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Brands Performance Update

Rodney G. Clough | April 18, 2019

By Rodney G. Clough The following article illustrates the 2018 RevPAR levels across four categories, from the top RevPAR earners to the low end; we note that the statistics for this article, inclusive of occupancy and average daily rate (ADR), were pulled from the various 10-K filings of the brands on their corporate websites. 2018 RevPAR, Top Ten Source: 10K filings Ritz-Carlton led the pack in RevPAR, with W Hotels, Waldorf Astoria, and Park Hyatt not too far behind. It should be noted that Four Seasons does not disclose brand averages. Occupancy levels from the above group ranged from a low of 71.4% (Waldorf Astoria) to a high of 82....

The CEO’s Role as Thought Leader in the New Era of Engagement

Alan Young | April 30, 2018

It is critical for CEO's to champion a trustworthy voice for their company's brand and execute a consistent content cadence By Alan Young Gone are the days in which CEO's can expect to remain a faceless, behind-the-scenes force of the company. Think Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos – and the growing list of rock star C-level execs. Within a dynamic industry landscape, CEO's across all verticals are stepping up to become the driving market force behind their brand, openly advocating for their company's values, culture, and intellectual capital. A company's brand is often an extension of their chief executive&#...

Craving M&Ms! Brand, Management, and Strategy

Georges Panayotis | April 18, 2018

By Georges Panayotis M&MS these are three magic letters to keep as a mantra. M for marque -brand- an image and notoriety that are indispensables to any company. M for management because without people, without their skills, a company is nothing. And, finally, S, for strategy, because without any long-term vision, a business cannot survive. To keep brands alive, it is necessary to be surrounded by designers, marketers, disruptors, chief digital officers who can develop brands and attractive products. Thanks to the creativity of the human mind they will find a way to speak to the client more readily than any algorithm or computer. It ...

Hashtagging Your Way to Social Media Relevance

Jay York | June 26, 2015

Those Seemingly Inconsequential Hashtags are Crucial to Gaining More Exposure for Your Brand By Jay York Not so many years ago, many people probably paid little attention to that pound sign on the computer keyboard. You know, the one that looks like this: #. Then along came Twitter and what we have come to call the "hashtag," and social media marketing was changed forever. Yet not everyone takes advantage of hashtags the way they should, and that's unfortunate because if you are not using hashtags you are missing out on exposure for you and your brand. When you are on social media sites such as Twitter or Instagram, your goal should be ...

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