Horwath HTL Hotel Year Book 2013 - The Americas

By On 30th April 2013

Horwath HTL wrote over 35 situation reports for the 2013 edition of the Hotel Year Book

Regional outlook : The Americas

On the upswing ?

our regional outlook Continues with a look at key markets in the western hemisphere. Horwath HTL has provided an in-depth look at the prospects for 2013 in the USA, Brazil and the Caribbean.

As the world’s largest economy, much of what happens in the United States is felt worldwide. This is why there is great concern both in the US and elsewhere over the expanding size of this country’s national debt, which has now topped US$ 16 trillion and is currently expected to climb higher. Given the recent election results, it appears that much of the gridlock experienced in Washington will continue. The looming “fiscal cliff”, so often discussed these days, does not appear to be going away but rather becoming a reality if Congress does not act before the end of 2012 to avert a potential double-dip recession. Genuine concerns remain on the part of most economists that action needs to be taken quickly to cut the deficit spending and/or increase revenues, or the country could indeed experience a second recession, which may in fact be more severe than the last.

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