Hotel Supply Not Hindering Sales Just Yet
Date: 04/24/2017  •  Publication:  •  Author: Daniel Lesser  •  View the article
Despite low expectations by many, the US lodging industry achieved growth in all top line operating statistics, and remarkably, every significant metric completed the year at a record level during 2016. Read More >
Global Warming
Date: 01/30/2017  •  Publication: Hotels Magazine  •  Author: Daniel Lesser  •  View the article
Global warming is the term used to describe a gradual increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere and its oceans, a change that is believed by many to be altering the planet’s climate permanently. Read More >
Hotels Send Mixed Signals For 2017
Date: 01/20/2017  •  Publication:  •  Author: Daniel Lesser  •  View the article
To the surprise of many, the US lodging industry closed out 2016 with operating metrics still at record setting levels; however, its growth trajectory was notably lower when compared to years past. Read More >
Airlines Generate Revenue, Hotels Miss Opportunities
Date: 01/05/2017  •  Publication: Hotels Magazine  •  Author: Daniel Lesser  •  View the article
I am baffled as to why the hotel sector has failed to behave similar to the airlines that have been very successful charging the same travelers additional fees for reservation changes, cancelations and a la carte goods and services. Read More >