Survey: Future travelers willing to accept inconveniences for safety

PERHAPS THE MOST frightening thing about the COVID-19 pandemic is the fact that information on the virus seems to change from day to day....

Article: Communication skills a must in COVID-19 crisis

DURING ANY CRISIS, communication between employer and employee is pivotal in finding a successful outcome. That’s true for the current economic crisis caused by...

Best Western, My Place provide rooms for essential workers

TWO MORE HOTEL chains are stepping up to provide rooms for essential workers facing the COVID-19 outbreak. Best Western Hotels & Resorts will offer...

Wyndham resort hotels reopened after closing due to COVID-19 pandemic

WYNDHAM GRAND CLEARWATER Beach hotel in Clearwater Beach, Florida, owned by doctor turned hotelier Dr. Kiran Patel, has reopened after temporarily closing as a...

IHG announces first Atwell Suites property under construction in Miami

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP has announced Miami as the location of its first property in its upper-midscale Atwell Suites brand launched last year. Baywood Hotels,...

Pelosi joins hotel industry pros to discuss stimulus

HOTELIERS HAVE THE opportunity to hear directly from a Congressional leader about the debate over the next round of federal stimulus to counteract the...

Report: Hotels reposition into the wellness-hospitality sector

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC has driven the interest in health and wellness to an all-time high, said consulting firm HVS. Along with offering healthy and...

Former La Quinta head helps launch ‘contactless’ check-in tech company

INVESTORS IN VIRDEE, a new software as a service company focused on producing “contactless” technology for hotels and other industries, have raised $2 million...

Report: Extended-stay hotels on top in first half of 2020

EXTENDED-STAY HOTELS in the U.S. have seen their steepest declines ever in occupancy and other performance metrics since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the...

Report: African Americans underrepresented in hospitality executive roles

AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE underrepresented in the executive ranks of the U.S. hotel industry, according to a new report from the Castell Project, a not-for-profit...