Third Quarter 2019: Is Bad News Fake News? (PDF Download)

Only hotels in the South Atlantic region experienced a positive price momentum during this period. The performance of hotels in non-gateway cities declined at a faster rate relative to those in gateway cities. Hotel financial operating performance has finally returned to positive profitability with operating profit exceeding both a hotel property’s operating costs as well as financial (borrowing) cost, based on economic value analysis (EVA).

Key German Hotel Markets Forecasted for Performance Growth, Despite Looming Recession

Ahead of EXPO REAL trade fair, STR conducted an analysis on the correlation of growth in Germany’s GDP and hotel revenue per available room (RevPAR). In addition, forecasts from STR and Tourism Economics project German hotel markets to see higher RevPAR in 2020, despite occupancy declines and the uncertainty around an economic recession.