Investment out of mainland China in U.S. hotel real estate has been on the rise for years. What’s driving the trend, and how has it affected hotel markets in the U.S.?
Thanks to energy-driven demand, Houston achieved record occupancy levels in 2014. The recent fall of oil and gas prices and more than 5,000 new rooms on the horizon poses a challenge to market-wide occupancy, though average rates continue to climb.
How do you gain the loyalty of millennials? This article analyzes the top two opportunities by segmenting the next generation of travel: millennial business travelers vs. millennial leisure travelers.
San Antonio’s array of industries, including tourism, manufacturing, technology, and defense, provide strong demand to local hotels. Given the city’s low unemployment and growing economy, hotel occupancies and average rates should continue to rise.
A multitude of major industries consistently generates demand for hotels in Dallas, where unemployment is falling and economic output is picking up. This article looks at developments and dynamics across Dallas’s hotel submarkets.
Energy exploration in the Fort Worth Basin is revving up the region’s economy and generating demand for hotels in the Metroplex. Will recent growth in Fort Worth’s energy, commercial, and leisure sectors continue over the long term?
Underpinned by emblems of education, government, business, music, and history, Austin’s economy ranks among the best in the nation. New full-service hotels should lead to more convention demand, with hotel performance growth expected market-wide.
With demand driven by energy, health care, and shipping, Houston’s hotel market reached historically high occupancy and average rate in 2013. The following article tracks trends in hotel supply, demand, and performance across the city’s submarkets.
The energy boom has transformed North Dakota’s hotel industry, with new assets springing up and existing hotels realizing new peaks in performance as energy-related demand rolls in. How does the capital city of Bismarck stand to benefit?
Corpus Christi’s economy is buttressed by tourism, an expanding international port of shipping and trade, and an energy industry that has realized enormous growth over the past few years. How have improving economic conditions affected area hotels?