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Hilton, Adobe challenge students to reimagine travel booking
By Mitra Sorrells | November 29, 2022
The winning team examined how consumers are making decisions digitally across devices and recommended how to increase online bookings and customer loyalty. Read More
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Hilton to design hospitality suites for Voyager’s Starlab space station
By Jill Menze | September 20, 2022
Hilton will support the design and development of crew suites aboard Voyager Space’s Starlab, “helping to reimagine the human experience in space.” Read More
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Travel advertisers ramp up spend as demand recovers
By Jill Menze | June 9, 2022
According to a new report, travel ad spend in the U.S. has already reached nearly $623 million in 2022. Read More
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Travel booking windows increasing as consumers look ahead
By Linda Fox | May 11, 2022
The seven-day booking window trend seen in the pandemic is declining across EMEA and the Americas. Read More
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Business travel, sustainability must co‐exist in era of mobility
By Vivi Cahyadi Himmel - AltoVita | April 18, 2022
These key factors will drive conversions in the business travel space and help address climate change. Read More
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Groups360 attracts $35M, plots group travel platform expansion
By Linda Fox | April 7, 2022
The investment was led by Zigg Capital and included Blackstone Innovations Investments and Fir Tree Partners. Read More
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VIDEO: Bringing the digital touch to hotels for a more efficient future
By PhocusWire | March 14, 2022
We talk to consultant and tech strategist Max Starkov about the need for hotels to automate now, during our recent PhocusWire Pulse: A New Traveler Experience event. Read More
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Can tech valuations hold onto their lead over travel stocks?
By Linda Fox | March 1, 2022
Zoom was worth more than 15 of the largest airlines during the pandemic - but there are questions over whether such performance will continue. Read More
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Women gain slight leadership ground in hotel companies
By Linda Fox | February 1, 2022
Castell Project says its mission to see women in one-in-three leadership roles is slowly being fulfilled. Read More
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Marriott outspends hotel rivals on social media ads
By Kevin May | November 26, 2021
Analysis of activity by five major hotel chains indicated Marriott's strategy to target social media users on sites such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn. Read More
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Hilton’s business travel bookings led by small and medium companies
By Mitra Sorrells | October 27, 2021
Hilton is reporting profit of $240 million in the third quarter of 2021, driven by high demand and near or above 2019-level rates for both leisure travel and bookings from small and medium enterprises. Read More
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Hilton reports strong Q2, adjusted EBITDA $400M
By Mitra Sorrells | July 29, 2021
Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta says he expects continued strength in leisure demand and further upticks in business travel to drive continued resurgence in the back half of the year. Read More
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Can technology help hospitality labor shortages?
By Linda Fox | May 18, 2021
Hotels are dealing with huge staff shortages because of the pandemic, technologies are emerging to help and some say it's a short-term issue. Read More
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Hotel booking windows gradually lengthening as traveler confidence returns
By Linda Fox | May 13, 2021
Occupancy rates vary in different regions, according to a report, with China hitting rates of 60% and North America 50%, but Europe is still trailing at around 18%, attributed to a slower easing of... Read More
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WTTC Global Summit: Clarity, certainty and collaboration keys to travel recovery
By Mitra Sorrells | April 27, 2021
More than 600 leaders from travel, tourism, government and the private sector are gathered for the World Travel and Tourism Council's Global Summit in Cancun, the organization's first in-person event... Read More