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Data-Driven Minibars Help Provide the Beverages Guests Want

Minibar operations can be expensive for both guests and hotels, and not just at luxury hotels, but also at affordable accommodations and economy properties....

IDeaS’ Ravi Mehrotra on the Realities of Data in the Revenue Management Space

IDeaS Revenue Solutions has been a cutting-edge presence in the hotel technology space now for 30 years. Its founder, president, and chief scientist Ravi...
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Paying the Intermediaries: An Analysis of Hotel Commissions

The increasing incidence of intermediaries selling hotel rooms and other services is a major topic of discussion among U.S. hotel owners and operators. From online...
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GDPR: Steps for Complying with Employer Responsibilities

GDPR—four letters of the alphabet that are proving to represent one of the biggest challenges facing businesses in 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation...
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The Online Booking Channel 2.0

The relationship between OTAs and their primary breadwinners—hotels—has been closer to one of rivals than business partners. However, both partners must work together effectively...
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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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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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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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