Tag: wellness


3 steps to plan your dream vacation without drowning in debt

February 24, 2020


Vacations offer a short-lived thrill. Any debt you rack up to cover the cost can last for years. Americans spend an average of $1,979 on summer getaways, according to data from personal finance site While using plastic can help […]

Finance and Development, Trends

Reframing Wellness to Wellbeing in the Hospitality Industry

February 18, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

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 […]


Making hotel spas profit centers starts with careful planning

January 24, 2020

Via: Hotel Management

Last year, hotel spas in the United States notched 72.8 percent occupancy and grew average daily rate 3.5 percent to $287.45, according to the 2019 edition of CBRE’s “Trends in the Hotel Spa Industry” report. And while hotel spas grew […]


What Hospitality Professionals Need to Know About Service Animals – By David Trumble

December 19, 2019

Via: Hotel News Resource

In recent years there have been growing numbers of guests checking into hotels with service animals. It is estimated that there are more than 500,000 trained working service animals worldwide. Service animals are defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act […]

Hotels, Technology

What Is a Web Booking Engine & How Does It Help You Increase Hotel Revenue?

December 19, 2019

Via: Hotel News Resource

What is a web booking engine? It can be defined as an application that appears on hotel websites or social media sites and which can be easily used by visitors to make reservations directly online. It is a simple and […]


STR: US Hotel Performance For November 2019

December 18, 2019

Via: Hospitality Net - All News

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee – The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during November 2019, according to data from STR. In a year-over-year comparison with November 2018, the industry posted the following: Occupancy: +0.3% to 61.8% […]


How Patagonia beautifully blends luxury and planet-friendly travel

December 18, 2019

Via: CNBC - Travel

With tourism taking a toll on the environment, more luxury tour operators than ever are now offering eco-friendly alternatives for travelers. This is especially true in the remote South American region of Patagonia. Shared by Chile and Argentina, Patagonia runs […]

Hotels, News

Virgin Hotels Lands in Dallas

December 17, 2019

Via: HospitalityDesign - News

Virgin Hotels has inaugurated its third property in the Lone Star State. Rising above the city’s Dall Design District, Virgin Hotels Dallas is situated within a new-built property, crafted by locally based architecture firm 5G Studio Collaborative. Developed by Dunhill […]


Serena Hotels to launch enterprise brand mobile app

December 17, 2019

Via: Hotel Management - Tech

Serena Hotels & Resorts has signed a deal with Intelity to build a custom branded mobile experience for its guests. The upscale hospitality brand is best known for its collection of luxury hotels, resorts and safari lodges within East Africa, […]


Marriott International Signs Agreement with Landmark Sabbour to Open a W Hotel in Cairo, Egypt

December 16, 2019

Via: Hospitality Net - Hotel Openings

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Landmark Sabbour to bring the W Brand’s bold design, signature Whatever/Whenever® service and innovative programming to Cairo, underscoring the growing demand for luxury in Egypt. Expected […]