Europe’s Luxury Hotels Bounce Back From the Bottom
HotStats | June 2, 2022
Luxury hotels across Europe have made an about-face and are back to producing profit at the almost same rate as 2019, according to data from HotStats. It’s an extraordinary turn of events for a sector that saw its gross operating profit per available room (GOPPAR) plummet during the dark days of the global pandemic, hitting a historical low of-€43.21 in May 2020. Now, March 2022 GOPPAR of €66 is only €4 off its March 2019 number and, at €24.12 year-to-date, it is 187% higher than at the same period a year ago. It’s a striking comeback that is still not complete and more remarkable given the depths of where it came from. The ...
COVID-19 Webinar Summary: 5 Key Points on U.K. & Ireland, 24 April
STR | April 27, 2020
Knowing you might not have time to watch our full webinars, we’re pleased to continue our series of COVID-19 webinar summaries. In this latest edition, we talk performance in the Regional U.K. as well as business on the books in London and Europe recovery forecast. Regional U.K. occupancy drops as number of cases increase Occupancy has been decreasing as the number of COVID-19 cases rises in the Regional U.K. Occupancy started to decrease before government measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 due in part to travel restrictions in other countries. Strong demand on the books in Edinburgh and Glasgow E...
W Hotels Worldwide Debuts in the Netherlands with Opening of W Amsterdam
W Hotels Worldwide | October 22, 2015
AMSTERDAM--October 22, 2015--W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today debuted in the Netherlands with the highly anticipated opening of W Amsterdam. Owned by Europe Hotels | Private Collection, the hotel brings the W brand's distinctive New York energy, Whatever/Whenever® service mentality and upbeat programming to the Dutch capital. Just steps away from the vibrant Dam Square and the Royal Palace, the hotel introduces WET DECK®, the city's first rooftop pool, and electrifying culinary venues, such as THE DUCHESS and MR PORTER. "The long awaited and much anticipated opening of W...
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