Hotel Leisure Advisors

Hotel News Now is reporting that a leisure-led recovery is underway for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts. Though the company reported a $75 million first-quarter loss, it recorded its highest ADR on record for March and April. Published by: Sean McCracken/Hotel News Now Published date: May 2022 Extremely strong bookings at high rates for the company’s

Check out the latest article from Hotel News Now about how resorts look to maximize revenue with dynamic pricing models. Many thanks to Laura Koss-Feder and Hotel News Now for including H&LA’s David Sangree as a source. Published by Laura Koss-Feder/Hotel News Now Published date: May 5, 2022 Hotel revenue management has gone far beyond pricing guest

Check out the latest article from Hotel News Now that highlights some evidence from Hilton Hotels that business and group demand are set for recovery as demand creeps toward pre-pandemic levels. Published by Dan Kubacki/Hotel News Now Published date: May 3, 2022 | Executives at Hilton see clear evidence of the return of business travel and

Insightful read from Hotel News Now on the revenue opportunities from rooftop bars as they highlight a few properties that are leading the trend. Published by: Dana Miller/Hotel News Now Published date: March, 2022 Perhaps once considered a frill, rooftop pools have become more in demand at hotels as guests place increasing value on outdoor

In a bit of good news for the hotel industry, the pandemic and inflation have not seemed to slow hotel bookings in 2022 as couples who postponed weddings due to the pandemic are looking to finally move forward. Published by: Dana Miller/Hotel News Now Published date: March 2022 The pace of wedding bookings across hotels

As the pandemic subsides, hotel operators and brands may find themselves on different side of the issue when deciding which amenities to bring back, and which ones may be gone for good. Published by: Sean McCracken/Hotels News Now Published date: February 2022 LOS ANGELES — “Amenity creep” was a real problem for the hotel industry

H&LA’s David Sangree got the chance to weigh in with a recent article from Cleveland.com about the improving hotel occupancy in the Cleveland market. As we turn the page to 2022, we will likely see continued improvement as group demand looks poised to make a comeback. Published by: Cleveland.com/Susan Glaser Published date: January 2022 CLEVELAND,

Congratulations to our client, Bart Blatstein with Tower Investments, on the recent groundbreaking of Island Waterpark in Atlantic City. The waterpark will be adjacent to the Showboat Hotel. H&LA was proud to work with the developer on the feasibility study for this assignment and we wish the client best of luck with development. Published by:

H&LA was proud to provide consulting services to WhiteWater, a leading global manufacturer and designer of waterpark equipment, to analyze the performance impact of WhiteWater waterpark equipment such as water slides, interactive multi-level water play structure, FlowRiders, lazy rivers, and wave pools, on hotels and resorts. WhiteWater’s report highlights the results of H&LA’s global survey

Check out the latest from Hotel News Now what the hotel development environment will look like for 2022 as we face another year of uncertainty. Published by: Sean McCracken/Hotel News Now Published date: January 2022 Hotel developers looking to build new properties have an easier path in 2022 compared to 2021 and 2020, but the

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

David J. Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC and Chris Ballou, CHIA attended the 2021 IAAPA Expo in Orlando. David conducted a session on the effects of COVID 19 on the waterpark industry in 2020 and growth projections for 2021 and beyond. Some key takeaways from the session include: Confidence is high that attendance will return to

David J. Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC and Chris Ballou, CHIA attended the 2021 IAAPA Expo in Orlando. It was great to see so many in the industry back at an in-person event. Here are some key takeaways from the convention: David (along with industry leaders from Great Wolf Lodge, Six Flags, Splash Lagoon, and Typhoon

H&LA’s recent research for a projects in Sandusky and Port Clinton, Ohio revealed some exciting new hospitality-related developments happening in the area. These developments will have an impact on tourism, employment, and the general economy in Sandusky and Port Clinton and the surrounding areas in 2021 and beyond. On-going pandemic concerns may alter timelines for

Congratulations to our client, Bayou Phoenix, on being chosen by the city of New Orleans to develop a STEM center, hotel, waterpark, amusement park, and sports complex. H&LA was please to prepare the preliminary feasibility analysis for the waterpark and we wish Bayou Phoenix best of luck with this exciting and expansive development! Published by: