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Hospitality Net Industry News - USA & Canada Ever the optimist, this is a fabulous time for hotels to reinvent themselves and infuse their operations with fresh thinking. I'm not suggesting that the checklist below is a complete list of ideas nor that you undertake all of these. Rather, think ... ... CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Charlestowne Hotels, providing full-service hospitality management, today announces a formal agreement with The Thrash Group, a national hospitality development company, to oversee their entire portfolio of hotels. Under this new... Great customer service is comprised of many things. Besides policies and procedures which lead to a satisfied customer, your smile, positive words, and open body language are just as important - and many say even more important. Here are a few ways ... The world is slowly opening up again, new research from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) indicates, with destinations cautiously easing travel restrictions introduced in response to COVID-19. As the United Nations specialized agency releases i... Outrigger Hospitality Group today announced its commitment to providing an elevated standard of cleanliness and safety in preparation for the anticipated re-opening of its beach resort properties. Outrigger's Clean Commitment guidelines were designe... As hotels cautiously reopen for the summer travel season, health and safety concerns are top of mind. Gifted with acres upon acres of land, sprawling luxury resorts — from wilderness retreats to private islands — provide plenty of space to feel comf... Accor, a global hospitality leader, has begun the exciting process of reopening some of its hotels that temporarily closed in response to the global pandemic. With restrictions now easing across many destinations, and the number of reopened hotels i... GBTA, (Global Business Travel Association) is endorsing the "Safe Stay" campaign recently established by AHLA (American Hotel and Lodging Association). GBTA members called on the hotel committees to discuss the opportunities for collaboration and a ... It's almost impossible to find a hotel that hasn't introduced a new sanitation program, promising its rooms are squeaky clean and will be coronavirus-free. How do you know if your hotel room is really clean? "It's difficult to distinguish between le... Business travel has come to a halt during the COVID-19 pandemic, as stay-at-home restrictions have required companies to hold more virtual meetings. While the outbreak is not yet over, experts have started to project a potential rebound for corporat... The coronavirus pandemic has changed every prediction about U.S. hotel performance in 2020, including how industry analysts make their forecasts. As companies such as STR, Tourism Economics, CBRE and PwC have had to revise their 2020 forecasts, in s... The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) announced on Saturday, May 30th during a webinar hosted by the Myanmar Tourism Marketing Association that the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism of Myanmar decided to move the annual Mekong Tourism Forum dat... Miami Dade College's (MDC) Hospitality Institute will provide online COVID-19 re-opening training to employees at hundreds of hotels in both the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association and the Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association, as p... Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 hitting the US, RevPAR growth had been decelerating, increasing just 0.7 percent in Q4 2019 and 0.9 percent for the year overall. Slightly stronger growth occurred in the first two months of this year, with RevPAR i... Quality Inn & Suites Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colo. has completed a renovation of its 124 guest rooms including newly remodeled bathrooms as well as new paint, furniture and fixtures. Since 2016, San Diego-based RAR Hospitality has be... Centrally located on America's Cup at Commercial Wharf, the newly built Hammetts Hotel welcomes travelers to the waterfront of Newport, RI, this summer. The 84-room boutique hotel has a distinctive presence in the heart of downtown Newport, providin... As hotels cautiously reopen for the summer travel season, health and safety concerns are top of mind. Gifted with acres upon acres of land, sprawling luxury resorts — from wilderness retreats to private islands — provide plenty of space to feel comf... HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee - STR data for 17-23 May 2020 shows Canadian hotel performance up slightly from previous weeks with the same significant level of year-over-year declines. In comparison with the week of 19-25 May 2019, the industry reported... U.S. hotel gross operating profit per available room fell 116.9% during April 2020, according to the latest monthly P&L data release from STR. In a year-over-year comparison with April 2019, the industry reported the following: GOPPAR: -116.9% to US... London, UK - The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled the second phase of measures to rebuild global consumer confidence to encourage the return of travelling. The latest protocols are designed to drive the return of safe travel and en... Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has announced the launch of #SLH FORHEROES, a global campaign offering 1000 room nights to those on the frontline who have supported their communities through the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. Submissions to n... London UK/Spokane WA - Magnuson Hotels, the fast-growing franchise alternative today reported its April occupancy (percentage of rooms sold in a hotel) surpassed the USA April average of 24.63% by 16.7%, as measured by STR (Smith Travel Research). A... Washington, D.C. - Global DMC Partners (GDP), the leading global network of independently owned destination management companies (DMCs) and creative event experts, today announced the results of its most recent Meetings & Events Pulse Survey, focusi... LAS VEGAS, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) ("MGM Resorts") announced its planned June 4 reopening of Bellagio, New York-New York, MGM Grand Las Vegas and The Signature, following the closure earlier this year of all of its U.S. properties amid...
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