ATLANTA—Wednesday marked the opening of the 30th edition of the Hunter Hotel Conference, and much of the day’s conversation revolved around how hoteliers want to do transactions, but deals aren’t so easy to find. Rather than debate whether the industry is at the end of its cycle, conference speakers focused more on the opportunities hoteliers […]
ATLANTA—When hotel CEOs talk, people listen, but it doesn’t mean everything they say is beyond reproach. The President’s Panel, during the Hunter Hotel Conference, held last week at the Marriott Marquis, is at its best when discussion focuses on the trends and storylines impacting the hospitality industry, and at its most vexing when it becomes […]
Posted by: Kate Hughes in Hot Topics, Industry News March 27, 2018 At the Hunter Hotel Conference debut 30 years ago, the event hosted just 93 attendees. In the three decades hence, the conference has become one of the most well-attended shows in the lodging industry. In fact, this year, the number of speakers—127—surpassed the number of attendees at that very first […]
ATLANTA — In October 2016, U.S. private investment firm Starwood Capital Group sold a $2-billion stake in a select-service hotel portfolio to China Life Insurance, China’s largest life insurance company. The price tag notwithstanding, the deal was shocking for the composition of hotels. Up to then, institutional investors, U.S. and otherwise, concentrated hospitality investments primarily on […]
We look forward to seeing you at our 30th Annual Hunter Hotel Investment Conference March 21-23, 2018 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis! Check out the conference schedule and learn more about each of these speakers’ sessions by visiting the Schedule page!
The 29th Annual Hunter Conference was a HUGE success. Thank you to all of our sponsors, exhibitors, & speakers, for making it possible! Follow us on Twitter: Hunter Conference(@HHConference)
Last week, hotel owners, financiers, developers, and all other manner of hospitality professionals congregated at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Ga., for the 29th Annual Hunter Hotel Conference. The atmosphere at the event, which took place from March 22 to March 24, was noticeably more upbeat than it was just two months prior at ALIS. […]
ATLANTA—While many movers and shakers at the 29th annual Hunter Hotel Conference acknowledged a shift downward in the industry’s robust performance is inevitable, there was no apparent sag in confidence that industry fundamentals would remain strong in the near term while owners and developers maintain a steady pace of buying, building and renovating hotels. Founded […]
HHN was on the scene at the Hunter Hotel Conference in Atlanta. Editors recap the Conference with takeaways, quotables and more highlights from the event.
Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer of Park Hotels & Resorts and co-founder of RLJ Lodging Trust, will take the stage at the Hunter Hotel Investment Conference on Friday, March 24, in Atlanta, with Mit Shah as part of the Bharat Shah Leadership Series. As the first endowed series for both […]