Top Benefits of Interim Management for Hospitality Venues
Top Benefits of Interim Management for Hospitality Venues

Horizon Hospitality Blog · 6 Dec

Those unfamiliar with interim management may incorrectly equate it with temporary staffing. While temporary or contract staffing can range from filli

Breaking Down the Hotel Room Type to Build the Future of Hotel Bookings
Breaking Down the Hotel Room Type to Build the Future of Hotel Bookings

Leonardo Blog · 6 Dec

Hoteliers could learn a thing or two from airlines when it comes to selling inventory. When travelers book a flight, they have more choice than ever.

Bryan Peery returns to former role at Apple Hospitality REIT
Bryan Peery returns to former role at Apple Hospitality REIT

Hotel Management · 6 Dec

After six months as EVP/chief accounting officer, Peery will replace Rachael Rothman as the REIT's EVP/CFO.

10 Factors to Consider Before Setting Up Your Own Hotel Business

Are Morch - Hotel Blogger & Social Media Manager · 6 Dec

If you have years of experience in the hospitality industry and are looking to launch your hotel, you must have the right tools and skills in place b

Three Hotels Change Hands

hotelbusiness.com · 6 Dec

Hotels sales are taking place across the country.

Accor Sells Half of Its Stake in Huazhu as Chinese Partner Eyes Europe
Accor Sells Half of Its Stake in Huazhu as Chinese Partner Eyes Europe

skift Inc. · 6 Dec

Has Accor's partnership with Huazhu worn out its usefulness given the Chinese hotel giant has built a strong positioning in the economy and midscale

Threshold 360 and Simpleview Announce Strategic Partnership
Threshold 360 and Simpleview Announce Strategic Partnership

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 6 Dec

Simpleview and Threshold 360 partner to deliver engaging 360deg travel experiences to destination marketing organizations.

Uber Eats Adds Group Ordering

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 6 Dec

Uber Eats has added group ordering to its marketplace.

Sonder puts Hilton and Marriott in its sights as it moves into hotel business
Sonder puts Hilton and Marriott in its sights as it moves into hotel business

hotelmarketing.com · 5 Dec

The company has ambitions to become the next-generation Hilton or Marriott as part of its plan to radically redefine the industry. The San Francisco-

6 legal risks hotels face during the holidays
6 legal risks hotels face during the holidays

Hotel Management · 4 Dec

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and it is a joyous time when many hotel employers are organizing holiday parties, decorating offices and h

4 Ways for Finance to Partner With the Business
4 Ways for Finance to Partner With the Business

CFO Magazine · 4 Dec

When Jason Lin had his first staff meeting after joining software company Centage as its CFO last May, he presented four bullet points. They represen

How to reduce your distribution costs by attracting more direct and GDS business
How to reduce your distribution costs by attracting more direct and GDS business

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts Travel Blog · 4 Dec

More than 51% of travellers are currently using online travel agencies (OTAs), such as Expedia, Booking.com and Hotels.com, to book trips. This makes

Does the current U.S. hotel cycle have room to grow?
Does the current U.S. hotel cycle have room to grow?

Hotel Management · 3 Dec

It’s the question of the hour: Is a recession around the corner? And if so, how do hotel investors start preparing today? “The hospitality sector is

Oyo Promotes Executive to Board to Aid Growth Efforts
Oyo Promotes Executive to Board to Aid Growth Efforts

skift Inc. · 3 Dec

Oyo Hotels & Homes, the SoftBank Group Corp.-backed startup that's built up a large chain of branded hotels and vacation homes around the world, has

LVMH / Tiffany - Diamonds Are Forever!
LVMH / Tiffany - Diamonds Are Forever! — By Stéphane Haddad

EHL · 3 Dec

LVMH is to acquire Tiffany & Co. for $135 per share, in a transaction which will value the entire equity at $16.2 billion. Including net financial liabilities of $0.7 billion, this leads to an implied enterprise value of $16.9 billion for Tiffany, making this the largest acquisition ever made by LVMH.

Hotel 101: What Is GOPPAR and Why Does It Matter?
Hotel 101: What Is GOPPAR and Why Does It Matter? — By David Eisen

HotStats Limited · 3 Dec

The hotel industry has long been obsessed with revenue. But if you care about a hotel's operational health, relying on revenue alone only tells one chapter of the whole story.

Value-add, transparency key to making amenity fees work
Value-add, transparency key to making amenity fees work

hotelmarketing.com · 3 Dec

Independent and boutique hotels experimenting with charging amenity fees haven’t yet received pushback from guests. Unlike their branded counterparts

Hospitality Financial Leadership – Hotel Franchise/Management Fees & 20 Years is a Long, Long Time
Hospitality Financial Leadership – Hotel Franchise/Management Fees & 20 Years is a Long, Long Time — By David Lund

The Hotel Financial Coach · 2 Dec

Being a branded or franchised hotel is an expensive endeavor. Especially when you consider the average agreement is 20 years in duration and you're on the hook for the fees outlined in your agreement plus anything else the management company throws at you.

Why are TripAdvisor's hotel revenues declining?
Why are TripAdvisor's hotel revenues declining?

hotelmarketing.com · 2 Dec

The primary reason for this decline was lower click-based advertising revenues on TripAdvisor-branded websites. Click-based advertising is generally

Can GOPPAR be an alternative to widely used REVPAR for hotel performance?
Can GOPPAR be an alternative to widely used REVPAR for hotel performance? — By Ahmed Mahmoud

Revenue Your Hotel · 29 Nov

Long-time ago for hotel industry performance analysis, there are two simple traditional indicators were used: ADR (average room rate) and the percentage of occupancy. Then with the progress of yield/revenue, management RevPAR (revenue per available room) started to be the main indicator, because it reflected how efficient the hotelier could manage occupancy and price at the same time, depending on demand.

Trivago's top hospitality predictions for 2020
Trivago's top hospitality predictions for 2020

hotelmarketing.com · 28 Nov

Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the biggest emerging technology trends in the hospitality world. Not only is the staff able to track down and mana

Coworking: How hotels can add value to the coworking market
Coworking: How hotels can add value to the coworking market

hotelmarketing.com · 28 Nov

Coworking spaces were originally designed as second homes for “business nomads”, people who combine travel with work and value space for networking,

The Hidden Costs of Inaccurate Reporting in Hotels
The Hidden Costs of Inaccurate Reporting in Hotels — By Samantha Sum

Oracle Hospitality · 27 Nov

Think about the last time when the revenue and occupancy forecast for the hotel was incorrect.

OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Travel booking startup turningtraditional group booking upside down; Hoxton hotel chain introducesflexible direct hotel bookings; Booking.com's Genius loyalty program goesmainstream
OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Travel booking startup turningtraditional group booking upside down; Hoxton hotel chain introducesflexible direct hotel bookings; Booking.com's Genius loyalty program goesmainstream

Duff on Hospitality Law · 27 Nov

OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Travel booking startup turning traditional group booking upside down; Hoxton hotel chain introduces flexible direct

Travel Leaders Group Aims to Accelerate UK Growth After Thomas Cook Collapse

skift.com - Travel Services · 27 Nov

With one of the biggest names in UK travel exiting the market, there's space for other travel firms to pick up some of the travel demand. It's not go

When it comes to lawsuits, focus on the facts
When it comes to lawsuits, focus on the facts

Hotel Management · 26 Nov

While truth has been devalued in some circles these days, not so in court! Juries and judges rely on witnesses’ assertions when making critical decis