Articles by tag: hotel

Hotel Union Labor Primed for Action in 2022

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Now that the hospitality economy is deep in the weeds of the holiday season, hoteliers are hopeful hotel workers can handle a return to form for holiday travel bookings. American Airlines reports a massive rebound for holiday travel, with 109 million people set to travel 50 miles or more between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2, […]

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Is the Hotel of the Future Based on Digital Assets?

Key Points: A hotel concept around digital assets could create revenue. Bringing digital assets to a physical space could appeal to many. The concept includes a crypto trading floor as the main attraction. Commentary: The pandemic pushed the hospitality industry to the brink. However, crisis often breeds innovation and creativity. So, what’s next for […]

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Peloton Users are Loyal Fans. Can Hotels Turn This into a New Business Strategy?

Key Points: Travelers have made it a point to seek out hotels and accommodations that include a Peloton bike. Peloton acquired Precor for $420 million in December 2020 in order to bolster their presence in the commercial market. Peloton’s presence in hotels makes it likely that their competitors will seek to enter that space, as […]

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Hilton Beats Expectations on Heavy Demand for U.S. Vacations

(Bloomberg) — Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. reported better-than-expected results for the second quarter, as travelers made up for lost vacations. The company reported adjusted earnings per share of 56 cents, according to a statement Thursday, beating the average analyst estimate of 39 cents. Its shares surged as much as 4.2%, the biggest intraday jump in […]

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Hospitality
Get the Message to Guests: Your Properties are Safe and Sound

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   On this episode of Say Yes To Travel, host Sarah Dandashy sits down with Hermann Elger, the executive vice president of travel, […]

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Meet the Hospitality Expert: Orietta Verdugo

I’m really excited to be here today because we’re talking about the hospitality industry and it’s going through a big digital transformation and being at the center of technology at Intel, we’re really looking at how we’re using technology to personalize guest experiences and really help with operational efficiencies at the hotels. The hospitality industry […]

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Why Storytelling Will Lift Boutique Hotels Above the Giants

Storytelling is more relevant than it’s ever been due to the impact of the pandemic. Hospitality companies are facing a much more competitive landscape, and great storytelling can help you stand out. For example, highlighting employees that have worked hard to keep the business running through COVID. People can relate to that story, […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Residential
Draper At Home Announces Residential Sales Director
February 27, 2024

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper At Home has announced the appointment of a Director of Sales — Residential. Chris Sitarov will be responsible for Draper At Home Regional Residential Sales Managers throughout the United States. Sitarov joined Draper in 2019 as the Architectural Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic states and was most recently Director of […]

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AI
Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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Embedded Payment Processing
How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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Inspiring Hospitality Leaders By Supporting Guests
April 1, 2021

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies, and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   Is it possible to improve and enhance the guest experience during a pandemic? Yes, with the right mindset and creativity. Talking about this subject […]

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How an Elite Destination is Preparing for a New Year
December 3, 2020

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   Although Monaco is the second smallest independent state on the planet, it’s conversely the second most densely populated nation as […]

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Airbnb Files to Go Public, Emphasizing “Community”
November 23, 2020

Despite a severe hit to its travel-based business model as a result of the pandemic, Airbnb has seen a rebound and is positive about building upon the net profits it saw in the last quarter. With positive earnings, the company announced its bid to IPO with a comprehensive prospectus. The company saw $219 million in […]

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The Hospitality Industry Weighs In on an Accor & IHG Merger
September 18, 2020

Few industries have been as hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic as travel and hospitality. From international hotel chains to local B&B’s, hotels worldwide are looking for ways to survive and thrive in a slowly recovering industry. The latest rumors in the hospitality world may spell big change for the hotel industry at large. […]

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What International Travel Currently Looks Like
September 3, 2020

I’m fresh off my first “real” pandemic trip. I took a road trip to Sedona a month ago, but this trip included not only my first flight, but an international flight and a six-day trip. Let’s explore how it went! The Airport Experience LAX was about 25% full. Most restaurants were closed. Social distancing […]

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Bringing Modular Design to Hotels
August 4, 2020

Menno Hilberts, Managing Project Director at Citizen M, visited with The Voice of B2B, Daniel Litwin, to discuss modular buildings in the hospitality industry.   Modular buildings have been used in numerous industries with great success, but their utilization in hospitality is still in its infancy. Hilberts explained that there have been successes in the […]

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The State of the Travel Industry Amid Volatility: Say Yes To Travel
June 4, 2020

We have seen Delta, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Royal Caribbean, Four Seasons, Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson, Hyatt, Hilton, Best Western, Salamander Hotels and others share messages during the latest nationwide protests. However, few are speaking out publicly, as CEOs of other major brands have chosen to address their companies internally. I’ve had a few people […]

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Hospitality Leaders Predict How COVID-19 is Changing the Industry
April 17, 2020

Right now, 80% of the hotel rooms in the United States stand empty. As occupancy rates continue to plummet and fear rises, industry leaders are looking to the future for hope and preparing for what comes next. How will the modern traveler’s needs shift? Where can hoteliers find advantages in a recovering market? In the answers to […]

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