Steve Kaufer, CEO, introduced the new TripAdvisor travel feed on Sept. 17, 2018 in New York City.

TripAdvisor Will Launch a Site Later This Year with a New Social Feed

NEEDHAM, Mass.—This week, TripAdvisor announced that later this year, it will be launching a new site and mobile experience that includes a social feed....
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Independent Hotels and Digital Advertising Demands

In 2018, it’s nearly impossible to remember that there was a time when the internet didn’t exist. Due to the sheer amount of time...
Guest Feedback

Six Missteps to Avoid When Capturing and Actioning Guest Feedback

In today's economy, consumers are highly informed and offer loyalty to brands with certain expectations for communication between brands and their customers. In this...
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Five Tips for Incorporating Influencers Into Marketing Strategies

Within the last decade, hotel and travel marketing has been changed forever. The era of the billboard ad is rapidly coming to an end,...
Meeting Planner

The One Practice That Will Earn a Meeting Planner’s Trust

Even with the best of intentions, some hotel sales managers unwittingly prioritize winning the sale before building trust with the meeting planner. By simply...
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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...
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...
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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...