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Category: Finance and Development


Finance and Development, Trends

Middle East Hotel Construction Pipeline Marks Highest Year&Over&Year Project Growth Since 2018

February 22, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

The Q4 2023 Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report for the Middle East from Lodging Econometrics (LE) states that at the close of the fourth quarter, the region’s total pipeline stands at 607 projects/145,984 rooms. The region boasts an impressive 11% […]


Finance and Development, Trends

HVS Europe Hotel Transactions Bulletin Week Ending 9 February 2024

February 16, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Real Hotels acquires Amazonia Hotel Group and its four hotels in Portugal Portuguese hotel chain Real Hotels Group has acquired the Amazonia Hotel Group platform, which includes four hotels, all in Portugal, ranging from three to four stars. Founded in […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Email Marketing Trends for 2024

February 14, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Following the top email marketing trends for 2024 provides the latest techniques for engaging guests and getting the most out of your email communications. As an essential part of digital marketing for hotels, emails have the power to nurture guest […]


Finance and Development, Trends

4 coffee trends for c-stores to watch

February 13, 2024

Via: Restaurant Dive

Coffee and tea are hot across foodservice — and c-stores play an important part in that growth. Overall, customer traffic at gourmet coffee and tea outlets grew 12% in the fourth quarter, according to Circana, while traffic in the overall […]


Finance and Development, Markets

AHLA Report Shows Positive Outlook For Hotel Industry in 2024

February 13, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

A new report from the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) found that 72 percent of the 2,202 U.S. adults surveyed plan to maintain or increase their number of hotel stays in 2024 compared to 2023. The survey found that […]


Finance and Development, Markets

Hotel Revenue Management: 10 Ways to Boost Hotel Income in 2024

February 12, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Elevate the guest experience For hotels, it’s more important than ever to offer experiences that meet guests’ evolving expectations. Achieve exceptional client experiences by enhancing your customer journey, actively pursue and promote sustainability initiatives, deliver seamless customer experiences, and consider […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Hospitality and Gaming Fight Human Trafficking

February 12, 2024

Via: Smart Meetings

“It’s a hard reality that the industry has to face but we have to acknowledge it. We have to ask ourselves, ‘What do we do to combat?’” – Paul Pellizzari, Vice President of global social responsibility, Hard Rock International One […]


Finance and Development, Markets

U.S. Hotel Performance for Week Ending January 27th

February 8, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

U.S. hotel performance decreased slightly from the previous week, while year-over-year comparisons remained mixed, according to CoStar’s latest data through 3 February. 28 January through 3 February 2024 (percentage change from comparable week in 2023): Occupancy: 55.2% (-0.1%) Average daily […]


Finance and Development, Real Estate

MCR Refinances 16 Hotels for $333 Million

February 8, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

MCR has refinanced a 16-hotel portfolio for $333 million, generating $51 million of net proceeds. In less than three years, MCR doubled the portfolio’s net operating income, increasing it from $15 million at acquisition to $36 million. This represents a […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Consumer Psychology & Gamification in the Hospitality Industry & By Vlad&Iosif Benga

February 6, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

In a world where the hospitality industry is more competitive than ever, businesses always look for new ways to stand out and create unforgettable customer experiences. With the rise in popularity of the gaming industry, more hospitality businesses have found […]


Finance and Development, Trends

U.S. Hotel Profitability Gains Led by Full&service Chains, Major Markets According to CoStar Data

February 5, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Improvement in group business, especially across the Top 25 Markets and upper-upscale chains, drove growth in U.S. hotel revenues and profits, according to 2023 P&L data from CoStar. 2023 per-available-room metrics (% change from 2022) GOPPAR: US$75.83 (+8.2%) TRevPAR: US$211.49 […]


Finance and Development, Financial

Colliers Q4 2023 Canadian Hotel Investment Report

February 2, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Canadian hotel investment activity totalled approximately $320 million in the fourth quarter, pushing the year-end total to over $1.65 billion based on Colliers Hotels’ preliminary sales data. Investment activity remained resilient year-over-year with established and new entrants to the sector […]


Finance and Development, Trends

U.S. Hotel Performance for Week Ending January 27th

February 1, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

U.S. hotel performance increased from the previous week, while year-over-year comparisons remained mixed, according to CoStar’s latest data through 27 January. 21-27 January 2024 (percentage change from comparable week in 2023): Occupancy: 56.2% (-0.3%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$149.76 (+5.1%) […]


Finance and Development, Trends

5 Hotel Design Trends for 2024, According to Designers

January 31, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

Hotel design impacts every aspect of a traveler’s experience. To get a sense of where hotel design is headed this year, we asked a handful of veteran designers to share what they predict we’ll be seeing in 2024. “Luxury hotels […]


Finance and Development, Real Estate

Indian Hotels Company Expands Its Presence in Ayodhya & Signs Its Third Hotel in the Holy Town

January 30, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) announced the signing of a third hotel in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. The brownfield project will be branded as an IHCL SeleQtions hotel. Commenting on the signing, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, IHCL […]


Finance and Development, Trends

U.S. Hotel Performance for Week Ending January 20th

January 25, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

U.S. hotel performance decreased from the previous week, while year-over-year comparisons remained mixed, according to CoStar’s latest data through 20 January. 4-20 January 2024 (percentage change from comparable week in 2023): Occupancy: 52.2% (-3.8%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$142.27 (+1.6%) […]


Finance and Development, Real Estate

Sheraton Hotel McKinney in McKinney, TX Listed For Sale

January 25, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

CBRE Hotels, as sole and exclusive agent for the owner, has been retained to offer for sale the fee-simple interest (with the leasehold interest in the Event Center) in the 187-room Sheraton McKinney. Positioned at the intersection of two prominent […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Industry News: The Latest From Manufacturers

January 18, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

Recent promotions at Arteriors and Turf Design, two U.S. companies are acquired, and more. Here is this month’s manufacturer news to know: Room & Board obtains B Corp certification Minneapolis-based furniture retailer Room & Board is now a Certified B […]


Finance and Development, Trends

WTTC and Biosphere Join Forces to Standardise International Hotel Sustainability

January 17, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

In a joint effort to promote sustainability in the Travel & Tourism sector, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Biosphere have inked a partnership to promote sustainability criteria in the hotel industry under the Hotel Sustainability Basics initiative. […]


Finance and Development, Trends

10 Hospitality Trends for 2024 from EHL Insights

January 16, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

Best-selling author, Will Guidara, claims “We are entering into a hospitality economy” – suggesting that what underpins the essence of hospitality, (service excellence, human interaction, personalization and the co-creation of memorable experiences), is actually what many sectors of industry are […]