meetings and events
KNOWLAND | January 10, 2024
Pharmaceutical and Charity/Non-Profit industries lead in four out of the five top markets ARLINGTON, Va. — Jan. 10, 2024 — Knowland, the world’s leading provider of data-as-a-service insights on meetings and events for hospitality, released the top market performance numbers for December, citing San Diego as having the highest meeting volume improvement with 29.2 percent year-over-year (YoY) growth. Coming in a close second was San Francisco, where event volume increased 21.5 percent, a positive sign the industry is bouncing back in the cities by the bay. This data is sourced from Knowland’s sales intelligence platform and desig...
Knowland Showcases Business Milestones and Latest Innovations for Enabling Revenue Growth in Hospitality
KNOWLAND | December 13, 2023
Thousands of customers use the Knowland Platform to conduct more than 2.3 million account-based selling interactions per year ARLINGTON, Va. — Dec. 13, 2023 —Knowland, the world’s leading provider of data-as-a-service insights on meetings and events for hospitality, showcased its dedication to helping customers increase revenue, expand market share, and adapt to shifting dynamics through innovative enhancements in services and data optimization in 2023. As the company heads into its 20th year, Knowland’s holistic account-based selling platform helps customers go beyond meetings and events sales. Using data intelligence to sell ac...
Onyx CenterSource Announces GroupPay Product Integration and Partnership With Cvent, To Launch in Late 2023
Onyx CenterSource | November 2, 2023
DALLAS (Nov. 2, 2023) — Onyx CenterSource, a leading global provider of B2B payments and business intelligence to the hospitality industry, has announced a new integration between its GroupPay payment platform and Cvent, an industry-leading meetings, events and hospitality technology provider. In addition, Onyx announced a Cvent partnership, which will create added value for mutual customers by delivering automation, visibility and standardization of meeting and event commission management through GroupPay. "This integration with GroupPay will provide Cvent customers with a seamless, single pathway, from a request for proposal to receivi...
KNOWLAND | October 25, 2023
Add-on feature helps sales teams better understand specific market segment performance, plan account strategies, and gain insight into competitive activities ARLINGTON, Va. — Oct. 25, 2023 — Knowland, the world’s leading provider of data-as-a-service insights on meetings and events for hospitality, announced an add-on feature explicitly designed to help on-property sales teams better understand and target the right group segments booking in their market. Sales teams are often challenged to understand what groups have met in their competitive set. Knowland’s Market Segmentation feature delivers detailed insight into group busi...
Hospitality Group and Business Performance Index by Knowland and Amadeus Shows Tampa, Las Vegas, and San Diego Leading U.S. Group Revenue Recovery in
Knowland | October 18, 2023
Group business maintains its upward trajectory, with the Q3 Group Performance Index now at 103 percent, demonstrating a sustained recovery compared to the same period in 2019 ARLINGTON, Va. — Oct. 18, 2023 — Knowland, the world’s leading provider of data-as-a-service insights on meetings and events for hospitality, and Amadeus, a global leader in hospitality technology, today present the metrics from the companies’ Hospitality Group and Business Performance Index. The third quarter of this year shows the top 25 U.S. markets have recovered 99.1 percent for group business compared to the same time in 2019. Group bookings are calcu...
Knowland | September 7, 2023
ARLINGTON, Va. — Sept. 7, 2023 — Knowland, the world’s leading provider of data-as-a-service insights on meetings and events for hospitality, reports overall U.S. meeting and event volume for August 2023 was up 21 percent over August 2022. This data is sourced from Knowland’s sales intelligence platform designed to help hoteliers build and protect a hotel’s revenue base. Las Vegas shined among the top 25 markets with 44 percent year-over-year growth for event volume in August. The leading industry segments driving its growth were National Association and Technology. With the excitement over The Sphere at The Venetian and the F...
Daniel Melnyk | September 6, 2023
Hotels that invest in solutions that enhance the traditional sales and catering system attract and close the most profitable opportunities By Daniel Melnyk During my many trips over the past few months encompassing the US, the Middle East, and APAC, I have seen firsthand that the groups, events, and meetings are again back in full swing. But the return of group business is not without challenges, including staffing shortages, inexperienced staff and planners, cost increases; supply chain issues, and short lead times. More than ever, sales managers are bombarded with RFP spam flooding their inboxes. What used to be a lead for 6 to 8 h...
Global Business Travel and Events Costs Expected to Remain Elevated Through 2024, Reflecting ‘True New Cost of Travel’
GBTA | August 10, 2023
Global business travel and events costs are set to climb higher through the remainder of 2023 and into 2024, albeit at a much more moderate pace than the exceptionally steep increases seen in 2022. This is according to the 2024 Global Business Travel Forecast, published today by CWT, the business travel and meetings specialist, and the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel trade organization. Rising fuel prices, labor shortages, and supply chain challenges, coupled with red hot demand, caused travel prices to skyrocket in 2022 – far surpassing some of the increases outlined in last year’s for...
New Jersey Bill Would Destroy Hotel Franchising, Drive Hotels From Garden State
Cloudbeds Unveils Annual State of Independent Lodging Report
MDO Becomes Otelier and Launches IntelliSight, a Unified Business Intelligence Platform
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants to Debut in Italy With Signing of Sicily Hotel
As the first news aggregate for the hotel industry, Hotel-Online is the industry’s must-read daily news source for everything hotel curated for busy professionals. Sign up today for industry news delivered to your inbox.