Aran Ryan

Director of Industry Studies

Aran Ryan is Director of Lodging Analytics at Tourism Economics and is responsible for developing quantitative tools to help hotel investors, operators and brands develop targeted strategies that reflect differentiated performance prospects.

Aran Ryan is Director of Industry Studies at Tourism Economics. He assists owners, operators, and destinations to understand the impact of tourism industry trends. He focuses on industry-specific analysis and forecasting, as well as strategy and policy analysis.  

Aran has over 25 years of consulting experience applying analytics, forecasting, project management, research, and financial analysis skills to support client decision-making. He has extensive sub-sector experience in lodging, casino gaming, vacation ownership, and destination development.  

Prior to joining Tourism Economics, he was a Director in the Hospitality & Leisure consulting practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Before PwC, he worked at WEFA Group (now IHS Markit). A graduate of Colby College, Aran earned a MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. 

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