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Sharp Demand Growth Drives Record-High Occupancy for U.S. Airport Hotels

As demand in the U.S. airport hotel market continues to rise, will the pricing power of hotels begin to accelerate? The STR analyst team...

Transient Segment Grows as Group Bookings Decline

NEW YORK—As hoteliers prepare for the start of 2016, properties in major North American markets are experiencing strong transient (individual business and leisure) bookings,...

U.S. Lodging Executives Positive About Business Conditions

DURHAM, N.H.—U.S. lodging executives are more positive about present general business conditions, although they are less optimistic about the next 12 months, according to...

Meetings in Progress

The conference center industry has benefited in many ways from the continued recovery in the hotel industry. According to a survey published in the...
second half of 2018

Report: Payroll Puts Pressure on U.S. Hotel Profit Performance

Full-service hotels in the U.S. recorded a 1.2 percent increase in GOPPAR in June 2017 and faced a 2.0 percent increase in labor costs...
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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...
Women in LODGING 2018

15 Women Moving Up Hospitality’s Career Ladder

Over the past few years, more and more women seem to be climbing to the top ranks of the hotel industry. This isn’t a coincidence—woman...
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14 Hotel Companies Among 2019 Best Employers for Diversity

Fourteen hotel companies are among this year's Best Employers for Diversity, according to Forbes magazine. The list, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to...
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How to Spot and Get Rid of Common Household Pests in Hotels

Running a business in the hospitality industry is a tough task, and when pests are added to the equation, it can get even more...