How to Develop a Successful Hotel Concept
November 15, 2017
By Patrick Landman
A hotel concept is much more than the design and physical layout of your hotel. It also encompasses the service you offer as a hotel...
The Changing Needs of Millennials: New Implications for the Travel Industry
November 13, 2017
Business travel, loyalty programs, food and beverage consumption, and travel marketing content are already feeling the impact
By Bronwyn White...
Thanks to Erika at Omni Resort at ChampionsGate for a Perfect Front Desk Welcome!
November 6, 2017
By Doug Kennedy
As a hotel industry hospitality trainer, I surely have a more critical eye for detail than the average guest, yet I still try to be patient...
Hilton Launches Incubator to Fast-Track Guest Innovations
With the Opening of New Innovation Gallery, Hilton Officially Joins “I-270” Tech Corridor
MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced...
U.S. Hotel Development Cost Survey 2016/17
November 2, 2017
By Stacey E. Nadolny
Hotel development activity correlates directly with the ebbs and flows of hotel-sector performance. As we reached the peak of the...
2018 Trends in All-Inclusive Sector
By Diego Lowenstein
1. What sets today’s luxury all-inclusive properties apart from the all-inclusive properties of the past?
From food and...
Sonnenblick-Eichner Company Arranges $16,750,000 of First Mortgage Acquisition Financing for the Normandy Hotel, Washington, D.C.
November 1, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA (November 1, 2017) -- Sonnenblick-Eichner Company has secured $16,750,000 of acquisition financing for the purchase of the 75-room Normandy...
Sonnenblick-Eichner Company Arranges the Sale of the 153-Room Hampton Inn Southcenter Hotel in Seattle, WA
November 7, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA, November 7, 2017 – Real estate investment banking firm Sonnenblick-Eichner Company arranged the sale of the 153-room Hampton Inn...
Shifts In Revenue and Expenses Improve Hotel Food and Beverage Profits
November 20, 2017
By Robert Mandelbaum
Consumer dining trends tend to be more volatile than lodging trends. Recognizing this, hotel managers have made some significant...
5 Ways AI Is Transforming Hotel Marketing
November 22, 2017
Artificial intelligence is enabling the hotel industry to do incredible things. From creating hyper personalized guest experiences to identifying unrecognized...
Building Customer Loyalty – How Easy Is It?
Here’s an exchange a traveler recently shared on Twitter, recounting a quick but memorable check-in experience at a major branded hotel:
2018 Digital Marketing Plan & Budget Guide for Hotels
November 27, 2017
Insights for hoteliers
One of the most important services we provide for hotels at Cendyn is preparing a yearly digital marketing plan and budget. The...
Attracting the High-Value Bleisure Traveler: Insights for Hotels
November 16, 2017
Seattle, Wash., November 16, 2017 - Combining business and leisure travel, known as a “bleisure” trip, continues to trend in the U.S. and it...
How the Middle East is Drawing in Chinese Visitors
By Emily Perryman
Whether they’re after windswept deserts, archaeological treasures or luxurious beach resorts, China’s growing middle class...
Pegasus Solutions Unveils New Intelligent Booking Engine at World Travel Market 2017
Global reservations solutions and service provider will demonstrate its industry leading booking engine that harnesses the power of big data at World Travel...
Why More is More for Today’s Mixed Use Developments
November 21, 2017
By Megan Shields
As more people flock to urban areas, mixed-use buildings are adapting to tick the work-live-play boxes that turn developments into...
HEBS Digital Launches A New Website for Loews Hotels, Bringing their Signature Luxury Experience to Life with Stunning Design & Innovative Technology
NEW YORK, NY — November 6, 2017 — HEBS Digital announces the launch of the new website for Loews Hotels, resulting in a completely reinvented and...
A New Fort Collins Destination Shines on The Elizabeth Hotel’s Custom Website
The Elizabeth Hotel, set to open in fall 2017 in Downtown Fort Collins, CO, needed a one-of-a-kind website to reflect their highly anticipated Old Town...
More Than 10,000 Hotel Properties Worldwide Rely on IDeaS’ Advanced Analytics for Confident Revenue Management
More hotel properties rely on IDeaS than any other revenue management software brand: 2017 marks a year of exceptional momentum and growth
OTO Development Unveils Plans for 219-Room AC Hotel by Marriott in Bethesda, Maryland
November 9, 2017
BETHESDA MD (NOVEMBER 9, 2017) -- A new AC Hotel by Marriott is coming to the heart of downtown Bethesda MD -- part of an ambitious mixed-use development and...
HEBS Digital’s “Closing the Loop on the Travel Journey” Article Featured in The Hotel Yearbook 2018 – Technology
Summary: HEBS Digital’s “Closing the Loop on the Travel Journey” article, which details comprehensive 360-degree past and future guest...
New Study Reveals Tax Reform Could Boost Hotel Industry by $131.7B
November 10, 2017
Analysis Shows Hotels, Employees, Travelers All Benefit From Tax Reform
WASHINGTON (November 10, 2017) – As tax reform legislation moves...
What to Consider for Your New Hotel Website
By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.hotelmogel.com)
Everyone knows you need a functional website, no matter the business or the locale. For hotels, most of...
Intelity Adds Mobile F&B Delivery App to ICE Platform
As a new feature in the ICE v4.2, guests’ can now have mobile orders brought to their location when they are not in their room
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IDeaS G3 RMS Gives New Revenue Opportunity to Resorts and Hotels with Component Room Optimization - an Industry First
November 14, 2017
Resorts and hotels with component rooms can now automate pricing decisions, reduce the burden of managing complex room types and tailor the guest experience...