Social Media Marketing in the Hotel Industry: Trends and Opportunities in 2017
July 25, 2017
By Jimmy Quach
As social media platforms gain traction in usage rates and become ubiquitous in day-to-day life through the proliferation of mobile...
OTAs and Hotels: Friend or Foe?
July 27, 2017
by Ryan Sikorski
The relationship between online travel agencies (OTA) and hotels exists along a spectrum ranging from that of cooperation to one...
HEBS Digital Offers New Monthly Payment Options for Website Design and Technology That Allow Hoteliers to Utilize Their Approved OPEX Budget in Lieu of Capital Expenses
July 10, 2017
SUMMARY: HEBS Digital announces monthly payment options that allow hoteliers to utilize their approved OPEX Budget in lieu of capital expenses to finance a...
Increase Revenue by Investing in Wellness - Five Ways for Hotels to “Get Healthy”
July 7, 2017
Not so long ago, a hotel’s only connection to “wellness” was a fitness center with a treadmill, a stationary bike and some free weights....
The Common Online Guest Journey Begins With Only a Room Booking - Maestro PMS Offers Deeper Engagement with Integrated Online Spa and Activities Booking for Independents
July 12, 2017
Lodging & Day Guest Spa and Activities Booking Lets Traveler’s Personalize their Stay with Revenue Adding Amenities
Markham, Ontario – July...
Samsung and TeleAdapt Team up to Deliver an Integrated Streaming Solution Powered by Chromecast for Hotel Guests
Sparks, NV (July 12, 2017) -- TeleAdapt Inc., the global leader in connectivity solutions for the hospitality industry, announced a strategic partnership with...
How Your Hotel Can Win in a Mobile First World
July 6, 2017
by Lisa McCreary | GCommerce Solutions | Search Marketing Manager
The world has gone mobile and it shouldn’t come as any surprise. How many hours...
OTO Development Adds 7 Properties to Managed Portfolio
July 11, 2017
SPARTANBURG SC (JULY 11, 2017) – As one of America’s fastest-growing private companies, OTO Development expands consistently via smart developments...
Evolving in a Digital World Where Convenience is the New Loyalty
July 28, 2017
At a recent HSMAI event in London, keynote speaker Steven Van Belleghem spoke to local hoteliers about the role of digital in the human-centric hospitality...
StayNTouch Reveals 7 Questions to Ask Every Hotel Technology Provider Before You Say YES! [CHECKLIST]
July 26, 2017
Rather than prioritizing cost in their provider selection, hoteliers should look for expertise, implementation, mobility, integrations, flexibility, support,...
Why Hotel Distribution Is No Longer a Job, but a Button
By Mateus Coelho, Regional Manager – Iberia and Brazil, SiteMinder
I read an article recently about the slow demise of publishing. It looked into how...
Marriott International and Ian Schrager to Debut Two Edition Hotels in Tokyo Expected to Open in 2020
TOKYO, JAPAN – July 12, 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) together with Ian Schrager today announced the signing of two separate...
HEBS Digital Wins “Best of Show” Summit Creative Award for the LUMA Hotel Times Square Website
Summary: HEBS Digital is the recipient of 4 Summit Creative Award distinctions for 2017, including “Best of Show” in the Travel/Tourism/Nature...
Hoperator Launches Messaging Guest Relations Manager
August 1, 2017
How Hotels Can Embrace OTAs and Profit at the Same Time
July 17, 2017
By Dori Stein
A recent HOTEL MANAGEMENT column captured well the full story in the ongoing debate between hotels and online travel agencies. The story,...
UniFocus Survey Shows Correlation Between Employee Engagement and Guest Satisfaction
Best Western Hotels & Resorts Partners with UniFocus to Learn Key Finding
DALLAS – July 11, 2017 – Best Western Hotels & Resorts has...
6 Ways Hotel Marketing Can Generate More Leads for the Sales Team
July 19, 2017
Achieving group and meetings revenue targets can make or break your property’s annual performance. But incredibly, most hotel group sales departments...
VacayHome-SiteMinder Partnership Opens New Doors for Vacation Rental Property Managers
Dallas, USA – Two weeks after revealing its rebrand, VacayHome Connect (formerly VacayStay Connect), the leading Chicago-based vacation rental home...
What Do You Do When You Can’t Rely on Radio Communication at Your 87-Acre, Canyon-Enclosed Hotel?
Managers at the boutique coastal ranch and spa The Ranch at Laguna Beach chose ALICE to improve staff communication, but have “fallen in love” with...
Techspitality - What the Heck Is It?
By Karthik Namasivayam
Recent technological advances, such as robotics, artificial intelligence and internet of things, are prompting a radical reevaluation...
Mast Capital and Angelo, Gordon, & Co. Purchase Conrad Miami for $72 Million with Renovation Planned
July 14, 2017
Mast Capital, a Miami-based investment and development firm, and Angelo, Gordon & Co. have completed the purchase of Conrad Miami from Holborn LC for $72M....
Revenue Metrics Are Evolving: Average Room Rate Becomes Two for One
By Dr. Gabor Forgacs
The previous methods of ADR (Average Daily Rate) calculations are not good enough any longer. In the fast-paced world of the hotel...
The 2017 International Toilet Tourism Award Winners Announced
July 5, 2017
GREAT loos in tourism destinations become talking points, encourage repeat visits and can be a positive indicator of how the host community respects tourists....
Using Tech to Enhance Housekeeper Training
By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.hotelmogel.com)
Having just attended the annual HITEC tradeshow, I can accurately say that while hoteliers are...
July is the Month for Bourbon
By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.hotelmogel.com)
With the 4th of July come and gone, it seems only apt for this libation-centric article to discuss the...