Do You Need to Update Your Website? – By Daisy Tackett

Your website is your virtual storefront, and it needs to look sharp, welcoming, and up-to-date. If your website looks like it's from the '90s, potential guests will assume your hotel is stuck in the past. So, let's dive into why having an updated website is so vital for hoteliers.

Georgina Powell and Neil Haskins Join the Whitbread Hotel Development Team

Georgina Powell has joined the team as a Project and Programme Manager working on Whitbread's new-build hotel developments in London and the south of England and Neil Haskins, who started his career at Whitbread in 1987 before taking up senior roles at Gerald Eve and Merlin Entertainments, has returned to the business to drive the company's programme of hotel extensions across the UK.

Adina Apartment Geneva Hotel Opens in Switzerland

TFE Hotels announced the opening of the Adina Apartment Hotel Geneva in Switzerland’s very first international hotel hub. The Adina – TFE’s first hotel in Switzerland – together with precinct neighbours Intercity B&B, and the nearby Marriott, adds around 1000 room keys to the local market.

Data Privacy Alert: Who is Responsible for Personal Data at a Hotel? – By Jim Butler

Data privacy and security continue to be significant issues for hotel owners, operators, brands, and managers, representing the potential for both financial and reputational impacts. One important piece of the puzzle is which of the many entities involved in a hotel property is responsible for collecting, sharing, using and storing the personal data of guests and employees.