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Farewell Brookes Restaurant
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Farewell Brookes Restaurant

Following its recent closure, Don Sloan reflects on the pivotal role played by Brookes Restaurant in shaping an engaged, inclusive community of learning. Brookes Restaurant was located within the Oxford School of Hospitality Management at Oxford Brookes University. Advertisements Don left Brookes in June 2017, after fourteen years as Head of School, to establish the...

Automating hospitality in times of social distancing
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Automating hospitality in times of social distancing

The global COVID-19 pandemic has brought the travel and hospitality sectors to a halt. The calls to enact social distancing measures mean no more travelling or meeting friends at pubs or restaurants. The consequences are devastating for airlines, hotels, events, restaurants etc. and result in closures and job loss around the world. Although governments have...

Future Hoteliers Help Design Infor Mobile Pricing App
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Future Hoteliers Help Design Infor Mobile Pricing App

When designing a mobile app that will meet the needs and expectations of future hoteliers, you would do well to involve them in the process. So when Infor began developing its newly released solution Infor Hospitality Price Optimizer (HPO), it tapped the talents of students at EHL in Lausanne, Switzerland, ranked the world’s best hospitality...

In the Time of COVID-19: Top 5 Things You Need to Know Now in Hotel Digital Marketing
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In the Time of COVID-19: Top 5 Things You Need to Know Now in Hotel Digital Marketing

As we navigate unprecedented times during the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has put travel on pause. While everyone is social distancing, people continue to stay connected online through social media, FaceTime, video conferencing, and email. People are searching for an escape and for quality content to lessen their stress and enhance the quality of time...

Shuffled Not Shaken Out: How Hotel Giants Will Handle All Those Brands Post-Coronavirus
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Shuffled Not Shaken Out: How Hotel Giants Will Handle All Those Brands Post-Coronavirus

Coronavirus travel fears have temporarily shuttered many hotels around the world. But when those doors reopen, the trend of rampant hotel brand expansion seen in recent years may take on a different look. With the rise of alternative accommodation competitors like Airbnb, hotel companies began to add brands that appealed to different price points as...

COVID-19: Impact on the Indian Hotels Sector
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COVID-19: Impact on the Indian Hotels Sector

The world is still coming to terms with the COVID-19 outbreak and there is no doubt that the pandemic will change the world as we know it. With the globalized world going into partial or complete shutdown, the overall impact on human life, economic growth and businesses is immeasurable, both in the short term and...

Hotel Industry Foundation Announces Free Training, Education Courses for Hotel Employees
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Hotel Industry Foundation Announces Free Training, Education Courses for Hotel Employees

In an effort to support the 8 million hotel industry employees affected by this unprecedented public health crisis, the American Hotel & Lodging Foundation (AHLA Foundation), the charitable giving arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today announced free resources to help industry employees continue their education during this difficult time. Advertisements As...

HFTP Presents “Best of HFTP” with Co-Located Events in October 2020, Including HITEC San Antonio, HFTP Annual Convention, Club Forum and Entrepreneur 20X
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HFTP Presents “Best of HFTP” with Co-Located Events in October 2020, Including HITEC San Antonio, HFTP Annual Convention, Club Forum and Entrepreneur 20X

In response to the guidance for slowing the spread of Covid-19, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) restructured its 2020 event calendar, moving early 2020 events to the second half of the year, and co-locating them for one eventful week. First it rescheduled the North American Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) to October...

Accor’s Top Priority is the Safety and Wellbeing of Guests and Team Members
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Accor’s Top Priority is the Safety and Wellbeing of Guests and Team Members

As we navigate this worldwide crisis, our thoughts are with individuals and communities impacted by this unprecedented event. We remain steadfast and committed in helping our guests, staff, clients, partners and local authorities through this difficult situation. Advertisements As the public health response to COVID-19 continues, we are closely monitoring the Novel Coronavirus outbreak and...