U.S. Hotels Secure a Third Consecutive Year of Profit Growth

Good news: U.S. hotels continue to make money. Year-over-year GOPPAR growth of 1.5 percent in December contributed to a 3.4-percent annual increase in profit for hotels in the U.S., according to data from HotStats tracking full-service hotels. It was the third consecutive year of GOPPAR growth, following YOY increases of 3.7 percent in 2016 and 3.0 percent in 2017.