London Leads EMEA Hotel Investment Market
Strong business and leisure demand is also driving confidence in the Manchester and Edinburgh hotel investment sector according to JLL
AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1.3 percent increase over 2013.
Following a tepid performance in the first quarter of 2014, business aviation made a strong comeback in the second quarter of the year. According to JSSI's Business Aviation Index, Q2 2014 global business aviation activity grew by 8 percent QoQ and by 3 percent YoY.
The hotel industry outlook for the top 25 North American Markets is showing an increase of 3.7% in committed occupancy for August 2014 - July 2015. This is based on group commitments and individual reservations on the books as of July 27, 2014, compared to the same time last year.
This article outlines how to structure your budget so that you can shift more bookings to the direct online channel, better utilize your marketing dollars by increasing campaign effectiveness, and generate the highest returns possible from your property website and digital marketing initiatives.
According to the research by IHG Rewards Club, nearly 40% of travellers agree that their smartphone is the most important item to take on holiday - and 67% agree that they will use it every single day. As a result, 1 in 10 travellers clock an impressive average of 70 hours online while on holiday - almost 20% of the actual time spent on a two week holiday.