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Data Quality Vital To Total Revenue Forecasting | By Michael McCartan

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 9:27am
Total Revenue Forecasting (TRF) enables hotels to get a better picture of both rooms revenue and ancillary revenue in order to plan more strategically. This may be in terms of resourcing. For example, anticipating demand before it arrives can enable...
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Beachfront Cambria Hotel Breaks Ground In Fort Lauderdale

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 8:18am
Construction has begun on the Cambria Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) and developed by Hotel Motel Inc. The hotel will be within short walking distance to public North Beach access when it ope...
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Another Incident in a Hotel Doctor's Glamorous Life - The Life of a Hotel Doctor | By Mike Oppenheim

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 7:21am
Younger, cooler, more expensive doctors own the franchise on Los Angeles film shoots, but I go now and then.A European director staying at the Langham in Pasadena consulted the concierge and then went off to work, so I answered the call.After drivin...
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Good Leadership And Values Key To Staff Satisfaction, Study Finds

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 6:32am
Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study by the University of East Anglia (UEA).Researchers analysed almost 298,000 online review ratings by employees ...
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Hawkeye Hotels and JR Hospitality Launch Historic Rehab to Convert Vacant Minneapolis Building to Dual-Branded Hilton Hotels

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 6:28am
This month, a major rehab process will breathe new life into one of the city's vacated historic properties, as Iowa-based Hawkeye Hotels and Minnesota-based JR Hospitality begin rehab on a dual-branded hotel in downtown Minneapolis. This is the city...
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WhyHotel Announces New SF-Based Real Estate Development Business Unit and Expands Executive Leadership Team

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 5:50am
WASHINGTON -- WhyHotel, a DC-based alternative lodging service that operates pop-up hotels in newly built, luxury apartment buildings, today announced the opening of a second office located in San Francisco, CA and the launch of a new strategic busi...
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The Future Of Wellness By Six Senses

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 5:42am
BANGKOK - Today, what it is to be human at its essence hasn't changed. What has changed is the human relationship with the environment, pace of life and hyper-connectivity to technology, which has conversely disconnected us from the subtle cause and...
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MGM Resorts International Strengthens Global Commitment To Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 5:22am
LAS VEGAS - After years of independent anti-human trafficking activity MGM Resorts has signed ECPAT's Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct (The Code), a worldwide network of organizations working to end the sexual exploitation of children. ECPAT...
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Best Western Hotels & Resorts' Board Chairman, Anthony Klok, Named 2019 IHLA Ambassador Of Hospitality

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 5:17am
Phoenix, Arizona - Best Western Hotels & Resorts today announced that Chairman of the Board Anthony "Tony" Klok has been named 2019 Ambassador of Hospitality by the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA). The Ambassador of Hospitality Awards ch...
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Hampton by Hilton Opens New Property in Tucson, Arizona

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 5:12am
Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton, the global upper-midscale brand known for its commitment to providing unmatched guest service, today announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Tucson Tech Park in Tucson....
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Hilton's Commitment to Diverse Leadership

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 5:11am
This month Hilton is celebrating Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month with events across its U.S. corporate offices. These explore the culture of Asian communities, share career stories and personal reflections from Asian & Pacific Islander Team ...
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Opens at the West End

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 5:05am
Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown. Designed for guests who want to travel on their own terms, Homewood Suites by Hilt...
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Why associations matter | By Michael Blake and David Sjolander

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 4:58am
Ever wonder what all the hotel industry associations out there do? Michael Blake of HTNG and David Sjolander of OpenTravel Alliance walk us through the maze of acronyms and explain why they are an indispensible part of the industry landscape: they'r...
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HVS Market Pulse: Fresno, CA | By Kirsten Z. Smiley

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 4:54am
River ParkLocated in North Fresno, River Park Shopping Center is one of the most visited outdoor malls in the Central Valley. With over 300 days of sunshine, the shopping center offers a lifestyle ambience with a wide array of shopping and dining op...
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BENCHMARK® Adds the Extraordinary Skamania Lodge

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 4:49am
BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has announced that Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson, Washington, has joined its expanding Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio.The 258-guest room Skamania Lodge is set on 175 densely forested acres overl...
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How To Register Your Front Desk Staff To Become "Certified in the Heart of Hospitality"

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 4:41am
In the era of online reviews and social media, guest experiences at the front desk impact the financial success of your hotel. First impressions formulated at check-in bias guests' overall opinions, whether for better or for worse.If you're looking ...
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Virgin Hotels New Orleans Breaks Ground

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 4:19am
Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, marks a new milestone as Virgin Hotels breaks ground with The Buccini/Pollin Group on Virgin Hotels New Orleans. Today's groundbreaking ceremony marks Virgin ...
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Is Airbnb Taking Over The Hotel Business? | By Bob Rauch & Sarah Andersen

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 4:08am
The company's rapid success came in part from the fact that it operated in an unregulated arena, able to avoid many of the legal requirements placed on hotels. However, there has been a shift over the past few years as the platform continues to face...
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Hotel Expiration Dates: Fact or Fiction? | By Mark Lewis-Brown

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 4:05am
But, in my opinion, it should be. Here's a little known/rarely considered fact: an empty room is an expired one.Just like with milk or medication, hotels' rooms also have expiration dates, after which the empty room becomes a liability, rather than ...
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This Was The Best Big Game Ad | By Larry Mogelonsky

Hospitality Net - May 24, 2019 - 4:02am
My favorite one this year will not only surprise you but will also offer you a great lesson about how to promote your hotel with a modern sensibility.Spending hundreds of thousands on production and millions more on the media buys themselves, these ...
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