What Happens When Government Per Diems Change?
What Happens When Government Per Diems Change? — By Bram Gallagher, Aman Patel

CBRE Hotels · 19 Nov

Because federal government employees purchase a significant quantity of hotel rooms, the General Services Administration (GSA) has partnered with Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) compliant accommodations to provide federal travelers with per diem hotel room rates for select high-volume travel destinations in and outside of the Continental United States. These federal guidelines frequently serve to determine the hotel per diem allowances for state and local government travelers as well.

Why Africa’s Hotel Investors Are Now Choosing To Go It Alone
Why Africa’s Hotel Investors Are Now Choosing To Go It Alone

JLL · 18 Nov

Hotel investors across the growing Sub-Sahara African market are moving towards greater control of their portfolios through outright and majority own

Onyx CenterSource and Accor Broaden Partnership to Include Hospitality and Market Insights
Onyx CenterSource and Accor Broaden Partnership to Include Hospitality and Market Insights

Onyx CenterSource · 18 Nov

Onyx CenterSource, a leading global provider of B2B payments and business intelligence solutions to the hospitality industry, today announced the exp

How Consumer Privacy Laws Impact the Hospitality Space
How Consumer Privacy Laws Impact the Hospitality Space

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 17 Nov

Legislation is being passed worldwide that seeks to protect consumer privacy; most notably, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and European U

Nearly Nine out of Ten Travelers Have no Control over Trip Cancellations
Nearly Nine out of Ten Travelers Have no Control over Trip Cancellations

CWT · 14 Nov

According to independent research conducted by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, the vast majority of business trip cancellations escape bus

MGM on Hunt for Investor to Join Las Vegas Property Venture

skift.com - Hotels · 12 Nov

Like other hospitality companies, MGM is pivoting towards an asset-light model and has spent the last year or so preparing for an economic downturn.

Amadeus Value Hotels becomes the alternative solution to billback for WIN Global Travel Network
Amadeus Value Hotels becomes the alternative solution to billback for WIN Global Travel Network

Amadeus · 11 Nov

London, UK - WIN Global Travel Network, which connects corporate clients to travel management experts around the world, has officially endorsed Amade

Hospitality Financial Leadership - Controlling Food Cost – Top 10 List
Hospitality Financial Leadership - Controlling Food Cost – Top 10 List — By David Lund

The Hotel Financial Coach · 11 Nov

Food cost is a never-ending battle in a war that does not end. You can never take your foot off the gas, if you do you will slow down. When you slow down in the food cost world it is costly. Back in the day I cut my teeth as a receiver, F&B cost control clerk and ultimately an F&B cost controller.

OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Indian online travel agent investigatedfor potential consumer abuses; Kayak launches business platform; Trip.com'sgrowing global aspirations
OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Indian online travel agent investigatedfor potential consumer abuses; Kayak launches business platform; Trip.com'sgrowing global aspirations

Duff on Hospitality Law · 11 Nov

Indian Online Travel Agent Joins Ranks of Those Being Investigated for Potential Consumer Abuses('MakeMyTrip faces battery of allegations of unfair b

Poland Joins U.S. Visa Waiver Program and 14 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week
Poland Joins U.S. Visa Waiver Program and 14 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

skift.com - Destinations · 10 Nov

This week in tourism, Polish nationals will soon be able to apply for extended U.S. visits as Poland joins the American visa waiver program. Meanwhil

Supply growth, illegal hotels among NYC concerns
Supply growth, illegal hotels among NYC concerns

hotelbusiness.com · 10 Nov

The New York hotel market is poised for long-term success, according to Jenna Finkelstein, senior consultant, CBRE Hotels. "New York City is one of t

Hotel Companies Are Feeling the Pinch From Political Tensions in China

skift.com - Hotels · 8 Nov

The political tensions in Hong Kong and China are having implications for the hospitality industry all over the world. There is no clear end in sight

Booking Holdings survives SEO headwinds, reports financial growth
Booking Holdings survives SEO headwinds, reports financial growth

PhocusWire · 8 Nov

Gross bookings increased 4% year-over-year to $25.3 billion, while net income soared 10% to $2 billion.

The Lodging Conference: Dilip Petigara, Access Point Financial
The Lodging Conference: Dilip Petigara, Access Point Financial

Hotel Management · 6 Nov

Hotel Management interviews Dilip Petigara, CEO of Access Point Financial.

ARA US Hospitality Trust to buy 3 upscale hotels for $84.5M
ARA US Hospitality Trust to buy 3 upscale hotels for $84.5M

Hotel Management · 6 Nov

The hotels, all Marriott brands, will grow the company's portfolio to 41 properties with 5,340 rooms.

Expedia stock drops after disappointing earnings

hotelmarketing.com · 6 Nov

Expedia Group shares sank as much as 13 percent in after-hours trading after the travel giant missed profit expectations for its third quarter earnin

Airbnb to verify all of its listings

hotelmarketing.com · 6 Nov

Airbnb properties will soon be verified for accuracy of photos, addresses, listing details, cleanliness, safety and basic home amenities.

The Evolution of Hotels: Conference Summary
The Evolution of Hotels: Conference Summary

HVS · 5 Nov

More than 125 people attended our seminar on 29 October on The Evolution of Hotels, which HVS London co-hosted with lawyers Bird&Bird, the European H

Restaurant Management: The 7 elements of a Business Plan
Restaurant Management: The 7 elements of a Business Plan

EHL Blog · 5 Nov

Unless you are self-funding your food business, you will need to find investors. To woo investors, you will need a business plan that outlines the es

Global Newsletter: November 05, 2019
Global Newsletter: November 05, 2019

4hoteliers.com · 5 Nov

Deutsche Hospitality acquired by a Chinese group, Marriott grows all-inclusive segment, Co-Working Spaces: mitigating litigation risks while encourag

Kayak launches Kayak Guides
Kayak launches Kayak Guides

hotelmarketing.com · 5 Nov

The new feature allows users to create and share personalized travel itineraries with friends, family and fellow travelers.

Seven steps to master lead management at your hotel

eHotelier.com · 4 Nov

Deliver a considerate and impactful lead acquisition and conversion program by following these tips that propel conversion. When you better understan

Hotel Data Digest: Seasonality vs. Moving Average
Hotel Data Digest: Seasonality vs. Moving Average — By Laura Resco

HotStats Limited · 4 Nov

Tracking the evolution of key performance indicators (KPIs) over time allows hoteliers to identify meaningful trends, create forecasts and budgets and assess the results of different strategies. To perform this kind of analysis, data has to be recorded within consistent time intervals and in chronological order. This is known as a time series.

Uber puts the brakes on growth at any cost
Uber puts the brakes on growth at any cost

hotelmarketing.com · 4 Nov

What Uber seems to be doing is precisely what investors want now. The company is trying to stop growing where it doesn't make sense.

Anantara Vacation Club Announces Exchange Agreement with RCI
Anantara Vacation Club Announces Exchange Agreement with RCI

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 4 Nov

From January 2020, all Anantara Vacation Club Elite Owners will be able to exchange their Club Points to have the benefits of both nightly and weekly

The Historic Ritz London Could Sell for $1 Billion

skift.com - Hotels · 2 Nov

London's super-prime hotels don't go on the market very often. The Ritz London could be the next one as its owners hire a team to pursue a deal. Only