Emile will examine performance trends in the South American hotel industry over the last decade and focus more closely on the most recent effects of the Coronavirus pandemic on hotels.  He will also look at data from past downturns to help draw lessons from how the industry responded.  Emile will reveal STR’s latest forecast for hotel industry performance and discuss what the eventual recovery could look like.  Finally, we will see some of the latest survey results on travel consumer sentiment to better anticipate the needs and expectations of travelers.