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Travel

Luxury Travelers: A Profile from Destination Analysts

October 5, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Every quarter as part of our ongoing The State of the American Traveler study, we take a deeper dive into topics and trends of critical importance to the travel, tourism and hospitality industry, in collaboration with our friends at Miles […]


Hotels

Survey Commissioned by IHG Hotels & Resorts Reveals What Consumers Value when They Travel

October 5, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

IHG Hotels & Resorts today revealed the results of a survey commissioned to better understand how consumers like to enjoy their time as a hotel guest, encouraging guests to be themselves. The survey results revealed what guests from the region […]


Finance and Development, Markets

Hotel Rates – Boston is the Priciest City in the United States

October 4, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

The survey compared hotel rates across 50 US destinations during October 2022 – the month when hotel prices in most American cities tend to be at their highest. With an average rate of $262 for the most affordable double room, […]


Hotels

Hoteliers Refine Channel Strategies to Maintain Profits – CoStar

October 4, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Speaking during the “Finding the Most Profitable Demand: Marketing, Revenue Management and Distribution Channels” panel at the 2022 Lodging Conference, Cesar Wurm, vice president of commercial and revenue management at IHG Hotels & Resorts, said each hotel will need to […]


Finance and Development, Markets

Market Insight – Examining Demand and Hotel Pricing in Japan As It Fully Reopens to Mass Tourism

October 3, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Japan, like much of Asia Pacific, decided on a policy of isolationism when it came to the pandemic, which has resulted in the best part of two-and-a-half years of low-to-no travel. Furthermore, the Japanese government has been one of the […]


Hotels

Hyatt Place Bharuch Hotel Opens in India

September 28, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Bharuch. The hotel marks the second Hyatt Place hotel in the state of Gujarat and the sixth Hyatt Place hotel in India. The 148-room hotel, developed by Hotel […]


Finance and Development, Real Estate

RADCO Acquires Three Hotels in Panama City Beach, FL

September 28, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

The RADCO Companies (RADCO) has acquired three new hotels in the Gulf of Mexico resort community of Panama City Beach, FL. The properties add 281 new Marriott and Hilton rooms to RADCO’s fast-growing Hospitality Division. Additional terms of the deal […]


Technology

The Relationship Between Your Hotel Booking Engine & Website

September 27, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

Every hotel aims to increase its direct bookings. They not only save on the commission cost paid to third parties like OTAs but also have full control over relation-building with guests from the beginning and build loyalty. Hotel Booking Engine […]


Hotels

Ways to Drive Higher Revenue with Higher Guest Satisfaction

September 27, 2022

Via: Hotel News Resource

What makes a hotel profitable can be narrowed down to one thing: its guests! The guest experience is the main driver of continuous revenue for any successful hotel. When guests are unhappy with their stay, they’re unlikely to return or […]


Technology

How QR code ordering is improving guest experience and your bottom line

September 26, 2022

Via: Restaurant Dive

As restaurants have adapted and adopted new technology in recent years, tactics that were once used as a means to accommodate safety and customer needs during the pandemic, are proving to have real staying power. While plastic dividers may be […]


Hotels

Marriott to Bring EDITION Hotels Brand to Italy’s Lake Como

September 21, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Marriott International, Inc. today announced it has signed an agreement with Bain Capital Credit and Omnam Group to bring its EDITION Hotels brand to Lake Como. Owned and developed by Bain Capital and Omnam Group through a fund managed by […]


Hotels

Marriott International Poised to Expand Asia Pacific Luxury Hotel Portfolio With 14 Expected Additional Properties by End of 2023

September 20, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Marriott International, Inc. today announced it expects to open 14 additional luxury properties in Asia Pacific by the end of 2023. The planned additions highlight the strategic growth of Marriott International’s luxury hotel portfolio in the region, where it currently […]


Technology

How Technology Can Help Incorporate Sustainability into the Hotel Business

September 20, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Sustainability isn’t just a buzzword used to capture the attention of policymakers and business owners. Research has shown that climate change, almost entirely caused by human action, is already taking place, and impacting our world in devastating ways. The UN’s […]


Hotels

How to Tackle the Three Pillars of Sustainability on Your Hotel’s Website

September 19, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Travel has returned in full force, and now it’s important to acknowledge how the behavior and priorities of travelers have changed. One key area has emerged as a clear front runner: sustainability. One in three potential guests research a hotel’s […]


Technology

Alexa, Reserve my Seat: Will voice activation change the future of travel?

September 19, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Back in 2012, Google launched voice search, which at the time was somewhat of a novelty. Since then, voice activation has become increasingly widespread. One estimate by digital agency DBS Interactive puts the percentage of adults using voice search at […]


Travel

Value of travel increasing in importance, while spending remains resilient

September 15, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Location, location, location… and price Time and time again, our consumer research reveals location is the most important factor when choosing an accommodation. In our July research, more than 80% of respondents who had recently undertaken or booked a trip […]


Hotels

What Do Guests Really Want in a Modern Hotel Stay? 5 Essentials

September 15, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

As much as the landscape in the hospitality industry changes, some things stay the same when it comes to setting expectations for the average hotel stay. One of those things is the mandate to create a sense of welcome and […]


News

Is an aging society a threat or an opportunity for hospitality?

September 14, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Today, we are living in an aging society that is slowly increasing to the point where the number of older persons is projected to double to 1.5 billion in 2050. The fact that older people are a growing demographic group […]


Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn is Set to Triple its Portfolio in Greater China

September 12, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

Hilton Garden Inn, the upscale focused service brand of leading global hospitality company Hilton (NYSE: HLT), is poised to triple its portfolio in Greater China, and offer travelers an expanded network of 135 properties in the coming years. With 98 […]


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, […]