Are Virtual Keys Here to Stay?

With added security benefits and lower costs, key cards have proven to be an upgrade over metal keys, but the distribution is still the...

Expedia to List More Than 115,000 HomeAway Vacation Rental Listings

AUSTIN, Texas—HomeAway and Expedia today announced the distribution of more than 115,000 vacation rental listings on the U.S. version of Expedia.com. The expanded listings...

Foli Looks to Digitally Deliver Hotel Newspapers

It used to be that having a newspaper dropped at a guestroom doorstep was an essential amenity, especially for business travelers. Nowadays, with so...

Survey Finds Consumers Don’t Trust Hotels to Protect Personal Data

NEW YORK—Three-quarters (75 percent) of frequent travelers expect their loyalty program data to be secured to at least the same standard as a financial...

Starwood’s Digital Initiatives Connect with Guests

If you’re looking to get your guests’ attention, smartphones can be a good place to start. More than ever, guests are turning to mobile...

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Arrivalist Data Shows July 4th Travel Busier Than Expected

NEW YORK — Travel over the July 4th weekend was even busier than predicted. Travel data company Arrivalist predicted 36.8 million Americans would hit...
July 2020

STR: U.S. Hotel Occupancy Declines After 11 Consecutive Weeks of Gains

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — U.S. hotel performance data for the week of June 28 through July 4, 2020, showed a slight decline in occupancy from...
Comings and Goings

This Week’s Comings and Goings

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) appointed Wayne Hoare as chief human resources officer. Hoare will join the business on September 14 and will become a...

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