Latest Hotel Industry News

How Technology Is Changing How We Do Leisure

2019-05-30 10:28:29 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Recently while looking through old photos, one of my children asked me what an object was, pointing to a Walkman, the now-defunct portable cassette player. I started to explain this and then found myself referring to... Read more

Climate change can cause problems for ranchers, farmers, and tourism Climate change can cause problems for ranchers, farmers, and tourism

2019-05-30 10:26:27 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Climate change affects everyone, and in the Black Hills it can cause problems for ranchers, farmers, and the tourism industry. Scientists have to look at trends over many years to see how the global temperature... Read more

Unique Challenges for Homeless Women Shape Future Hospitality Hub

2019-05-30 10:24:35 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Umeki Jones recently helped a client, a homeless woman, land a janitorial job. We pointed her in a direction to a place that would possibly be able to help her, and they did hire her, Jones says. She came back... Read more

The Mauritian Standard on Sustainable Tourism is now a GSTC-recognized standard

2019-05-29 10:34:56 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) announced that the Mauritian Standard on Sustainable Tourism has achieved the GSTC-Recognized Standard status. The Mauritian Standard on Sustainable Tourism (MS... Read more

Japan to limit foreign investment in its technology companies as fears over Chinese ownership escalate

2019-05-29 10:25:44 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Japan has said it will restrict foreign ownership of its technology and telecoms businesses in a move widely seen as an attempt to block China from gaining access to its trade secrets. The country will... Read more

Plastics in Airline Catering Raise Questions About Carbon Emissions

2019-05-29 10:22:27 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Plastics play a huge role on airplanes, especially in catering, but it wasnt always this way. Going back to the so-called golden age of air travel in the 1950s and 60s, the experience of flying was very... Read more

Chinese tourism to U.S. drops for 1st time in 15 years amid trade war

2019-05-29 10:13:45 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling as the Trump administration wages a trade war with China. And that has U.S. cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse... Read more

Summer Racing Hospitality Begins At The Investec Derby Festival With Jockey Club Catering And Fizz!

2019-05-29 10:08:49 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Anticipation is building for one of the UKs most celebrated events in the racing calendar, The Investec Derby Festival, which marks the beginning of the summer racing season on Friday 31st May and Saturday 1st June.... Read more

The Most Over-the-Top First-Class Airline Suites

2019-05-28 09:56:14 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

If the 1960s were the Golden Age of travel, the twenty-teens are the diamond age. Gone are the cigarettes, La-Z-Boy-style seats, and pungent smells of jet fuel; in their place are massive suites, showers in the... Read more

Imagining How Technology Will Disrupt Future Energy Markets

2019-05-28 09:53:28 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Its common today for observers to speculate about how the energy future must look, rather than trying to imagine how it might look. The camp that proposes focuses on what governments and... Read more

15 Awesome Marketing Tools I Use Daily

2019-05-28 09:51:49 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

There are so many tools at a marketer‘s disposal. You’ll find everything under the sun, including project management software, social media dashboards, Facebook Messenger chatbot... Read more

Tourism leaders look at impacts on natural resources

2019-05-28 09:49:52 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Staff with the Haystack Rock Awareness Program know one side of Cannon Beachs popular landmark is not like the other. The tide pools that are open for the public to walk near and poke their fingers into have a... Read more

The S.A. hospitality industry gives back

2019-05-28 09:47:32 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

That Americans have a heart for giving is evidenced each year by the tremendous amount of money donated to organizations and individuals that need it. According to a recent study released by, our... Read more

Trade and the economy have become the new roller coaster for markets

2019-05-27 09:29:32 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Trade headlines could be a big factor for markets in the week ahead, but investors will also be attuned to fresh inflation data and moves in the bond market, which is flashing new worries about the economy. Stocks... Read more

Technology, lifestyles are changing how we define where we live

2019-05-27 09:26:45 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

What makes a house or an apartment a home? For some of us, home is a walk-up apartment that we share with a roommate or two. For others, it might be a center-hall house on a leafy suburban street, or a modern glass... Read more

Four easy steps to ensure your digital marketing success

2019-05-27 09:24:59 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Recently, I had a discussion with a new client during their intake meeting with my marketing agency team. Their medical practice has been in business for eight years and for the first time ever, they had an in-depth,... Read more

Backpacking tourism sector unable to explain dramatic $167m spending fall

2019-05-27 09:22:39 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

The backpacking tourism sector is unable to explain a dramatic $167 million dollar spending fall by young tourists in the past year. But Backpacker Adventure Tourism and Youth Association chairman Simon Cartwright... Read more

Luxury Hospitality Industry Suddenly Loves Hemp: When Did Hemp Become Posh?

2019-05-27 09:20:08 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

The world of hemp is changing fast. Only a few years ago, hemp-based products were relegated to headshops and hippie-style stores at tourist spots that sold itchy sweaters and rough t-shirts that often... Read more

Airlines are canceling mistake fares faster but some errors still get through

2019-05-23 11:19:12 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Travelers love those insanely cheap fares that airlines sometimes post by mistake, such as when Cathay Pacific Airways in January sold $16,000 business-class tickets from Da Nang in Vietnam to New York for... Read more

Rethinking tourism so the locals actually benefit from hosting visitors

2019-05-23 11:17:50 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Tourism today has a problem and needs an entire rethink. Pundits are debating overtourism, peak tourism and tourismphobia. Cities such... Read more