More Supply and Demand: A Look at the Economy Hotel Landscape

Economy hotels make up one of the seven chain-scale segments defined and benchmarked by STR. These chain scale segments are based primarily on annual...
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These Are the Factors that Contribute to the Success of Soft Brands

A flurry of entrants to the hotel market’s soft brand space in recent years has raised questions as to its enduring viability. Is this...
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A Look Ahead at 2017 Summer Travel Trends

The hospitality industry is gearing up for another profitable summer in 2017. From Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend, American spending is expected to surpass $98...

Predictive Analytics Improve Hiring, But Access Is Limited

Dallas, Texas—HR professionals overwhelmingly agree that predictive analytics would help them hire and develop employees to perform better, but only one in three have...
Is the industry upcycle ending? Will there be a recession?

Is the Industry Upcycle Ending?

After a strong decade of growth in the hospitality sector, coupled with recent trade wars and monetary policy changes, the question at the top...
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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...
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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