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Log In / Register | Nov 18, 2017
Hotel, hospitality and travel

Katrina to Give U.S. Hotel Franchises a Boost

Well, this is a surprise after all the horror stories of Hurricane Katrina wreaking havoc on the economy. Smith Travel Research firm announced that occupancies in hotels for the rest of the country that were not closed due to the hurricane will be substantially above average for the year. It increased its 2005 growth in revenue for the U.S. hotel industry.