Ritz-Carlton

North America

Ritz-Carlton Expands to Mexico’s Caribbean Coast

The Ritz-Carlton brand will make its debut on Mexico’s Caribbean coast with The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Riviera Maya, featuring 127 residences, with sales and construction starting this year and the first phase debuting in 2026.
North America

U.S. Hotel Profitability Lags Pre-Covid Levels

A new report indicates that U.S. hotel debt maturities, exacerbated by lagging profitability, high interest rates, and rising insurance costs, will drive increased transactions in 2024, especially in top gateway markets.
Asia-Pacific

Seoul Plans a Floating Hotel

Seoul plans to develop floating office and hotel buildings with leisure facilities on the Han River by 2030 to enhance the river’s potential and attractiveness.
North America

U.S. Shows Increase in Hotel Pipeline Activity

The Americas is the only region to show an increase in hotel construction and development activity in the first quarter of 2024, contrasting with declines or slower growth in Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East and Africa.
Asia-Pacific

Hyatt’s Pipeline is 40% in China

Hyatt aims to expand its presence in China’s economy and midscale hotel segments, leveraging local partnerships and focusing on second and third-tier cities.