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Protect IT Investments in the Event of a Disaster

While the COVID-19 pandemic has made it a challenging year for the hospitality industry, hotels have made operational changes to help soften the blow,...
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Guestroom to Dorm Room: Three Steps for Transforming Hotels Into Student Housing

Converting a guestroom into a dorm room isn’t that difficult, according to Jeff Brainard, vice president of sales and marketing at Southern Management Corporation. “We...
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Alternative Options: Higher Education Offers Hoteliers a New Revenue Stream

In August, STR reported that U.S. hotel occupancy topped 50 percent for the first time since March. That this was a benchmark to celebrate...
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Planning for Resilience in Hospitality

The current pandemic is testing the resilience of the travel sector more than most other industries. While hospitality performance is expected to take a...
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Positioning Hotels to Drive Business in the Second Half of 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues this summer, people are traveling less—if at all—and booking hotels at a much lower rate. As restrictions are gradually...
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