The hotel industry outlook for the top 25 North American Markets is showing an increase of 3.7% in committed occupancy for August 2014 - July 2015. This is based on group commitments and individual reservations on the books as of July 27, 2014, compared to the same time last year.
This article outlines how to structure your budget so that you can shift more bookings to the direct online channel, better utilize your marketing dollars by increasing campaign effectiveness, and generate the highest returns possible from your property website and digital marketing initiatives.
According to the research by IHG Rewards Club, nearly 40% of travellers agree that their smartphone is the most important item to take on holiday - and 67% agree that they will use it every single day. As a result, 1 in 10 travellers clock an impressive average of 70 hours online while on holiday - almost 20% of the actual time spent on a two week holiday.
With the success of two existing locations in Malibu, CA and Niagara, NY, The Biggest Loser Resort announces the openings of two new state-of-the-art locations this fall. The Biggest Loser Resort Chicago will open September 6 in the Hilton Indian Lakes Resort & Spa in Chicago, IL and The Biggest Loser Resort at The Villas of Amelia Island Plantation will open October 18 in Jacksonville, FL.
Kempinski Hotels and The Stafford Hotel Ltd. announce today that they have mutually and amicably agreed to end the management agreement for The Stafford London by Kempinski.
The U.S. hotel industry recorded positive results in the three key performance measurements during the week of 10-16 August 2014, according to data from STR.
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