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AH&LA Study Reveals Philadelphia’s Airbnb Habits

AH&LA Study Reveals Philadelphia’s Airbnb Habits

The American Hotel & Lodging Association released a study in January providing a detailed analysis on the rise of commercial short-term rental activity taking place in 14 cities between October 2014 and September 2015, conducted by John O’Neill, Ph.D., professor ...

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How Cuba and Zika Are Impacting Caribbean Performance

How Cuba and Zika Are Impacting Caribbean Performance

ATLANTA—CBRE Hotels Americas Research announced that the average Caribbean hotel experienced a 10.2 percent increase in gross operating profit (GOP) during 2015, according to its newly released tenth edition of Caribbean Trends in the Hotel Industry. This is the fourth ...

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Industry Commends Efforts to Protect Consumers from Scams

Industry Commends Efforts to Protect Consumers from Scams

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today commended Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) on their leadership in urging government agencies to protect consumers from deceptive online booking practices. The Senators sent a bipartisan letter to ...

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AH&LA Releases Statement on 2017 Per Diem Rates

AH&LA Releases Statement on 2017 Per Diem Rates

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today issued the following statement on the federal per diem rates for FY2017 released by the General Services Administration (GSA). The government body also announced the formation of a new inter-agency working ...

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Marriott, Starwood Extend Merger Review Period

Marriott, Starwood Extend Merger Review Period

BETHESDA, Md.—Marriott International, Inc. and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced that, at the request of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, they have agreed to extend the time period for MOFCOM to complete its review of the Marriott-Starwood ...

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