Domestic and International Travel’s Impact on the Lodging Industry’s Recovery

Domestic and International Travel’s Impact on the Lodging Industry’s Recovery

This report breaks down the evolution and impact travel restrictions and COVID-19 concerns have had on travel, with an eye to evaluating the key underpinnings of the industry’s return.
Recovery of Business Travel – ‘Everybody Talks but Nobody Knows’

Recovery of Business Travel – ‘Everybody Talks but Nobody Knows’

Studies show telecommunication complements business travel.
Labor Cost Trends in 2020

Labor Cost Trends in 2020

In 2020, total labor and related costs were cut by 51.8% to offset the 58.0% decline in total revenue.
Controlling Telecommunication Costs

Controlling Telecommunication Costs

Although telecommunications costs account for a small percentage of expenses, data during 2015 through 2019 revealed a significant upward trend in telecom related expenditures. To achieve more efficient hotel operations and survive the changing landscape, hotel owners and operators are finding new ways to control telecommunications expenses.
Recent Urban Migrations and Hotel Markets

Recent Urban Migrations and Hotel Markets

Long-run future economic activity and hotel business opportunity will materialize in outlying areas of major MSAs, medium and small cities, and tax and cost-of-living friendly states. Many urban centers and high tax states run counter to the trend.
Touring NCREIF's Property Total Return Index

Touring NCREIF's Property Total Return Index

The array of indexes reported by NCREIF allows for comparisons of property risk adjusted returns to the appropriate indexes.