In this role, Smith will lead a team responsible for increasing IHG's presence in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean for new-builds and conversions to the Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo®…

In this role, Smith will lead a team responsible for increasing IHG’s presence in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean for new-builds and conversions to the Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo® and EVEN® Hotels brands. She will also lead the Transactions & Asset Management team, which is focused on growing and enhancing IHG’s relationship with owners and their hotels.

Great leaders operate in the present but focus on planning for the future. As technology evolves, things that were once deemed impossible are now part of everyday life and are…

Great leaders operate in the present but focus on planning for the future. As technology evolves, things that were once deemed impossible are now part of everyday life and are changing the business world at lightning speed. The latest and most innov…

July U.S. Monthly GDP Visualizes Recession Probability at 10.7%

e-forecasting.com's U.S. monthly-GDP ™, rose in July by an annualized month-to-month growth rate of 0.3% to $19,059 billion of chained 2012 dollars expressed at seasonally adjusted annual rates, following an…

e-forecasting.com’s U.S. monthly-GDP ™, rose in July by an annualized month-to-month growth rate of 0.3% to $19,059 billion of chained 2012 dollars expressed at seasonally adjusted annual rates, following an increase of 1.6% in June.

Can the Apartment Market Sustain its Momentum?

Occupancy is at the highest level in years, but an economic downturn combined with high level of construction might be a threat.

Occupancy is at the highest level in years, but an economic downturn combined with high level of construction might be a threat.

Life Companies Find CRE Lending Opportunities in a Volatile Market

Some life company lenders are offerings interest rates as low as 3 percent.

Some life company lenders are offerings interest rates as low as 3 percent.

With millennials pushing 40 years old and Gen Zs entering the workforce, each of these generational cohorts will only grow in importance to the travel industry. The latest Skift Research…

With millennials pushing 40 years old and Gen Zs entering the workforce, each of these generational cohorts will only grow in importance to the travel industry. The latest Skift Research report shows how they differ from each other, as well as from their peers globally.
-Meghan Carty

The luxury hotel market continues to evolve. While many of the big hotel companies seem pretty happy with their portfolios, we could see significant changes at Hilton over the coming…

The luxury hotel market continues to evolve. While many of the big hotel companies seem pretty happy with their portfolios, we could see significant changes at Hilton over the coming years.
-Patrick Whyte

Travel advisors are finding that kids are playing an increasingly important role in travel planning decisions. They must address the preferences of all family members, including their emotional needs. -Maria…

Travel advisors are finding that kids are playing an increasingly important role in travel planning decisions. They must address the preferences of all family members, including their emotional needs.
-Maria Lenhart

Sophisticated serenity is the best way to describe luxury hospitality in the Catalan capital where troubles including sky-high petty crime rates, legality surrounding Airbnb, and political tensions bubble under the…

Sophisticated serenity is the best way to describe luxury hospitality in the Catalan capital where troubles including sky-high petty crime rates, legality surrounding Airbnb, and political tensions bubble under the surface. For a city once considered the coolest in Europe, its development is useful to watch for other cities just now entering their gilded age of tourism.
-Samantha Shankman

Virtuoso Travel Week drew record attendance to the annual event it likens to Fashion Week. While heavily touting the consortium's new Wanderlist travel planning tool, it also emphasized the human…

Virtuoso Travel Week drew record attendance to the annual event it likens to Fashion Week. While heavily touting the consortium’s new Wanderlist travel planning tool, it also emphasized the human touch.
-Maria Lenhart