China Is First Country in the World to See Year-Over-Year Hotel Revenue Growth During Pandemic

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China’s hotel recovery roared ahead during Golden Week, where cities like Chengdu (pictured) saw more than 50 percent year-over-year gains in room revenue. bljbbk / Needpix.com

Skift Take: A holiday with plenty of reasons to celebrate: Golden Week reaffirmed projections that hotels in China are on track to recover to pre-pandemic revenue levels by next year.

— Cameron Sperance

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U.S. Leads the World in Hotel Construction During Pandemic

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The U.S. leads the world in hotel construction for 2020, but experts expect years of flat growth ahead (Pictured: a Boston Four Seasons Hotel under construction in 2017). Anthonyt31201 / Wikimedia

Skift Take: Don’t be fooled by these numbers in the United States. It will be years for hotel construction to once again hit peak levels seen only months ago.

— Cameron Sperance

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