Accor’s Bazin Shares Hotel Industry Outlook and Reflects on How the Business Has Changed in 10 Years
Accor’s Bazin Shares Hotel Industry Outlook and Reflects on How the Business Has Changed in 10 Years

HotelNewsNow · 15 Nov

Accor CEO and Chairman Sébastien Bazin admits that finding capital on Wall Street today is the hardest it has been for a decade.

Hotel Developers Turn to C-PACE as Traditional Lenders Pull Back
Hotel Developers Turn to C-PACE as Traditional Lenders Pull Back

HotelNewsNow · 25 Oct

As the availability of new-construction financing continues to tighten, an increasing number of hotel owners and developers are turning to commercial

How Hoteliers Can Handle Sensitive Situations with Transgender Employees
How Hoteliers Can Handle Sensitive Situations with Transgender Employees

HotelNewsNow · 17 Oct

The number of people who identify as transgender grows every year, so employers should be aware of the laws and best practices regarding the transgen

Franchising, Drunk Guests and ADA Compliance: How Hoteliers Can Prepare for Liability Issues
Franchising, Drunk Guests and ADA Compliance: How Hoteliers Can Prepare for Liability Issues

HotelNewsNow · 14 Oct

Through the normal course of operations, there are myriad legal issues hoteliers must navigate to protect themselves.

As EB-5 Financing Returns, When Should Hotel Developers Use It?
As EB-5 Financing Returns, When Should Hotel Developers Use It?

HotelNewsNow · 6 Oct

After years of being completely dormant, the federal EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is back with new funding that opens up a new path to relatively

Accor Sells Headquarters in Paris for 465 Million Euros
Accor Sells Headquarters in Paris for 465 Million Euros

HotelNewsNow · 5 Oct

Accor has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with the Valesco Group to sell its Paris headquarters, the Sequana Tower, for 465

Better Visibility into 2023 Helps Normalize Hotel Budgeting Process
Better Visibility into 2023 Helps Normalize Hotel Budgeting Process

HotelNewsNow · 3 Oct

The recovery of the U.S. hotel industry from the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed to the point that many hoteliers budgeting for 2023 can see some re

Spiking UK Energy Costs Pressure Hoteliers, Guests
Spiking UK Energy Costs Pressure Hoteliers, Guests

HotelNewsNow · 31 Aug

Energy cost increases are causing pain in the United Kingdom hotel industry, and with domestic residents who face less discretionary income because o

How Ready Is UK Commercial Property as Bank Lifts Rates Again?
How Ready Is UK Commercial Property as Bank Lifts Rates Again?

HotelNewsNow · 4 Aug

The Bank of England has increased interest rates for the sixth time in a row, this time to 1.75%.

Gas Prices, Inflation Don't Worry US Hotel Executives
Gas Prices, Inflation Don't Worry US Hotel Executives

HotelNewsNow · 20 May

The price of gas continues to rise in the U.S., but hoteliers aren't nervous that surging fuel prices or inflation might dampen summer travel demand.

Bid-Ask Gap a Struggle for Buyers, Sellers of European Hotels
Bid-Ask Gap a Struggle for Buyers, Sellers of European Hotels

HotelNewsNow · 10 May

The flow of hotel industry transactions in Europe has not increased since the start of the pandemic, and that has left hoteliers and investors grappl

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Sun Shining on Hotels After Prolonged ‘Rain Delay’

Sun Shining on Hotels After Prolonged ‘Rain Delay’
By Jan Freitag
HotelNewsNow · 16 Feb

After spending a few days with 1,800 or so hotel industry participants at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit at and around the J.W. Marriott L.A.

Supreme Court Workplace Vaccine Mandate Ruling Forces Decisions on Employers
Supreme Court Workplace Vaccine Mandate Ruling Forces Decisions on Employers

HotelNewsNow · 17 Jan

The Biden administration's broad workplace vaccine mandate was put on hold by the U.S. Supreme Court, and legal experts say signs point to the mandat

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

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

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.

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