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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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IHG Launches Business Edge for Small and Midsize Enterprises

ATLANTA–InterContinental Hotels Group has introduced IHG Business Edge, a program designed to enhance the corporate travel experience for small and midsize enterprises (SMEs). The...
Outdoor charging station

Four Ways To Meet Guests’ Outdoor Charging Needs

There’s no doubt about it—hotel guests are spending more time outdoors and in common spaces with their favorite devices in hand. This is especially...
Alexa for Hospitality

Amazon and iHeartRadio Partner to Customize In-Room Music for Hotels

Both branded and independent hotels are increasingly adding voice-activated technology to their guestrooms. These in-room assistants can eliminate the middleman between guests and staff...
EazyO

An App for Poolside and Beach Delivery Service

EazyO is a mobile app that provides beach and poolside delivery service to hotel and resort guests. Once downloaded to their smartphone or tablet, the app enables guests to...
Long-term value creation

Hoteliers Must Focus on Long-Term Value Creation—Starting With the Booking Experience

Familiarity isn’t driving purchase intent when it comes to booking travel. Lodging brands should recognize this as a call to innovate. Instead of letting...

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Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum and Hotel coming to Harlem

Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum & Hotel Plans To Open in Harlem

NEW YORK—The Official Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum & Hotel has signed a term sheet to acquire its Harlem building and development site...

15 Ways Hotels Are Celebrating the Holidays With Guests

As the holiday season goes into full swing, hotels are rolling out special programming, packages, and amenities to help their guests enjoy the spirit...
Javier Coll

Checking In With Javier Coll of Apple Leisure Group

Spanish-born Javier Coll is executive vice president and chief strategy officer of Apple Leisure Group (ALG); he is also co-founder of the group’s luxury...

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