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U.S. Travel to Cuba Continues to Expand

Since the initial December 2014 announcement that the United States would reopen long-severed ties with Cuba, the hospitality industry has been abuzz over the opportunities the island could provide for travel. Finally, the industry...

Home2 Suites, Homewood Announce Travel MANager Program

Challenging the statistic that women plan travel trips more than men, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton recently announced their new program, “Travel MANager,” with the goal to motivate men to...

Guest Connectivity Imperatives

In most U.S. hotels, Wi-Fi is no longer an optional service—it’s a required amenity. Trevor Dowswell, chief technology officer at Hotel Internet Services, offers these tips for hoteliers looking to meet guests’ Wi-Fi expectations. It...

Dayuse Expands Booking Beyond Typical Reservations

Gone is the stigma attached to daytime hotel rentals—these days, more hoteliers see it as a way to increase their revenue and profit. Dayuse, a Paris-based daytime booking platform making its way into the...

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,...