The Cost of Guest Loyalty

Brand loyalty programs appear to be driving an increasing number of guests to U.S. hotels. However, this increased volume of room nights comes with...

Sluggish Construction

The lack of available financing and continued economic uncertainty remained major obstacles to construction pipeline growth through the third quarter of 2011. Project migration up...

Unhealthy Pace

Over the years, PKF Hospitality Research (PKF-HR) has analyzed the cyclical nature of the lodging industry. Most recently, a lot of attention has been...

Will Meetings Market Recovery Continue In 2012?

According to Smith Travel Research, group demand (measured as a percent of total demand) began to grow year-over-year in March of 2010. Since then,...

Accounting for Sales Incentives

The economic recession has had an overwhelming impact on many industries that vie for the consumer dollar, among them the lodging segment of the...

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Brand.com Bookings Are Up for the 10th Consecutive Month

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Kalibri Labs’ U.S. Hotel Industry Performance Overview (HIPO) reveals that after 10 months of consecutive growth, Brand.com year-to-date (YTD) bookings are...
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Three Tips for Advancing a Career in Hotels

Given that Hotel Equities Chief Development Officer Joe Reardon wasn’t even aware that there was such thing as “the hotel business” when he became...
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Little Palm Island to Reopen Following Hurricane Irma Closure

LITTLE TORCH KEY, Fla. — Little Palm Island Resort & Spa—part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection—will officially begin welcoming guests on...

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