Month: March 2021

H&LA’s recent research for a project in Oklahoma city, Oklahoma revealed some exciting new hospitality-related developments happening in the area. These developments will have a major impact on tourism, employment, and the general economy in Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas in 2021 and beyond. On-going pandemic concerns may alter timelines for some of these

Waterpark Interview Series: Mike Bengtson with Splish Splash Waterpark

H&LA has launched an interview series in anticipation of the upcoming start of the waterpark season. Through our interviews with owners and operators of several U.S. outdoor waterparks, we hope to learn how individual parks are gearing up for the 2021 season amid the fallout from the pandemic and what challenges are expected for the

H&LA’s recent research for a project in Lexington, Kentucky revealed some exciting new hospitality-related developments happening in the area. These developments will have a major impact on tourism, employment, and the general economy in Lexington and the surrounding areas in 2021 and beyond. On-going pandemic concerns may alter timelines for some of these projects. A

Waterpark Interview Series: Michael Schwitek with Alabama Adventure

H&LA has launched an interview series in anticipation of the upcoming start of the 2021 waterpark season. Through our interviews with owners and operators of several U.S. outdoor waterparks, we hope to learn how individual parks are gearing up for the 2021 season amid the fallout from the pandemic and what challenges for the season

Great article from Cleveland.com’s Susan Glaser, with a quote from H&LA’s David Sangree, about whether governments should be in the hotel business, especially given the recent economic hardships resulting from the pandemic. Published by: Susan Glaser/Cleveland.com Published date: March 2021 Recent financial trouble involving the Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel raises a number of questions, none

Waterpark Interview Series: Jim Kunau with Island H2O

H&LA has launched an interview series for the upcoming 2021 waterpark season. We are interviewing operators of several U.S. outdoor waterpark in advance of the opening of the season to discuss how individual parks are gearing up for the 2021 season amid the fallout from the pandemic and what operators expect to be challenges for