India’s trillion-dollar wedding industry is back, larger and grander than ever before. Fueled by rising income levels, a growing number of high-net-worth individuals, and the charm of celebrity weddings, destination weddings, both domestic and international, are on the rise, which is expected to gain further momentum driven by India’s favorable demographics. Read on to know more.
This is a monthly industry update that highlights the key trends in the Indian hospitality industry.
The 2023 edition of the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS) brought over 300 attendees to the Westin Beach Resort & Spa St. Thomas, USVI, for several days of networking and industry insights from key stakeholders in the region. This article provides key takeaways from this year’s conference.
Europeans first settled in the city that would become Charleston over 350 years ago. Charleston’s rich history is one of the drivers of its thriving tourism sector, which tallied 7.68 million visitors in 2022. In the hospitality industry, Charleston continues to make history, while local initiatives are also making strides to preserve it.
Year-to-date 2023 market occupancy Canada wide has surpassed 2019 year-over-year at 67.5% vs. 66.9 % in 2019. Average Daily Rate continues to hold with more than a 20% premium resulting in RevPAR growth over 2019 of almost 22%!
Is it time for the Indian hotel sector to proactively embrace contactless check-in with DigiStay? Read on to know more.
With the pandemic mostly in the past, Downtown Indianapolis’s ADR has fully recovered, but occupancy still has not returned to 2019 levels given the slow rebound of corporate demand. However, leisure demand has increased, and the city’s event pipeline is robust, supporting a positive outlook for Downtown Indianapolis.
Extended-stay hotels are one of the fastest growing segments globally, but it remains a relatively niche offering in India. Read on to know more.
The pandemic’s prolonged impact on the New Orleans hospitality market exacerbated a slow period in the convention cycle. However, New Orleans remains a popular leisure destination, with new upscale hotel supply and renovations to demand generators. Market participants are confident that demand growth in 2024 and 2025 will help the city recover to its pre-pandemic metrics.
Watch Hala Matar Choufany's discussion about the region's development of hotels, the existing challenges, and opportunities, at the 2023 Future Hospitality Summit