ADR is now forecast to grow 2.2 percent, up from the 2.1 percent previously predicted. Occupancy is improved from -0.1 percent to 0.2 percent. Demand is projected to grow to 2.1 percent instead of to 1.8 percent, which now puts it ahead of the 1.9 percent projected supply growth. PwC attributes the improvements to strong economic momentum and a "more tangible" prospect for tax policy reform. Additionally, hurricanes Irma and Harvey have boosted hotels in the southern U.S., as they are providing lodging to displaced residents and aid workers. That recovery effort is expected to continue into 2018 and further bolster lodging results. Get the full story at PwC