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Job Market Weathers the Storm on Wall Street

Job Market Weathers the Storm on Wall Street

Despite the recent turbulence on Wall Street, there have been no early signs that the job market has been negatively impacted, with the unemployment rate edging down to 5.1 percent last month. “So far, there is no indication that the ...

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Rational Exuberance Rules Hotel Industry

Rational Exuberance Rules Hotel Industry

The lodging industry’s exuberance is indeed rational, according to speakers at the seventh annual Hotel Data Conference in Nashville last week. And, living up to the conference’s name, the speakers and panelists backed up their assertions with a wealth of ...

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AH&LA Opposes Expedia-Orbitz Merger

AH&LA Opposes Expedia-Orbitz Merger

The American Hotel & Lodging Association today announced its opposition to Expedia’s pending $1.6 billion acquisition of Orbitz, which is currently being reviewed by the Department of Justice (DOJ). Katherine Lugar, president and CEO of AH&LA, says the association believes ...

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Guest Satisfaction at Record High, Study Says

Guest Satisfaction at Record High, Study Says

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.—Hotel guest satisfaction has risen to a record high, while the number of guests experiencing problems during their stay has dropped significantly, according to the J.D. Power 2015 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study. The study, now ...

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