Hotel marketing

Five Ways To Streamline Guest Data and Better Target Marketing Messages

A guest signs up for a loyalty membership and then, six months later, receives a request to sign up for the same program. Another...
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Planning for a Future Beyond PCI: Risk-Based Security for Hotels

When you mention the “Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)” to people in the hospitality industry, you usually get one of three...
Security

Marriott Reveals Breach of Starwood Guest Reservation Data

Marriott today announced that the company has taken measures to investigate and address a data security incident involving the Starwood guest reservation database. On...
Scott Garner

Building the Largest Travel Data Co-op in the World

Earlier this year at the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson described a battle that hotels are fighting on all...
Direct Booking

Why Direct Booking Maximizes Data, Loyalty, and Profits

As hotels struggle with rising costs, many are redoubling efforts to have customers book direct to cut out not only the fees associated with...
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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...