The US-China trade war is having an impact on hotel occupancy in Asia-Pacific as consumers rein in leisure spending. Photo: ALAMY

Hotels brace for pain of worsening US-China trade war as consumers likely to cut non-essential spending

  • Hotel occupancy rates and ­revenues in the first quarter show the impact on consumer discretionary spending
Topic |   Asia Travel

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The US-China trade war is having an impact on hotel occupancy in Asia-Pacific as consumers rein in leisure spending. Photo: ALAMY
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The Hyatt on the Bund in Shanghai supports 620 guest rooms and provides views towards Pudong, across the Huangpu River. Photo: Handout

Hyatt Hotels lays out plan to double its Asia-Pacific presence

  • New York-listed Hyatt says it plans to double its presence in China and surrounding areas over the next four years
  • Hotel group says its strategy involves tapping the growing appetite for domestic travel on the mainland, which reached 5.54 billion trips last year
Topic |   Luxury Hotels

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The Hyatt on the Bund in Shanghai supports 620 guest rooms and provides views towards Pudong, across the Huangpu River. Photo: Handout
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