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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
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Hilton lost $432M in Q2 2020 but says occupancy now recovering in most markets
By Mitra Sorrells | August 6, 2020
Hilton's occupancy levels were up about 20 percentage points in the United States and 15 percentage points in Asia between April and June.   Read More
Top travel CEOs call for Trump, congressional leaders to step up COVID-19 testing efforts
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Top travel CEOs call for Trump, congressional leaders to step up COVID-19 testing efforts
By Jill Menze | July 28, 2020
Fourteen travel CEOs from brands including Hilton, Marriott, IHG and Wyndham are calling for federal action on COVID-19 testing. Read More
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Hospitality and travel companies sign workplace diversity pledge
By Linda Fox | July 7, 2020
Fifteen travel and hospitality companies have signed up so far, including Bourne Leisure, Hilton and InterContinental Hotels Group. Read More
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Hotels count the cost of updating hygiene protocols
By Linda Fox | June 4, 2020
Hotel operations platform Optii Solutions estimates that hotels need to set aside $130,000 each year per hotel, based on a 250-room U.S. leisure property running at 60% occupancy, for the new... Read More
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Hilton’s Nassetta: 3 to 4 years for recovery, but “no less optimistic” about travel
By Mitra Sorrells | May 20, 2020
Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta says the company is seeing occupancy grow in some regions, but the economic impact of COVID-19 will make recovery a multi-year affair. Read More
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Hilton turns profit in Q1 2020 despite coronavirus
By Jill Menze | May 7, 2020
Hilton turned a profit to the tune of $18 million in the first quarter of 2020 - down from $159 million for the same period in 2019 - despite the threat of the coronavirus. Read More
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The new guest-centric look of loyalty for hotels
By Mitra Sorrells | February 24, 2020
Hospitality companies both large and small are revamping their loyalty programs to focus on serving the needs of their guests. Read More
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News / Technology
Inside the travel startup accelerator building sustainability tech for Asia Pacific
By Mitra Sorrells | January 6, 2020
Travel Lab Asia is an initiative of ADB Ventures, PATA and Plug and Play to spur clean technology innovation in the hospitality sector in Asia Pacific. Read More
Hilton CEO: It's "not a competition" in travel industry to address climate change
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Hilton CEO: It's "not a competition" in travel industry to address climate change
By Jill Menze | October 14, 2019
Speaking at the World Travel and Tourism Council's Climate & Environment Action Forum, the Hilton boss said the industry must work together to have a positive impact on the environment. Read More
What’s good for millennial travelers is good for all generations
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What’s good for millennial travelers is good for all generations
By Matt Walker - LikeWhere  | September 18, 2019
The soft boundary lines have come in this not-so-exact science of generation naming and these parameters no longer circumscribe the soundest foundation on which to base travel's marketing efforts.  Read More
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Uber and Lyft are dominating business travel expense claims
By Linda Fox | August 1, 2019
The suppliers that top business travel expense claims include Uber, Starbucks and Lyft according to Certify. Read More
Hilton focuses on engaging "lower level" loyalty program members
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Hilton focuses on engaging "lower level" loyalty program members
By Linda Fox | July 29, 2019
Hilton says its loyalty program Honors has some 94 million members, an increase of more than 20% compared to Q2 2018. Read More
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Rate parity issues continue to challenge hotels in key markets
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2019
OTA Insight's Annual Hotel Parity Review shows independent hotels and local chains are more likely to suffer losses from rate parity issues. Read More