In the first half of 2014, the massive shift from desktop to mobile and tablet devices continues its rigorous pace and now over 42% of web visitors and nearly 38% of page views were generated from non-desktop devices (mobile and tablet), while nearly 16% of bookings and 19% of room nights came from tablets and mobile devices.
Laurus Corporation, a U.S.-based private real estate investment and development firm, has acquired the Marriott Warner Center hotel in Woodland Hills, CA.
Airbnb reported that on July 5, 2014 in Paris almost 20,000 guests stayed at their member properties. One might surmise that the price point for those accommodations were a bit lower than the usual room price for the many hotels in the city of love. Maybe, the youth hostels could compete on price.
Noble Investment Group last week announced the acquisition of the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Miami Airport South. The property, which recently completed a comprehensive renovation, will be the second Miami hotel in Noble's portfolio.
The Hotel Bondi, one of Australia's most famous hotels and a Sydney beachside icon, is to be offered for sale. JLL have been appointed Exclusive Agents to offer this exceptional asset For Sale by an International Expressions of Interest campaign closing 2 September 2014.
When conducting training in the hospitality industry today, trainers find themselves facing a multi-generational audience that also includes Baby Boomers and Generation Xers, making it that much more challenging to find common ground.
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