Home / Daily Feed (page 39)

Category Archives: Daily Feed

Feed Subscription

With High Occupancy, Hotels Avoid OTAs

As occupancy levels continue to rise, hotels are incentivizing customers to book direct. In addition to offering perks like room upgrades, free shuttle service, and complimentary breakfast, hotels are luring travelers away from online travel agencies with members-only rates. To ...

Read More »

One-Third of Upper Upscale Pipeline Remains Unbranded

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the upper upscale category in the U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline is at 66,303 rooms/307 projects. About one third, 20,974 rooms/101 projects, have yet to make a branding decision. Of the 45,329 rooms/206 projects ...

Read More »

California Hotel Sales Drop After Record Year

California hoteliers are noticing a drop in transactions through the first half of 2016 after 2015 consistently broke records, according to Atlas Hospitality Group. Hotel transactions in the state have experienced a 56 percent year-over-year decline in total-dollar-volume. To read ...

Read More »

U.S. Adds 151,000 Jobs in August

This August, nonfarm payroll employment increased by 151,000, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This rise was slightly lower than initially anticipated, as June and July showed stronger gains: 546,000 jobs were added in June and July combined. According to Reuters, ...

Read More »

July Occupancy Drops, But Still Sets Records

Although July occupancy sharply declined to 74.4 percent, it was the second-highest July occupancy ever. It was also the highest room demand month of any month ever, with more than 117 million nights sold, according to Jan Freitag, senior vice ...

Read More »

REPORT: 19 Percent of Travelers Use an Agent

Despite mobile booking growing in popularity, travel agent usage is also up in 2016, according to data from MMGY Global’s Portrait of American Travelers Survey. Use of agents moved up seven percentage points since 2013. To read more, click here.

Read More »
Scroll To Top