Despite macroeconomic headwinds, geopolitical tensions, and ongoing supply chain disruptions, the global lodging industry remained resilient in 2022 with fundamental performance accelerating towards a full recovery. China’s long-awaited reopening following three years of strict lockdowns will undoubtedly fuel even further growth, with global investors likely to re-enter the mix.
Head of Americas Hotel Research
Based in New York City, Zach Demuth is the Head of Americas Hotels Research in JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group. Mr. Demuth oversees the Americas hotel research platform and drives the group’s content and data analytics efforts. He is responsible for identifying industry trends to produce thoughtful insights for clients and internal stakeholders including investment sales, destination tourism, asset management, advisory, and PDS. Mr. Demuth also leads the data acquisition strategy for the hotels and hospitality group with a focus on hotel fundamentals, hotel sale transactions, development pipeline, and financing indicators.