Lake Tahoe/Truckee Region Lodging Trend Report

Lake Tahoe/Truckee Region Lodging Trend Report

The Lake Tahoe Truckee Lodging Report is presented to inform the tourism industry policymakers and residents about the changing dynamics of the tourism industry within the region. Tourism in the region has been undergoing changes from before the pandemic. The pandemic...
Dynamically Pricing Short-Term Rentals

Dynamically Pricing Short-Term Rentals

An analysis of short-term rental (STR) room rates in Austin for the 2016 year clearly shows the interplay of supply and demand. As major events such as SXSW spike demand for rental lodging, prices rise accordingly. These findings further imply that supply was not able...
Forest Management Should Fund Firefighting

Forest Management Should Fund Firefighting

Unnaturally overgrown forests, catastrophic fires, and bark beetle infestations: what’s wrong with this picture? Poor forest health. The sequence really begins with the U.S. Forest Service spending over half of its budget fighting catastrophic fires, which in turn...