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North America

Hilton Beefs Up Its Luxury Portfolio

Hilton is dramatically expanding its portfolio of luxury hotel experiences with the addition of nearly 400 boutique properties from the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection.
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

State of Global Tourism, According to the UN

International tourism nearly reached pre-pandemic levels in early 2024, with notable growth in the Middle East, Europe, and Africa, and a full recovery projected for the year.
North America

Las Vegas Hotels’ Super Bowl Bump

STR reported US lodging data for the week ended 2/10. US hotel RevPAR was up 3.9% with ADR up 7%. RevPAR in Las Vegas was up 140% year over year thanks to the Super Bowl.
North America

Hilton Grand Vacations Completes Acquisition of Bluegreen Vacations

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. completed the previously disclosed acquisition of Bluegreen Vacations. The transaction broadens HGV’s offerings, customer reach, and sales locations, creating a premier vacation ownership, and experiences company.
North America

First Hospitality Buys 17 Hotels in Hostmark Deal

DJIA, Nasdaq, and S&P 500 all experienced declines while the 10-year treasury yield rose to 4.32%. Lodging stocks had mixed performance. Truist updated price targets for lodging/hotel group stocks, with several adjustments both up and down. Various hotels announced renovations, expansions, and new locations, including the Westin Denver Downtown, Hyatt’s growth plans, and the EV Evolution Venue Hotel in Tampa and Washington, DC.
North America

The Hotel Business Is Good. Financing Is the Question Mark

Hotel industry experiences mixed stock market performance, with DJIA rising while NASDAQ and S&P 500 show declines. Renovations and upgrades abound, with notable projects including the multimillion-dollar renovations of Houston Marriott South and Homewood Suites by Hilton New Orleans. Exciting developments on the horizon, such as the opening of Raffles Boston and the planned multimillion-dollar mixed-use project by Beck Ventures in Midtown Dallas.