Slow Growth Challenges U.S. Hotel Margins

NEW YORK—Hotel RevPAR will turn negative in the second half of 2017 as weak corporate and decelerating group demand challenge asset owners looking to...

Beating the Budget

Hotel managers achieved the winning formula in 2015—they exceeded their budgeted revenue projections while concurrently spending less than expected to operate their hotels. The...

Fitch Ratings: U.S. Leisure Unsustainable

NEW YORK—Fitch Ratings expects mid-single digit U.S. leisure transient lodging demand growth to decelerate to the low single digits against the backdrop of heightened...

Pace of New Bookings Continues to Decline

NEW YORK—Heading into the latter summer months, the pace of new bookings continues to decline, with new August reservation commitments falling -2.8 percent. However,...

USALI Changes Offer New Benchmarks for Hoteliers

Every 10 years or so, the Financial Management Committee (FMC) of the American Hotel & Lodging Association revises the Uniform System of Accounts for...
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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...
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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...
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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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