Larry Steelman — Cox Business

Q&A With Larry Steelman of Cox Business

LODGING caught up with Larry Steelman, vice president of new business ventures at Cox Business, to discuss integrations, voice technology, and more in the...
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Behind the Wheel

Between planes, trains, rental cars, bike shares, and ridesharing apps, travelers have more options than ever for getting from point A to point B....
Amazon Alexa

Volara Creates Accuracy Engine for Amazon’s Alexa

NEW YORK—Guests each have their own colloquialisms and accents, and verbally convey their intents to hotels in a myriad of ways. Volara has developed...
Google Assistant

Expedia Launches First Action for Google Assistant

Nearly one in five U.S. adults have access to a smart speaker and adoption of these voice-powered devices has grown to 47.3 million adults...
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Say Farewell to the Afterthought Gym: Hotels Are Now Focusing on Fitness Centers

The hotel gym is finally getting a makeover. Gone are the days when working out while on the road is a dreaded experience in...
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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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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...
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...