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NYU Day Two: Industry Heavies Weigh In

NYU Day Two: Industry Heavies Weigh In

The second day of the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference was brimming with insight and advice from everyone—CEOs to financial advisors to development experts. In the morning’s opening session—The Leaders Forum, which was moderated by Scott Berman, principal and industry leader, ...

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CEOs Sound Off on Megatrends at NYU Conference

CEOs Sound Off on Megatrends at NYU Conference

It is a curious time for the lodging industry. New competition is entering the market as the sharing economy continues to grow. The upcoming U.S. presidential election has left many hoteliers wondering what the hospitality industry’s relationship with the new ...

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How Overtime Rule Will Affect Hospitality

How Overtime Rule Will Affect Hospitality

It might only be June, but hoteliers are already preparing for how the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) recently announced overtime rule will impact their properties when it takes effect Dec. 1. The rule, introduced on May 18 by the ...

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How Zika Is Affecting Tourism

How Zika Is Affecting Tourism

Despite concerted efforts to raise awareness about the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne disease continues to have a negative impact on tourism in affected countries and territories, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, Barbados, Mexico, Brazil, and Panama. Many travelers began rethinking ...

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Airbnb Makes $76 Million from Multi-Unit Miami Operators

Airbnb Makes $76 Million from Multi-Unit Miami Operators

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has released a new study that provides a detailed analysis of the rise in commercial activity taking place in Miami on Airbnb, one of the most trafficked short-term rental websites. The study was ...

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Energy and Commerce Committee Takes on Booking Scams

Energy and Commerce Committee Takes on Booking Scams

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade today held a hearing in which it discussed the impact of hotel booking scams on consumers. The hearing focused on H.R. 4526, the Stop Online ...

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