We are currently witnessing an explosion of meta search sites and online publishers, facilitated by advancements in digital technology and advertisers perceptions of these sites as unbiased online media players compared to the OTAs.
Hcareers releases Q3 2013 Hospitality Hiring Report.
According to data compiled by Hotels.com, mobile apps are vital for last-minute hotel bookings. The travel expert found that a whopping 60 percent of mobile bookings from the first half of 2013 were made for same-day check-in, while 68 percent of bookings were made within two days of check-in.
TravelClick Takes Home 60 Awards for Outstanding Web Design for Hotels in 2013, More than Any Other Web Designer
In September, hoteliers in the Dutch capital achieved Occupancy of 91.0% (+6.5pts y-o-y), reaching the 80%-mark for the calendar year performance (80.6%), according to the latest HotStats survey. This was complemented by a stunning 15.9% increase in average room rate (ARR) leading to a RevPAR surge of 24.9% to 220.72.
Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 113 – By Stanley Turkel, MHS, ISHC
Operating income from franchising activities totaled $69.5 million for the three months ending September 30, 2013, a 6% increase compared to the same period in 2012. Total operating income increased 2% to $66.5 million for the three months ending September 30, 2013 compared to the same period in 2012.
Mr. Sheldon has extensive experience in the casino industry and has held senior marketing positions that included corporate executive level responsibilities for multiple properties in various jurisdictions.
Dubai hotels recorded strong performance in September with the surveyed four and five star hotels experiencing growth in all key indicators.
Inland American Lodging Group, Inc. today announced that it has acquired the 107-room luxury boutique Lorien Hotel & Spa in Alexandria, Va., for a purchase price of approximately $45 million.