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Category: Finance and Development


Finance and Development, Markets

STR Weekly Insights on Global Hotel Industry Performance: 7&13 April 2024

April 22, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

2024 reflected an easy comparison to Easter last year and the impact of the solar eclipse. Revenue per available room (RevPAR) rose 5.8% driven by nearly equal gains in occupancy and average daily rate (ADR). However, the growth was not […]


Finance and Development, Markets

Global Travel and Tourism Sector Deal Activity Fell by 14.9% YoY in Q1 2024, According to GlobalData

April 18, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Travel and tourism sector witnessed the announcement of 165 deals* globally during the first quarter (Q1) of 2024. This represents a year-on-year (YoY) decline of 14.9% compared to the announcement of 194 deals during the same period last year, according […]


Finance and Development, Financial

Hospitality Financial Leadership – The Top 10 Cash Controls

April 18, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Cash is King. That’s an old expression but it’s also one that still rings true today. Everyone likes cash even if we don’t carry so much with us personally anymore. It’s important to recognize that some people will help themselves […]


Finance and Development, Real Estate

Hotel Development Pipeline Activity Down Globally, Except in the Americas

April 15, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

The Americas is the only world region that showed a year-over-year increase in pipeline activity at the end of the first quarter, according to March 2024 data from CoStar. March 2024 (% change in comparison with March 2023): Europe In […]


Finance and Development, Financial

Streamlining Success: The Crucial Role of Hotel Finance System Integration in 2024 & By Jill Wilder

April 10, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

As the travel market continues to evolve, with occupancy levels exhibiting extraordinary growth in most major markets around the world, today’s hoteliers are facing an array of challenges in managing their operations efficiently. From guest experience enhancement to the digitization […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Transforming Employee Engagement in the Hospitality Industry

April 9, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

In the hospitality industry, traditional metrics like revenue performance and guest satisfaction have long been the go-to indicators for assessing a hotel’s business health. However, as businesses increasingly acknowledge the vital role of talent in achieving success, talent retention has […]


Finance and Development, Markets

U.S. Hotel Performance for Week Ending March 23rd

April 4, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

As expected ahead of the Easter holiday, U.S. hotel performance decreased from the previous week, according to CoStar’s latest data through 30 March. 24-30 March 2024 (percentage change from comparable week in 2023): Occupancy: 62.3% (-5.6%) Average daily rate (ADR): […]


Finance and Development, Financial

Hotel Investment in the Alps Heats Up

March 28, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

The Savoie and Haute-Savoie regions alone have seen hotel transaction volumes double over the past two years, breaking records with more than €800 million ($875 million) of hotel deals closed, JLL data shows. “Due to the warming climate, and limited […]


Finance and Development, Markets

STR Commentary on U.S. Hotel Performance for February 2024

March 27, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Top-Line Metrics (February 2024, percentage change from February 2023): Occupancy: 58.9% (-1.8%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$158.23 (+3.9%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$93.19 (+2.0%) Key points February produced modest RevPAR growth, reflecting the continued return to low single-digit gains. […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Skills&Based Talent Management in Hospitality and Tourism & By Bertrand Audrin

March 25, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Recent studies have proven that employees can be a major source of competitive advantage, but they must be managed effectively and considerately to reap those benefits. The industry presents unique challenges for employees and managers, such as long working hours, […]


Finance and Development, Markets

STR Reports More Global Hotel Markets Growing RevPAR

March 22, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

STR’s global “bubble chart” update as of 9 March 2024 shows that 77% of markets increased revenue per available room (RevPAR) from the comparable period in 2023, which was 4% more than the last update. Occupancy and average daily rate […]


Finance and Development, Markets

U.S. Hotel Performance for Week Ending March 16th

March 21, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

U.S. hotel performance increased from the previous week but showed continued declines year over year, according to CoStar’s latest data through 16 March. 10-16 March 2024 (percentage change from comparable week in 2023): Occupancy: 66.5% (-1.4%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$163.21 […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Transforming Talent Sourcing in the Hotel Industry: The Rise of the Gig Economy and Fractional Staffing Models

March 18, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

In the recently released HSMAI Foundation Special Report: The State of Hotel Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization Talent 2023-2024, the second trend investigates how the gig economy and fractional staffing models are changing talent sourcing. Employers in the hospitality industry […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Amsterdam and New York Are the Top Destinations for European Business Travelers

March 14, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

According to BCD Travel’s Cities & Trends Europe 2023 edition, Amsterdam and New York are the most visited cities for European business travelers. The most popular countries are Germany and the United States. The report is based on BCD flight and […]


Finance and Development, Markets

Travel and Tourism Sector Deal Activity Down by 22.5% YoY During January&February 2024

March 13, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

The travel and tourism sector witnessed the announcement of 93 deals* globally during the first two months of 2024, an year-on-year (YoY) decline of 22.5% compared to the announcement of 120 deals during the same period in 2023, reveals GlobalData. […]


Finance and Development, Markets

Dubai Hotel Occupancy Jumped to 90.8% During February

March 12, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

A series of events pushed all-time high occupancy levels in Dubai, according to February preliminary data from CoStar. February 2024 (year-over-year % change): Occupancy: 90.8% (+3.4%) Average daily rate (ADR): AED887.06 (+9.3%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): AED805.21 (+13.1%) Read […]


Finance and Development, Financial

UKHospitality Says Spring Budget Contains Very Little for Hospitality Businesses

March 7, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Kate Nicholls, Chief Executive of UKHospitality, said: “The Chancellor missed a real opportunity today to show that he backs hospitality and understands the real pain they are enduring. “He had a chance to accelerate and unlock hospitality, but instead he […]


Finance and Development, Markets

STR Commentary on U.S. Hotel Performance for January 2024

March 4, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Top-Line Metrics (January 2024, percentage change from January 2023): Occupancy: 51.9% (-1.7%) Average daily rate (ADR): $146.33 (+2.7%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): $75.99 (+0.9%) Key points January produced modest RevPAR growth, reflecting the continued return to pre-COVID patterns of […]


Finance and Development, Markets

Global Urban Hotel Performance is Accelerating According to JLL

February 27, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

While global hotel revenue per available room (RevPAR) remains elevated, surpassing 2019 levels by 11.7% through the first eleven months of 2023, performance has begun to normalize as some leisure travel contracts. Stabilization has weighed heaviest in resort markets, predominantly […]


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% […]