Big Island hotel RevPAR dropped 12 percent in September as Kilauea effects linger

Hotels on Hawaii's Big Island experienced losses for the fourth consecutive month, reporting a 12.5 percent drop in revenue per available room to $122 in September, according to statistics released Monday by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. However, all .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2018

Visit Baltimore CEO pushes for new tourism tax to help struggling hotels

Legislation creating a “tourism improvement district” in Baltimore is moving forward as the local hospitality industry continues to push for more funding to promote the city and its attractions. Council Bill 18-0293 will head to the full City Co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

It"s not all downhill: Once known as a ski destination, Crystal Mountain Hotels charts a new course

Ski operations opened on Crystal Mountain in 1962, but today the family-owned hotel chain is expanding its footprint and its reputation as a tourism hotspot......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2018

Stocks Slump Into the Weekend as Early Optimism Fades Away

Stocks ended the week on a downbeat note, hurt by Apple’s post-earnings slump, which overshadowed upbeat sentiment about trade and jobs......»»

Category: topSource: barronsNov 3rd, 2018

Hyatt Banks on Africa Tourism, Plans to Open 9 Hotels by 2020

Hyatt (H) increases its focus on the African market as favorable business environment and robust tourism spending therein are attracting hotel companies to the continent. Hyatt Hotels Corporation H has announced its plan to expand.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 27th, 2018

Why the global slump won"t hurt the United States this time

China's economy is slowing, and trade war may make it worse. Currency crises in Turkey and Argentina are spilling over to other emerging markets. Italy looks shaky. And the UK economy is unsettled as the last Brexit deadline draws near......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 13th, 2018

Development of two Rancho Cordova hotels shows growth in city’s business travel, tourism markets

A Homewood Suites by Hilton is under construction and a TownePlace Suites is under design review with the city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 2018

Choice Hotels needs more consistent RevPAR for stock gains, says Barclays

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 14th, 2018

Hotels jump on renovations to keep up with new San Francisco properties

From Union Square to Fisherman’s Wharf, hotels in some of the city’s busiest tourism hotspots are pouring money into top-to-bottom renovations as new hotels concentrate in SoMa and Mid-Market......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Kauai leads hotel RevPAR growth with 14 percent May increase

All four major islands realized hotel RevPAR – revenue per available room – growth in May, with Kauai reporting the largest increase of 14.5 percent to $214, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Statewide hotel RevPAR increased 8.1 percen.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2018

SA hotels seek to create new district to boost tourism marketing

The City Council is expected to take a key vote later this month on the proposed district......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2018

Restaurant industry would be "totally transformed" if tipped wage eliminated, owners warn

John Carr runs Adirondack Pub and Brewery, which has two restaurants in the seasonal tourism destination and sells wholesale beer to restaurants around the state. Carr says both aspects of his business will be hurt if this change is made......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2018

Host Hotels raises total comparable hotel RevPAR view to 1.5%-2.5%

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMay 2nd, 2018

Universal Orlando shares more details on 3 of its future hotels (PHOTOS)

Two of the new hotels will add up to 2,800 rooms to the tourism corridor on the former Wet 'n Wild land......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2018

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) new opportunities to grow market share and advertising with digital natives

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) new opportunities to grow market share and advertising with digital natives It certainly hasn’t hurt that the president of the United States uses his Twitter account as his direct line to the public, outs.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnews32 min. ago

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tech stocks under pressure again

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tech stocks under pressure again The Nasdaq 100 index slipped back into correction territory on Monday as fears of slower iPhone sales hurt Apple shares, which in turn weighed on the w.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnews1 hr. 32 min. ago

How Trump"s tariffs hurt Hawaii manufacturers

Hawaii manufacturers and producers have already been feeling the impact of the ongoing tariff war between the United States and China, and it could get even worse......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals9 hr. 17 min. ago

See North Texas" highest-ranked luxury hotels

Each year, U.S. News & World Report's Travel site ranks the best luxury hotels across the country based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. U.S. News also looks at the top hotels in each state, awarding "Gold" sta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals9 hr. 17 min. ago

Phoenix Sky Harbor named third-best big airport in the country

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is one of the busiest tourism and business travel hubs in the nation, and now it's been named one of the best. A Wall Street Journal index listed Sky Harbor as the third-best in the nation in a study calle.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals11 hr. 17 min. ago

Hawaiian Paddle Sports among tourism businesses recognized by Hawaii Ecotourism Association

Hawaiian Paddle Sports was named Hawaii’s Sustainable Operator of the Year by the Hawaii Ecotourism Association, which held its annual awards on Tuesday. The company’s sister operation, Hawaii Mermaid Adventures, was also recognized at the event,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals12 hr. 17 min. ago