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Hot U.S. hotel markets in 2013

Skift Take

New Orleans is back, and Manhattan is a gift that will keep giving.

— Rafat Ali

In lieu of painting U.S. hotel performance in too broad a stroke, executives from some of the country’s largest chains provided a more granular focus on several key markets during a breakout session at last week’s Americas Lodging Investment Summit.

  • West: Alaska continues to strengthen. Hawaii is doing very well. Seattle is always a big winner; San Francisco is a city that’s on fire. San Diego is on everyone’s target list.
  • East: New York and Boston. Pennsylvania and Ohio.
  • Midwest: Upper Midwest, particularly the Minneapolis-St. Paul region. Bloomington,  Minnesota. Milwaukee, the Green Bay area. And of course Chicago.
  • South: Due to oil activity: Texas. New Orleans. Florida.

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