Hotel Industry: 10/04-10/10

Hotel Industry: 10/04-10/10 Hotel Weekly Review Nationally, hotel occupancy was down 29.2% compared to 2019 this week. Atlanta was 5th out of the 25 biggest lodging markets in the US for the least occupancy rate declines (-29%), up from last week’s ranking of 6th out of 25. Nationally, hotel occupancy rates by location slightly recovered […]

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Hotel Industry: 9/27-10/03

Hotel Industry: 9/27-10/03 Hotel Weekly Review Nationally, hotel occupancy was down 26.3% compared to 2019 this week. Atlanta was 6th out of the 25 biggest lodging markets in the US for the least occupancy rate declines (-35.2%), down from last week’s ranking of 2nd out of 25. Nationally, hotel occupancy rates by location increased compared […]

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Hotel Industry: 9/20-9/26

Hotel Industry: 9/20-9/26 Hotel Weekly Review Nationally, hotel occupancy was down 29.5% compared to 2019 this week. Atlanta was 2nd out of the 25 biggest lodging markets in the US for the least occupancy rate declines (-26.8%), up from last week’s ranking of 6th out of 25. Nationally, hotel occupancy rates by location deteriorated compared […]

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Hotel Industry: 9/13-9/19

Hotel Industry: 9/13-9/19 Hotel Weekly Review Nationally, hotel occupancy was down 31.9% compared to 2019 this week. Atlanta was 6th out of the 25 biggest lodging markets in the US for the least occupancy rate declines (-31.3%), up from last week’s ranking of 7th out of 25. Across the board, occupancy rates continue to slowly […]

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Airline Industry October 12th

TSA Checkpoint This Monday, TSA traffic nearly hit one million travelers at 984k. The weekly average was 8% higher than the previous week. Traffic appears to be climbing again, just much more slowly than it had in the past. FAA Traffic With another month comes another sharp increase in air traffic through Hartsfield-Jackson Intl. The month […]

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Unemployment 10/5-10/9

Total preliminary initial unemployment claims were up +19% from the previous week. This is up 53,400 claims since last week, marking the first major uptick in initial claims since July 11th. All industries saw increases in number of new weekly initial claims since last week, with Transportation and Warehousing being hit hardest with an 88% increase in claims since last week, and Manufacturing seeing a 52% increase. The only exception to this was Health Care and Social Assistance, who saw merely 5 less new claims from the week prior, but still saw 4,461 initial claims this week.

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Photo of an undetermined Georgia Tech home game during the 1918 college football season. That's when the sport was hit by the Spanish flu and the end of World War I.

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