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?
Visitor statistics for Yellowstone, Glacier, and Grand Teton National Parks, as well as the related airport data in Wyoming and Montana, reveal surprising lodging trends in light of COVID-19.
Though historically associated with residential and low-rise commercial buildings, modular construction has gone more upscale in recent years. What are the benefits, and what should hotel developers consider before going modular?