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Sun August 12, 2012
Haynesville shale slowdown hits hotels
The hundreds of hotel rooms planned or under construction in Shreveport-Bossier City might be missing their intended clients.
The Times reports hotel operators had counted on guests in town for business in the Haynesville shale oil field.
But a slowdown of natural gas production has cut into room nights.
More than 1,300 hotel rooms are in final planning phases or under construction in Shreveport-Bossier City. An additional 169 rooms have gone into operation this year in Bossier City.