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Asia-Pacific

Australia Will Have Record Tourism Economic Impact in 2024

The World Travel & Tourism Council forecasts that Australia’s travel and tourism sector will contribute a record $265.5 billion to the economy in 2024, with expectations to surpass $345 billion by 2034.
North America

IHG Opposes Marriott’s City Express Trademark Bid

InterContinental Hotels Group is challenging Marriott International’s attempt to trademark City Express by Marriott, citing potential confusion with its Holiday Inn Express brand.
North America

Soho House Rejects Takeover Offer

Soho House dissolved its Independent Special Committee after rejecting an offer for strategic transactions, causing discontent among shareholders due to the stock’s low trading price.
North America

Archipelago Expands Across Mexico and the DR

Archipelago International opened its first office in the Dominican Republic and signed multiple hotel management agreements in the DR and Mexico, adding numerous new properties.
North America

Marriott Vacations Beats First-Quarter Estimates

Marriott Vacations exceeded first quarter 2024 expectations, with steady EBITDA performance and a large share buyback, despite underwhelming results in its core Vacation Ownership segment.
North America

Park Hotels Beats First-Quarter Estimates 

Park Hotels exceeded adjusted EBITDA and AFFO estimates and raised their financial guidance, citing optimism in their group and leisure outlook, likely due to recently renovated properties.
North America

MCR Looks to Miami Hotels

MCR plans to build two eight-story hotels with a total of 400 rooms and additional parking facilities next to the Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon.
Asia-Pacific

Marriott Rebrands 7 HMI Hotels in Japan

Marriott International and HMI Hotel Group are rebranding seven HMI properties across five major Japanese cities to align with global hospitality trends.