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Finance and Development, Trends

World Travel & Tourism Council Welcomes Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

August 12, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Julia Simpson, WTTC President & CEO, said: “WTTC welcomes the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and its numerous business-smart clean energy tax incentives expansions and extensions. “The Travel & Tourism sector is a catalyst for meaningful climate action and emissions […]


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Dallas Continues to Lead U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline

August 11, 2022

Via: HospitalityDesign

As the second quarter of 2022 closes, Dallas continues its lead on the U.S. hotel construction pipeline for the fourth consecutive quarter. The latest United States Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics (LE) notes that the Dallas pipeline comprises […]


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Travel Sector Most Likely to See Subscription Growth – PhocusWire

August 9, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Among subscription sectors, travel is the most likely to see subscription growth from both existing and new members over the next 12 months, a new report finds. According to a study by eDreams ODIGEO and OnePoll, which surveyed more than […]


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European Hotel Profit Tops 2019 Levels

August 5, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

It’s been a rollercoaster ride, but Europe’s hotels are now back to pre-pandemic profit levels, with gross operating profit per available room (GOPPAR) hitting €95.28 in June 2022, slightly higher than the same month in 2019, according to the latest […]


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The Right Way to Attract Bleisure Travelers to Your Hotel

August 4, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Introduction: Travel has gained momentum post covid and travellers of all kinds can now be seen on the roads, out to explore new destinations. A not-so-unfamiliar category of travellers, known as the bleisure traveller is a common sight to see. […]


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The five headwinds threatening business travel this autumn

August 3, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Corporate travel was resurgent heading into the summer 2022 holiday hiatus as companies found themselves released from the shackles of Covid. “From mid-February we saw an exponential growth in demand when the UK border reopened and restrictions fell away,” says […]


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RBH has announced a new strategic alliance with Australian third-party hotel management company, Gatehouse Hospitality

August 1, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Representing the biggest international move for RBH in its 22 years of operation, this exclusive collaboration will propel the management company’s ambitious growth plan for cross-continent business. The nature of the partnership seeks to facilitate RBH’s expansion to a new […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Future of Distribution: How Changes in Consumer Behaviour Will Impact Hotels

July 14, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

What future hotel trends can we look forward to? That depends on the consumer’s needs and behaviours as time moves forward. As seen in 2020, cultural shifts can happen from large events that shake up our worldviews. The pandemic brought […]


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Historical Homes Category trending in Europe as heritage travel is on the rise

July 8, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Airbnb is sharing data that reveals a growing demand for heritage-related travel. In the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy figures shared by Airbnb indicate that bookings for historical homes increased by over 54 percent in 2021 compared to 20191. […]


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Hospitality in a Post-Covid-19 World: Key Lessons to Thrive

July 1, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

It is not a hyperbole to say that the Covid-19 pandemic has affected every sector across the globe, forcing radical shifts across economies and business landscapes. The travel and hospitality sectors were not spared from its brunt as it had […]


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Protecting Hotel Online Reputations from Staffing Setbacks

June 30, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Our fingers are crossed that this summer plays out as forecasted, with a genuine travel recovery scenario leading to big boosts of occupancy for properties big and small, urban and resort, and in all countries where it’s deemed safe to […]


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Higher Ground: Proactive Planning, Relationship-Building and Cutting-Edge Technology Help Hilton Safely Navigate Hurricane Season

June 30, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

When Hurricane Ida made landfall as the strongest storm to hit Louisiana on Aug. 29, 2021—the same day Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast 16 years prior—David Piscola and his team at Hilton New Orleans Riverside were ready. The hotel […]


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Companies Should Be Rethinking Their Business Travel Programs For a New Era, According to New Research

June 29, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Business travelers are taking to the roads and the skies again, but are corporate travel programs and policies keeping up with the way business travel happens now? With corporate travel and in-person meetings increasingly returning, businesses need to be thoughtful […]


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Groups Plan Ahead, But Leisure Travelers Book Last-Minute

June 20, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Guests increasingly are booking hotel rooms closer to the date of their stays, including via walk-ins with no notice, forcing hoteliers to be more flexible and plan ahead to manage last-minute demand. Hotel News Now reached out to hoteliers across […]


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Sharan Pasricha Builds Brands Rooted in Authenticity

June 9, 2022

Via: HospitalityDesign

The first Hoxton hotel opened in London’s Shoreditch neighborhood in 2006. Five years later, it was acquired by Ennismore, the hospitality company founded by Sharan Pasricha. Soon, additional Hoxton outposts began sprouting in cities like Amsterdam, Paris, and New York. […]


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Barnes Urges Action On Bills to Aid Recovery, Competitiveness of Travel Industry

May 27, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes testified today before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce in support of the Visit America Act […]


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The 2022 trump card that could change your hotel business. Make use of it!

May 25, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

A huge sigh of relief is going through the world. The pandemic is over (at least officially.) Hotel businesses are starting a long recovery process and summer is not looking too bad. That’s good news. But 2022 has something much […]


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Sustainable tourism and hospitality – A wide ranging opportunity for Saudi talent

May 24, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Globally, sustainable business and responsible consumerism is gaining momentum. A wide range of industries are working hand in hand with the public and financial sector to create business, product and service solutions to adhere to goals set out by the […]


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Are Google’s Free Booking Links better than Paid Links for hotliers?

May 23, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Are Google’s Free Booking Links better than Paid Booking Links for hoteliers? Google’s new free booking links most certainly provide hoteliers the chance to reach potential customers beyond Google HPA. Free Booking Links are now available across multiple Google search […]


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Hospitality Industry: All your questions answered

May 23, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

What is the Hospitality Industry? The hospitality industry is a large subsection within the service industry and is comprised of four main areas: Food & beverage, travel & tourism, lodging, and recreation. As examples, the F&B category includes restaurants, bars […]