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Attendance and Expenditures Now Lead Recovery Of Group Demand
March 17, 2015
By Robert Mandelbaum and Gary McDadeGroup demand continued to grow in 2014, and 2015 will be another strong year. For a fourth straight year, PKF...
Hotel Occupancy to Hit Record High in 2015
March 16, 2015
PKF-HR Forecasts A Shift In the Drivers Of RevPAR Growth
March 16, 2015, Atlanta, Ga. - The U.S. lodging industry will continue to achieve very strong growth...
Even Lenders Are Happy: Interest Expense Coverage Continues to Improve
March 2, 2015
By Robert Mandelbaum
Much has been written about how U.S. hotel owners and operators are profiting from the current strong lodging market conditions. Revenues...
In Hotels, Health Equals Wealth
February 19, 2015
By Andrea Foster and Jenna FinkelsteinBusiness is back for hotels across the United States with occupancy levels surpassing long-run averages and hotels...
Lodging Insights: U.S. Lodging Industry Forecast for 2015 and How the Outlook Differs by Chain Scale
December 23, 2014
Mark Woodworth and Jack Corgel discuss the U.S. lodging industry forecast for 2015 and how the outlook differs by chain scale. Mark also gets...
Protracted Prosperity: Profits and Resulting Values Expected to Increase
December 17, 2014
by Scott Smith, MAI, and Gary McDade
U.S. hotels have realized significant increases in occupancy, average daily rate (ADR), and top-line revenue over the past...
PKF-HR Forecasts Broad-Based RevPAR Growth for All Segments of U.S. Lodging Industry
December 5, 2014
Benefiting From Strong Economics
December 5, 2014, Atlanta, Ga. - All segments of the U.S. lodging industry will enjoy strong performance for the...
IACC & PKF Release “Trends® in the Conference Center Industry 2014”
November 18, 2014
(New York, NY) - November 18, 2014—International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) has released the 2014 Edition of “Trends® in the...
Hotel Spas: Doing Well by Doing Good
October 30, 2014
BOSTON—(October 30, 2014)—As more travelers emphasize personal wellness while on the road, hotels are benefiting from increases in revenues and...
Budgeting Is Getting Easy
October 20, 2014
by: Robert MandelbaumThrow away the Ouija and dart boards. Apparently predicting the performance of U.S. hotels has become very easy for U.S. hotel...
The Components of Franchise Fees
September 16, 2014
By Robert Mandelbaum and Gary McDadeHotel franchise companies (“the brands/chains”) charge their franchisees a series of fees that cover a variety...
PKF-HR Forecasts Record Occupancy for 2015
September 3, 2014
Positive Market and Economic Conditions to Sustain Longest Period of Growth in 20 YearsSeptember 3, 2014, Atlanta, Ga. - The U.S. lodging industry will achieve...
Hotel Supply Fundamentals Provide a Roadmap for Future Construction
August 26, 2014
By John B. Corgel, Jamie Lane, and Ryan SpeedMany important decisions in the economy come from comparisons of the descriptive – what is – and the normative...
Approaching The Top Benefits The Bottom
August 25, 2014
By Robert Mandelbaum and Gary McDadeMuch has been written about the strong top-line performance of the U.S. lodging industry since the Great Recession....
PKF Report Shows Caribbean Hotels Steadily Improving
August 20, 2014
August 20, 2014 - ATLANTA - PKF Consulting USA (PKFC), a CBRE company, announced today that the average Caribbean hotel enjoyed an 18.6 percent increase in net...
U.S. Hotels in Profitable Portion of Business Cycle
July 17, 2014
By: Robert Mandelbaum and Gary McDade
Despite the slowdown in the pace of rooms revenue (RevPAR) growth in 2013, U.S. hotels were able to sustain strong...
PKF Hotel Investment Survey Concludes Good Times Ahead for Lodging Industry
June 10, 2014
Strong Operating Fundamentals and Favorable Financing Contribute to Positive Outlook
June 10, 2014, Atlanta, Ga, - PKF Consulting USA, LLC (PKFC) today...
Recovery Ends - Peak Performance to Persist - PKF Forecasts Record Performance for U.S. Hotels
June 2, 2014
June 2, 2014, Atlanta, Ga. – According to the recently released June 2014 edition of PKF Hospitality Research, LLC’s (PKF-HR) Hotel Horizons® forecast...
Video Recap of Trends in the Hotel Industry: U.S. Hotels are in Profitability Sweet Spot says PKF
May 19, 2014
ATLANTA, Ga., May, 2014 - Robert Mandelbaum, Director of Research Information Services, discusses the results of PKF Hospitality Research’s Trends®...
Hotel Marketing: Investing In People And Technology
May 14, 2014
By Robert Mandelbaum and Gary McDade
The introduction of technology has influenced the duties of on-site hotel sales personnel over the years. The reach...