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Meeting Planning Insights: Takeaways from STR’s Destination MAP

A comprehensive study of more than 800 meeting planners in North America, the Destination Meeting Assessment Program (Destination MAP) provides a detailed description of...
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Report: Hotel F&B Programs Will Continue to Thrive in 2018

CHICAGO—A recently completed report from Technomic, a research and consulting company for the foodservice industry, indicates that the hotel food and beverage space will...
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These Five U.S. Markets Have the Largest Construction Pipelines

PORTSMOUTH, NH—In a recent report from January 2018, analysts at Lodging Econometrics named the five U.S. markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines by...
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HotStats Report: U.S. Hotels End 2017 with Strong Growth

Demand from the commercial segment fell away during the end-of-the-year holidays, and U.S. full-service hotels recorded one of the lowest GOPPAR levels of 2017. Yet...

Chicago Sets New Record of 55 Million Visitors in 2017

CHICAGO—The number of visitors to Chicago reached 55.2 million in 2017—a new record and 2.5 percent increase over the previous year. With the major...