Mandarin Oriental Launches New Social Platform

HONG KONG—Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announces the launch of Fans of MO, a new social platform where guests can share personal photos and notes...

Survey Finds Social Media Boosts Hotel Occupancy by 2x

PALO ALTO, Calif.—Hotel properties that actively engage with social media reviews grow occupancy at double the rate of properties that don’t, according to a...

Starwood’s New CIO Talks Tech Innovation

When Martha Poulter went to the University of Connecticut for computer science and engineering in the 1980s, there were very few women in the...
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How Business Travelers Buy: Hotel Pricing in a Social World

There is more information than ever before at the point of purchase for a hotel stay. With ratings, reviews, price, brand, and TripAdvisor rank,...

User-Generated Marketing Campaigns Engage Travelers

In the days of film cameras and slide projectors, having to (painfully) sit through the vacation photos of family and friends was a common...
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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...
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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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