U.S. Lodging Industry Overview

Eric Lewis

Eric Lewis

Executive Managing Director - Business Development Americas

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2018 – Is the Cycle Waning, Steady, or Just Beginning? By the end of the year, the U.S. hotel industry performance neither disappointed, nor did it delight. Investors had been expecting slowing rate growth and a contraction in occupancy. However, the U.S. hotel performance ended the year slightly more positive than anticipated. The surprise was the growth in demand, particularly in the second half of the year.