Last year we saw big mergers between hotel brands and the push for direct bookings as two major trends - and those dont seem to be going out of style anytime soon. From social media to personalization, here are six growing hotel trends to pay attention to this year.
Hotel restaurants are shedding their stuffy image, thanks to forward-thinking hoteliers who hope to attract food-savvy travelers with buzzy destination restaurants and casual lobby bars.
In the first quarter of 2017, Canada's hotel industry saw occupancy increase 2.7% to 56.1%, ADR increase 2.7% to CA$140.17 ($103.20) and RevPAR increase 5.5% to CA$78.64 ($57.90).
The U.S. hotel industry reported negative performance during the week of 9-15 April. Occupancy decreased 4.6% to 64.3%, ADR decreased 0.2% to $123.41 and RevPAR dropped 4.8% to $79.33.