Latest Hotel Industry News

Artificial intelligence can now pick stocks and build portfolios. Are human managers about to be replaced?

2019-06-05 13:52:53 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Outside of their ability to understand a companys fundamentals, one of the skills Raj Lala appreciates most about his portfolio managers is their ability to interpret body language. Sitting across from... Read more


Why B2B brands need to invest in brand marketing

2019-06-05 13:45:03 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Creativity and storytelling were previously seen as a luxury afforded to B2C brands but B2B marketers are waking up to the effectiveness opportunity investment can bring. Businesspeople do not park their emotions... Read more


Does Flight-Shaming Over Climate Change Pose An Existential Threat To Airlines?

2019-06-05 13:38:09 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Jet aircraft have been flying in airline service since the ill-fated DeHavilland Comet in 1952. Flying was so glamorous that the term jet set was coined to described the envied international social group of... Read more


Too Many People Want to Travel

2019-06-05 13:32:43 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Late in May, the Louvre closed. The museums workers walked out, arguing that overcrowding at the home of theMona Lisaand theVenus de Milohad made the place dangerous and unmanageable. The Louvre suffocates, the... Read more


Study: Hospitality dominates today’s consumer spending

2019-06-05 13:25:52 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Millennials seek nearby staycation resorts over house-sharing, most travelers react to slogans that speak to value and cleanliness, and bleisure (mix of business and pleasure travel) is a growing trend in the evolving... Read more


Airlines are on pace for their worst year since 2014

2019-06-04 09:53:14 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

New York (CNN Business)High fuel prices, an international trade war, and the737 Max groundingare adding up to a miserable 2019 for the airline industry. Airlines are bracing for their worst year since 2014.The... Read more


Dine and Dish: Virgin Hotels San Francisco

2019-06-04 09:50:55 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – The founder of Virgin Atlantic Airlines is back in the Bay Area in a big way. Richard Branson opened up Virgin Hotels – San Francisco. In the city that’s known to party, the... Read more


Russia Considers Ways To Boost Tourism – OpEd

2019-06-04 09:49:17 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

On the eve of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2019), government officials and tourism experts have been looking at systematic ways to remove barriers, adopt marketing strategies to improve... Read more


Diversity In Influencer Marketing: Why Representation Matters

2019-06-04 09:47:29 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

YouTuber influencer culture has seen a fair amount of drama lately. There was the famous feud between James Charles and Tati Westbrook, and during that timeframe, Gen Z fashion app Dote was called out across... Read more


Hospitality Industry Dominates Today’s Consumer Spending According to New Research

2019-06-04 09:45:25 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Report identifies the hotel and resort marketing trends driving consumer preferences PHOENIX, June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Millennials seek nearby staycation resorts over house-sharing, most... Read more


Who’s on the Move in F&B?

2019-06-03 11:06:13 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

NATIONAL REPORTHotels across the country are revamping F&B operations. Heres a look at the new additions to hotel culinary teams: HGU New York Partners with Chef and Restauranteur John DeLucie HGU New York Hotel... Read more


Direct-To-Consumer Brands Are Out-Marketing Traditional Retailers–But It Comes At A Cost

2019-06-03 10:51:11 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands continue to up-end business models and rewrite the playbook on how to engage customers. So, it shouldnt be a surprise to anyone in retail that a new report from CommerceNextshows... Read more


Stepping Into 21st-Century Hospitality With Short-Term Tech

2019-06-03 10:49:36 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Some entrepreneurs are inspired to start companies because they spot unmet needs in the market: Frontdesk Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer Jesse DePinto, for instance, saw the amateur nature of home... Read more


3 reasons why the U.S. economy may have already peaked for the year

2019-05-31 14:00:28 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.1 percent annual rate in the January-March quarter a pace that will likely prove to be the high-water mark for the year before growth weakens in the coming months. Thats the... Read more


5 WAYS AIRLINES CAN IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE: THE POINTS GUY

2019-05-31 13:57:36 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

A new report from J.D. Power claims customer satisfaction with America’s airlines is at an all-time high. You wouldn’t know it by looking at atypical airline passenger’s Twitter account, though:... Read more


LinkedIn Improves Video Marketing Metrics via New Integration with Moat

2019-05-31 13:54:07 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Video is the best performing content type on all social media platforms, and that includes the professional social network LinkedIn. According to internal data, LinkedIn users are 20x more likely to... Read more


Why is now a good time to invest in a hospitality business?

2019-05-31 13:49:32 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Investors must always strike at opportune times. Its a process that requires a great deal of foresight and strategy, as the right move at the right opening can enable stakeholders to reap a bevy of financial... Read more


As Tourism Booms, Amsterdam Shifts to Damage Control

2019-05-31 13:41:49 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Earlier this month, a report from the Netherlands Tourist Board announced a remarkable policy change: Acknowledging that more is not always better, the board will no longer actively promote its country as a... Read more


Want to book holiday flights? Southwest to start selling Thanksgiving, Christmas tickets this week

2019-05-30 10:55:41 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Travelers have been asking Southwest Airlines for weeks when it plans to open its schedule for bookings through the busy holiday travel season. The answer has changed a couple times, and at one point was... Read more


These Are the Biggest Job Opportunites in Content Marketing

2019-05-30 10:30:08 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

It’s an exciting time to work in content marketing, and the possibilities for making an impact in the space seem endless. Not only have more and more brands made content an essential part of their marketing... Read more