IATA announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand rose 6.3% compared to the same month last year.
The Marriott data breach, however it ultimately plays out, should be a wake-up call for the hospitality industry. Owners, operators and brands need to create effective and comprehensive policies, procedures and systems to address an increasingly dangerous data environment.
Atlanta hosts Super Bowl LIII in February, and while the market has one of the highest number of hotel rooms available among the past eight Super Bowl host cities, Atlanta's absolute occupancy and ADR are expected to be lower than those of past Super Bowl host markets.
While it is important to analyse the impact of historical strategies and data, looking ahead is equally important. ARMA founder Melissa Kalan explores what smart revenue managers should keep in mind when planning 2019.