Klaus Kohlmayr

Klaus Kohlmayr on the Future of the Guest Experience

Today’s hotels, OTAs, and other hospitality technology companies are competing fiercely with one goal in mind—to own and control the guest experience during travel....
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Six Digital Hospitality Trends for 2018

As technology continues to evolve and influence how people travel, hoteliers can expect to see shifts in digital strategies across the industry—from marketing and...

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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Marriott, Samsung, and Legrand Launch IoT Guestroom Lab

BETHESDA, MD.—As technology continues to evolve and play an increasingly active role in our daily lives, Marriott International has teamed with two leading companies–Samsung...
Red Roof PLUS Phoenix — As part of the brand's expansion, the company announced new headquarters

Red Roof Re-Platforms Digital Assets To Boost Direct Bookings

Red Roof had a busy year in 2017. In January, the company opened its 500th inn and its 50th PLUS+ location, and in September,...

Mobile’s Major Impact on Hospitality

All of the major hotel companies recognize the importance of mobile to their business plan, with many launching proprietary apps that aim to capture...

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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...
Jennifer Connell

Jennifer Connell: Admiring the Art and Science of Hospitality

Throughout her childhood, Jennifer Connell traveled with her family from their home in Mississippi to big convention hotels around the country. She recalls the...
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Driftwood Acquisitions & Development Sells SpringHill Suites Altamonte Springs

ORLANDO—Driftwood Acquisitions and Development (DAD) has sold the SpringHill Suites Altamonte Springs, a Marriott-branded, 90-key hotel located 10 miles north of Orlando. The sale...

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