International Travelers

Tourism Spending Remains Bright Spot in Leisure

NEW YORK—U.S. leisure company growth will decelerate but remain positive for the balance of 2016, according to Fitch Ratings. Tourism spending remains a bright...

Where to Spend Lodging’s Plentiful Development Dollars

As of July, there were 3,597 hotel projects, totaling almost 430,917 rooms, in development in the United States, according to the STR Pipeline Report....

Shaner Hospitality Closes on $8.25 Million Investment

STATE COLLEGE, Pa.—Shaner Hospitality Finance, a financial services firm specializing in serving the hospitality industry, has announced the completion of an $8.25 million investment...
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Hotels Add Digital Pay To Accommodate Chinese Travelers

The Chinese digital payment economy is massive—and growing. The leading digital payment services, Alibaba’s Alipay and Tencent’s WeChat Pay, processed a combined $2.9 trillion...

Increasing Efficiency of Hotel Retail Outlets

Historically, hotels have offered retail operations primarily for guest convenience and satisfaction. And the revenue generated by hotel retail outlets typically represents only a...
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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...
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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...
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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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