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Hotel Business is reporting on the forecast from the U.S. Travel Association that indicated all segments of travel will surge in the short term, despite inflation concerns. Pent up demand and consumer savings will drive the surge, though it remains unclear if recession fears will dampen expectations. Published by: Hotel Business Published date: June 2022

David Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC had the opportunity to attend the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference on June 6-7 at the New York Marriott Marquis. The following are some key highlights from the conference. ADR growth: The growth in ADR in 2022 has exceeded everyone’s projections for the industry. The actual ADR is above

Published by Mark Heschmeyer/CoStar News Published date: May 2022 Alpine Acquisition, which raised more than $100 million in a blank-check offering last fall, is ready to return that money to work backing former Great Wolf Resorts indoor water park executives with plans to open immersive entertainment destinations. The strategy is the latest example of how

H&LA’s recent research for project near Austin and Round Rock, Texas 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 Austin and the surrounding areas in 2022 and beyond. On-going pandemic concerns may alter timelines for some of these projects.

For the first time since before the pandemic, we held a company retreat for all staff of H&LA from our Ohio and Texas offices.  It was a great opportunity to connect and spend time with colleagues and get to know one another a bit better as a result. H&LA is lucky to have such a

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

H&LA’s Stephen Szczygiel attended the 2022 Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, which presented outlooks from some of the largest operators, financiers, and other industry leaders. In a pleasant change from prior years, while the industry grappled with the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the great majority of these perspectives were bullish on recovery. Key takeaways regarding

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

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