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Finance and Development, Trends

How Hotel Brands Are Using First-Party Data to Drive Revenue

December 1, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Finding and appealing to travelers online means getting to know them—their preferences, habits, and how these might change in the moment. Searching and booking travel no longer follows traditional paths. Travelers show intent at any time and any place. With […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Recession Proof Your Hotel Marketing – By Pete DiMaio

November 30, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

#1 Actually Look at Your Invoices and Tech Stack Just like your oft-forgotten subscription to your 10th streaming service, there can be a lot of waste in your hotel’s marketing budget. For a property to truly get to a position […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Traveler Survey Highlights Duty of Care Gap for Remote Working and Bleisure Travelfocus Areas Read More

November 21, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

More than three-quarters of business travelers say their employer treats traveler health, safety and security as a priority, but only 36% of travelers say their employer unconditionally takes care of their safety and security when working remotely and another 25% […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Midscale Hotel Brands Strive for Equal Share of Consumer, Investor Attention – CoStar

November 15, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

The hotel industry has no shortage of brands, and while the segments at either end of the spectrum are top of mind for investors and guests, the midscale segment is looking to take its next big leap. The survival of […]


Finance and Development, Trends

How to Improve Hotel Business Performance by Combining Forward-looking Data in Your Tech Stack

October 31, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

So much has changed in the hospitality industry since 2019. As well as the challenges brought on by the pandemic where we’ve seen closures, redundancies, staff shortages and supply delays, and now ongoing pent-up demand following two years of very […]


Finance and Development, Trends

AHLA and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance Partner to Advance Sustainability Efforts in the Hospitality Industry

October 19, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (the Alliance) have announced a new strategic partnership between the two organizations to drive advanced ESG efforts within the hotel and hospitality industry. As part of the partnership, […]


Finance and Development, Trends

ForwardKeys Report Highlights Caribbean Tourism Recovery – By Olivier Ponti

October 18, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Anyone who has visited the sparkling island nations in the Caribbean can vouch for returning home full of bonhomie and feel-good vibes. So, the team at ForwardKeys have the latest travel data to demonstrate that friendly hospitality and great flight […]


Finance and Development, Trends

How Metaverse Tourism Can Drive Up Physical Tourism Dollars – Marketing Interactive

October 13, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Excerpt from Marketing Interactive Lately, the conversation of the metaverse has been hot. The new world has allowed for new space to be created letting us live both virtually and physically. This has seen brands from a range of industries […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Creating Conscious Inclusion in Travel Marketing – By Jenn McCarthy

October 5, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

What is inclusion and why is it important in travel? Inclusion is the practice of allowing diversity and local cultures and communities to thrive while ensuring equitable access to travel for everyone. It’s also understanding intersectional identities and embracing people […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Hotel budget guide for 2022: Everything you need to know

September 12, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

To create this, I worked with David Lund, “The Hotel Financial Coach,” who has 30+ years of operational and financial leadership experience, working with companies such as Hilton, Best Western, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Coast Hotels, Watermark, Pacific Hospitality Group, […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Five Steps for Building a Hotel Business Plan for the New Era

September 8, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

If talent acquisition is the most important thing happening today, how do we put that into our business planning strategy for 2023? Do we need robots? Perhaps we do, especially for mundane tasks such as delivering basic items to guest […]


Finance and Development, Trends

HFTP Announces 2023 HITEC North America Advisory Council

September 6, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), producers of the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) has put together an expert group of industry professionals to serve on the advisory council for its upcoming North American event. HITEC is the […]


Finance and Development, Trends

AHLA Establishes Sept. 1 as National Hotel Employee Day

September 2, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced it has established Sept. 1 as National Hotel Employee Day in the National Day Calendar. National Hotel Employee Day will be celebrated annually to thank hotel employees for their hard work […]


Finance and Development, Trends

UKHospitality Predicts 'Widespread Business Failure' and Calls on Goverment for Energy Costs Action

August 31, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

UKHospitality has called on the Government for urgent support if thousands of hospitality businesses are to avoid collapse this winter in the face of soaring energy costs. In a letter to Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi and Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng, UKHospitality […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Seasonal Travel’s Big Bang Continues with Europe’s Never-Ending Summer

August 30, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Since late April, SiteMinder’s World Hotel Index has hovered between 90% and 100% of 2019’s record-breaking year for hotel bookings, as we witness a new pattern of consistency for the global accommodation industry. Below is a snapshot of some of […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Hilton marketer on future-proofing the travel industry

August 25, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

The motivation behind travel has changed, says Ivy Esquero, director of integrated marketing, sales, and product enablement at Hilton Hotels. Ahead of the inaugural Spikes Asia Academy, a three-day (four-hour/day immersive bootcamp from September 14-16, 2022) called The Next, launched […]


Finance and Development, Trends

How Does Airport Chaos Affect Hotels and OTAs? – By Catalina Brinza

August 23, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

There’s always a feeling of anticipation when boarding a plane towards a new destination and a long-awaited vacation. This year, long lines, lost luggage, and oversold flights have left travelers feeling frustrated and exhausted instead of relaxed and excited. Navigating […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Hotel Industry Leaders Still Face Burning Questions – CoStar

August 17, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Hoteliers now have more time to focus on sustainable and meaningful operations, career paths for associates and why this is a golden opportunity for the hospitality sector. The collective mindset of the hotel industry is there is now a unique […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Long-haul travel surges and Mexico ranks #1 for Americans this Fall, says Tripadvisor data

August 16, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

While most of the U.S. is still surviving high temps and enjoying sunny summer days, Labor Day will kick off the fall travel season in just a few weeks. Today, Tripadvisor released its 2022 Fall Travel Index to reveal what […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Business Travel Spending is Coming Back, But Recent Headwinds Push Anticipated Full Recovery Into 2025 and 2026

August 16, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

The global business travel industry continues its progress towards full recovery to 2019 pre-pandemic spending levels of USD $1.4 trillion, but recovery has hit some headwinds. Just as many Covid-related recovery conditions have improved, many macroeconomic conditions deteriorated rapidly in […]