European Hospitality: Robust Growth Expectations

Posted April 3, 2017 at 7:06 pm

Speakers at a recent International Hotel Investment forum in Berlin were bullish on growth prospects for most European countries and especially urban centers such as Amsterdam, Dublin and Madrid, according to Robin Rossmann, managing director at STR, the parent company of

One positive sign: group travel in 2016 rose 12.1%. However, the online report added that elections in France (April 23) and Germany (Sept. 24) could undermine market stability if populists gain power. Click here for details. On March 15 in the Netherlands, populists fell short in an election drive against a center-right government.