Hospitality Trends Hotel Industry News EN Hospitality Trends Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results November 2019 Hospitality Travel Trends Asia Pacific Airlines Association Passenger markets registered growth, whilst cargo demand remained in decline Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:45:01 EST U.S. Hotel Industry Posts Record Levels in 2019, but Lowest Growth Since Recession Hospitality Market Reports STR In 2019, U.S. hotels posted flat occupancy growth (66.1%), ADR rose 1% to $131.21 and RevPAR increased 0.9% to $86.76 compared to 2018. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:44:24 EST Positive YOY Performance for US Hotel Industry for December 2019 Hospitality Market Reports STR U.S. hotel occupancy rose 0.6% to 54.4% in December as ADR increased 2% to $126.84 and RevPAR rose 2.6% to $69. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:39:58 EST HVS Report - South East Asia Lodging Industry: Sanguine Outlook Albeit Mixed Sentiments in 2019 - By Chee HokYean, MRICS, Ho Mei Leng and Kok Xin Hospitality Market Reports HVS According to HVS research, the South East Asia market is on a trajectory to add 170,671 hotel rooms (or 8.6%) to the overall hotel room supply between 2019 and 2023, translating to a five-year CAGR of 1.7%. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:31:42 EST JLL City Momentum Index 2020 (Registration Required) Hospitality Development JLL The City Momentum Index 2020 covers 130 major established and emerging markets to identify the cities that have the strongest positive momentum in their economies and real estate markets over the short to medium term. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:02:50 EST 2020 Digital Marketing Trends for Hoteliers Hospitality Internet Vizergy A new year is the perfect opportunity to reflect on the previous year: What brought the most success? What could be improved? What can we add to our current marketing plan to ensure even higher success in 2020? With the industry constantly evolving and improving, we have put together some top digital trends hoteliers should keep on their radar to create a successful digital strategy in 2020. Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:19:41 EST Restaurant Trends - Growing And Emerging Concepts - Change and Activity January 14, 2020 Hospitality Food and Beverage Update from on growing and emerging restaurant concepts Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:11:22 EST HVS Report - Middle East Hotel Market: Year-End 2019 Review & Near-Term Outlook - By Hala Matar Choufany Hospitality Market Reports HVS It is amidst a turbulent economic outlook and political instability that the region continues to diversify its economic reliance on oil production and to commit large investments on tourism and non-oil related sectors. The Middle East region continues to face distraught on the back of ongoing political conflicts and a fragile energy sector. Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:54:47 EST As Davos Focuses on Sustainability, How is Real Estate Adapting? Hospitality Environmental JLL Sustainability is top of the agenda this year at Davos as governments and businesses around the world are grappling with ways to combat climate change. Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:45:48 EST Estimated Full Year 2019 and December 2019 U.S. Airline Traffic Data Hospitality Travel Trends Bureau of Transportation Statistics The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) estimates that U.S. airlines carried more passengers in 2019 than in any previous year. For the full year 2019, January through December, U.S. airlines carried 925.5 million passengers, the highest total based on comparable records since 2003. Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:20:17 EST Tips To Make Your Hotel Stand Out in 2020 - By Are Morch Hospitality Internet STAAH The hospitality business has always been a competitive one. Now, with the arrival of platforms like vacation rentals,& BnB; hotels, lodges and guesthouses alike will have to up their game even further to stand out. Hotel marketing coach Are Morch shares his tips. Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:14:40 EST U.S. Air Travel Consumer Report: November 2019 Numbers Hospitality Travel Trends Bureau of Transportation Statistics In November 2019, reporting marketing carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 84.4%, up from both the 82.2% on-time rate in October 2019 and 79.7% in November 2018. For the first 11 months of 2019, the reporting marketing carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 79.0%, down slightly from 79.1% for the same period in 2018. Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:08:04 EST Hospitality Market Reports HTrends Growth in hotel demand exceeded supply growth, both in November, and YTD, as evidenced by increases in both Guest Paid RevPAR and Occupancy. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:09:58 EST Negative YOY Results for US Hotel Industry for Week Ending January 11th - 2020 Hospitality Market Reports STR U.S. hotel occupancy declined 3.1% to 51.7% during the week of 5-11 January as ADR dropped 4.7% to $120.43 and RevPAR fell 7.7% to $62.30. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:44:42 EST Canadian Hotels Report Mostly Negative YOY Results for Week Ending 11 January 2020 Hospitality Market Reports STR Hotel occupancy in Canada decreased 5.1% to 43.8% during the week of 5-11 January. ADR rose 0.4% to 141.23 Canadian dollars ($108.30), but RevPAR fell 4.8% to CA$61.81 ($47.39). Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:26:01 EST How To Help Your Front Desk Colleagues Overcome 'Compassion Fatigue' - By Doug Kennedy Hospitality Education Doug Kennedy As part of the prework I do before conducting on-site training workshops for front desk teams, I always look at the existing, in-house training standards and content. Nearly all programs cover the concepts of showing empathy, and especially at Forbes rated hotels, to establish authentic, emotional connections. Yet when I look at how colleagues are trained on how to deliver on these standards, I find that most managers are simply going over scripted welcome messages and reviewing interpersonal communications techniques at their meetings. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:10:49 EST Tech Trends of 2020: Where Innovation Lies Hospitality Technology HFTP Facial recognition. Robotics process automation (RPA). Voice assistance. As technology becomes the cornerstone in the way we do business and a key driver for the guest experience, we have all become relatively familiar with tech terms like these - But do we truly understand what they mean, and are we asking the right questions if we don’t? Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:29:52 EST HVS Report - Mexico Hotel Market: A Robust Industry Navigates Uncertainty - By Richard Katzman and Lorea Arnoldi Hospitality Market Reports HVS The evolution of Mexico’s hotel industry over the past 25 years has accompanied important structural economic and political changes, including greater integration to the global economy and the gradual, if at times inconsistent, construction of democratic institutions. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:32:35 EST What Will the World Look Like in 2030? Hospitality Technology JLL If the last 10 years are anything to go by, real estate is in for big changes Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:25:18 EST U.S. Travel Agencies Set Air Ticket Sales Record in 2019 Hospitality Travel Trends Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) Year’s Total Reaches $97.4 Billion as Passenger Trips Increase 2.3% Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:06:59 EST