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Mark Lewis-Brown - Vertical Booking USA

Vertical Booking USA Looks to Even Playing Field With OTAs

For many years, hotels lost ground to online travel agents due in large part to the fact that OTAs just offered a better user experience and concentrated more resources on developing and marketing their...

How Gamification Can Help Hoteliers Keep Employees Engaged and Improve Their Business

The key to developing a more engaged and skilled staff may be a little fun and games. Instead of simply teaching housekeeping staff what a clean room is supposed to look like, one hotel...
Graduate Hotels

How AJ Capital is Developing a Unique Value Proposition

The idea of a college-themed hotel screams kitsch and pennants and banners, but you won’t find any of that near Graduate Hotels, a new line of lifestyle-centric boutique hotels popping up in college towns...

8 Habits of Effective Hotel Investors

As investment strategies go, food trucks and graffiti are about as outside the box as you can get, yet these are both part of Jon Bortz’s immediate plans. Innovative property upgrades are integral to...