Four Macro Factors That May Erode Midscale Hotels
Market Extremes Positioned Well Following Economic Shift From COVID

The travel recovery this summer is at full throttle, but to keep the gravy train going hotels have to look not only at what the post-pandemic guest wants, but also the customer two years, five years and a decade from now. How will our industry evolve? Having a good picture of this can inform CapEx investments, branding vision and any tech implementations to support those other two. Per the title, …

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Hotel Happenings

GWINNETT, GA–M3 announced today that The Globee® Awards, organizers of the world’s premier business awards programs and business ranking lists, has named M3 Labor a winner …

COLUMBUS, OH–Red Roof, the leader in economy lodging, has announced the opening of the 40-room HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof in Battle Creek, Michigan. The …

WASHINGTON–The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced it has welcomed ClubCorp, now known as Invited, as a new member. ClubCorp is the largest …

COLUMBUS, OH–– Red Roof, the leader in economy lodging, announced the opening of the Red Roof Inn Weedsport, located at 9050 Route 34 in Weedsport, …

ALISO VIEJO, CA–Pacifica Hotels, the largest owner and operator of independent, design-inspired hotels on the Pacific Coast, announces the appointment of John Pedlow as Chief …

DENVER––Tom Luersen, president of CoralTree Hospitality, today announced that the company is expanding its portfolio with Tavistock Development Company after the successful launch of the …

BOSTON—The Hospitality Asset Managers Association (“HAMA”) today released the results of its Spring 2022 Industry Outlook Survey.  The semi-annual report collected the opinions, experiences and …

ATLANTA–IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announced the signings of two new voco hotels in Guadalajara and Saltillo, Mexico. …

NEWTON, MA–Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (Sonesta) is expanding its international portfolio and footprint in South America with the addition of Sonesta Hotel Cali, the brand’s …

GWINNETT, GA— M3, along with other hotel tech providers, has successfully helped launch HospitalityForPeace.org. Through the alliance of these hospitality and hospitality-related companies, the hotel industry …

DALLAS–CBRE Hotels Research has raised its forecast for 2022 average daily rate (ADR), Occupancy and Revenue per available room (RevPAR) to reflect the stronger-than-expected fundamental …

NEW YORK—A joint-venture between The LCP Group, L.P. (“LCP”), a vertically integrated, private real estate investment firm specializing in hospitality investing, and Safanad, a real …

DENVER–Mission Hill Hospitality, a KSL Capital Partners portfolio company focused on transforming select service and extended stay hotel investing, announced it has acquired the Killington …

BOISE, ID–Braintree Group, an Idaho-based family of companies focused on fostering smart and sustainable community advancement and growth, announced today that Eric Danziger has been …

PLANO, TX–Enseo, the premier technology services provider offering solutions in hospitality, senior living, and education, is starting strong in 2022, celebrating 134 patents over the …

NASHVILLE -Today, Hilton announced the signing of and has broken ground on the dual-branded Canopy by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton Nashville Downtown The Gulch, …

RANCHO MIRAGE, CA–On the heels of a multi-million-dollar renovation, The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa has officially changed their name to The Westin …

Mirror Image is pleased to announce that Stefan Lasek, has joined our team as Vice President of Sales. Stefan has over 18 years of experience …

NEWTON, MA–Sonesta Simply Suites and Sonesta Select, introduced and managed by Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (Sonesta), one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the …

PHOENIX–Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced today that it has appointed Mahmood (Mike) Merchant to its Board of Directors. Merchant brings more than 30 years of …

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Park Inn by Radisson, the upper midscale hotel brand synonymous with stress-free experiences, good food, and upbeat environments, is proud to announce the opening …

PHOENIX–Trilogy Spa Holdings (“Trilogy”), the leading boutique spa management firm, has expanded its leased hotel spa portfolio with the opening of the BABOR Signature Spa …

ANGRA DO HEROÍSMO, TERCEIRA ISLAND, AZORES – The opening of Zenite Boutique Hotel & Spa brings four-star luxury to Terceira Island in the Azores archipelago …

NEW YORK–Dreamscape Companies, founded by real estate industry veteran Eric Birnbaum, today announces its acquisition of The Saint Hotel Charleston, a boutique hotel situated in …

THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Woodlands Resort, a landmark destination spanning an expanse of lush acreage in the heart of The Woodlands, a short drive …