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Our consultants are in Pennsylvania and Colorado this week for fieldwork and market research related to a hotel feasibility study and an outdoor waterpark feasibility study.

STR’s HOST report and CBRE’s report on hotel spa industry trends show that spa revenue growth surpassed room revenue growth in 2015.

Our consultants are headed to Oregon this week for fieldwork and market research related to a proposed hotel and entertainment venue feasibility study.

H&LA’s Vice President, Laurel Keller, gives insight to The Plain Dealer regarding the occupancy slip for Cleveland hotels in 2016. Published by: Susan Glasser/The Plain Dealer Published date: January, 2017 Hotel occupancy in Cleveland decreased by nearly 2 percentage points in 2016, the result of a large increase in hotel room inventory, particularly downtown. The

New research from STR shows hotels in 13 markets across the globe have largely maintained compression nights and rate growth even as Airbnb supply has jumped significantly.

We have consultants headed to Canada this week for fieldwork and market research related to the feasibility analysis of a proposed casino and indoor waterpark resort.

We are excited to announce our strengthened partnership with the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association (OHLA). OHLA’s mission is to provide advocacy, information, resources, and education for Ohio’s lodging properties while promoting and assisting Ohio’s hospitality and tourism industry. Previously, our firm provided regional supply updates for OHLA’s Greater Cleveland and Greater Akron lodging markets,

Round Rock City Council unanimously approved Thursday a complex series of economic incentive agreements with Kalahari Resorts & Conventions that will see the Wisconsin-based company build a $350 million water park and resort in the suburban city north of Austin.

Published by: News Talk Florida Published date: December 2016 After 40 years of laughter and splashes one of Orlando’s most popular water parks is coming to a close this week. Wet ‘n Wild opened in 1977 and is now owned by Universal Studios Water Parks. The attraction will close on December 31st to make room

Congratulations to our client, Typhoon Texas, on their management takeover of Hawaiian Falls Water and Adventure Park.

Hotels throughout the United States are being developed through adaptive reuse with aid from historic tax credits at the federal and state level.

Published by: Maura Dolan and Hugo Martin/ LA Times Published date: December 2016 In a loss for local governments, the California Supreme Court decided Monday that online travel companies such as Expedia Inc. are exempt from paying hotel occupancy taxes. The ruling came in one of several  lawsuits filed by California cities and counties against the online firms, including Hotwire

We have consultants in Oregon and New York this week for fieldwork related to the feasibility analyses for a proposed hotel entertainment complex and a proposed restaurant, hotel, and conference center.

Hotel News Now presents data by STR that shows which city’s hotels saw the largest boosts from the 2016 World Series.

Surf Snowdonia is the world’s first inland surf lagoon. The attraction opened in the UK in 2015 and has attracted more than 150,000 visitors in it’s first year of operation, doubling the number predicted.