Industry News

Clarion Pointe is Choice Hotels’ newest entry in midscale segment

THE MIDSCALE HOTEL club has a new member. Choice Hotels International on Sept. 20 announced the launch of Clarion Pointe, a select-service brand extension...

Website design positions hotels for business now and in the future

IN TODAY’S HOTEL industry, website design has gone beyond pretty pictures on a page to savvy and sophisticated strategies that attract and retain customers...

TRENDS & ISSUES

Ten years later, hoteliers see mixed recovery from Great Recession, says CBRE Hotels’ Americas...

HOTELIERS WHO ENTERED the lodging business after 2009, the industry’s trough in the Great Recession, are most likely reaping financial rewards from their investments....

Revised federal numbers show 2017 surge in international visits to U.S.

REVISED NUMBERS FROM the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration’s National Travel and Tourism Office show 2017 was actually a record-breaking year for...

Expert: Economic drivers indicate growth stutter for hotel industry in Q1 2020

THE ECONOMY IS booming and with it the hotel industry, both nationally and locally. That was the overall message at the Atlanta Lodging Outlook...

Index: U.S. travel business growth slowing over the next six months

THE GROWTH OF the U.S. travel market continues to slow, edging  up 3 percent in July over the same time last year, according to...

Survey: Hotels still need to improve use of technology to serve guests

MOST HOTELIERS SEEM to understand the importance of maximizing their use of technology to improve guests’ experience, but at the same time they are...

Most travelers do not use voice technology to search or book, says Phocuswright study

PHOCUSWRIGHT RESEARCH REVEALS U.S. travelers are interested in using voice for a multitude of travel-related tasks, but have yet to make it a habit. More...

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