With a steadily growing population that recently passed the one-million-residents mark, Birmingham is proving itself a rising star in the southeast following its swift recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The largest city in Alabama is now positioning itself as a leader in the field of sports entertainment.
The 2023 PGA Championship and the 2024 solar eclipse are just the start of the exciting events and projects in the Rochester area. With the world’s eyes on the city in May 2023 as it hosted golf’s second major championship of the year, this article looks at the PGA Championship’s effects on the Rochester market and what’s to come.
After several economic and political disruptions across South America, there is now greater clarity in several countries, giving rise to compelling opportunities in some urban markets and across the leisure sector. The outlook appears bright throughout much of the region.
In the lead up to their participation at the Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) in Dubai in September, 2022, Hala Matar Choufany, President Middle East, Africa and South Asia for HVS, and Bani Haddad, Founder & Managing Director of Aleph Hospitality caught up to discuss how third party management has evolved over the years with a focus on the Middle East and Africa.
While several new brands have emerged within the limited- and select-service segments over the past decade, the expansion of extended-stay brands was limited prior to 2021, and many of the U.S. hotels within this segment were dated. However, during the last two years, economy and midscale extended-stay brands have experienced a significant expansion.
The destination market of Newport, Rhode Island, has recovered more quickly from the COVID-19 pandemic than many other cities in the Northeast. This article highlights the market’s recent performance and outlook.
Despite the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and early 2021, the state of Hawaii experienced a historic surge in domestic tourism, driving RevPAR to record levels in 2022. This article explores recent hotel performance throughout the state, as well as the outlook for the future.
The Kansas City hotel market has rebounded following the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and high levels of leisure demand and the return of convention activity have driven the recovery. Despite rising construction costs, a number of hotel developments are proposed in Kansas City, signaling an optimistic outlook for the market.
Everything is bigger in Texas, even the post-pandemic recovery. Hotel metrics are showing strong improvements, and convention demand should be further bolstered in the future by a new convention facility. As a result, new hotel construction is again vibrant across the Metroplex after a temporary slowdown during the pandemic.
In 2022, Boise's convention industry flourished thanks to expanded Boise Airport routes. Despite lacking a large convention hotel, Boise hotels enjoyed a remarkable rise in RevPAR in 2022, with Downtown hotels surpassing pre-pandemic levels. Furthermore, Micron Technology's expansion and the city's growth in tech and commercial development bode well for Boise's economic future.