Travel economy

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Aug062008

Elevator Talk

New York Times published a news article last week on the state of the hotel industry, “Terrible Timing for a Hotel Boom”. Some interesting data: –         Across the USA occupancy levels are down 5% from 2007. –         New York City is the nation’s bright spot with high hotel rates and high occupancy.  Foreign tourism is…

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Jul162008

Concierge Traveler – Hotel and Travel News

Concierge Traveler – Hotel and Travel News   I have noticed trends in the hotel industry stories over the past couple of weeks since not posting much while traveling around in San Francisco and Denver.  Here is a selection of interesting travel industry articles I have seen lately. ******** I have been writing much of…

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Jan172008

Money for Nothing (but my MTV)

There was an analyst in Salt Lake City on CNBC this morning, Jan 11, 7:10am (PST). He was predicting a 16,000-20,000 point DOW by year end 2008. He also says all the sales numbers look good for consumer spending. I bring this up because I was just reading the Jan 11, New York Times article…

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