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Three Technology Investments Hoteliers Should Consider for 2019

Admit it: When you first unboxed your Amazon Alexa, you thought it was going to change your world. Your favorite song would begin playing when...
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How Guests Are Using In-Room Tablets

Technology has permeated nearly every aspect of society today with the goal of making life easier. Following the examples of how individuals are using...
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Modeling Hotel Profitability Based on the Latest U.S. Hotel Data

For several years, STR has produced an estimate of total revenues and gross operating profit for the U.S. lodging industry. For 2016, we reported...
Ripple Maker

Four Companies Innovating Hotel F&B in 2018

A multi-faceted industry, there are more opportunities in hospitality to innovate, disrupt, and generally shake things up than in other business arenas. Innovating is...
Sleepbox

A Hotel Room in an Airport: Sleepbox Expands To Washington, D.C.

Resting on the floor of an airport can be a difficult experience to avoid for frequent fliers. Travelers attempt to entertain themselves with reading,...

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Three Career Tips From Dorothy Dowling

Dorothy Dowling, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Best Western Hotels & Resorts, distilled some words of wisdom based on more than...
U.S. Hotel Results

U.S. Hotels Report Mostly Negative For Week Of July 21-27

HENDERSONVILLE, TN —The U.S. hotel industry reported negative year-over-year (YOY) results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 21-27 July 2019,...
Maison Dupuy

Sonnenblick-Eichner Arranges $46 MM Loan on New Orleans Hotel

Beverly Hills, CA - Sonnenblick-Eichner Company has arranged a $46 million of interim first mortgage financing for the Maison Dupuy, a five-story, 200-room, full-service,...

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