The upside is that it makes traveling overseas cheaper for Americans. It is a kicker for U.S.-based hotel brands that have a large spread of international hotels - think Marriott, Hilton, etc. Many U.S. travelers, even though they are traveling abroad, appreciate the familiarity and perceived safety of U.S. brands. The stronger U.S. dollar is also helping publicly traded hotel companies on Wall Street. Conversely, a stronger U.S. dollar tends to curb overseas travel to the U.S. However, lower oil and gas prices allow U.S. travelers to hit the road more easily, which should mitigate some of the loss in overseas dollars. Get the full story at Hotel Management