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The Top 5 Things You Need to Know Now in Hotel Digital Marketing
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The Top 5 Things You Need to Know Now in Hotel Digital Marketing

As we continue to ramp up our 2020 digital strategies, it’s important to stay ahead of the curve with the latest changes in the digital landscape. This month’s updates include changes to featured snippets, key points to consider when deciding to leverage the social platform TikTok, and the rollout of video ad blocking in Chrome....

STR: Global Chains Lead Europe In Hotel Net Unit Growth
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STR: Global Chains Lead Europe In Hotel Net Unit Growth

LONDON – Accor’s portfolio of brands led Europe in hotel room Net Unit Growth (NUG) in 2019, while Oyo Hotels & Homes posted the highest growth for an individual brand, according to STR. Advertisements STR examined the recent growth of parent companies and brands and will launch a full European list during next week’s International...

Hyatt House Nashville/Downtown – SoBro Opens its Doors in Music City
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Hyatt House Nashville/Downtown – SoBro Opens its Doors in Music City

Hyatt House Nashville/Downtown – SoBro, owned by Mountain Shore Properties and managed by Aimbridge Hospitality, has officially opened its doors in the v ibrant entertainment district south of Broadway in downtown Nashville. Located in the heart of Music City, Hyatt House Nashville/Downtown – SoBro is steps away from some of the city’s most popular attractions,...

INTELITY Named Official Mobile and In-Room Technology Provider by Forbes Travel Guide
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INTELITY Named Official Mobile and In-Room Technology Provider by Forbes Travel Guide

INTELITY®, the provider of hospitality’s most comprehensive guest engagement and staff management platform, has been awarded Forbes Travel Guide Brand Official status for the fourth year in a row. Named the luxury hospitality industry’s Official Mobile and In-Room Technology Provider by Forbes Travel Guide in 2017, 2018, 2019, and now again in 2020, INTELITY has...

Coronavirus: Your Rights As A Traveller
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Coronavirus: Your Rights As A Traveller

With new cases of the coronavirus being diagnosed in more and more locations, it’s hard to predict where it will pop up next. Advertisements But one thing is for certain: the disease has already become a nightmare for travellers and the tourism industry alike. China, Italy, South Korea and Iran have reported significant numbers of...

Will the coronavirus outbreak cause a global economic downturn?
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Will the coronavirus outbreak cause a global economic downturn?

The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, also known as Wuhan pneumonia, is at the turning point from an epidemic to a pandemic. According to the update at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on February 22, a total of 32 countries/regions have reported confirmed infected cases. Advertisements Besides mainland China, where the coronavirus outbreak first started,...

SureStay Hotel Group® Leads Premium Economy Segment With More Than 300 Properties Globally
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SureStay Hotel Group® Leads Premium Economy Segment With More Than 300 Properties Globally

PHOENIX – Best Western® Hotels & Resorts (BWHR) announced today that the rapidly-growing SureStay Hotel Group has reached yet another milestone with over 300 active hotels worldwide. Leading the premium economy segment, SureStay Hotel Group has soared in popularity among both travelers and hotel developers. Advertisements Launched in October 2016, SureStay Hotel Group is already...

Global Hotel Alliance Partners with Shiji Group to Bring Advanced Technology to Independent Hotel Brands Worldwide
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Global Hotel Alliance Partners with Shiji Group to Bring Advanced Technology to Independent Hotel Brands Worldwide

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), a network of independent hotel brands worldwide, has entered into a partnership with Shiji Group, a leading global hospitality technology solutions provider, to provide their member brands with a suite of advanced hospitality technology products and services. Advertisements GHA serves as the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands with over...

The 2020 Hospitality Upgrade Executive Vendor Summit to Feature Office Politics Guru and Author Pete Havel
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The 2020 Hospitality Upgrade Executive Vendor Summit to Feature Office Politics Guru and Author Pete Havel

Attendees at Hospitality Upgrade Magazine’s 16th Annual Executive Vendor Summit (EVS) will be treated to an insightful and entertaining keynote presentation by workplace culture authority Peter Havel. His presentation, “The Arsonist in the Office,” will talk about tools and tactics employers and employees can use to protect themselves and their organizations against toxic people and...

HEDNA Announces New Leadership
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HEDNA Announces New Leadership

St. Paul, MN, February 21, 2020 – HEDNA (the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association) announced its 2020 Board of Directors and new members of the Executive Committee at its recent Global Distribution Conference in Los Angeles, California. Advertisements The HEDNA membership elected Ludovic Cacciapaglia, Vice President Distribution at Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts; Sean Nygren, Senior...