Economy Extended-Stay Hotels Report April RevPAR of $29.78 · 2 Jun

Economy extended-stay hotels reported RevPAR of $29.78 in April, according to The Highland Group’s “U.S. Extended-Stay Lodging Bulletin: April 2020.”

Loews Kansas City Opens its Doors; More Hotel Debuts · 2 Jun

As cities across the U.S. begin to reopen, hotels are setting down roots.

Vacasa Receives $108M in New Financing · 2 Jun

Vacasa, a vacation rental management platform, has revealed a $108-million strategic investment round. The financing was led by existing investor Sil

Wellness As a Way of Life: Strategic Adaptation of Hotel Guestrooms · 1 Jun

Over the last two months, we’ve all learned to adopt new habits—hastily and out of necessity rather than aspiration. Following weeks of forced intros

PwC Forecasts RevPAR to Drop 53.1% in 2020 · 1 Jun

PwC has updated its 2020 U.S. industry outlook: It anticipates RevPAR to decrease 53.1% from last year’s results, with occupancy declining 41.4% and

Oracle Adds Sales and Event Management to Opera Cloud · 1 Jun

Now, more than ever, sales teams are working furiously to book meetings and events for later this year and beyond in order to recoup some of the loss

Wyndham Extends Fee Relief Measures · 29 May

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts will be extending fee relief measures for its franchisees through June 2020.

HotStats: Second Wave of Coronavirus Drowns APAC Hotel Profitability · 29 May

The Asia-Pacific region had to contend with round two of the coronavirus in April. A second wave of cases in areas such as Singapore and Hong Kong, r

Keeping It Clean: Rosewood, Drury and More · 29 May

As the hotel industry readies for its reopening from the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of companies and vendors are implementing new

Leo A Daly, Turner Construction Company Create COVID-19 Prevention Module · 28 May

Two leaders in architecture and construction have partnered to introduce a prefabricated building system aimed at controlling the spread of coronavir

Expedia Group Commits $275M to Partner Recovery · 28 May

Expedia Group is committing $275 million to help partners rebound from the impact of COVID-19 and fuel industry-wide recovery efforts.

Survey: 97% of 2020 Meetings Affected by COVID-19 · 28 May

According to a survey of destination management companies and event experts, 97% reported that their 2020 meetings and events were impacted by the CO

Accor Launches New Global Campaign · 28 May

As Accor begins to reopen some of its hotels that were temporarily closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company has introduced a new glob

Kalibri Labs: Occupancy, Guest Paid ADR Change Remain Flat & Other Trends · 28 May

Kalibri Labs has released updated data from its COVID-19 Industry Health Dashboard, which is designed to provide critical insights to the hotel commu

Marriott Extends Furloughs · 28 May

Marriott International has informed above-property associates in the U.S. that it has extended furloughs and reduced work week schedules, which began

Q&A with PureStar's Alex Dixon · 27 May

Alex Dixon, a veteran executive of the hotel-casino industry who also spent some of his career as an analyst for major investment firms, recently joi

HB Exclusive: Industry Leaders Strike Optimistic Tone in 'View from the C-Suite · 27 May

Industry leaders were optimistic about the recovery during the “View from the C-Suite: Brand Leaders Discuss the Road to Recovery.”

HotStats: April Was Devastating Globally, but There Is Hope · 27 May

Global hotel revenue and profit performance continued their free fall in April, marked by dramatic year-over-year (YOY) decreases across the operatin

Deloitte: Health Concerns in the U.S. Show Signs of Subsiding; Financial Concerns Linger · 27 May

Deloitte has released the latest wave of its “Global State of the Consumer Tracker,” which shows anxiety and health concerns may be starting to ease,

U.S. Airbnb Bookings Rise 18% in the Last 30 Days · 27 May

Airbnb bookings are rebounding as Americans are booking post-lockdown vacation rental stays, according to AllTheRooms Analytics, a provider of short-

Dalata, Jurys and Sarova Partner With Tech Company P3 · 26 May

Hotel groups Dalata, Jurys and Sarova are to integrate social-distancing software developed by technology company P3 Hotels into their booking system

HVMG Awarded Management of Two New-Builds · 26 May

Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) will manage both the 104-room Residence Inn by Marriott Waco/South in Texas and the 506-suite Embassy Su

Buying and Selling Hotels During the Pandemic: Factors to Consider for Hotel Owners and Investors · 22 May

It’s safe to say that the hospitality industry is one of the hardest-hit sectors in the U.S.; however, it appears that the consensus is that hotels w

America's Hotel Owners Detail Priorities for CARES Act 2.0 · 22 May

As Congress considers additional stimulus legislation to address the economic and health fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, AAHOA highlighted specific

Wyndham Rewards Extends Partnership with Caesars Rewards · 22 May

Wyndham Rewards has extended its partnership with Caesars Entertainment and Caesars Rewards through 2021. The collaboration delivers perks for member

HB Exclusive: Harris Rosen Talks VP Roundtable, Recovery · 21 May

Vice President Pence met on Wednesday with hoteliers and other tourism executives at a roundtable at the Rosen Shingle Creek here to discuss the impa