A new study from Cornell University has found that hotels gain a revenue benefit when they are certified under the LEED sustainable building program.
Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm, announced yesterday that it has acquired, through a controlled affiliate, The Roxburghe, a landmark hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Pigeon update is obviously focused on local results, but what does this mean for your hotel? It seems the answer may depend on two factors: if you are an independent or branded property, and how well you are represented in the major local directories, OTAs and Google+ Business Listings (now also known as Google My Business).
Two-thirds (66 percent) of millennial high-frequency travelers rate unique rewards as an important factor when choosing a hotel loyalty program, compared with just 43 percent of their older counterparts, according to a new Deloitte study, Winning the Race for Guest Loyalty.
Is automation a job killer or creator? Both, according to new research from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl (EMSI). In a nationwide survey, one in five companies (21 percent) reported they have deskilled workers, i.e., replaced employees with automation. Among companies with more than 500 employees, the number is 30 percent.
The 60-floor Millennium Royal Plaza stands at 280 meters and is the tallest building in Central China. The JW Marriott Hotel Zhengzhou is the first Marriott property in Henan as well as the seventh JW Marriott hotel in the Greater China region.
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