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    After historic highs in 2023, NYC RevPAR will continue to grow: JLL

    The city’s hotels could gain up to $380 million in revenue this year following Local Law 18’s crackdown on short-term rentals.

    By Michele Laufik • Feb. 22, 2024
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    Nearly three-fourths of Americans will maintain or increase hotel stays in 2024: AHLA

    Inflation, however, is preventing the hotel industry from reaching its full potential, according to President and CEO Chip Rogers.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    Travel buyers expect business trip growth in 2024: GBTA

    The results of a Global Business Travel Association poll reflect a continued resurgence of business travel, though rising travel costs and economic uncertainty could affect buyers’ budgets this year.

    By Feb. 1, 2024
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    2024 Outlook

    Hotel industry forecast 2024: development, F&B, technology and more

    Leaders in the hospitality industry shared with Hotel Dive what trends will drive progress at hotels this year, impacting everything from on-site amenities to hotel workforce management.

    By Jan. 30, 2024
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    Urban markets, sustainable tourism to drive global hotel investment in 2024: JLL

    Global hotel investment will accelerate this year, exceeding 2023’s volume by from 15% to 25%.

    By Jan. 29, 2024
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    Group business fully recovers in 20 US markets: report

    Las Vegas, Miami and Dallas were among the cities that saw more than 100% recovery in group business performance in Q4 2023, according to Knowland and Amadeus.

    By Jan. 29, 2024
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    ‘Solid travel fundamentals’ to drive hotel performance growth in 2024: report

    STR and Tourism Economics raised their ADR growth projections slightly for the year and expect RevPAR and occupancy to increase due to heightened group business demand.

    By Jan. 23, 2024
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    Signia by Hilton Atlanta opens with aim to capture events travelers

    The 976-room property by the Georgia World Congress Center is Atlanta’s largest ground-up hotel development project in 40 years.

    By Jan. 16, 2024
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    San Diego leads US for year-over-year group travel growth: Knowland

    San Francisco garnered the second spot, signaling a “bouncing back” of the events industry in the Bay Area.

    By Jan. 12, 2024
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    Deep Dive // 2024 Outlook

    7 hotel industry trends to watch in 2024

    Leaders in the hospitality industry will work to make staff happier, ramp up integration of generative AI and cater to a growing number of experiential and luxury travelers.

    By Jenna Walters and Noelle Mateer • Jan. 10, 2024
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    Hot hotel markets to watch in 2024

    Atlanta, Dallas, New York City and Miami are hotel markets worth watching. Here’s why.   

    By Jan. 8, 2024
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    As business conference attendance surges, successful hotels prioritize the details

    Business travel is back in a big way; in fact, it’s expected to return to pre-pandemic levels in 2024 as companies increasingly recognize the vital role of in-person meetings to foster collaboration and build relationships.

    Jan. 8, 2024
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    How changing travel demand will impact hotel performance, investment in 2024

    Heightened group and international travel demand will drive RevPAR growth and investor appetite, though investment won’t come without hurdles, according to Newbond Holdings.

    By Jan. 3, 2024
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    Group travel, international visitors to bolster US hotels in 2024: CBRE

    The company predicted economic headwinds nationwide but also noted that urban hotels in markets like Los Angeles and New York City could see boosts.

    By Michele Laufik • Dec. 21, 2023
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    Deep Dive

    Market Spotlight: Miami

    Despite decreased year-over-year hotel performance, the market shows promise with RevPAR outpacing 2019 levels, business travel ramping up and a growing luxury pipeline.

    By Dec. 13, 2023
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    Heightened group demand in major markets drives hotel profits: CoStar

    New York City and Dallas, cities experiencing a resurgence in group travel, led U.S. hotel markets in gross operating profit and total RevPAR in October.

    By Dec. 8, 2023
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    Deep Dive // Hot Markets

    Market Spotlight: Atlanta

    One of the nation’s biggest construction pipelines and a robust meetings and events industry are keeping Atlanta’s hotel market thriving.

    By Dec. 1, 2023
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    Global business travel at near-full recovery, though challenges persist

    More industry professionals traveled for in-person meetings and conferences this year than last, but tight travel budgets remain a barrier, a GBTA poll shows.

    By Nov. 1, 2023
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    Hilton launches digital tools aimed at small-, medium-sized businesses

    Small and medium enterprises represent roughly 85% of the company’s total business transient guests. 

    By Oct. 17, 2023
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    Business travel to recover to pre-pandemic levels in 2024: GBTA

    Global business travel is expected to hit $1.4 trillion in 2024, boosting business travelers’ lodging spend and hotels’ global ADRs.

    By Aug. 16, 2023
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    92% of business travel professionals say sustainability is a priority: report

    Research from the Global Business Travel Association found that companies are increasingly prioritizing sustainability in business travel, but their efforts are hampered by a lack of consistent emissions reporting.

    By June 14, 2023
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    Business, group travel to lead hotel demand growth in 2023: report

    STR and Tourism Economics increased ADR and RevPAR predictions for their updated 2023 U.S. hotel forecast, but they also noted shifting macroeconomic conditions could pose a threat to hotels.

    By June 12, 2023
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    Corporate travel returning at slower pace than leisure: Deloitte

    While business trip volume is up, corporate travel managers face higher hotel prices, tougher supplier negotiations and sustainability mandates.

    By Michele Laufik • May 26, 2023