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Child’s Play: The Secret to Family Leisure Business

Any parent can tell you that the key to a successful family vacation boils down to one simple goal—keeping the kids entertained. At the new Legoland Hotel in Winter Haven, Fla., that highly sought...

Disney’s MagicBands Serve as a Data Hub for Guests

When it comes to delivering successful guest experiences to families, it’s hard to ignore the giant mouse in the room. Disney often sets the bar for the entire family leisure entertainment segment, and in...

The Latest Ways to Deliver In-Room Entertainment

Long gone are the days of wooing guests with free color TV and HBO on a roadside sign. The changing demands of travelers coupled with ever-expanding improvements in mobile technology have forced hoteliers to...

Standalone Casinos Present Opportunities for Hotels

Standalone casinos offer great partnership opportunities for hotels, expanding its customer base, providing marketing opportunities, and increasing revenue.

Keys to a Successful Hotel Opening

From the outside, the January 2013 opening of The Alexander in Indianapolis went as smoothly as possible. Upon arrival at the new downtown property, the first guests enjoyed 209 state-of-the-art guestrooms, a modern mixology...