The US hospitality & leisure practice publishes quarterly forecasts and original research of interest to professionals in the lodging industry:
Six years after the recession began, room rate driven RevPAR growth gains traction in 2015, as peak occupancy levels support more aggressive revenue management. Challenging expectations, occupancy continues to drive RevPAR growth to a larger degree in 2014 than previously expected, with rate-driven RevPAR growth taking hold later in the cycle.
PwC Hospitality Directions US is a near-term outlook for the U.S. lodging sector, commonly used by industry decision-makers and stakeholders to better understand the impact of policy and other macro-environmental factors on the sector’s operating performance. Our outlook includes the following metrics for the overall sector as well as for the chain scales, and is used by our clients for strategic planning and capital allocation purposes:
In the first quarter, modest increases in average daily rate did not offset Manhattan’s declining occupancy levels, resulting in a marginal decrease in revenue per available room.
PwC Manhattan Lodging Index provides updates on Manhattan’s lodging market, widely used by lodging brands, developers, and owners. The publication includes: