Business Travel


  • Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Orlando will offer family-focused amenities.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Lion Star Hospitality
    Image attribution tooltip

    Family-friendly Nickelodeon-branded resort coming to Orlando in 2026

    The more than 400-key Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Orlando will offer kid-focused amenities, catering to increased travel demand in the Florida market.

    By May 23, 2024
  • Female with luggage arriving at hotel with receptionist waiting for welcoming.
    Image attribution tooltip
    jacoblund via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    US hotel RevPAR to grow 3% for remainder of 2024: CBRE

    Despite a “weaker than expected” first quarter, CBRE analysts forecast an uptick in international visitors, election-related events and muted supply growth will drive RevPAR results.

    By May 21, 2024
  • People sitting in hotel lobby
    Image attribution tooltip
    EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    Q&A

    How Hilton is courting small- and medium-sized businesses

    The company needed a way to “recognize and reward” the guests making up 85% of its business transient segment, VP of global business travel sales Christiane Cabot Bini tells Hotel Dive.

    By May 20, 2024
  • A rendering of the exterior of the convention center.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Fontainebleau Miami Beach
    Image attribution tooltip

    Fontainebleau Miami Beach to open convention center

    Coastal Convention Center will cater to the growing number of meetings and events travelers visiting the metro area.

    By May 15, 2024
  • Cvent named the Grand Hyatt Nashville the top meetings hotel in North America.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Retrieved from Cvent on May 15, 2024
    Image attribution tooltip

    Top hotels and destinations for meetings in North America: Cvent

    Several Nashville hotels led other U.S. properties in the category, while Orlando was the overall best meetings destination, according to the hospitality tech provider.

    By May 15, 2024
  • 90% of Business Travelers File Expense Reports Within 7 Days of Returning from Their Trip
    Image attribution tooltip
    Getty Images via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    Business travel trends hoteliers need to know: Amex GBT

    As corporate trips resurge, professionals want more sustainable hotel options, integrated technology and local, authentic experiences, according to American Express Global Business Travel.

    By April 29, 2024
  • A rendering of the hotel's exterior.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Jackson-Shaw
    Image attribution tooltip

    Dual-branded Marriott hotel underway in North Phoenix

    The property will feature an AC Hotel by Marriott and Element by Westin under one roof as developers cater to growing business travel to the area.

    By April 17, 2024
  • Header image for "Business Air Travel Spend Up 85% YoY in Q1, Still Recovering From Pandemic"
    Image attribution tooltip
    Ariel Skelley
    Image attribution tooltip

    Wyndham expands rewards to business program

    The extended program is a bid to drive direct bookings to franchisees amid positive growth trends for business travel, the hotel company said.

    By April 17, 2024
  • The skyline of the city of St. Louis, Missouri on the banks of the Mississippi River.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Art Wager via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    St. Louis led US for year-over-year events volume growth in March

    The market saw 24.3% growth in events volume last month bolstered by sports and national association happenings, outpacing major cities like Las Vegas and Seattle, according to Knowland.

    By April 9, 2024
  • Hotel guest looks out window
    Image attribution tooltip
    simon2579 via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    US hotel RevPAR will grow 3% in 2024: CBRE

    The recovery of international travel, plus heightened group and meetings business, will fuel U.S. hotel performance, particularly in urban markets.

    By March 25, 2024
  • An image of the Atlanta skyline
    Image attribution tooltip
    Marilyn Nieves via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    HEI Hotels & Resorts expands Atlanta presence

    The hospitality management company hopes to capitalize on the metropolitan area’s hotel boom with two additional properties.

    By March 18, 2024
  • Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
    Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by MullenLowe
    Image attribution tooltip

    Marriott exec shares top meetings and events trends for 2024

    Large group meetings are back, bleisure travel is here to stay and creative, outdoor spaces are in, according to Marriott Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Julius Robinson.

    By March 14, 2024
  • Manhattan skyline
    Image attribution tooltip
    Sean Pavone via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • Two women with suitcases check in with a female employee at a hotel front desk.
    Image attribution tooltip
    FG Trade Latin via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • Three people walking in office
    Image attribution tooltip
    jacoblund via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • A young Asian receptionist is at the front desk of a luxurious hotel talking to her African American hotel guests.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Dimensions via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    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
  • Reflection of a person walking among gardens in a big city financial center
    Image attribution tooltip
    Lucas Ninno Creative via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • 90% of Business Travelers File Expense Reports Within 7 Days of Returning from Their Trip
    Image attribution tooltip
    Getty Images via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • People sitting in hotel lobby
    Image attribution tooltip
    EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    ‘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
  • The exterior of the new hotel at sunset.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Hilton
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • City skyline
    Image attribution tooltip
    Art Wager via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • A man on a digital tablet for booking, planning and accommodation management while working at hotel front desk
    Image attribution tooltip
    Kobus Louw via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    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
  • New York City skyline with urban skyscrapers at sunset
    Image attribution tooltip
    ventdusud via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • People arriving at a business conference
    Image attribution tooltip
    IPGGutenbergUKLtd via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    Sponsored by FedEx Office

    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
  • Suitcase sitting in hotel room
    Image attribution tooltip
    Ziga Plahutar via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    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