Monday, August 21, 2023
North America

Florida Leads in Tourism From Abroad

  • DJIA down 37 points, Nasdaq up 207, S&P 500 up 30; 10-year treasury yield rises to 4.34%. Lodging stocks mixed, SLNA up 9%, BHR down -6%, VAC trades lower.
  • Florida reports strong international visitor numbers, overseas travel up 21.8%, Canadian visitation up 81.1% in H1 2023. Florida sees 70.8 million annual visitors, leading post-pandemic recovery in overseas travelers.
  • Grand Galvez hotel joins Marriott’s Autograph Collection with elegant renovations. Aloft Chicago Schaumburg transforms former Holiday Inn into 119-room boutique hotel. IHG’s Kimpton to open two boutique hotels in Mexico City. Hartsfield-Jackson Airport plans new administration building and mid-tier hotel. New hotel in Milwaukee’s Deer District and upgraded Enclave at The Vendue opening in Charleston. US Real Estate Credit Holdings to purchase bankrupt Banyan Cay Resort.

The DJIA fell 37 points, but Nasdaq roared back, up 207, while the S&P 500was up 30 points. The 10-year treasury yield was up .09 to 4.34%. Lodging stocks were lower on the day. SLNA bounced back a little, up 9%, but that was only $0.04 per share. BHR was down -6% to another new low, and VAC also traded down to […]