Why Hotels Are Getting on Board With Sustainable Development
June 8, 2017
By Jim McClelland
For a sizeable number of today’s one billion tourists, the prospect of pristine mountain slopes, sun-drenched beaches and nature...
Why Hotels Are Setting up Shop in Suburban Shopping Centers
June 15, 2017
By Laura Agadoni
Imagine stepping outside your suburban hotel, and instead of jumping in a car to shop or eat, you can easily walk to all your favorite...
7 Tech Tips to Improve Your Guests’ Experience
June 5, 2017
With a seemingly endless and ever-changing array of technology available for hotels, how do you know what is worth your time and money? Fortunately, the wealth...
Six Questions For Your Marketing Team
June 7, 2017
By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.hotelmogel.com)
No matter the time of year or how well your occupancy figures look for the quarter at hand, the prep...
8 Reasons Why Your Hotel Brand Needs a Mobile App to Succeed
By Mike Murray CEO, TripCraft Mobile
Alexa Robertson is traveling for business. At the airport, she pulls out her smartphone and opens her favorite...
Top Hotel Management Company Implements Aptech’s Execuvue® Business Intelligence System
June 20, 2017
Visit Aptech in Booth #1211 at HITEC in Toronto
JUNE 26-29 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre
PITTSBURGH – June 20, 2017 – Aptech Computer...
GST & the Indian Hospitality Sector – Second Fiddle Treatment
June 1, 2017
By Achin Khanna and Karan Sahani
Generating over US$ 200 Billion in revenue and providing over 40 million people a livelihood in 2016, the Travel &...
HVS Releases the 2017 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide
June 14, 2017
By Warren G Feldman, Scott P. Rosenberg , Christine Shanahan
The Guide is a comprehensive listing of capital expenditure construction and FF&E costs for...
What Hoteliers Need To Know About Conspicuous Conservation
June 21, 2017
By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.hotelmogel.com)
If you’ve ever taken a course in economics, you’ve likely heard the term ‘conspicuous...
The Future of Hotel Design
by Rob Sykes
As the global hospitality marketplace evolves and travelers’ preferences shift, what are the future trends that hotel designers need...
HITEC’s Canadian Debut Draws Largest Conference Attendance in 45 Year History
June 30, 2017
More than 6,500 hospitality technology professionals representing over 65 countries gathered at HITEC Toronto
Hospitality technology professionals from...
Disruptive Innovation in Hospitality: Are We There Yet?
By Dr. Carlos Martin-Rios
Society both likes and fears the concept of disruptive innovation. We like to experience new ways of traveling and creativity in...
Hotel Cap Rates Inching Up: Is It a Good Time to Sell Hotels?
By Hans Detlefsen
For the past seven years, hotel capitalization rates (cap rates) have generally declined, according to investor surveys....
Disruptive Innovation? What Disruptive Innovation?
June 6, 2017
By Stuart Pallister
The hotel room of the future is likely to be a combination of the high-tech and high-touch. EHL’s YU Virtual video highlights...
Wireless SmartTrays Drive Guestroom Impulse Sales to All Time High
June 9, 2017
Minibar Systems, one of the world’s leading hospitality supply companies is pleased to announce new wireless automatic SmartTrays to drive guestroom...
StayNTouch, SHR, and Rainmaker Announce Webinar to Optimize Connectivity between Hotel PMS/CRS/RO
June 14th Webinar “Get the Balance Right: Mastering the PMS/CRS/RO Connection in a Changing Economy” offers a guide to maximizing the use and...
HVS Key Takeaways: 2017 NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference
June 13, 2017
By Chris Fernandes
Manhattan’s Marriott Marquis once again welcomed the most prominent leaders in the hospitality industry for the 2017 NYU...
Guest Engagement and the Customer’s Digital Journey
What are the top five ingredients in the race for ‘first to adoption’ that both hoteliers and tech suppliers share? DataArt’s unique...
The Insider’s Guide to HITEC
The hotly anticipated hospitality technology show, HITEC, is around the corner once again. Hospitality technology companies from across the country (almost 400...
HFTP Announces Keynote Speakers and Opening Party for HITEC Toronto
World’s largest hospitality technology exposition and conference adds four recognized innovators to education program
Hospitality Financial and...
How Boutique Hotels are Delivering Their Own Brand of Luxury
June 19, 2017
By Maggie Nichols
Travelers searching for a luxurious hotel stay don’t have to look far in cities like New York, Chicago and San Francisco.
Feel the Thrill of the Grill! Chefs from Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and the Gemstone Collection Celebrate National Grilling Month
June 26, 2017
Twelve Top Chefs Offer Recipes for America’s Most Popular Culinary Pastime
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, June 26, 2017… It’s the season...
Minibars - Why Hotels Love to Hate The “Darn Things”. Can They Love Them Again?
Hotel magazines are littered with articles on why hotels are removing the “darn things” but refuse to discuss the fact that minibars still command...
You’re Invited to Rethink Your Hotel Technology with ALICE & Duetto
Join ALICE and Duetto for a pre-HITEC conversation about rethinking your hotel technology.
Hotels have invested in numerous technology systems to keep up with...
Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 180: Hotel History: Roosevelt Hotel (1893) New Orleans, Louisiana (504 rooms)
June 28, 2017
by Stanley Turkel, CMHS
1. Roosevelt Hotel, (1893), New Orleans, Louisiana
The original Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel was built by Louis Grunewald, a...