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North America

Canadian Business Travel to Boom in 2024

Canadian business travel is expected to grow robustly in 2024, outpacing global and U.S. rates, with increased spending and trip frequency despite financial challenges.
North America

Analysts Favor Hotel Brands Over Airbnb

The DJIA rose 27 points while Nasdaq was up 71, the S&P 500 was down 12 points, and the 10-year treasury yield was up .08 to 4.03%. MAR was up about 1.45% at the close.
North America

More San Francisco Hotels Face Loan Pressures

Stock Market: DJIA, Nasdaq, and S&P 500 showed gains, while lodging stocks had mixed performance. San Francisco Hotels: Park Hotels plans to surrender ownership, raising concerns about more foreclosures. Multiple hotels face loan due dates in the next two years. Hotel Updates: Various hotels undergo management changes, renovations, and new openings in different locations, including California, Illinois, Texas, and Canada.
North America

Dividend Announcements Buoy Lodging Stocks

On Friday lodging stocks ended higher: BHR rose 12% while AINC was up 7%. SOND fell -7% on the day. Raymond James downgraded Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and Xenia Hotels & Resorts to Market Perform from Outperform while cutting Sunstone Hotel Investors to Underperform from Market Perform. Ryman Hospitality also announced they were boosting their quarterly dividend, declaring the 4Q dividend of $0.25 per share.
North America

Allegiant Air Delays Opening of Florida Resort

The  DJIA  fell 94 points,  Nasdaq  was down 110, the  S&P 500  fell 27 points and the  10-year treasury yield  was up .01 to 3.89%. The parent of  Allegiant Air  said that damage from Hurricane Ian has caused the company to delay the planned opening of a resort north of Fort Myers, FL at Charlotte Harbor. Royal Investments LLC , the developer of a proposed Downtown hotel in  Louisville, KY , is seeking a new tax increment financing district for the project.