Despite near-term risks, solid economic fundamentals support decelerating RevPAR growth in 2019.
Looking ahead to the remainder of 2019, the near-term US lodging outlook remains stable, with unemployment expected to reach a cyclical low this summer at around 3.5 percent. Other predictions:
Counter-balances to this outlook include:
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 metrics for the overall sector as well as for the chain scales, and is used by our clients when working on: