Tuesday, September 12, 2023
North America

International Spending in U.S. Improves 24% Year Over Year

  • TD Cowen increased price targets for Hilton and Marriott, maintaining Outperform ratings.
  • U.S. international travel spending surged in July 2023, with a trade surplus of $777 million.
  • Various hotel developments and management changes were announced, including HEI Hotels & Resorts’ management of Aloft Tampa Downtown and plans for new properties in New Brunswick and Denver, as well as a significant renovation of The Olana mansion in Texas.

The DJIA was down 17 points, the Nasdaq was down 1% the S&P 500 down .57%, and the 10-year treasury yield was flat at 4.286%. TD Cowen upped its price target on Hilton to $164 from $148 and on Marriott to $215 from $185. It maintained Outperform ratings on both. Data released by the U.S. National Travel and Tourism Office show that in July 2023, international visitors spent nearly […]