Hospitality Trends Hotel Industry News EN Hospitality Trends Hospitality Security Integrated Crisis Management Solutions Legionella can make people ill and has been linked to dozens of deaths. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Legionella bacteria, normally found in fresh water such as lakes and streams, can infiltrate water systems and colonize in showerheads, sinks, water heaters, cooling towers and even fountains if they are not treated properly. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:59:19 EST Implementing Revenue Management in Your Restaurants: A Case Study with Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (PDF Download) Hospitality Food and Beverage Cornell Center For Hospitality Research In 2015, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International implemented a system-wide revenue management program in its restaurants. Starting with an analysis of baseline data, Fairmont applied a five-step revenue management process to highlight potential revenue-enhancement opportunities. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:48:43 EST U.S. Travel Agency Air Ticket Sales Soar 4% to $8 Billion in July 2019 Vs. 2018 Hospitality Travel Trends Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) ARC Finds More Than 3% Increase in Both International and Domestic Trips Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:34:16 EST June 2019 U.S. Passenger Airline Employment Data Hospitality Employment Bureau of Transportation Statistics The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.4% more workers in June 2019 than in June 2018 Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:41:02 EST Air Travel Consumer Report: June 2019 and 2nd Quarter 2019 Numbers Hospitality Travel Trends Bureau of Transportation Statistics In June 2019, reporting marketing carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 73.3%, down from both the 77.9% on-time rate in May 2019 and from 76.4% in June 2018. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:28:56 EST July 2019 U.S. Airline Traffic Data Hospitality Travel Trends Bureau of Transportation Statistics U.S. airlines carried an all-time high estimated 77.9 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in July 2019, seasonally-adjusted, more than in any other month, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first estimate. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:23:42 EST Hospitality Marketing IPPWORLD Chatbots - love them or hate them... they’re here to stay. With today’s techy-influence customers wanting fast and prompt answers, businesses have to respond fast too, or lose a potential deal to a competitor. Hoteliers, tourism and hospitality establishments are introducing online Chatbots to help increase the level of efficiency for interacting with customers. Call it your virtual messenger, customer assistant or a front desk avatar. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:00:12 EST Hospitality Travel Trends U.S. Travel Association American workers left a record number of vacation days on the table last year - 768 million days, up 9% from 2017 - according to new research from the U.S. Travel Association, Oxford Economics and Ipsos. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:45:59 EST Why Select Service Hotels Are Coming to the City Center Hospitality Development JLL As apps like Uber Eats rise in popularity, hotel guests are opting for smaller rooms in the heart of the city with less on-site perks. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:55:26 EST European Hotel Investment Volume Bucks the Trend Hospitality Development CBRE Despite the total commercial real estate investment in Europe declining 7.8% year-on-year in the twelve months to Q2 2019, hotel investment saw an increase of 5.3% over the same period, totaling €24.3bn, according to the latest data from global real estate advisor, CBRE. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:42:48 EST STR and Tourism Economics Forecast Further Slowing for US Hotels Hospitality Market Reports STR STR and Tourism Economics have downgraded their RevPAR outlook to 1.6% for 2019 and 1.1% for 2020. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:24:04 EST Asia Pacific Hotel Development Pipeline Under Construction Up 27% in July Hospitality Development STR The Asia/Pacific region reported 470,650 hotel rooms in construction as of July 2019, which is a 27% year-over-year increase. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:17:15 EST Mostly Negative YOY Results for US Hotel Industry for Week Ending August 10th - 2019 Hospitality Market Reports STR The U.S. hotel industry reported occupancy decreased 1.4% to 74.1% during the week of 4-10 August, and despite a 0.4% ADR increase to $133.36, RevPAR fell 1% to $98.88. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:23:39 EST Canadian Hotel Industry Reports Negative YOY Resuts for Week Ending 10 August 2019 Hospitality Market Reports STR During the week of 4-10 August, the Canadian hotel industry reported occupancy fell 2.5% to 77.7%, ADR dipped 1.2% to 183.94 Canadian dollars ($138.04) and RevPAR decreased 3.6% to CA$142.97 ($107.29). Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:20:10 EST Caribbean/Mexico Hotel Construction Up 33.9% for July 2019 Hospitality Development STR The Caribbean/Mexico region reported 31,968 hotel rooms in construction as of July 2019, which is a 33.9% year-over-year increase. Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:59:58 EST Sixty-Four Percent of Travelers Secretly Extend Business Trips for Pleasure - Without Telling Anyone Hospitality Travel Trends La Quinta La Quinta by Wyndham uncovers seasonal bleisure trends with latest survey about summer business travel Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:40:37 EST Fifth Annual Cvent Planner Sourcing Report Highlights Continued Event Industry Growth and Key Venue Sourcing Pain Points Hospitality Other Articles Cvent Results offer actionable insights for hospitality professionals to attract more group business to their venues and destinations Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:33:50 EST European Hotel Construction Pipeline Up 52.4% in July Hospitality Development STR The number of hotel rooms in construction in Europe rose 52.4% to 192,352 rooms in July, according to STR pipeline data. Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:06:08 EST U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline for July 2019 Up 8.3 Percent Hospitality Development STR According to STR pipeline data for July, the U.S. reported 205,992 hotel rooms in construction, which is an 8.3% year-over-year increase. Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:45:47 EST Restaurant Trends - Growing And Emerging Concepts - Change and Activity August 13, 2019 Hospitality Food and Beverage Update from on growing and emerging restaurant concepts Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:38:49 EST