Despite Outside Concerns, Hotel Execs Maintain Positive Outlook

    Times might feel uncertain, but the industry is still positive. Following Bank of America’s decision to downgrade hotels due to threats like soft corporate demand, increased popularity in homesharing services, and an onslaught of supply, pessimism from analysts outside the industry ramped up. Though some outside market reports may be indicating the end of a golden era for hotels, many hoteliers still appear to feel optimistic about the rest of 2016. Top executives from companies like Hilton Worldwide, FelCor Lodging Trust, Host Hotels & Resorts, Hersha Hospitality Trust, and Marriott International all see reasons to stay positive about this year’s industry outlook. To read what they have to say, click here.