Hoteliers Continue to be Sharp with Budgeting Accuracy

It’s time to throw away the Ouija boards. Apparently, predicting the performance of U.S. hotels has become easy for managers. For the third consecutive...

Strong Performance Enables Hoteliers to Reduce Discounting

NEW YORK—Hotels in major North American markets are continuing to experience solid growth in both rate and occupancy across all travel segments, according to...
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Corporate Hotel Rate Negotiations 2015: Preliminary Outlook

Corporate contract rates are forecast to increase, with a national average of 5.5 to 6.5 percent for 2015, according to a trend analysis report...
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Assessing the True Cost of Franchise Fees

The series of fees that hotel companies charge their franchisees covers a variety of services provided by the franchisor. PKF Hospitality Research’s annual Trends in...

Hot Outlook for Hotels During the Winter Months

NEW YORK—Hotels in major North American markets are continuing to experience steady growth in both rate and occupancy across all travel segments, according to...
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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...