Hospitality & leisure publications

The US hospitality & leisure practice publishes quarterly forecasts and original research of interest to professionals in the lodging industry:

Hospitality directions US

PwC Hospitality Directions: May 2014
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Hospitality Directions - August 2014

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:

  • demand and supply
  • occupancy
  • average daily rate
  • revenue per available room


Manhattan lodging index

PwC Manhattan Lodging Index: Q2 2014
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Manhattan Lodging Index - Q2 2014

After a weak first quarter, which was impacted by tough comparables a year earlier, revenue per available room (RevPAR) in Manhattan rebounded in the second quarter, with gains in both occupancy and average daily rate.

PwC Manhattan Lodging Index provides updates on Manhattan’s lodging market, widely used by lodging brands, developers, and owners. The publication includes:

  • a recap of the operating performance of hotels and sub-market trends
  • discussion of the overall drivers of operating performance
  • the transactions environment
  • the supply pipeline