STR raises US hotel industry forecast as stronger-than-expected pricing power boosts performance levels

In what is a rare occurrence, industry benchmarking specialist STR has raised its performance forecast for the US hotel industry in its mid-year projections after…..

Lower occupancy, higher prices and different seasonal trends differentiate holiday rentals from hotels across the UK

Holiday rentals in the United Kingdom showed lower occupancy, higher prices and different seasonal trends than hotels in the market, according to a STR analysis…..

US government conference spending decreased 15.7% in 2017 after four consecutive years of growth

US government conference spending for fiscal year 2017 decreased 15.7% after four consecutive years of growth, according to an analysis by STR’s Market Insights team……

Check in! – hotel highlights across South Pac

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the latest key hotel news from across the South Pacific. AccorHotels announced as Official Accommodation Supplier…..

Check in! – hotel highlights across South Pac

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the latest key hotel news from across the South Pacific. GoldSpring Consulting: Airbnb ‘increasingly big player’ in…..

Europe’s hotel industry records all-time high performance levels in 2017, but 2018 could be even better

Europe’s hotel industry recorded all-time high performance levels in 2017 with additional growth expected in 2018, according to data and forecasts from global data benchmarking,…..

Lenders believe hotel asset values are near their peak, but offer optimistic outlook for 2018

Hotel lenders are less cautious in their short-term outlook when compared with this time last year, according to the just-released Hotel Lender Survey, conducted by…..

Canadian hotels hit highest occupancy level this century

The Canadian hotel industry reported positive year over year results in the three key performance metrics during 2017, according to data from benchmarking specialist STR,…..

CAPA partners with STR to deliver the 2018 Global Aviation & Accommodation Outlook

CAPA – Centre for Aviation has joined forces with hotel benchmarking provider, STR, to deliver the Global Aviation and Accommodation Outlook for 2018. The report…..

Americas Swan launching soon: Marriott warns that corporate travellers have a growing preference for Canada

Marriott International is ratcheting up rhetoric against the administration of US president Donald Trump, warning business travellers are opting for Canada as negative perception of…..