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Pandemic in the Rearview: Nashville’s COVID-19 Impact and Recovery

Similar to other urban lodging markets across the country, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on Nashville’s thriving hotel and tourism industry. With the widely available vaccines and the lifting of pandemic restrictions, we look back at the effects of the pandemic in 2020, Nashville’s burgeoning recovery in 2021, and the long-term outlook for the Music City.

COVID-19’s Impact on the Greater Boise Lodging Market

Since March 2020, Boise hotels have suffered unprecedented declines in demand, similar to most cities in the United States, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Which factors affected 2020 hotel performance, and what key elements are expected to influence hotels in the Treasure Valley’s capital? What will the recovery look like?

COVID-19’s Impact on the Greater Gatlinburg, Tennessee Lodging Market

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the lodging industry has experienced unprecedented declines in demand. The Greater Gatlinburg market mirrored these declines in March and April – but soon after realized significant rebound in lodging and tourism demand. So, what is causing the swift recovery in Gatlinburg?

The Importance of Sporting Events for the Las Vegas Market

Three U.S. major professional sports teams—the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League, Las Vegas Aces of the Women’s National Basketball Association, and Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League—are based in Las Vegas. The importance of sporting events for the Las Vegas market extends beyond serving as the home for these professional teams. The return of sports will contribute to Las Vegas’ eventual recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amazon in Music City: The Anticipated Impact on the Lodging Industry

In 2018, Amazon announced the locations for its coveted HQ2. Along with this announcement, the company also disclosed a new Center for Operational Excellence to be built in Downtown Nashville, bringing with it 5,000 new high-paying jobs. But how will this impact the local lodging industry, especially amid a massive number of new hotels flooding the market?

HVS Market Pulse: Memphis -Rehabilitation, Revitalization, and Restoration

Home of the Blues, Birthplace of Rock 'n Roll, Bluff City, and Grind City, Memphis is a city with many names, ingrained with history, art, music, and southern cuisine. A new record of over 12 million people visited the city in 2018 to experience the Memphis culture.

Blurred Lines between Hotels and Airbnb

Consumers today continue to seek exciting and unique experiences when they travel, and the lines between hotels and alternative lodging options, such as Airbnb, continues to be blurred.

HVS Key Takeaways: The Southern Lodging Summit 2016

The 2016 Southern Lodging Summit drew a crowd of hoteliers and industry experts to Memphis. While delegates shared optimism about the prospects for growth, the conference shed light on some looming operational challenges facing the region’s hotels.

Market Intelligence Report 2013 Nashville

Transactions, performance, and demand are up for Nashville’s lodging industry, and new supply is set to come online over the next year. Are the city’s hotel demand generators prepared to keep up the pace?

HVS Hotel Market Intelligence Report: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Shipping and manufacturing have been the backbone of Chattanooga’s economy for more than a century. New investments in leisure attractions and commercial facilities are encouraging even more guests to pass through, bringing business to local hotels.
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