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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
WTTC Global Summit: Clarity, certainty and collaboration keys to travel recovery
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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
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Marriott partners with Uber to expand Bonvoy loyalty program
By Jill Menze | April 15, 2021
Marriott Bonvoy members can earn points by ordering food delivery via Uber Eats or requesting select Uber rides. Read More
My Method… How digitizing an IHG hotel helped save both time and money
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My Method… How digitizing an IHG hotel helped save both time and money
By Aaron Belton - DocMX | March 25, 2021
With DocMX, the InterContinental Cascais-Estoril automated daily revenue audits by around 90%, saving considerable time, facilitating remote collaboration and reducing print-related costs. Read More
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How pandemic-led consumer behaviors might play out in travel
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2021
We look at some of Euromonitor's consumer trends for 2021 and how they're impacting travel and its attempts to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
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Room for improvement - diversity in the hospitality boardroom
By Linda Fox | February 19, 2021
A new report says about a third of publicly listed hospitality companies have just one or no women in board of director positions. Read More
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Hilton posts big losses for 2020 yet forging ahead with new properties
By Linda Fox | February 17, 2021
Despite the pandemic, Hilton has a development pipeline of more than 2,500 properties. Read More
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Why it’s a “buyer’s market” for corporate hotel rates
By Mitra Sorrells | February 10, 2021
According to Tripbam, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused shifts related to rates, star rates, locations and booking trends. Read More
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Accor begins digital key rollout, plans 500 hotels in 2021
February 4, 2021
The hotel giant is planning for the digital key solution to be in 50% of its properties within five years. Read More
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How travel app usage paints another picture of travel's fate in 2020
By Linda Fox | January 28, 2021
Travel apps went quiet as the pandemic hit but there were some notable exceptions such as Airbnb and Vrbo. Read More
VIDEO: Hilton on an evolving digital environment for accommodation
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VIDEO: Hilton on an evolving digital environment for accommodation
By PhocusWire | January 20, 2021
With leisure travel stalled, meetings and events cancelled and short-term rentals taking the spotlight, hotel leaders are in the hot seat. Read More
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VIDEO: How the pandemic might impact travel loyalty programs
By Linda Fox | January 5, 2021
Travel loyalty programs will have to add flexible elements to their schemes to keep members with them. Read More
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Hilton encouraged by improvements, upbeat on current trends
By Linda Fox | November 5, 2020
Hilton has seen encouraging trends in the third quarter of 2020, which it expects will continue into the final few months of the year. Read More