Hotel Executive Commentary Highlights Busy Third Quarter for Transactions
Hotel Executive Commentary Highlights Busy Third Quarter for Transactions

HotelNewsNow · 10 Nov

The hotel industry transactions environment came back with a vengeance during the third quarter after an extended gridlock induced by the COVID-19 pa

Think resort fees are too high? A lawsuit claims the fees made Marriott tens of millions.
Think resort fees are too high? A lawsuit claims the fees made Marriott tens of millions.

USA TODAY · 20 Oct

Recently unsealed documents from the District of Columbia Attorney General’s 2019 lawsuit against Marriott allege that the company and its self-manag

NYU Report Claims Hotel Capital-Expenditure Spending Could Soar 70% in 2022
NYU Report Claims Hotel Capital-Expenditure Spending Could Soar 70% in 2022

HotelNewsNow · 19 Oct

NEW YORK — The total amount of U.S. lodging industry capital-expenditure spending is forecast to increase by approximately 70% in 2022 from the recor

Hotel Asset Managers Maintain Recovery Optimism Despite Late-Year Warning Signs
Hotel Asset Managers Maintain Recovery Optimism Despite Late-Year Warning Signs

HotelNewsNow · 13 Oct

When the Hotel Asset Managers Association last met in the spring, the COVID-19 pandemic had just passed the one-year mark in the U.S., and members we

Hotel Transactions Pace Stagnates Across Middle East Markets
Hotel Transactions Pace Stagnates Across Middle East Markets

HotelNewsNow · 27 Sep

During the pandemic, hardly any foreign direct investment has entered the Middle East, and the usual truism remains: When foreign private equity does

Long Waits, High Shipping Costs: The Impact of the Global Supply Chain on Hotels
Long Waits, High Shipping Costs: The Impact of the Global Supply Chain on Hotels

HotelNewsNow · 17 Sep

Like many industries, hotels are at the mercy of the delays in the global supply chain.

Investors Patiently Pursue Opportunistic Hotel Deals
Investors Patiently Pursue Opportunistic Hotel Deals

HotelNewsNow · 16 Aug

Amid surging demand for hotels through the summer travel season, executives at the largest U.S.-based hotel ownership companies have been watchful fo

China’s Hotel Recovery Evaporated in 2 Weeks
China’s Hotel Recovery Evaporated in 2 Weeks

skift Inc. · 13 Aug

China, usually seen as the global leader in the hotel industry’s recovery from the pandemic, took a massive fall last week in its hospitality comebac

Hotel Investors 'Kick the Can' on Acquisitions as Distressed Assets haven't Materialized
Hotel Investors 'Kick the Can' on Acquisitions as Distressed Assets haven't Materialized

HotelNewsNow · 12 Aug

Hotel owners who thought they were experienced and poised to make the most out of a crisis following the Great Recession had to learn the hard way ju

Travel Demand Adds Pressure To Hotel Labor Shortage
Travel Demand Adds Pressure To Hotel Labor Shortage

HotelNewsNow · 3 Aug

The increase in demand for hotel rooms during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a double-edged sword for the U.S. hotel industry.

Questions On Labor, Business Travel Linger Heading Into Hotel Earnings Reports
Questions On Labor, Business Travel Linger Heading Into Hotel Earnings Reports

HotelNewsNow · 23 Jul

As the U.S. hotel industry nears its second-quarter earnings call season, hotel experts and analysts expect the publicly traded hotel brand companies

Hotel Stocks Underperform For Fourth Straight Month
Hotel Stocks Underperform For Fourth Straight Month

HotelNewsNow · 9 Jul

The unleashing of pent-up leisure travel demand in the U.S. this summer so far hasn't been enough to significantly boost stock values for the hotel i

Hoteliers Find Ways To Turn Parking Lots Into Profit
Hoteliers Find Ways To Turn Parking Lots Into Profit

HotelNewsNow · 25 Jun

Hotel parking facilities can be highly efficient profit centers, but often are underutilized by hoteliers who lack revenue management discipline.

Accor’s European Signings Growth Stems From Thinking Like Owners
Accor’s European Signings Growth Stems From Thinking Like Owners

HotelNewsNow · 9 Jun

Control what you can control. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, both individuals and businesses have leaned on that daily strategy.

Accor Acquisition Company announces its private placement and listing on Euronext Paris
Accor Acquisition Company announces its private placement and listing on Euronext Paris

Hospitality ON · 2 Jun

Accor Acquisition Company (AAC), a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) sponsored by Accor, has raised €300 million; in a private placement of

Marriott Focused On Helping Owners With Costs, New Development
Marriott Focused On Helping Owners With Costs, New Development

HotelNewsNow · 28 May

As the hotel industry continues on its way to recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, Marriott International is working closely with owners to control

Owners Reconsider Hotels' Positioning, Actively Pursue Deals
Owners Reconsider Hotels' Positioning, Actively Pursue Deals

HotelNewsNow · 4 May

The COVID-19 pandemic is making hotel owners reevaluate their strategies either because of the challenges the pandemic has caused or the opportunitie

International Demand In Europe Unlikely To Return Until 2024
International Demand In Europe Unlikely To Return Until 2024

CoStar Group, Inc. · 31 Mar

International hotel overnights and business in Europe likely will not recover until 2024, while domestic demand will likely lead the way in 2021, as

Hotel Property Rebound Faces Years-Long Slog
Hotel Property Rebound Faces Years-Long Slog

BloomBerg.com · 10 Mar

Distressed hotel owners may need to wait until 2024 to see a full rebound.

Hotel Borrowers, Lenders Prepare for Transition of Debt Benchmark
Hotel Borrowers, Lenders Prepare for Transition of Debt Benchmark

HotelNewsNow · 10 Feb

Hotel owners and financiers are confronting the phase-out of a longstanding interest rate benchmark as they address the impact the pandemic has had o

Distressed Assets a Waiting Game for Those Interested
Distressed Assets a Waiting Game for Those Interested

HotelNewsNow · 29 Jan

Hotel owners and operators looking to pick up distressed assets have had to wait longer than previously expected, but industry experts believe those

European Hotel Deal Volume Expected To Grow in 2021
European Hotel Deal Volume Expected To Grow in 2021

HotelNewsNow · 19 Jan

The United Kingdom's hotel sector will show a noticeable surge in transactions outside of London as hotel-ownership balance sheets are cleaned up fol

What Happens To All of NYC’s Empty Hotels?
What Happens To All of NYC’s Empty Hotels?

Hotel Association of New York City (HANYC) · 18 Jan

John Fitzpatrick has weathered multiple crises in his more than three-decade career in the hotel industry. He opened his first hotel in New York City

The world's most powerful passports for 2021
The world's most powerful passports for 2021

cnn.com · 7 Jan

The days of strolling into an airport, flashing a passport, then hopping on a flight to wherever one likes are, for now, a distant memory.

Some Denver Area Hotels Dim The Lights And Wait For The Creditors To Come Knocking
Some Denver Area Hotels Dim The Lights And Wait For The Creditors To Come Knocking

The Denver Post · 15 Dec

Months of empty rooms and discounted rates are catching up with hotel owners in Denver and across the country. Unless Congress steps in with more fin

Hotel operator IHG extends debt waivers to end of 2022
Hotel operator IHG extends debt waivers to end of 2022

reuters.com · 14 Dec

Holiday Inn-owner Intercontinental Hotels Group has struck an agreement with its creditors to extend waivers of its debt covenants through the end of