When Management Fee Growth Threatens The Profits It Reflects

The U.S. lodging industry’s recovery from the depths of the recent recession was characterized by strong growth in rooms revenue (RevPAR) concurrent with strict...
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TRevPAR Falls in August as U.S. Hotels Fail to Capture Non-Rooms Revenue

While RevPAR and GOPPAR levels exceeded the previous annual low recorded at U.S. hotels in January, failure to drive non-rooms revenue on the back...
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These Are the Factors that Contribute to the Success of Soft Brands

A flurry of entrants to the hotel market’s soft brand space in recent years has raised questions as to its enduring viability. Is this...

New Group Business Continues Positive Trend into 2016

NEW YORK—Heading deeper into 2016, properties in major North American markets are continuing to experience strong increases in bookings, with 20 of the...

Dialing Up Telecom Fees

The way travelers communicate on the road has changed dramatically over the years, and these changes become evident when analyzing the revenue earned by...
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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...
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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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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...