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Savannah, Georgia: Linking the Past to the Future

Savannah is one of the most desirable tourist destinations in the country, and visitation has skyrocketed since the onset of the pandemic. Some major expansion and development projects underway in the market should help support hotel metrics going forward.

Post-Pandemic Momentum in Manhattan

The Manhattan market was severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic but has been experiencing a rebound, primarily driven by strong gains in average rate over the last three years. Legislative and supply changes are expected to positively affect hotel market trends going forward, and our demand forecast shows a rebound beyond 2019 levels by 2025.

Florence Market Pulse

This article examines Florence's tourism industry resilience amidst crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, analyzing key performance indicators such as airport statistics, hotel supply, and operating performance. Despite setbacks, Florence witnessed a remarkable recovery, notably in 2023, with record-breaking Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR). The analysis also highlights investment trends and future challenges, including concerns about over-tourism and evolving market dynamics.

Orlando Hotel Market: Recovery and Evolution

Orlando was one of the first of the top 20 U.S. hotel markets to recover from the pandemic. Going forward, Orlando's hotel demand is expected to be bolstered by the addition of new tourist attractions in the market, increased flight capacities, greater inbound international travel and group bookings, and the recovery of the business segment.

A Focus on Sports in Naples Attracts a Younger Demographic

Formerly a haven for retirees and snowbird travelers, Naples has been revitalized as a popular destination for all generations. While the area’s natural attractions, hotels, restaurants, and shopping districts will remain its most popular attractions, sports tournaments and events have become a new focus in Naples.

Downtown Baltimore Is Poised for Comeback

Baltimore has struggled to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the negative perception of the downtown neighborhoods. However, ongoing or planned development and revitalization efforts bode well for the future of the city.

Little Rock, Arkansas: New Developments and Opportunities for Hotels

The Little Rock hotel market has rebounded and is expected to remain strong given the current and future developments and opportunities in the area.

Hospitality in the Middle East

Hala's contribution as one of the leading world experts in the "Business and Management Collection" from Henry Stewart Talks on the topic of Hospitality in the Middle East

Resilience Renewed: The Transformation of Portland’s Hotel Market

In 2023, Portland's hotel demand faced setbacks from public safety concerns and absorption of new hotel supply. However, initiatives like the Hotel Security District and a government task force addressing homelessness signaled change. The opening of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Residences and several upcoming events contribute to a cautiously optimistic 2024 outlook.

HVS Monday Musings: Roaring Success and Silent Struggles: The Dynamics of Wildlife Tourism in India

Wildlife tourism in India is experiencing a strong comeback, evolving into a luxury experience. Eco-friendly accommodations have been leveraging this growing demand, offering distinctive experiences with minimal ecological impact. Read on to know more.