Economy Watch Weekly: Hotels, Retail to Enjoy Strong Holiday Season

As we enter the final months of the year, several sectors of the real estate industry should benefit from increased consumer travel and spending. Economy Editor Dees Stribling has all the details on what to expect this holiday season, for the week ending Nov. 17, 2017.

CPERadioWith the holiday season right around the corner, U.S. retailers, restaurants and hotels can look forward to an expected increase in business. According to AAA, this Thanksgiving travel season is set to be its busiest since 2005, which means people will need places to eat and stay during their road trips. Retail sales, particularly in e-commerce, are also set to have a strong holiday season due to the health of the U.S. economy and consumer confidence. Economy Editor Dees Stribling has all the details on what to expect this holiday season, for the week ending Nov. 17, 2017.