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Data: North American Hotel Foot Traffic Fell 77 Percent in First Half of March

According to data from guest WiFi company Purple, foot traffic across North American industries fell 78 percent in the first half of March due...
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How Technology Can Streamline Hotel F&B Operations and Reduce Waste

Courtney Walton has worked in the hospitality and food and beverage industry for nearly a decade. As senior solutions manager for Oracle Hospitality, she...
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Hotel Adds Virus-Killing Robots to its Cleaning Protocol

Houston's Texas Medical Center is the largest medical complex in the world. In the heart of this market, which draws more than 15 million...
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Spoken Word: Voice Technology Does It for Guests

In-room entertainment solutions are becoming increasingly more sophisticated. Now, hotels are offering formerly out-of-reach technology like casting, streaming, and voice control for guests looking...
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Kalibri Labs: Brand.com Costs Decline in January

ROCKVILLE, Md. — The Brand.com channel continues to improve in profitability metrics, including growth in overall contribution and declining costs per booking, according to...

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AHLA’s ForWard Hosts Virtual Fireside Chat on the Challenges of Working from Home

Like many industry conferences, the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s 2020 ForWard: Women Advancing Hospitality conference was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns, and plans...
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STR: U.S. Hotel Occupancy Continues to Tick Up

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — U.S. hotel performance data for the week of June 21-27, 2020, showed another small rise from previous weeks and less severe...
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Cybersecurity Checklist: Six Best Practices for Hotels

From travel cancellations to layoffs and furloughs for employees, the impact of quarantine orders and COVID-19 best practices included dramatic reductions in hotel and...

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