Hilton

Hilton Reports 2017 Earnings and Gives 2018 Outlook

MCLEAN, Va.—Hilton today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2017 earnings as well as the company’s outlook for the year ahead. Last year,...
Road trips - roadside

Deloitte Analysts Weigh In on the Future of the Travel Industry

Deloitte recently released its 2018 Travel and Hospitality Industry Outlook on the state of restaurants, hotels, and airlines and how these industries will perform...
U.S. construction pipeline growth in Q2

CBRE Research Forecasts Occupancy to Increase Through 2019

Atlanta–The U.S. lodging industry is forecast to enjoy continued levels of record occupancy through 2019, according to a recently released December 2017 edition of...
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U.S. Hotel Industry Grows at Half the Rate of U.S. Economy

Durham, NH—Business activity for U.S. hoteliers held steady at the previous month reading of 118.8 in September, according to e-forcasting.com's Hotel Industry's Pulse (HIP)...
financial landscape

Navigating the Realities of the New Financial Landscape

The past few years have seen some of the strongest growth ever for the hotel industry. New properties, new brands, massive renovations, mergers, acquisitions—money...
second half of 2018

Study: Tax Reform Could Boost Hotel Industry by $131.7 Billion

WASHINGTON–As tax reform legislation moves through Congress, a new economic impact study found that tax cuts could generate $131.7 billion in economic activity for...
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New York City

Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...
angry guest

The Room Key: How To Handle an Angry Guest

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Experts will answer questions on everything from...
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12 Ways to Increase Hotel Security

Even when hotels have strong security policies and procedures in place, they are still vulnerable to cyber attacks, break-ins, theft, fraud, and other crimes....
Mountain Lake Lodge

Mountain Lake Lodge—Home of ‘Dirty Dancing’—Makes a Renovation Comeback

Located on an extensive 2,600-acre nature preserve in Pembroke, Va., Mountain Lake Lodge has an interesting history, to say the least. Opened in 1851 and purchased...