Sydney hotels reported occupancy dipped 1.7% to 82.8% in September, according to preliminary monthly data from STR. ADR dropped 0.8% to 211.38 Australian dollars ($150.70) and RevPAR decreased 2.5% to AU$174.95 ($124.73).
The last two weeks had some big news in the social media world, with everything from access to new APIs being rolled out to features that give users new ways to shop on platform. Theres a lot to cover, so lets dive in to look at all the social media changes affecting hotels and resorts happening now.
It has often been said that as much as 80% of communication takes place non-verbally. It is certainly true that facial expressions such as what we show with our eyebrows, our smiles (or lack thereof), and body language, which is what we show with our posture and gestures, all are essential for communicating.
According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)s latest barometer, international tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first six months of 2018 after a record year of growth in 2017.