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IHG Launches Virtual Reality Marketing in Sports Illustrated

IHG is taking on a new kind of marketing in Sports Illustrated's College Football Preview Issue—virtual reality (VR). The move is part of the...
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Ask Anthony: Have Hotels and OTAs Reached Equilibrium?

Anthony Melchiorri, hotel fixer and host of Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible, loves dishing out advice. From sharing best practices to tackling operational issues, he’s here to...
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From Cosplay To Cornhole, Red Roof Targets Passion Travelers

COLUMBUS, Ohio—A new subset of travelers are road-tripping across the country to attend, compete in, or experience their favorite passions first-hand. Red Roof is...
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Four Ways to Use Big Data in Hospitality

A hospitality business has countless ways to collect snapshots of consumer data—past travel bookings, seasonal sale trends, and more. But without looking at all...

Boston Hotels Agree to Use Twitter for Crisis Communications

BOSTON, MA. The lessons learned following the Boston Marathon Bombings were many, but one lesson that was learned rather quickly was that Twitter was...
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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...