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Quarterly Trends in the Hotel Industry (USA)

the overlooked segment.(forecast of hotels in USA)

Limited-service: the overlooked segment.(forecast of hotels in USA)

The full-service hotel segment has received the majority of attention during the market recovery currently enjoyed by the U.S. lodging industry. In 2004, destination resorts, luxury hotels, and major-market convention hotels posted the greatest gains in revenue, leading to double-digit growth in profits.

This superior operating performance also had an impact in the transaction arena. According to PKF’s 2005 Hospitality Investment Survey, hotel buyers want full-service hotels, evidenced by the low capitalization rates they are willing to pay. Even lenders are showing a …