North America

Weakening or Strengthening? Hotel Performance Forecasts 

Raymond James warned that inflation and a dimming economic outlook could begin to weigh on travel starting in the fourth quarter. STR and Tourism Economics adjusted occupancy slightly downward but maintained previous projections for ADR and RevPAR in their final U.S. hotel forecast revision of 2022. Following seasonal patterns, Canada’s hotel performance fell from the month prior but the ADR and RevPAR were higher than the pre-pandemic comparables
North America

U.S. Leisure Travel Expected to End 2022 14% Higher Than 2019 Levels

The DJIA fell 100 points, Nasdaq was down 92, the S&P 500 was down 25 and the reason for the punch bowl being taken away from the recent rally was the 10 year treasury yield spiking. STR said US RevPAR was up 26.7% year over year for the week ending 10/15. A new analysis projects U.S. hotel leisure travel revenue to be 14% higher by the end of this year than it was in 2019.
North America

Report: Hotel Rates Will Increase Worldwide in 2023

A new  American Express Global Business Travel report  suggests  hotel rates worldwide will increase again in 2023 thanks to pent up demand for in person meetings. Choice Hotels  International announced the opening of the first  Everhome Suites hotel, debuting in  Corona, California . HN Capital Partners  announced the acquisition of the historic  Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek , an iconic century old former private estate in Dallas.