Latest Hotel Industry News

Russia's largest new hotel complex under AccorHotels management

2016-09-20 05:12:04 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Russia's largest new hotel complex, Novotel Adagio Ibis Moscow Kievskaya by ACCORHOTELS management, is located right in the heart of Moscow, alongside the Moscow River and in between major business and historic... Read more


Panel: Think outside the room for new revenue streams | hotelnewsnow.com

2016-09-20 02:57:02 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

With worries about the state of the hotel cycle and slowing rooms revenue growth, hoteliers are looking for new and novel ways to drive revenue and profitability at their properties. Speaking during the Beyond rooms... Read more


The Great Leader Right Under Your Nose | By Steve DiGioia

2016-09-20 02:29:10 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The schoolyard created natural leaders. They were the ones that chose the teams. They were the first ones at bat, their friends sided with their opinions and they led the way with their rebellious streak. You can... Read more


The changing face of hotel lobbies over the past 25 years

2016-09-19 05:51:09 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Tech twists, art galleries and game zones, Instagram-able lobby spaces, the quirky features taking over the modern lobby and 11 leading lobbies from around the world. We all know that exciting feeling of walking... Read more


Hotel Profit Forecasts Revised Down Across Europe And MENA Markets

2016-09-19 05:36:13 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Drilling down to the all-important metric of gross operating profit, or GOPPAR for short, findings in the latest Hotel Market Profitability Forecast Reports show that the profit projections are less optimistic for... Read more


A studio in Shanghai wins the 1st Innovation and Design Contest of Hotel Spaces, awarded by Eurostars Hotels

2016-09-19 04:55:42 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The Play & Display project by FOUR O NINE studio in Shanghai has won Eurostars Hotel Lab, the First Innovation and Design Contest of Hotel Spaces, launched at the beginning of the year by Eurostars Hotels. In... Read more


HMH CEO Laurent A. Voivenel Shares Latest Insights in Hospitality Investment at Vision Conference at The Hotel Show in Dubai

2016-09-19 04:36:38 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Speaking at the Vision Conference at The Hotel Show in Dubai, CEO of HMH - Hospitality Management Holdings Laurent A. Voivenel shared strategic insights and trends in hospitality investment regarding new projects as... Read more


Wage and Hour Prosecutions Have Cost the Hospitality Industry $280 Million — Here's How to Avoid Getting Hit | By Myranda Mondry

2016-09-19 04:22:16 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Thirty years, 30,000 wage and hour prosecutions within the hospitality industry. That's around 10,000 per year, 200 per week, and 30 per day. Read more


STR: Central/South America hotel pipeline for August 2016

2016-09-16 10:11:12 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

STR's August 2016 Pipeline Report shows 63,681 rooms in 407 projects Under Contract in the Central/South America region. The total represents a 5.3% decrease in rooms Under Contract compared with August 2015.Under... Read more


STR: Caribbean/Mexico hotel pipeline for August 2016

2016-09-16 10:10:11 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

STR's August 2016 Pipeline Report shows 27,951 rooms in 172 projects Under Contract in the Caribbean/Mexico region. The total represents a 1.7% decrease in rooms Under Contract compared with August 2015.Under... Read more


4 Lessons Airbnb’s Marketing Strategy Can Teach Hoteliers | By Michael Innocentin

2016-09-16 03:55:41 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Oh, the infamous Airbnb. For years, major hotels have taken comfort that it's left alone their most valuable travelers. Since its birth (and near-failure) in 2008, the home-sharing startup has targeted leisure... Read more


STR: Asia Pacific hotel pipeline for August 2016

2016-09-16 03:23:14 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

STR's August 2016 Pipeline Report shows 584,015 rooms in 2,538 projects Under Contract in the Asia Pacific region. The total represents a 5.4% increase in rooms Under Contract compared with August 2015.Under... Read more


STR: US hotel results for week ending 10 September

2016-09-16 03:21:16 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The U.S. hotel industry recorded mixed results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 4-10 September 2016, according to data from STR.In year-over-year comparisons, the industry's occupancy fell... Read more


M3 Accounting + Analytics Develops Groundbreaking Hotel Financial Benchmarking Software

2016-09-16 03:09:02 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

M3 Accounting + Analytics, the hospitality industry's leading provider of hotel accounting and analytics software, has developed a revolutionary new tool to help hotel owners and operators better manage and maximize... Read more


Advanced Industry: The Driving Force Creating New Hotel Markets In China’s High-tech Zones | By Daniel J. Voellm

2016-09-16 03:06:09 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

High-tech development zones, areas representing the cutting edge of the high-tech industry, have been a driver of the economy and a window to the outside world for many cities in mainland China. Since 1991, the... Read more


STR: Middle East and Africa hotel pipeline for August 2016

2016-09-15 03:11:49 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

STR's August 2016 Pipeline Report shows 156,460 rooms in 554 projects Under Contract in the Middle East and 56,846 rooms in 300 projects Under Contract in Africa. Under Contract data includes projects in the In... Read more


STR: Europe hotel pipeline for August 2016

2016-09-15 03:11:40 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

STR's August 2016 Pipeline Report shows 150,530 rooms in 1,055 projects Under Contract in Europe. The total represents a 15.7% increase in rooms Under Contract compared with August 2015.Under Contract data includes... Read more


Five myths about hotel concierges | usatoday.com

2016-09-15 02:48:11 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The employee with the most misunderstood job in any hotel must be the concierge. Often stationed alone at a desk or podium, their role is to assist hotel guests, but their function seems to be only hazily understood... Read more


Top 6 most rewarding hospitality degree programs | By Josephine Wawira

2016-09-14 09:46:58 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The hospitality industry is always under close pursuit by job seekers due to the numerous opportunities it presents; in hotels, restaurants, resorts, casinos and theme parks among other related institutions. With an... Read more


Fixing the Problem of Too Many New Brands | By Larry Mogelonsky

2016-09-14 06:32:16 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Right now, the hotel industry is experiencing a virtual gusher of new brands. There are so many new faces on the logo tree that even as a keen observer of our niche in the world, I am having difficulty placing what... Read more