California

Timeshare and Casino Earnings Spook Investors

Investors are concerned as Travel + Leisure Co. and Red Rock Resorts reported modest or solid earnings but saw stock declines, reflecting nervousness and a shoot-first-ask-later mentality on Wall Street.
North America

Corporate Travel Managers Expect Spending to Increase

Deloitte’s 2024 Corporate Travel Report indicates rising corporate travel spending driven by increased prices and trip frequency, with significant growth expected through live events and client-related travel, alongside efforts in cost mitigation and sustainability progress.
North America

U.S. Hotels Expect a Strong Next 12 Months

U.S. travel demand is robust across hotel segments, driven by higher-income leisure and business travelers, but lower-income travel is declining, and recovery varies by hotel type and market, with international travel lagging behind domestic recovery.
North America

Braemar and Blackwells Come to an Agreement

Braemar Hotels and Blackwells Capital have reached an agreement ending their proxy battle, with Blackwells withdrawing nominations, supporting BHR proposals, buying more shares, and BHR adding an independent director with Blackwells’ input.
North America

U.S. Hotels Report Gains in May 2024

The U.S. hotel industry showed improved performance in May 2024, with notable increases in occupancy, ADR, and RevPAR, especially in New York City.
North America

IHG Plans to Double Hotel Indigo Portfolio 

IHG Hotels & Resorts plans to double the Hotel Indigo portfolio within three to five years, adding new properties in diverse locations such as the Cayman Islands, Oman, Mexico, and more, with several openings scheduled throughout 2024.
North America

Soho House Rejects Takeover Offer

Soho House dissolved its Independent Special Committee after rejecting an offer for strategic transactions, causing discontent among shareholders due to the stock’s low trading price.