Hospitality Trends - Internet News Internet Hotel Industry News EN Hospitality Trends - Internet News Thought Leadership: 5 Underutilized Ways to Drive Incremental Revenue at Your Hotel - By Raj Singh, CEO, Go Moment Go Moment This time of year is always busy. It is the final quarter of the year, hotels are pushing to meet their goals, and it is mid-month already. This is the perfect opportunity to take a quick look at where you stand on those goals, whether it's purely revenue-oriented, or perhaps it's guest satisfaction. Time to assess and course correct, if needed, to end the month stronger. Let’s focus on revenue and specifically, some underutilized ways to drive incremental revenue to your hotel. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:27:52 EST Global Vendorlink, an International Global Contractor and Repair Referral Company, Has Been Selected by Choice Hotels As a New Qualified Vendor Global VendorLink This agreement allows all hotels under the Choice umbrella in the U.S. to take advantage of Global VendorLink’s comprehensive national contractor referral service as well as its unique cash rewards platforms. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:18:54 EST Spain to Suffer 500 Hotel Closures Due to Thomas Cook Failure - Travel Weekly Travel Weekly As many as 1.3 million holidaymakers will be unable to fly into Spanish destinations this autumn and winter due to the Thomas Cook collapse. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:01:37 EST Cultural Travel & How Your Hotel Can Benefit From It - By Laura Badiu TrustYou An increasing fraction of the travel sector, cultural tourism is defined by the search for rich experiences that go beyond beautiful views and adventurous activities. This type of travel has seen an uprising level of popularity in the last years. Globalization has opened up doors towards different and often exotic cultures that are waiting to be explored. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:58:35 EST IATA - Technology to Drive Advances in Passenger Experience and Infrastructure IATA IATA called on governments and industry to make the best use of modern technology to put the passenger at the center of the journey at Global Airport and Passenger Symposium. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:48:03 EST Launches New Features for Professional Short-Term Rental Partners At the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) International Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, disclosed that on average, 7 guests per second are checking into a home, apartment or unique place to stay. The announcement comes alongside the launch of new tools and product enhancements directly informed by feedback from partners. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:45:28 EST IHG Announces First Hotel Signing in Guam Crowne Plaza IHG has made its foray into Micronesia following the signing of an agreement with owner Tan Holdings to take on management of Fiesta Resort Guam. The hotel will join the IHG system from today and will rebrand as Crowne Plaza Resort Guam in early 2021, following an extensive, multi-million dollar refurbishment. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:38:18 EST Sbe Appoints Five Additional Industry Veterans Expanding London, Singapore and Miami Offices sbe Wayne Brown, Mark Eacott, Brad Hayden, Javier Hortal, and Hector Kremer Join sbe As Part of Continued Growth Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:17:15 EST Palihouse Miami Beach Hotel Opens Hotel News Resource The 71-room hotel located in Miami Beach’s Faena District, was repurposed in partnership with local development firms, Scott Robins Companies, RB Green Companies, and L.A.-based boutique hotel operator, Palisociety. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:14:42 EST Elizabeth Faler Named General Manager for The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland Ritz-Carlton Prior to joining The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland, Faler served as Hotel Manager for The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles – the heart of the thriving L.A. LIVE entertainment complex. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:11:14 EST What Can the Travel Industry Learn from the Domino's Pizza Non-Ruling? Travel Industry Wire Conference to be held in San Francisco November 11-13 to feature legal experts, travel leaders and others who predict accessibility is fast-becoming a major business opportunity (or liability) Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:05:49 EST Croatia Gears Up for Arrival of Petros Stathis's Aman Cavtat Resort Aman Known for operating some of the most luxurious, exclusive hotels in the world, the Aman group will commence work on a new hotel in Croatia at the end of the year following a EUR 50 million investment from Greek businessman Petros Stathis. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:03:53 EST Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics For September 2019 Copa Airlines For the month of September 2019, Copa Holdings' capacity (ASMs) decreased 5.5%, while system-wide passenger traffic (RPMs) decreased only 0.7% year over year. As a result, system load factor for the month was 84.9%, 4.1 percentage points higher than September 2018. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:58:17 EST Marshall Hotels & Resorts Opens Three New York Metro-Area Hotels Marshall Hotels Marshall Hotels & Resorts announced the openings of three New York Metro-Area hotels: the 68-Room Wingate by Wyndham New York Midtown South/5th Ave.; 79-Room La Quinta by Wyndham Manhattan Midtown; and 140-Room Wingate by Wyndham Long Island City. Marshall will operate the hotels on behalf of three different ownership entities. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:52:34 EST Crave Hot Dogs and BBQ Set for Grand Opening Celebration in Wilmington, NC Restaurant News Resource On November 9th, 2019, the location which is located at The Pointe at Barclay 1407 Barclay Pointe Blvd Building 4 unit 401 Wilmington NC 28412, is hosting a grand opening celebration. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:48:19 EST Luby's And Fuddruckers Launch On-Demand Delivery In Texas Fuddruckers On-demand delivery now available from over 90 Luby's and Fuddruckers locations across Texas via Favor Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:33:19 EST Homewood Suites by Hilton Belmont Opens in Silicon Valley Homewood Suites The hotel offers 96 suites and is the newest hotel within walking distance of Oracle’s headquarters in Redwood Shores. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:25:35 EST Aloft by Marriott in Chattanooga, Tennessee Breaks Ground Aloft Hotels CBL Properties (NYSE:CBL) and Vision Hospitality Group, Inc. today announced that construction has commenced on the 135-room Aloft by Marriott in Chattanooga, Tennessee, as part of the Sears redevelopment project at Hamilton Place. The new hotel marks the brand’s entrance into the Chattanooga market. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:23:14 EST Innovation Key to Sustainable Growth of African Airports Airports Council International 28th ACI Africa Annual General Assembly and Regional Conference and Exhibition held in Accra, Ghana Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:57:01 EST 4 Big Reasons Increasing Small Groups & Meetings Business is a Win-Win for Your Venue - By Lauren Hall, Founder & CEO, IVvy IVvy Hoteliers, we have news for you. Prioritizing group business pays, quite literally. We all know the formula. More bookings translate to more revenue. More revenue (and an influx of happy guests) lays the foundation for a long-term, successful hotel property. But are all bookings created equal? Not necessarily. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:54:02 EST