All posts in "Kansas Hotels"

Take a Tour of the New Hays Convention Center

February 9, 2021

A new Hays convention center is now open! With the opening of the new Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center, the Hays community now has 100 additional hotel rooms and nearly 8,000 square feet of meeting space for groups, conferences, and events. A beautiful in-house restaurant and bar are open to the public for breakfast […]


AHLA Report Projects Recovery Outlook for Hotels and Business Travel

January 27, 2021

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) released “AHLA’s State of the Hotel Industry 2021” outlining the forecasted state of the hotel industry in 2021 and into the immediate future. The report examines the high-level economics of the hotel industry’s recovery, the specific impact on and eventual return of business travel, and consumer travel sentiments. […]


STR: “2020 is Officially the Worst Year on Record for U.S. Hotels”

January 21, 2021

The U.S. hotel industry reported all-time lows in occupancy and revenue per available room (RevPAR), according to year-end 2020 data from STR. In addition to historically low absolute levels in the aforementioned metrics, average daily rate (ADR) came in lower than any year since 2011. Year-over-year declines were the worst on record across the three key […]


Hotel Occupancy Significantly Increases During New Years Holiday

January 8, 2021

Thanks to a travel boost leading into the New Year’s holiday, U.S. weekly hotel occupancy improved noticeably from the previous week, according to STR‘s latest data through 2 January. 27 December 2020 through 2 January 2021 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019/2020): • Occupancy: 40.6% (-17.2%) • Average daily rate (ADR): US$107.93 (-21.5%) • […]


Hotel Occupancy Continues to Decrease as Winter Nears

November 20, 2020

U.S. weekly hotel occupancy slipped further from previous weeks, according to the latest data from STR through 14 November. 8-14 November 2020 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019): Occupancy: 43.2% (-32.7%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$90.58 (-28.6%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$39.11 (-52.0%) After ranging between 48% and 50% occupancy from mid-July into […]


DMI Hotels is Offering a 20 in 20 Deal for Group Business

November 18, 2020

The Horseshoe Bay Resort, part of the DMI hotel collection, is providing discounts for any group business that is booked by December 31, 2020, and facilitated before February 28, 2021.  Any meetings or events that match these criteria will receive 20% food and beverage and audiovisual, and the $20 resort fee and nightly valet covered. […]


Full Hotel Recovery is Still Unlikely Until 2024

November 13, 2020

With leisure demand stronger than anticipated in the fall, STR and Tourism Economics slightly upgraded the final 2020 U.S. hotel forecast just released during the virtual NYU Hospitality Conference. Regardless of the short-term upgrade, the forecast for 2021 remains functionally unchanged and full recovery in revenue per available room (RevPAR) is unlikely until 2024. “Even with the encouraging vaccine news […]


Hotel Occupancy Falls Below 50% During Third Week of October

October 30, 2020

U.S. weekly hotel occupancy fell back below the 50% mark, according to the latest data from STR through 24 October. 18-24 October 2020 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019): Occupancy: 48.0% (-31.7%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$95.49 (-29.4%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$45.83 (-51.8%) Aggregate data for the Top 25 Markets showed lower […]


Hotel Occupancy for Previous Week was Virtually Flat

October 22, 2020

U.S. hotel occupancy was virtually flat from the previous week at 50.1%, according to the latest data from STR through 17 October. 11-17 October 2020 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019): Occupancy: 50.1% (-30.7%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$97.69 (-28.3%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$48.91 (-50.3%) Aggregate data for the Top 25 Markets showed lower […]


U.S. Leads in Hotel Openings During Pandemic

October 16, 2020

The U.S. opened more hotels and rooms than any country between the beginning of March and end of September, according to global pipeline data from STR. At the same time, the country has shown significant growth in project deferrals and abandonments. As of 1 October, the U.S. opened 521 properties accounting for 55,395 rooms over the […]

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