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U.S. construction pipeline growth in Q2

Top 25 Markets Continue to Attract Guests and Developers

Of the 168 markets that STR tracks around the United States, 25 are delineated as the "Top 25 Markets." They are not necessarily the largest markets, but those that, as a group, give the...

A Look at Airport Hotels’ Solid Performance

STR counts approximately 2,300 hotels located in or near an airport throughout the United States. In 2015, these hotels had approximately 322,000 rooms available each night, with an available inventory of approximately 115 million...

Examining the Strength of the Top 25 Hotel Markets

As the U.S. hotel industry continues its RevPAR growth cycle, some signs of a growth slowdown are apparent. The increase in new rooms in the United States is rapidly matching with the growth in...

Economy Chains Face Lack of Demand

In the rapidly expanding room pipeline of the U.S. hotel industry, one segment seems to have fallen out of favor with developers. In June 2016, STR counted 166,000 rooms under construction. However, only 1,000...

Upscale Chains Experience Strong Year

The U.S. lodging industry is in the later part of the economic cycle and questions about the longevity and health of the industry are being read in editorials and heard at conferences across the...