LodgeNet Expanding Partnership With DirecTV After Emerging From Bankruptcy

Colony Capital's acquisition of LodgeNet is expected to close at the end of the month, and LodgeNet will exit bankruptcy protection and begin its...

Changing the Channels

Despite the many devices hotel guests bring with them, the television remains the centerpiece of every guestroom. It’s the one thing capable of delivering...

Making the Connection

The demand for high-speed Internet access at hotels has never been greater. Fifty-five percent of hotel guests used the service in 2011, up from...

Biometric Benefits

When away on vacation, it is often a hassle to keep track of credit and debit cards. Travelers have the ability to leave these...

An iPhone for Everyone

In the 2011 fiscal year, Apple sold 72 million iPhones, and the numbers continue to grow each year as the brand's smartphone technology improves....

Tech Buzz

Remember when hotel guests got excited over free HBO and still-in-the-theater movies on pay-per-view? Pete Sears, a 24-year Hyatt veteran, recalls those simpler days....
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Five Hotel Companies Among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

Five hotel companies made the recently released 21st annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, which is based on surveyed employee ratings...
Linens

What Are Your True Variable Costs Per Occupied Room?

Knowing the average, actual costs incurred per occupied guestroom enables a manager to make more prudent pricing and marketing decisions and to monitor expenses....
New York City

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...
Hotel security

12 Ways To Increase Hotel Security

Even when hotels have strong security policies and procedures in place, they are still vulnerable to cyber attacks, break-ins, theft, fraud, and other crimes....
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