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A Look Back on Trends of the Los Angeles County Lodging Market

The Los Angeles County lodging market has recorded a tumultuous history since the early 1990s, with most recent statistics showing room for growth. This article will examine the condition of the overall Los Angeles County lodging market.

Taming the Escalating Cost of Escalators with Reduced Operation and Voltage Controllers

Shutting down escalators during periods of low use and installing voltage controllers lowers utility costs, reduces the environmental impact of a hotel, and clearly conveys a hotel's environmental commitment to guests and staff.

Hospitality in Biloxi

The recovery of gaming, hotels, and tourism in Biloxi continues following Hurricane Katrina. How will these industries fare in the face of a national economic storm?

Conquering the Credit Crunch: Part I

Unemployment rates are surging, global stock markets are crashing, commodities are collapsing, and the real estate bubble has finally burst. What moves can hotel developers make during the downturn?

Palm Springs Market Overview

Prior to the events of September 11th, the market was performing at levels on par with 2000; however, since September 11th the market occupancy declined somewhat.