Hotel Industry: 6/28-7/04

Hotel Industry: 6/28-7/04 Hotel Weekly Update Nationally, hotel occupancy was down 30.2% compared to 2019 this week. Atlanta was 4th out of the 25 biggest lodging markets in the US for the least occupancy rate declines (-22.9%), up from last weeks rankings of 5th out of 25. Instead of going to large cities, many tourists […]

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Hotel Industry: 6/21-6/27

Hotel Industry Overview: 6/21-6/27 Hotel Weekly Update Nationally, hotel occupancy was down 38.7% compared to 2019 this week. Atlanta was 5th out of the 25 biggest lodging markets in the US for the least occupancy rate declines (-35.3%). Small Metro/Town (50.64%), Interstate (50.63%), and Resort (47.9%) hotels continue to be the best performing hotels in […]

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Georgia Sales Tax: June

June Sales Tax Overview Georgia’s June sales tax revenue has declined -2.7% compared to 2019. The hardest-hit industries are accommodation (-62.71%), miscellaneous services (-20.67%), and utilities (-16.06%). 4 Georgia industries posted positive sales tax growth in June: Other Retail (+18.71%), auto (+9.23%), other services (+4.69%), and general merchandise (+1.64%). The table below shows how the […]

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Hotel Industry: 6/14-6/20

Hotel Industry Overview: 6/14-6/20 Hotel Weekly Update Nationally, hotel occupancy was down 41.8% compared to 2019 this week. Atlanta was 6th out of the 25 biggest lodging markets in the US for the least occupancy rate declines (-39.4%), retaining its same spot as last week. Overall, occupancy rates appear to be improving slightly each week […]

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Hotel Industry: 6/7-6/13

Hotel Industry Overview: 6/7-6/13 Hotel Weekly Update Nationally, hotel occupancy was down 43.4% compared to 2019 this week. Atlanta was 6th out of the 25 biggest lodging markets in the US for the least occupancy rate declines (-42.30%), a decline from the #3 spot held at the end of May. Overall, occupancy rates appear to […]

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Georgia Sales Tax: May

May Sales Tax Overview Georgia’s May gross sales tax and use collections declined by 13.3% compared to 2019. The hardest-hit industries are accommodation (-76.62%), auto (-22.02%), and miscellaneous services (-18.92%). The only industries to post positive growth this month were other retail (+10.86%) and construction (+5.08%). The table below shows how the 5 largest sales […]

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Hotel Industry: 5/24-5/30

Hotel Industry Overview: 5/24-5/30 Hotel Weekly Update Nationally, hotel occupancy was down 43.20% compared to 2019.  Atlanta was 3rd out of the 25 biggest lodging markets in the US for the least occupancy rate declines (-35.1%), improving from the #4 spot the city held all month.  Overall, year over year declines are still significant but […]

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Hotel Industry: 5/17-5/23

Hotel Industry Overview: 5/17-5/23 Weekly Hotel Update Nationally, hotel occupancy was down 50.20% compared to 2019.  Atlanta was 4th out of the 25 biggest lodging markets in the US for the least occupancy rate declines (-47.5%) for the second time this month.  Many public hotel brands such as InterContinental, Hilton, and Marriott have started to […]

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Georgia Sales Tax: April

April Georgia Sales Tax Report Summary April Sales Tax Overview Georgia’s April gross sales tax and use collections declined by 9.7% compared to 2019. The hardest hit industries are accommodation (73.33%), auto (-12.43%), and general merchandise (-11.63%). The only industry to post positive growth is utilities with a 3.72% gain. The table below shows how […]

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