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Three Tips for Advancing a Career in Hotels

Given that Hotel Equities Chief Development Officer Joe Reardon wasn’t even aware that there was such thing as “the hotel business” when he became...
Little Palm Island

Little Palm Island to Reopen Following Hurricane Irma Closure

LITTLE TORCH KEY, Fla. — Little Palm Island Resort & Spa—part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection—will officially begin welcoming guests on...
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The Gerber Group Sets a New Course for Food and Beverage

Scott Gerber, principal and CEO of the Gerber Group, has done something many thought was impossible: He got New Yorkers excited about going to...
IHG Studio

IHG Launches In-Room Digital Experience: IHG Studio

ATLANTA — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has launched IHG Studio, a new digital in-room guest entertainment solution. IHG Studio allows guests to connect and...
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14 Hotel Companies Among 2019 Best Employers for Diversity

Fourteen hotel companies are among this year's Best Employers for Diversity, according to Forbes magazine. The list, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to...
cockroach pests

How to Spot and Get Rid of Common Household Pests in Hotels

Running a business in the hospitality industry is a tough task, and when pests are added to the equation, it can get even more...
New York City

Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...
Women in LODGING 2018

15 Women Moving Up Hospitality’s Career Ladder

Over the past few years, more and more women seem to be climbing to the top ranks of the hotel industry. This isn’t a coincidence—woman...

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Growing direct booking revenue via digital marketing

Best Practices for Growing Direct Booking Revenue

Digital marketing has been around for more than 20 years, yet it still feels very disruptive, and for most organizations, is under-delivering on its...
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What Meeting Planners Want

Unique experiences and award-winning restaurants are the shiny new penny in the meetings-and-events industry. However, what meeting planners really want are the basics. Based on...
Anthony Melchiorri

Ask Anthony: Three Questions for Marriott’s Manny Rappenecker

Anthony Melchiorri, hotel fixer and host of Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible, loves dishing out advice. From sharing best practices to tackling operational issues, he’s here...
Hotel shuttle

Five Layers of Protection for Hotels Operating Shuttle Services

In recent years, data analyzed by the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration highlights the risks involved for hotels that operate a shuttle service. Many...
Wellness tourism

Why Wellness Tourism Should Be Part of a Destination’s Marketing Strategy

Wellness has many dimensions—physical, mental, holistic—and means something different to everyone. Regardless of how wellness takes root, it’s becoming more of a focus in...
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