Meli! Hotels Fined $7.2 Million by European Union for Antitrust Breach

skift.com - Hotels · 21 Feb

The European single market is a sacred thing and anyone caught trying to divide it up like the old days is liable to be on the receiving end of a pun

OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Google adds travel rivals' direct linkswithin search results due to mounting pressure from the EU; ExpediaChairman Barry Diller hints at layoffs
OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Google adds travel rivals' direct linkswithin search results due to mounting pressure from the EU; ExpediaChairman Barry Diller hints at layoffs

Duff on Hospitality Law · 21 Feb

Both Google and Expedia are featured prominently in this week's Update, particularly Barry Diller and his many colorful statements made during last w

The importance of transparency for hotel taxes and fees
The importance of transparency for hotel taxes and fees

Sabre Hospitality Solutions Blog · 20 Feb

Yes, there has been yet another change in the digital marketing world of hoteliers! Google, far and away the dominant force on metasearch, announced

TopRank References Brian Solis as an Influencer Role Model in Its New List, 5 Key Traits of the Best B2B Influencers
TopRank References Brian Solis as an Influencer Role Model in Its New List, 5 Key Traits of the Best B2B Influencers

PR 2.0 · 19 Feb

Industry thought leader on digital marketing and influence Lee Odden, TopRank listed Brian Solis in his latest list '5 Key Traits of the Best B2B Inf

WEB EXCL-- Try These Budget-Saving Strategies for FF&E Success

hotelbusiness.com · 15 Feb

"There's that old saying of 'If you fail to plan, you're planning to fail,' and that applies to budgets especially. Taking the time to get accurate p

MGM Resorts' Q4 Below Expectations

hotelbusiness.com · 14 Feb

In the fourth quarter, MGM Resorts International saw adjusted earnings per share (EPS) reach eight cents on revenue of $3.19 billion, according to an

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises Selects UltiPro Enhance Employee Experience
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises Selects UltiPro Enhance Employee Experience

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 10 Feb

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, a privately-held restaurant group that operates more than 130 establishments across the U.S., selected UltiPro to

Meli! CEO banned from US
Meli! CEO banned from US

Hotel Management · 7 Feb

Gabriel Escarrer, Meli! Hotels International CEO, has been banned from entering the US due to the company's operations in Cuba.

The Story of Oyo's Troubles Is the Story of Modern India

skift.com - Hotels · 3 Feb

What's happening with Oyo cannot be looked at separately from the modern Indian milieu that gave birth to it, and in which it operates. Oyo now needs

Oracle Hospitality Connect Kicks Off in San Diego

Oracle Hospitality Check-In · 28 Jan

A 'connected' experience, in every sense of the word, is what hoteliers need today to achieve success and elevate the guest experience.Connecting bac

Reubens buy in Mykonos
Reubens buy in Mykonos

Hotel Management · 23 Jan

The Reuben Brothers have acquired La Residence hotel in Kalafatis Bay, Mykonos, Greece, for an undisclosed fee.

How New Entrants Are Shaking Up the Hotel Property Management Space: New Skift Research
How New Entrants Are Shaking Up the Hotel Property Management Space: New Skift Research

skift.com - Hotels · 21 Jan

Legacy property management systems (PMS) missed the boat when tech innovation started ramping up. Now they are playing catch-up. Cloud computing, ope

Why Business Leaders Should Solve Problems Beyond Their Companies
Why Business Leaders Should Solve Problems Beyond Their Companies

harvardbusiness.org · 21 Jan

Rosabeth Moss Kanter, professor at Harvard Business School, believes the world demands a new kind of business leader. She says so-called 'advanced le

SiteMinder breaks through billion-dollar valuation, raises new capital to fuel global growth

SiteMinder Blog · 16 Jan

SiteMinder, the global market leader in hotel guest acquisition software, has completed a capital raise from international and Australian investors o

Former Chief Economist for CES to Kick-Off HT-NEXT 2020
Former Chief Economist for CES to Kick-Off HT-NEXT 2020

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 16 Jan

Shawn DuBravac, a global futurist and trendcaster, will discuss how other industries are re-thinking the customer journey, using VR, AI, analytics, d

Why the short-term rental industry needs to pay attention to niche sites

PhocusWire · 14 Jan

For the short-term rental industry to reach new customers, get new business and elevate revenue, niche sites are worth taking seriously.

Great Expectations - What a CFO Wants in a Forecast
Great Expectations - What a CFO Wants in a Forecast

IDeaS Blog · 8 Jan

IDeaS' own financial leader shares tips on leveling up your forecast game and keeping your CFO happy.

WATG Travel by Design Guide: Hawaii Edition

WATG Blog (Design) · 3 Jan

As we launch a new monthly travel column to coincide with our 75th aAnniversary, it would only make sense to start with Hawaii - the birthplace of ou

How One Napa Hotel Survived a Two-Day Power Outage with Beekeeper
How One Napa Hotel Survived a Two-Day Power Outage with Beekeeper

Beekeeper Blog · 16 Dec

California wildfires have unfortunately become an annual event for residents and business owners in the golden state. The most recent wave of wildfir

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

Asset Management 2020
Asset Management 2020

hotelguru.com · 4 Dec

By Robert Rauch, CEO RAR Hospitality In the hospitality industry, asset management means dealing with all processes that allow hotel owners to optimi

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

OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Vrbo repositions itself as a familytravel site; Expedia implements resort fee plan
OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Vrbo repositions itself as a familytravel site; Expedia implements resort fee plan

Duff on Hospitality Law · 22 Nov

Vrbo Repositions Itself('Expedia's Vrbo to Reposition Itself Beyond Vacation Rentals as a Family Travel Business,' Skift Travel News on Nov 14, 2019)

ADA Compliance for Hotel Email Marketing
ADA Compliance for Hotel Email Marketing

Revinate Blog - Key Trends in Hospitality · 8 Nov

Email accessibility ensures that people with disabilities, or who are using assistive technologies, receive your emails and can easily understand the

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.