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What Drove Hotel Values to Decline in 2020?

The once-in-a-century pandemic has caused hoteliers to endure a firestorm that decimated the hotel and leisure industries. The growing COVID-19 cases across the U.S., as well as government restrictions on travel that further stress demand, continue to leave the hotel industry significantly behind pre-pandemic levels in terms of revenues, profitability and valuations. Gateway cities such

As Hotel News Now reports, hotel transactions are expected to pick up in 2021 after decreasing dramatically in 2020 in response to the pandemic. Published by: Dana Miller/Hotel News Now Published date: February 2021 After a dour 2020, the pace of deals in the U.S. hotel industry is expected to pick up this year, even

Hotel performance is projected to ramp up in 2021 from historic lows. But what does 2021 have in store for hotel financing? Published by: Brian Holstein/Hotel Online Published date: January 2021 Positive Big PictureIt is obvious that hotel operating performance will be much better in 2021 than 2020.  It is, perhaps, less obvious that hotel

Top 10 hotel trends in 2020: Are they here to stay?

Back when we were all naïve enough to think that 2020’s biggest headache would be a seemingly endless year of political campaign ads, hotels and resorts in the U.S. were poised to enjoy the fruits of a robust economy. But the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic threw the industry into chaos, forcing hotels and resorts

As H&LA keeps abreast the continually changing impact of COVID-19 on the economy in general and hospitality sector in particular, we are sharing insights from industry experts and stakeholders with our clients and partners. Hotel News Now is reporting that while the U.S. hotel industry at large can recover and thrive following a recession, that

As H&LA keeps abreast the continually changing impact of COVID-19 on the economy in general and hospitality sector in particular, we are sharing insights from industry experts and stakeholders with our clients and partners. Recent CBRE projections indicate that the U.S. hotel industry is poised to begin a multiyear recovery in the third quarter. Published

Hotel Feasibility Study Methodology

A hotel feasibility study is generally required by the mortgage lender or investor before a developer or organization is able to move forward with constructing a new hotel. Typically completed by an independent third-party consultant who specializes in analyzing hotel projects, a feasibility study determines whether a proposed hotel development is economically feasible and if

As COVID-19 continues to hammer the hospitality industry, hotel F&B outlets are also continuing to adapt. This latest Hotel News Now article, which includes insights form H&LA’s David Sangree, reports that Food-and-beverage outlets have changed their layouts, enacted new protocols and scaled back the once-popular communal dining trend. Published by: Laura Koss-Feder/Hotel News Now Published

Analysts from STR and Tourism Economics offer insights into the firms’ updated forecast, which predicts a roughly two-year recovery for the U.S. hotel industry. Published by: Emmy Hise and Aran Ryan/Hotel News Now Published date: June 2020 BROOMFIELD, Colorado, and PHILADELPHIA—Forecasting U.S. hotel performance is a moving target due to unknown variables such as government regulations

As H&LA keeps abreast the continually changing impact of COVID-19 on the economy in general and hospitality sector in particular, we are sharing insights from industry experts and stakeholders with out clients and partners. The following article from CoStar News discusses gains made over the last four weeks of increased occupancy. Published by: Richard Lawson/CoStar

As we keep abreast the continually changing impact of COVID-19 on the economy in general and hospitality sector in particular, the following article from NBC News discusses the possible changes in hotels stays as a result of the virus. Many hotel experts predict drastic changes in the coming months, prompting many properties to embrace a