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 AHLA's State of the Industry Report
AHLA's State of the Industry Report outlines the forecasted state of the hotel industry in 2021 and into the immediate future. The report examines the high-level economics of the hotel industry’s recovery, the specific impact on and eventual return of business travel, and consumer travel sentiments.

In 2021, many challenges remain for hotels. Despite obstacles, hotels across the country are resilient and focused on creating an environment ready for guests when travel begins to return in 2021.  View the report.

 2021 Social Media Trends you need to know
Statista reports a 21% increase in monthly social media usage, no surprise considering how many have spent their time indoors due to the pandemic. The increase shows a way brands need to engage with their customers.  Here is what you need to know. 

 December 2020 Hotel Performance
STR reports December 2020 performance levels closer to earlier months of the pandemic,  For the full report, visit STR.  

 SIA member, Sea Island, Making Waves
Georgia's Sea Island is the only resort in the world to receive four Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star honors for 12 consecutive years.  See what Forbes Travel Guide recently had to say about this tucked away island oasis and why you need to visit.   Click here for the full story.

 Happy Birthday to The Breakers!
On January 16, The Breakers celebrated their 125th birthday! Founded by Henry M. Flagler, the resort first opened its doors on January 16, 1896. Throughout 2021, The Breakers celebrates 125 years - a testament to Flagler's vision, the unwavering commitment of our family ownership and the timeless appeal of Palm Beach.  With an average of $25 million invested annually to preserve our landmark property, The Breakers has prevailed as one of just over 1,000 family-owned businesses in the U.S. that is over 100 years old and still under its original ownership.
To learn more about how The Breakers is celebrating, click here.