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News / Technology
IHG tech and digital strategy sees results
By Linda Fox | February 22, 2023
Hotel giant IHG attributes its current strong performance to its strategy of boosting its brands and investment in technology, loyalty and distribution platforms. Read More
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News / Distribution
Cost and implementation woes hamper hotel tech adoption
By Linda Fox | February 22, 2023
H2c finds that few hotel chains are considering a core technology revamp in its latest distribution study. Read More
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News / Online
Earnings roundup: TUI Group, IHG, Hostelworld
By Mitra Sorrells | August 12, 2022
TUI Group, IHG and Hostelworld all reported strong financial results for the second quarter of 2022. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
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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News / Online
Tech is powering the new look of hotel loyalty programs
By Jill Menze | April 15, 2022
Hotels including IHG, Accor and CitizenM are updating their loyalty programs to provide members with personalization, experiences and guarantees. Read More
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News / Online
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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News / Technology
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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News / Distribution
IHG says creating digital advantage is a priority
By Linda Fox | February 23, 2022
The hotel giant says guests now expect sustainable practices and seamless tech, as it reports its full-year 2021 earnings. Read More
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News / Online
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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News / Technology
Marriott joins IHG on Amadeus reservations platform
By Linda Fox | November 18, 2021
Amadeus announced IHG as the launch partner for the technology in 2015 and hoped to bring on similar enterprise level companies to create a community platform in the ensuing years. Read More
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News / Distribution
IHG reports $138M profit, plans luxury and lifestyle brand
By Linda Fox | August 10, 2021
IHG reports gradual improvement, especially in the U.S. and China with groups, meetings and events beginning to book. Read More
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News / Technology
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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News / Online
Hotels want to capitalize on the direct trend - but for how long?
By Linda Fox | March 8, 2021
Hotel giants are looking to push their loyalty schemes to continue any advantage in direct bookings built up over the pandemic. Read More
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News / Distribution
IHG looks to mid-market brands and digital developments to help recovery
By Linda Fox | February 23, 2021
IHG is continuing with the phased rollout of its Guest Reservation System, developed in partnership with Amadeus. Read More
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News / Distribution
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