Guitar Hotel

Hard Rock Opens $1.5 Billion Guitar Hotel

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The Guitar Hotel at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has officially opened as part of a $1.5 billion expansion. The...
COMPASS Guestroom

Margaritaville Breaks Ground on Its First COMPASS Hotel

ORLANDO—Margaritaville Holdings announced today that it has broken ground on its first COMPASS by Margaritaville Hotels & Resorts property and shared details on the...

Examining Hotel Labor Costs

As revenues continue to grow for most U.S. hotels, the combined cost of salaries, wages, bonuses, and payroll-related expenditures has declined as a percent...

U.S. Hotels Are Operating at the Highest Level of Efficiency Since 1960

Atlanta–U.S. hoteliers enjoyed an eighth consecutive year of increasing profits in 2017 despite another slowdown in the rate of revenue growth. According to 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,...

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RLH Corporation Hosts 2020 Virtual Conference and Expo

Last week, RLH Corporation hosted its 2020 Virtual Conference and Expo. The two-day event, which had the theme “United We Roar,” offered educational sessions,...
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Capitol District in Nashville

Third-Largest TownePlace Suites Opens in Nashville’s Capitol District

NASHVILLE — A joint venture development between Chicago-based The Gettys Group and Deep Cove Partners announced the grand opening of the TownePlace Suites by...
Riverhouse - Ron Gorodesky

Navigating Choppy Waters

Ron Gorodesky, president and CEO of the hotel management company Refined Hospitality, first entered the hospitality industry as a 12-year-old washing dishes at his...