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Audrey Kallman, Operations Analyst, STR

Audrey Kallman is an operations analyst at STR.

Uptick in Profit: Group Demand and F&B Revenues Drive Gains

After hitting record lows during early points of the pandemic, last year finally presented long-awaited profitability returns for the U.S. hotel industry. Strong demand, coupled with strong pricing power in an inflationary environment, pushed...
Profit decline

Lobby, Please: The Exit of Hotel Profits

2020 kicked off with slight increases in both total revenues and gross operating profits, however, record industry highs quickly changed to record lows. Approximately 9 percent of U.S. hotels temporarily closed, and those that...
Coronavirus economic impact

Rapid Declines: Hotel Profitability During COVID-19

STR’s newly launched monthly profit and loss program examines COVID-19’s effect on March 2020 U.S. hotel profitability (or lack thereof). This pandemic has significantly impacted the hotel industry, forcing thousands of hotels in the...
Top 25 Markets Hotel Rooms Revenue

Top 25 Markets Set the Performance Pace for U.S. Hotels

STR’s Top 25 Markets are the largest of the STR-defined U.S. markets, accounting for approximately 32 percent of hotel rooms across the country. Historically, these 25 markets outperform the remaining 143 U.S. markets in...