STR: Hotel Demand Rushes Back, But Meetings Will Decide if Recovery Holds

Biggest quarterly demand increase in 23 years

STR reports that second-quarter room demand at U.S. hotels rose 8.7 percent, the largest quarterly demand increase since the Henderson, Tenn.–based research company began tracking performance in 1987.

Of course, as Jan Fiertag, vice president, business development, at STR, pointed out in a recent column

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