Consumer Trends: Page 2


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    My Place Hotels of America taps Grubhub for food delivery

    The hotel franchisor aims to enhance the guest experience through the partnership, as hotel dining becomes increasingly digital.

    By Feb. 12, 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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    Record ADR predicted for Las Vegas hotels over Super Bowl LVIII weekend

    Hotel performance in the city from Friday through Sunday will significantly outpace last year’s gameday weekend in Phoenix, STR forecasts.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Hilton expands on-property messaging in bid to enhance guest experience

    The company’s mobile messaging platform will be available across its entire portfolio by the end of 2024 to “support the growing need for frictionless travel.” 

    By Jan. 31, 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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    Travelers to prioritize experiences over hotel class in 2024: Deloitte

    Travel spending will persist this year, but consumers will focus more on the destination and experiences over hotel class or upgrades, according to a new study.

    By Jan. 26, 2024
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    Deep Dive // 2024 Outlook

    The wellness travel trends that will impact hotel amenities in 2024

    Hotels are boosting their wellness offerings beyond the spa, revamping food and beverage, the sleep experience and even how hotels are designed in the first place.

    By Jan. 25, 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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    4 leisure traveler trends for 2024 to help give your property a competitive edge

    Expenditures on travel are on the rise as consumers embark on what has been termed “revenge travel,” visiting family, heading to bucket-list locations and celebrating delayed milestones with dream trips.

    Jan. 22, 2024
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    2024 Outlook

    Food and beverage trends that will shape the hotel industry in 2024

    Gone are the days of “Cheesecake Factory”-size menus as hotels prioritize a la carte and plant-forward food and beverage options, according to Marriott International’s senior director of culinary for the U.S. and Canada.

    By Jan. 16, 2024
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    Select service and extended stay hotels to hold strong investor interest in 2024: JLL

    The sector’s room supply nearly doubled between 1988 and 2023, and it will continue to dominate hotel companies’ pipelines in 2024.

    By Michele Laufik • 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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    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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    Electric vehicle charging gains traction across hotel industry

    In 2023, several EV charging providers launched national hotel deployments, and major players like Marriott and Hilton tapped preferred suppliers.

    By Dec. 19, 2023
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    Art Basel brings significant ADR boost in Miami: CoStar

    The art fair brought 79,000 visitors to the city, driving hotel performance growth in the second week of December.

    By Dec. 18, 2023
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    Dubai’s Jumeirah Group exploring US hotel opportunities

    Changing luxury travel demand is driving the hotel chain's expansion.

    By Dec. 15, 2023
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    F1’s Las Vegas Grand Prix brings $220M in revenues to area hotels: CoStar

    Hotel operators MGM, Caesars and Wynn were forecasting record returns from the inaugural event.

    By Dec. 15, 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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    Hotel Tech-in: Purifying hotel room air for wellness travelers

    Pure Wellness’ hypoallergenic rooms have long been popular among allergy sufferers. Now, the company’s allergy-fighting tech is gaining ground among a new group of travelers: wellness enthusiasts.

    By Nov. 30, 2023
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    Hyatt bets on experiential travel with Andaz marketing campaign

    Guests at Andaz’s 29 global properties will have access to unique amenities at a time when leisure travelers are seeking experiential accommodations and destinations.

    By Nov. 29, 2023
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    ‘Hospitality is back’: What travelers want from hotels this holiday season

    In 2023, holiday travelers are more tech-savvy, eco-conscious and loyal to brands offering deals. They’re also more likely to be baby boomers.

    By Nov. 21, 2023
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    Traveler ‘buoyancy’ contributes to upgraded hotel growth projections

    STR and Tourism Economics raised their 2023 RevPAR and ADR growth projections and forecast continued strengthening for next year and beyond.

    By Nov. 20, 2023
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    US hotel RevPAR to recover in 2024: CBRE

    Despite declined hotel performance growth in the second half of this year, CBRE predicts rebounding revenues bolstered by improving inbound travel.

    By Nov. 20, 2023
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    Hilton Grand Vacations bets on Vegas with luxury room openings

    The vacation ownership company opened four floors of penthouses amid heightened traveler demand for luxury accommodations.

    By Nov. 14, 2023