Destination by Hyatt

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.
North America

IHG Gives a Strategy Update

IHG posted slightly better than expected results with the most publicized part of the release being their intention to give more $1 billion back to shareholders in 2024.
North America

Even Hotels Plans 40% Expansion in the U.S. with Revamped Prototype

Stifel reduced Hyatt Hotels’ target price to $115/share while maintaining a Hold rating. Pebblebrook Hotels warned of 3Q impacts due to storms in California and Florida, affecting same property RevPAR. U.S. Travel Association reports a federal government shutdown could cost the travel economy up to $140 million/day, causing negative consequences for air travel and travelers’ plans.
North America

Canada’s Hotel ADR and RevPAR Hit Record High in 2022

Gordon Haskett downgraded Airbnb to Underperform from Hold. They lowered their price target to $87 from $94. The firm also cut their rating on Booking.com to Hold from Buy. STR reported US lodging data for the week ended 1/21. RevPAR was up 26.2% year over year while up 5.6% versus 2019. The DJIA  rose 9.88 points, or little change. Nasdaq fell 0.2%; S&P 500 was barely changed. The 10-year Treasury yield fell to 3.461%.
North America

Hyatt’s Grand Ambitions for 2023

Lodging stocks were higher. SLNA topped the list with a 10% gain followed by AHT and VCSA, both up 6%. We start today’s newsletter on a sad note as many of you probably heard that Bruce White , the founder and chairman of White Lodging , passed away at the age of 70. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust gave a January operations update and include an update on 4Q preliminary results. Remember they roiled the Lodging REIT stocks when they preannounced weaker than expected 4Q results.
North America

Airbnb’s Listings in New York Will Shrink

Morgan Stanley re-launched coverage on the lodging sector, saying they prefer C-Corps over REITs . Truist updated their estimates and price targets on some hotel names in their coverage. According to the NY Daily News, more than 10,000 Airbnb listings for short-term rentals in New York City are likely to disappear when tight new housing rules take effect next year.
North America

International Tourist Arrivals Triple YoY

The DJIA fell 347 points while Nasdaq was down 75, the S&P 500 fell 39 points and the 10-year treasury yield was up .07 to 3.83% STR said US hotel RevPAR the week ending 10/1 was up 22.6% year over year , helped by Hurricane Ian and the holiday shift. According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer , international tourist arrivals almost tripled from January to July 2022 (+172%) compared to the same period in 2021