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Finance and Development, Trends

Middle East Hotel Construction Pipeline Marks Highest Year&Over&Year Project Growth Since 2018

February 22, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

The Q4 2023 Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report for the Middle East from Lodging Econometrics (LE) states that at the close of the fourth quarter, the region’s total pipeline stands at 607 projects/145,984 rooms. The region boasts an impressive 11% […]


Finance and Development, Trends

HVS Europe Hotel Transactions Bulletin Week Ending 9 February 2024

February 16, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Real Hotels acquires Amazonia Hotel Group and its four hotels in Portugal Portuguese hotel chain Real Hotels Group has acquired the Amazonia Hotel Group platform, which includes four hotels, all in Portugal, ranging from three to four stars. Founded in […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Email Marketing Trends for 2024

February 14, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Following the top email marketing trends for 2024 provides the latest techniques for engaging guests and getting the most out of your email communications. As an essential part of digital marketing for hotels, emails have the power to nurture guest […]


Finance and Development, Trends

4 coffee trends for c-stores to watch

February 13, 2024

Via: Restaurant Dive

Coffee and tea are hot across foodservice — and c-stores play an important part in that growth. Overall, customer traffic at gourmet coffee and tea outlets grew 12% in the fourth quarter, according to Circana, while traffic in the overall […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Hospitality and Gaming Fight Human Trafficking

February 12, 2024

Via: Smart Meetings

“It’s a hard reality that the industry has to face but we have to acknowledge it. We have to ask ourselves, ‘What do we do to combat?’” – Paul Pellizzari, Vice President of global social responsibility, Hard Rock International One […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Consumer Psychology & Gamification in the Hospitality Industry & By Vlad&Iosif Benga

February 6, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

In a world where the hospitality industry is more competitive than ever, businesses always look for new ways to stand out and create unforgettable customer experiences. With the rise in popularity of the gaming industry, more hospitality businesses have found […]


Finance and Development, Trends

U.S. Hotel Profitability Gains Led by Full&service Chains, Major Markets According to CoStar Data

February 5, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Improvement in group business, especially across the Top 25 Markets and upper-upscale chains, drove growth in U.S. hotel revenues and profits, according to 2023 P&L data from CoStar. 2023 per-available-room metrics (% change from 2022) GOPPAR: US$75.83 (+8.2%) TRevPAR: US$211.49 […]


Finance and Development, Trends

U.S. Hotel Performance for Week Ending January 27th

February 1, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

U.S. hotel performance increased from the previous week, while year-over-year comparisons remained mixed, according to CoStar’s latest data through 27 January. 21-27 January 2024 (percentage change from comparable week in 2023): Occupancy: 56.2% (-0.3%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$149.76 (+5.1%) […]


Finance and Development, Trends

5 Hotel Design Trends for 2024, According to Designers

January 31, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

Hotel design impacts every aspect of a traveler’s experience. To get a sense of where hotel design is headed this year, we asked a handful of veteran designers to share what they predict we’ll be seeing in 2024. “Luxury hotels […]


Finance and Development, Trends

U.S. Hotel Performance for Week Ending January 20th

January 25, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

U.S. hotel performance decreased from the previous week, while year-over-year comparisons remained mixed, according to CoStar’s latest data through 20 January. 4-20 January 2024 (percentage change from comparable week in 2023): Occupancy: 52.2% (-3.8%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$142.27 (+1.6%) […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Industry News: The Latest From Manufacturers

January 18, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

Recent promotions at Arteriors and Turf Design, two U.S. companies are acquired, and more. Here is this month’s manufacturer news to know: Room & Board obtains B Corp certification Minneapolis-based furniture retailer Room & Board is now a Certified B […]


Finance and Development, Trends

WTTC and Biosphere Join Forces to Standardise International Hotel Sustainability

January 17, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

In a joint effort to promote sustainability in the Travel & Tourism sector, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Biosphere have inked a partnership to promote sustainability criteria in the hotel industry under the Hotel Sustainability Basics initiative. […]


Finance and Development, Trends

10 Hospitality Trends for 2024 from EHL Insights

January 16, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

Best-selling author, Will Guidara, claims “We are entering into a hospitality economy” – suggesting that what underpins the essence of hospitality, (service excellence, human interaction, personalization and the co-creation of memorable experiences), is actually what many sectors of industry are […]


Finance and Development, Trends

U.S. Hotel Performance for Week Ending January 6th

January 11, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

U.S. hotel performance decreased from the previous week, while year-over-year comparisons improved, according to CoStar’s latest data through 6 January. 31 December 2023 through 6 January 2024 (percentage change from comparable week in 2023): Occupancy: 46.8% (-0.7%) Average daily rate […]


Finance and Development, Trends

HVS Market Report & Resilience Renewed: The Transformation of the Portland, Oregon Hotel Market & By Eileen Bosworth

January 10, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Although Portland hoteliers’ hopes for 2023 were high due to a more robust convention calendar at the Oregon Convention Center (OCC) and a positive outlook for leisure demand in the summer, the year was challenging for the metro area. The […]


Finance and Development, Trends

According to STR 75% of Global Hotel Markets Stayed Above 2019 RevPAR, Dubai Gained As Host of COP28

December 28, 2023

Via: Hotel News Resource

STR’s global “bubble chart” update through 16 December 2023 showed 75% of markets with growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR) compared to 2019. Notably, 20 of 25 European countries recorded RevPAR growth in this run-up to the holiday season, […]


Finance and Development, Trends

The Founders of Good Neighbor Queens Center the Community

December 26, 2023

Via: Hospitality Design

Queens, New York native Katrina Schultz Richter opened Good Neighbor Queens—a grab-and-go food and sundries shop located inside the Falchi Building in the borough’s Long Island City neighborhood—in 2015. A hospitality veteran, Schultz Richter drew on years of industry experience […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Hotel Industry Expert Predictions for Room Rates Remain Robust Despite Diminished Confidence in Demand

December 19, 2023

Via: Hotel News Resource

The Hospitality Industry Sentiment (HIS) survey is STR’s global quarterly study covering the experiences and expectations of travel and hotel industry professionals. With the first full year of the HIS survey in the books, several strong patterns have emerged – […]


Finance and Development, Trends

5 Innovative Strategies to Incorporate Wellness into Your Meeting or Convention

December 12, 2023

Via: Smart Meetings

Prioritizing wellness in meetings and conventions is rapidly evolving from a nice-to-have feature to an essential component of creating a productive and positive meeting. Today, meetings and convention planners have an opportunity to enrich their gatherings like never before to […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Best of 2023: F&B

December 11, 2023

Via: Smart Meetings

Food is what connects people. It brings people together without needing any introductions or explanations. It is what sits people from different backgrounds down at the same table and share a sensory moment that creates a memorable experience. For a […]