumer views on Airbnb

IN WHAT MAY be a case of “Know thy enemy” for some, a pair of recent surveys reveal what consumers like, and what they...

Asian Americans lead the way on Moxy Hotels in U.S.

Thursday, February 18, 2016 – ONCE AGAIN, ASIAN American hoteliers are the first to open new brands in the U.S. Marriott International announced today...