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North America

Barclays Previews First Quarter Results for Hotel Groups

Barclays previewed the first quarter for the lodging sector, suggesting mixed RevPAR results due to the March Easter shift, but maintaining expectations for in-line EBITDA among large caps, while adjusting target prices for major hotel brands including Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Wyndham, and Choice Hotels.
Asia-Pacific

Japan Expects Hotel Occupancy Improvement in 2024

Japan’s hotel industry experienced significant growth in 2023, achieving top global tourist destination status, with a rebound in foreign visits and high investment despite not reaching 2019 levels.
North America

Melia Hotels Announces International Push

In 2024, the company’s expansion plans include an initial goal of opening more than twenty hotels and continuing to sign as many new projects.
North America

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Expands Branded Residences in High-Demand Markets

U.S. hotel industry saw positive growth in RevPAR and rates for the week ending September 30, with Group RevPAR showing significant improvement. Rosewood Hotels & Resorts is expanding its branded residence portfolio especially in Europe. Various hotel projects and developments are underway in different locations, including downtown Springfield, Norfolk, San Antonio, Beaufort, and Las Vegas, with a range of amenities and timelines.
North America

Hyatt Announces Plans for New Short-Term Vacation Rental Platform

Barclays expects a weak quarter for lodging REITs in 3Q23 and adjusted price targets for several hotel stocks. Various hotels across the US, including Marriott Vail and Signia by Hilton Atlanta, are undergoing construction or renovation. Hyatt Hotels plans to launch a vacation rental platform, Homes & Hideaways, while Sonesta opens a new hotel in Houston and Mandarina Oriental expands into Zurich.
North America

Wyndham Gets a Vote of Confidence

The DJIA ended its winning streak with a 237-point drop, Nasdaq was down 77, and the S&P 500 fell 29 points. The 10-year treasury yield surged by 0.16, closing at a yield of 4.01%. Wyndham reported positive results, with its development pipeline rising and a significant stock buyback. Accor raised its annual profit outlook despite being slightly below analyst expectations. Senators Klobuchar and Moran introduced the Hotel Fees Transparency Act , aiming to crack down on hidden resort fees. They propose federal guidelines for pricing transparency in hotel stays.
Asia-Pacific

Accor’s $300 Million in APAC Hotel Renos and Refurbs

Accor Pacific’s partners have invested over $300 million in hotel renovations and refurbishments across various locations in the Pacific region to enhance guest satisfaction and maintain a leading position in the industry. Centara Udon in Thailand underwent renovations and now offers remodeled facilities, new dining options, and event spaces. S Hotels and Resorts PCL is set to open SO/ Maldives , a new resort on a private island with beachfront and over-water pool villas, and various dining venues in November 2023.
North America

What Do Guests Want? Connected Rooms

Stock market summary: DJIA up 429 points, Nasdaq up 156, S&P 500 up 53. Increased demand for connecting rooms and suites in hotels due to multigenerational family and group travel. Acquisitions and expansions: Fairmont Hot Springs Resort acquired for $40 million, Rimrock Resort Hotel acquired for $170 million with renovations planned, and Bluegreen Vacations expanding accommodations across various properties.
North America

U.S. Hotels Exceed Pre-Pandemic Levels with Strong Recovery in Q1 2023

US hotels surpass pre-pandemic revenue levels in Q1 2023, with a 13% increase compared to 2019, driven by higher room rates. Despite concerns of a recession and liquidity crisis, US hotels continue to perform well, with leisure travel showing strength and business travel gradually returning. Significant hotel developments and renovations are underway in various US cities, including new acquisitions, expansions, and upgrades to enhance guest experiences.