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How Netflix is Changing the Hotel Room
August 29, 2014
By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca)Until I subscribed to Netflix, I never gave it a lot of thought. Its share price, which has seen soaring...
6 Sales and Marketing Metrics Every Hotel Owner Cares About
August 20, 2014
Hotel owners and asset managers are frustrated.
They no longer want to hear about “branding initiatives” or fuzzy math from their management...
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Hoteliers
By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca)There’s little doubt that you’ve read or at least heard of the famous business and self-help book...
Things Hotel Guests Say
August 13, 2014
Singapore, 13 August, 2014 - From too many women, not enough women, resident ghosts and a poolside bird convention, hotel guest reviews can go beyond praising...
Shore Hotel Reaches Millennial Travelers with Flip.to’s Innovative Approach
August 7, 2014
ORLANDO, FL - AUGUST 2014 - Since launching Flip.to in April 2014, Shore Hotel in Santa Monica has reached nearly 150,000 of their guests’ social...
New Chicago Hotel Becomes Competitive Quickly with Flip.to
August 21, 2014
ORLANDO, FL - August 2014 - As a two-year old hotel in Chicago on the Magnificent Mile, the 63-room Ivy Boutique Hotel was searching for an innovative way to...
3 Things Hoteliers Must Budget for in 2015
August 19, 2014
What every hotelier should consider and budget for in 2015
PARSIPPANY, N.J. - AUGUST 19, 2014 - Given recent trends, digital marketing is set to become a...
New Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics Shows Hoteliers How to “Do the Math”
Orlando, Florida, August 2014-The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) and STR (Smith Travel Research) have collaborated on a new...
Flip.to Helps Palisades Resort Rise Above the Noise of the Crowded Orlando Market
August 12, 2014
ORLANDO, FL - AUGUST 2014 - The Palisades Resort Hotel is a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel, with 75 suites for vacationing families. Located in the...
Puzzle Partner Opens Doors for Travel and Hospitality Technology Start-Ups
Full service start-up accelerator combines experience, strategy and execution to drive awareness, deliver leads and create partnerships to help businesses grow...
Inland American to Spin Off its Lodging Subsidiary as Standalone “Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc.”
August 11, 2014
Initial Portfolio of 46 Hotels Comprising 12,636 Rooms August 11, 2014 - OAK BROOK, Ill. - Inland American Real Estate Trust, Inc. (“Inland American”)...
What Women Really Want: Friendly Service, Stiff Drinks & A Sweet Pool
August 15, 2014
Analysis of 50 million verified travel reviews explores differences in what male and female travelers care about most at hotels
Close your eyes for a moment...
The 1st Step of Service: Be Eager to Serve
August 18, 2014
by Bryan WilliamsHave you ever walked into a business and left before you were served? That scenario has happened to me multiple times. On past...
Experts at Social Media, South Beach Group, Have Expectations Blown Away by Flip.to
August 26, 2014
ORLANDO, FL - AUGUST 2014 - The South Beach Group absolutely rocks social media. In fact, they have some of the most effective social marketing in the...
The Smart Hotelier’s Guide to 2015 Digital Marketing Budget Planning
August 22, 2014
By Max Starkov and Mariana Mechoso SaferSummary
For the ninth year in a row, HeBS Digital announces the launch of "The Smart Hotelier's Guide to 2015 Digital...
Groupize Solutions Closes an Additional $2 Million in Series A1 Funding from Strategic Partners
2013 PhocusWright Winner Changing the Way Hotels Book Small Group Business - Will Expand its Sales, Operations, and Product Development; and Recruit Top...
Airbnb: The Hotel Disruptor Unconstrained by Real Estate
Aug. 2014 (Bloomberg) -- Airbnb, the site upending the hotel industry, is the darling of the sharing economy. Can the old-world hotel industry do anything to...
Hawaiian Isles Warned Effects of Climate Change Could Lead to Grim Future for Tourism
Timothy Hurley | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | August 27, 2014
Aug. 27--If global warming continues as most scientists expect, Hawaii will be a hotter place sometime in the future with fewer cooling tradewinds and more...
Aptech Mobile GM Dashboards with STR Stats Give Operators Competitive Advantage
"Total Mobility" Property Performance Data and Reports with STR Comparisons Help Highpointe Hotel Corp. GMs Make Better Decisions, Manage by the Numbers...
How ‘Engaging’ is Your Mobile Strategy?
RoamingAround's Mobile Engagement Solution is helping hoteliers build lasting, personalized relationships with their guests through creative, targeted and...
Menin Hospitality Selects RoomKey as Preferred Mobile Travel Agent
August 27, 2014
Menin Hospitality brings mobile check-in, room selection, and smartphone
GSA Releases New Per Diem Rates for FY 2015
The FY2015 per diem rates are now available. See FTR Per Diem Bulletin 15-01 for more details. Until October 1, 2014, to view FY2015 rates: Select FY2015 from...
$30 Million Renovation Complete, the Riu Cancun to Re-Open in Mexico
August 1, 2014
Palma de Mallorca, August 1st, 2014 - Tomorrow RIU Hotels & Resorts will open the Riu Cancun hotel which has been closed for the last months as it was...
The Economic Life of Economy Hotels
August 5, 2014
By Hans Detlefsen and Todd Isenstadt
Economic life is an important component in determining development feasibility of hotels....
Shangri-La Launches New Brand: Hotel Jen - Rebrands Existing Traders-branded Hotels
August 25, 2014
BEIJING, Aug. 25, 2014 -- Fresh, friendly and fuss-free. That's the genre of Hotel Jen, the new brand revealed today by Hong Kong-based Shangri-La...