Adria Levtchenko

Adria Levtchenko: Building Employee Connections

Many hotels lack a connection between their departments, leading to wasteful habits and minimal communication among staff members. Adria Levtchenko, CEO and co-founder of...
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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...
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Five Actions To Boost Bookings With Paid Search

Paid search is one of the most effective ways for hoteliers to drive traffic and secure bookings. By leveraging the digital billboards of Google...
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Planning for a Future Beyond PCI: Risk-Based Security for Hotels

When you mention the “Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)” to people in the hospitality industry, you usually get one of three...
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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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Modeling Hotel Profitability Based on the Latest U.S. Hotel Data

For several years, STR has produced an estimate of total revenues and gross operating profit for the U.S. lodging industry. For 2016, we reported...

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TripAdvisor Reveals America’s Best Hotels

NEEDHAM, Mass.—TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its Travelers' Choice awards for hotels. Travelers' Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of...
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Hotel Indigo Opens 100th Property

ATLANTA—InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened its 100th Hotel Indigo property globally—Hotel Indigo Berlin East Side Gallery. The brand is set to double its...
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Three Ways Hoteliers Can Fight Child Sex Trafficking

It’s not always easy to see—and it is incredibly prevalent. Traffickers take advantage of the privacy and anonymity offered by the hotel industry to...

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