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.
Los Angeles, the entertainment capital of the world, boasts a thriving tourism industry that draws millions of visitors every year. In this article, we will pinpoint the trends, innovations, upcoming events, and challenges that are shaping the future of the Los Angeles hotel industry.
The four counties surrounding Lake Tahoe are experiencing a significant boom in tourism and residential sales; however, affordable housing remains a concern. This article explores the restrictions on short-term rentals, the new lodging supply, and the new event center, which are key changes for the Lake Tahoe Basin.
The greater Tampa Bay lodging market is thriving, as evidenced by rising RevPAR levels, the entrance and subsequent absorption of significant new guestroom inventory, several high-profile transactions, and numerous exciting development projects in the market’s pipeline.
The Magic Returns to the “Happiest Place on Earth”: Recent Trends and Outlook for the Anaheim-Santa Ana Lodging Market
Despite a demand surge after the reopening of Disneyland, hotel demand in Anaheim-Santa Ana lagged in 2021 due to a muted convention calendar, staffing shortages, and limited Disneyland ticket availability. ADR illustrated strong growth in 2021 and 2022, with further growth expected in 2023 given Disney’s centennial celebrations. Development projects herald a bright future for the area, supported by record transactions and the construction or rebranding of upscale and luxury hotel properties.
Based on his vast experience of Palm Springs, California, Rod Clough provides curated recommendations for dining, shopping, lodging, and passing the time in this desert oasis.
In recent years, Tucson has begun to emerge from the shadow of Phoenix. Tucson's temperate winter and spring and its five-star resorts contribute to making tourism the third-largest industry of the local economy. In this article, we provide an overview of Tucson and the recovery over the past two years during the pandemic, provide a snapshot of overall existing supply in both Tucson and Phoenix, and analyze transaction trends in both cities.
In 2020, San Diego-area hotels suffered unprecedented declines in demand because of the COVID-19 pandemic, similar to most cities in the United States. Since then, many travelers have returned, and the greater San Diego hotel market has rebounded. What has the recovery looked like thus far? What must happen in the next 18 months for the market to reach pre-pandemic performance? What factors will shape the “new normal” for the market?
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Francisco Bay Area has been one of the most severely affected markets in the nation. Silicon Valley, despite its status as the technology capital of the world, experienced significant declines in lodging performance because of its historical reliance on higher-rated business travel. This article discusses the changing business dynamics in Silicon Valley and the impact of the pandemic on the local hotel market.
The Tucson lodging market was reaching new heights before the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic set in. What trends did the market experience during the COVID-19 pandemic? What factors are contributing to the recovery?