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Five Major Trends from AHLA’s 2018 Industry-Wide Lodging Study

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The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) this week released the results of its 2018 Lodging Survey, which is funded by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF) and provides a detailed assessment of advancements in amenities, guest services, sustainability, and technology, in addition to other industry trends. Conducted by AHLA partner STR every two years, the survey takes into...

From Urban Retreats to Remote Glamping: Virtuoso Releases 2018 Hotel Trends

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NEW YORK—Virtuoso has released its 2018 Best of the Best catalog of hotels and experiences around the world, revealing emerging trends across the lodging industry. This year's edition is the largest to date with 1,250 hotels, resorts, villas, and private island retreats in 108 countries. The report includes properties in Virtuoso's global luxury travel network, a curated collection of...

Travel Expert Highlights New Trends for Hotels in 2018

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Virginia Tech’s Vince Magnini, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management at the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, highlights five new trends that hotels and guests will see in 2018. 1. Eco-friendly hotel features will become more tangible. "Guests want tangible evidence of sustainability efforts. Examples include exercise equipment that feeds power back into the hotel when operated...

On-Demand Media a Major 2016 Hospitality Trend

According to Skift’s Megatrends Defining Travel in 2016 report, on-demand media is one of the top desires of today’s travelers. Skift experts found that it is much easier to deliver on-demand capabilities by partnering with existing services, rather than trying to create their own competition. The report outlines how hoteliers can equip their properties with the proper infrastructure and...

TravelClick: Hoteliers Increase Marketing Budgets for 2016

NEW YORK—According to a new TravelClick survey, more than half (57.31 percent) of hoteliers said that they are increasing their marketing budgets for 2016, with an increased spend on search engine marketing (23.17 percent), website update/redesign (20.73 percent), online advertising (12.20 percent), and mobile (17.07 percent). In fact, about one-third (35.37 percent) of respondents said that they will experience...