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AHLA Announces New Executive Committee

AHLA Announces New Executive Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced its Executive Committee for 2017-2018, joining the full Board of Directors in guiding the hotel industry agenda. Led by AHLA’s Officers of the Board: Chair Mark Carrier, President of the ...

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Mardi Gras Boosts Business for NOLA Hoteliers

Mardi Gras Boosts Business for NOLA Hoteliers

Busy streets, crowded restaurants, and booked hotels are just a few of the influences Mardi Gras has on the city of New Orleans. Every spring, more than a million people from around the world travel to NOLA to join in ...

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Tourism Prices in Cuba Drop for First Time in Years

Tourism Prices in Cuba Drop for First Time in Years

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y.—Since the détente between the U.S. and Cuba began on December 17, 2014, most travel related costs soared between 100-400 percent due to a massive spike in U.S. and Canadian travelers. Mandated pricing increases from state agencies and ...

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Fitch Ratings: Lodging and Leisure on Solid Footing

Fitch Ratings: Lodging and Leisure on Solid Footing

NEW YORK—A healthy U.S. consumer bodes well in the near term for the U.S. lodging and leisure sectors, according to Fitch Ratings. “With consumer confidence, employment, and household balance sheets at or near the strongest levels in 15 years, lodging ...

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U.S. Lodging Data Points to Slow Growth

U.S. Lodging Data Points to Slow Growth

NEW YORK—U.S. lodging data shows essentially flat overall hotel occupancy growth last year, Moody’s Investors Service says in a new report by STR. At just 0.1 percent, occupancy growth came in at the low end of the rating agency’s forecast ...

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