Latest Hotel Industry News

Bombings Deflate Sri Lanka Tourism, and a Village That Depends on It

2019-05-07 12:16:11 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

The resort, Santani, opened in 2017 here in Sri Lanka, and quickly received a series of accolades for hotels and spas. Rooms spread across 50 acres were booked continuously, often by celebrities and business tycoons.... Read more

San Antonio-area high school blazes hospitality industry jobs trail

2019-05-07 12:12:16 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Every time Lorena Quiroz, 18, stayed in hotels with her family, it never dawned on her how many workers it took to operate the hospitality industry. This year, the Memorial High School junior got an eyeful on field... Read more

The Best And Worst Airlines In America In 2019

2019-05-06 14:10:13 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

It’s been another headline-making yearin aviation, withairlines having passengers arrested,Boeing facing a major crisisaftermultiple crashes, abudget carrier stranding passengersafter going out of business... Read more

5 email marketing tools for startups

2019-05-06 14:07:25 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Traffic generation techniques and driving branding through digital marketing has been talked about so extensively already that we do not need to review them any more.  Almost any startup can learn to use... Read more

Dark tourism focuses on ‘the very worst we have done’

2019-05-06 14:05:28 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

LIEPAJA, Latvia On a spring morning, guards bark orders across the grounds of Karosta Prison in the sleet at a group of young new arrivals. The group’s march through the gates of the decrepit brick building... Read more

Hospitality Hub continues efforts to help the homeless in Memphis

2019-05-06 14:03:12 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

When Kelcey Johnson became Hospitality Hub executive director in 2011, he thought the organization focused too much on hospitality and not enough on its main mission to help people exit out of homelessness. I saw... Read more

Hyatt Place hotel thriving: Hospitality industry still growing

2019-05-06 14:00:41 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

FLORENCE, S.C. — The hospitality industry continues to grow in Florence County. The downtown district in Florence saw the opening of another hotel in February. Owned by East Evans Hospitality LLC, Hyatt... Read more

Airlines urged to offer vegan meal choices

2019-05-01 16:28:26 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Campaigners are urging airlines to offer vegan in-flight meals as standard. The Vegan Society and Humane Society International have created a website to provide consumers with an online rating system for vegan... Read more

How ‘the China tourism miracle’ has boomed over the past 20 years

2019-05-01 16:24:58 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Cast your mind back 20 years: Google was in its infancy; Blockbuster ruled the film-rental market as start-up Netflix struggled to be noticed and Chinese tourists were nowhere to be seen. Compare that with the... Read more

Especially vulnerable to climate change, tourism struggles to adapt

2019-05-01 16:18:46 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. Seemingly endless freight trains still rumble down the tracks that first brought settlers to this town high on the Colorado Plateau. Just alongside runs iconic Route 66, which later attracted... Read more

It’s a fine line between simplifying and stereotyping

2019-05-01 16:10:48 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Its important to simplify the market when creating a segmentation, but if you create too few segments you risk filling them with people who dont belong. Segmentation is a powerful weapon in the marketers arsenal... Read more

3 Ways Independent Hotels Can Catch Up With International Brands

2019-05-01 16:00:03 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Its not a groundbreaking revelation but the competition between independent hotels and global brands is becoming increasingly unequal. International hotel corporations like IHG and Marriott are launching new brands... Read more

Houston’s Berg Hospitality Group opens two new Italian concepts this week

2019-04-30 09:28:12 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

When B.B. Italia Kitchen & Bar opens this week, Houston will finally get to taste the Italian restaurant that owner Benjamin Berg had in his mind when he first acquired the former Carmelo’s on Memorial... Read more

Hospitality War – Marriott Fights Back Against Airbnb With Home Rental Business

2019-04-30 09:25:42 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Hotel and hospitality company Marriott International (MAR – Get Report) is fighting back against home rental unicorn Airbnb by introducing its own home rental service, The Wall Street Journal... Read more

Technology As The Great Enabler For Female Entrepreneurs

2019-04-30 09:24:04 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Often, we think of technology relative to a career as an asset, a tool or skill to be leveraged for gain. But during a recent dinner, Professor Vanessa Chan reminded me that the changing nature of work means... Read more

Airlines Turn to Doctors With Goal of Limiting Long Flights’ Negative Effects

2019-04-30 09:21:20 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Turkish Airlines brought in Dr. Mehmet Oz, host and producer of The Dr. Oz Show. Singapore Airlines turned to Dr. Richard Carmona, a former United States surgeon general who is now chief of health innovation at the... Read more

Why Tourism Marketing Is Such a Political Issue in the U.S.

2019-04-30 09:18:30 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

As Visit Florida sounds the alarm over threats to its very existence, tourism experts around the country hear a warning. While they believe Florida could find alternate ways to promote itself without... Read more

The importance of hospitality

2019-04-29 09:55:07 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

According to Merriam Webster, the definition of hospitality is hospitable treatment, reception or disposition. That doesnt really explain anything, so I turned to the definition of hospitable which... Read more

Would banning tips improve hospitality work?

2019-04-29 09:52:50 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Some American hospitality companies are experimenting with banning tipping and raising staff wages instead. Minimum wages are supposed to ensure that everybody who works earns enough to live. For... Read more

Airline SAS cancels 1,200 more flights as pilot strike drags on

2019-04-29 09:51:05 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

TOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 1,200 flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike that has disrupted the travel plans of hundreds of thousands of passengers... Read more