Bartech Hotel Minibar

The Future of the Hotel Minibar is Automation

From booking stays to accessing guestrooms and requesting amenities, today’s guests have made their preferences for immediate service overwhelmingly clear to hoteliers. Yet when...
Linens

Technology Innovations for the Future: What To Expect in Room Attendance Efficiency

Guestroom cleaning is one area where advances in technology have far surpassed their implementation. While the vast majority of hotels still rely on handwritten...
Distribution

The Room Key: Getting the Most From Your Hotel’s Distribution Mix

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Experts will answer questions on everything from...
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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...
Hotel App

Six Marketing Tips for a Successful Hotel App

Google's Play Store and Apple's App Store each have millions of apps available for download. That's a massive number of apps to compete with,...

A New Perspective on Travel

As someone who has been in the travel business for the better part of two decades, Cree Lawson is always curious during his own...

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Holiday travel - AAA

A Record 112.5 Million Will Travel This Holiday Season, Says AAA

ORLANDO, Fla.—AAA forecasts that more than one-third of Americans will travel this holiday season. The record-breaking 112.5 million travelers taking to the nation's runways,...
Comings and Goings

This Week’s Comings & Goings

Ken Ishiguro is the new vice president of design and construction for Auberge Resorts Collection, where he will help grow the company globally. Ishiguro...
Greg Mount RLH Corporation

Creating the Future at RLH Corporation’s 2018 Conference

On Monday, approximately 1,000 RLH Corporation franchisees gathered at the Mirage in Las Vegas for the company’s 2018 Conference. This three-day event encompassed educational...

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