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Reframing Wellness to Wellbeing in the Hospitality Industry

February 18, 2020

The wellness tourism is now a $639 billion industry. This begins to point us in the direction of traveler & guest desires, but the word wellness can lead to restrictive thinking. What comes to mind when I say wellness? Did […]


Report: Loyalty bookings made up 56% of U.S. reservations in ’19

February 11, 2020

Loyalty-related bookings accounted for more than half of total reservations in the United States last year, according to full-year 2019 booking data from Kalibri Labs. Throughout 2019, total U.S. loyalty contribution rose 7.6 percent to 56.2 percent, a jump of […]


Intel and Sinclair Holdings Build First All-Digital Hotel for a Greener and More Personal Experience

February 5, 2020

Category: Hotels, Technology

Today, Intel announced its collaboration with The Sinclair, Autograph Collection, in Fort Worth, Texas, the world’s first all-digital hotel. The Sinclair utilizes Intel internet of things (IoT) functionality, including building and in-room sensors, IoT gateways, dashboards and restaurant sinks and […]


Technology

Where travel brand loyalty sits in a super app world

February 20, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

It’s hard for major travel brands to ignore super apps given the huge volume of consumers that they attract and their high-frequency usage. Tencent-owned WeChat has been adding 20 million active accounts every quarter since the middle of 2011, for […]


Finance and Development, Markets

US Hotel Occupancy Up 0.8 Percent to 55.1 Percent for January 2020

February 20, 2020

Via: Hotel News Resource

The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during January 2020, according to data from STR. In a year-over-year comparison with January 2019, the industry posted the following: Occupancy: +0.8% to 55.1% Average daily rate […]


Finance and Development, Trends

4 trends to watch for as industry evolves

February 19, 2020

Via: Hotel Management

Settling in to 2020, it is clear that innovation in hospitality and real estate is happening at a pace not seen since the rise of Marriott and Hilton. The big question is whether today’s innovative, grow-at-all-costs companies (WeWork, OYO, Sonder, […]


Hotels

Radisson Hotel Group Starts 2020 with 17 New Hotels in India

February 19, 2020

Via: Hotel News Resource

Radisson Hotel Group has started of the new decade by announcing the signing of 17 new hotels in India. As the Group enters the third year of “Destination 2022”, its global expansion and transformation strategy, these signings will boost the […]