Group Business Proposals

How To Overhaul Sales Proposals To Win Group Business

Which proposals usually make it to a meeting planner’s short list: a proposal template full of sales clichés that is only updated with a group’s name,...
Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel

Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel To Open in 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO–Loews Hotels & Co and KC Hotel Developers LLC announce a partnership to build the new Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel....
Social Media

These Are the OTAs People Are Talking About On And Off Social Media

NEW YORK–In a new analysis of combined offline and online consumer conversations, Engagement Labs released its TotalSocial rankings on the top performing online travel agents...
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Four Ways to Sell Experiences Instead of Beds

Millennials spend more than $200 billion on travel each year, according to FutureCast’s Millennial Brief on Travel & Lodging. That number is expected to...
Consumer using devices and exchanging data

Don’t Be Creepy: Best Practices When Using Guest Data

Consumers in today’s connected world are more frequently and freely sharing their personal information. Even the most ordinary tasks—posting a photo, writing a dinner...
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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...
cockroach pests

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...
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...
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...