Latest Hotel Industry News

Practical Advice for Visiting Barcelona | By Ismael Gonzalez Serrano

2019-05-24 10:07:00 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Barcelona is one of the greatest cities in the world. Home to sublime and amazing architecture, vibrant nightlife, and is a truly wonderful coastal location. It has great accommodation options from budget to luxury... Read more

Hotel Expiration Dates: Fact or Fiction? | By Mark Lewis-Brown

2019-05-24 10:05:26 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

But, in my opinion, it should be. Here's a little known/rarely considered fact: an empty room is an expired one.Just like with milk or medication, hotels' rooms also have expiration dates, after which the... Read more

This Was The Best Big Game Ad | By Larry Mogelonsky

2019-05-24 10:02:28 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

My favorite one this year will not only surprise you but will also offer you a great lesson about how to promote your hotel with a modern sensibility.Spending hundreds of thousands on production and millions more on... Read more

Hotel Revenue Management Expert Launches Consulting Firm

2019-05-24 06:20:12 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

San Francisco, CA - With hotels in the U.S. and globally preforming at record-breaking rates (STR, 2018), a new service is available to help underperforming properties get their part of the pie. Rob Sudakow, an expert... Read more

Oomph Launches Plastic-free Hotel Key Card

2019-05-23 19:47:07 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

UK company Oomph has launched a plastic-free hotel keycard for the sustainable hotelier, made entirely from wood fibre. With similar performance to plastic, the FSC approved Pulper paper key card works with leading... Read more

STR: Europe Hotel Performance For April 2019

2019-05-23 16:58:28 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

LONDON -- Europe's hotel industry reported mostly positive results in the three key performance metrics during April 2019, according to data from STR.Euro constant currency, April 2019 vs. April... Read more

STR: April 2019 Middle East/Africa Hotel Performance

2019-05-23 16:56:36 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

LONDON -- Hotels in the Middle East reported mixed April 2019 performance results, while hotels in Africa posted growth across the three key performance metrics, according to data from STR.U.S. dollar constant... Read more

STR: Canada Hotel Results For Week Ending 18 May

2019-05-23 16:53:07 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee -- The Canadian hotel industry recorded mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 12-18 May 2019, according to data from STR.In comparison with the... Read more

STR: US Hotel Results For Week Ending 18 May

2019-05-23 16:52:45 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee -- The U.S. hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 12-18 May 2019, according to data from STR.In comparison with the... Read more

Cvent Introduces Universal Appointments Enabling Organizations to Prove and Improve Trade Show Impact and ROI

2019-05-23 16:46:19 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

TYSONS, Va. -- Cvent, a market-leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, has introduced Universal Appointments a new trade show-focused appointments solution. Cvent users will now be able to... Read more

Hyatt Announces New Lifestyle Division Following Its Fall 2018 Acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality Brands

2019-05-23 16:32:43 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

CHICAGO - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the organization of a new, dedicated lifestyle division, which brings together Hyatt's and former Two Roads Hospitality's lifestyle brands, including... Read more

Hotel de la Ville, A Rocco Forte Hotel, The Most Anticipated Hotel Opening In Rome

2019-05-23 16:28:43 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Rocco Forte Hotels has unveiled their second hotel in Rome today, Hotel de la Ville, following an extraordinary renovation to the historical 18-century palazzo. Located in the heart of Rome, atop the Spanish Steps... Read more

The eVisa for Russia will be Available from 2021 | By Ismael Gonzalez Serrano

2019-05-23 15:56:43 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Currently, if you are planning a trip to Russia for either tourism or business the application process is quite long and drawn out. Russia is big on obtaining details before they hand out a visa and as such you will... Read more

How Smartconcierges Can Make Every Guest Moment Matter and Improve the Guest Journey | By Raj Singh

2019-05-23 15:39:43 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Today, brands are essentially collections of experiences. We're in an era where people remember moments and experiences, not ads or logos. In this age where "CX is the new UX," there are six common... Read more

Ireckonu confirms renewed partnership with Mandarin Oriental

2019-05-23 15:35:59 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Hong Kong, Amsterdam - Ireckonu has announced that Mandarin Oriental has renewed its partnership to utilize its Core and IKnowU products to better understand guests' preferences and needs.IKnowU is the driving... Read more

New Study Reveals Gig Economy Is Alive And Thriving In The Hospitality Industry With Nearly 76% Of Hotels Using Contractors For Senior Hires

2019-05-23 13:56:20 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Leading hospitality consultants SSP and SearchWide Global surveyed 350 contractors and hoteliers between December 2019 and February 2019Data reveals that 74% of hoteliers want to bring in a senior-level contractor... Read more

Dusit Signs Luxury Hot Springs Resort in China

2019-05-23 13:43:15 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Dusit has signed a management agreement with Jiangxi Honglv Real Estate for a Dusit Thani hot springs resort in China.Scheduled to open in 2021, the Dusit Thani Hot Springs Resort Wugongshan, Jiangxi is approximately... Read more

The Story Behind the Color Choices of Luxury Hotel Logos

2019-05-23 12:35:11 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

What is the color of luxury? If you assess the answer by looking at the logos of luxury fashion houses, the answer is literally black and white. Chanel and Prada and Dolce & Gabbana and nearly all the others sport... Read more

Room Mate Hotels Opens New Property, Andrea, in Sicily

2019-05-23 12:32:07 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Room Mate Hotels has opened the new Room Mate Andrea in Trapani. The new property is the company's first hotel in Sicily and its fifth in Italy.Room Mate Andrea has 47 rooms and is situated in a palazzo... Read more

Element Times Square West Completes Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

2019-05-23 12:14:25 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The extended-stay Element Times Square West — just a few blocks from the popular new Hudson Yards and its iconic Vessel — has completed a multi-million dollar renovation, it was announced today by Mark... Read more