Movie Theater Industry October 27

Movie Theater Foot traffic From September 25th to October 9th, movie theater traffic increased by 1% year over year. However, as all 500 Cineworld locations shut down, expect for the next report for movie theater traffic to decrease again. This, along with more movies being delayed until next year, puts the movie theater industry in […]

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Restaurant Industry October 27th

Restaurant Reservations As of this week, restaurant reservations in Georgia are at 69% of what they were one year ago. This is a 10% lead over the national average where restaurant reservations are at 59% yoy. Two weeks ago, Georgia restaurant reservations were 5% lower on average then they are today. Casual Dining, Fast Food, […]

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Airline Industry October 27

TSA Checkpoint traffic (National) An important milestone was hit last week for TSA traffic. For the first time since March, on October 18th, more than one million passengers travelled in a single day. Daily average traffic continues to climb, up 48k over the last two weeks. Average passenger throughput is down 63% over last year. […]

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Georgia Sales Tax: September

September Sales Tax Overview September Sales Tax Highlights Gross Sales and Use Tax Collections: Increased by 4.2% ($43.8 million) over last year’s roughly $1.05 billion in collections. Net Sales and Use Tax: Decreased by -37.3% (-$189.6 million) totaling to $319.2 million for the month  Adjusted Sales Tax Distribution to Local Governments: Increased 45.4% (+$240 million) […]

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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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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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