STR's Census Database Shows 52,000 Hotel for the U.S.
STRs census database for year-end 2015 showed roughly 5 million hotel rooms in more than 52,000 properties in the U.S.
The last twelve months have been full of change for all sectors of the hotel industry. Acquisitions and mergers are a growing topic of conversation in the industry as many expect them to pave the way for hotel marketing in the coming years. One major impact being considered is the changes to be made in regards to customer loyalty programs. With a new direction and promise for personalization, independent hotels and small brands must customize their rewards programs to compete with the big players.
The U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported yesterday that U.S. airlines systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service load factor fell to 83.8 percent in November, seasonally adjusted, after reaching a record high in October
Hotel guests often post a review of their stay along with a numerical rating of the hotel, but a new study from the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) finds that the comments and the ratings don't always match up.
A new book by Wharton management professor Adam Grant challenges our assumptions about what it takes to generate and champion original ideas in ourselves and others. In Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, Grant reveals what we can learn from entrepreneurs and other trailblazers to help us think differently and to make our voices heard.