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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
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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
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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
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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
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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