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Travel and tourism now account for more than one-tenth of global GDP. What trends can help hospitality and travel companies harness even more growth?
Located in the heart of Times Square, on the corner of 42nd street and 9th Avenue, Pod Times Square expands on the micro-hotel concept, offering 45 Pod Pads living suites varying from 600 800 square feet.
Alex. Brown Realty, Inc. (ABR) and TCOR Hotel Partners (TCOR) have announced the acquisition of the TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Lewisville, Texas. ABR Chesapeake Fund V, a value-add real estate fund sponsored by ABR, invested $4.4 million in the joint venture.
Timothy Hentschel, cofounder and CEO of HotelPlanner, the worlds largest online group travel provider, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award, an honor given annually by the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) this week announced the appointments of Navjit Ahluwalia as Senior Vice President and Country Head, India, and Jatin Khanna as Vice President and Head of Operations, India.
Following a successful 2017 with global growth that averaged nearly one new hotel opening per week, the brand is kicking off 2018 with four new properties.
Sonesta International Hotels Corporation announced the Sonesta Hotel Ibagué, the latest addition to the brand’s international portfolio and its seventh property in the country of Colombia. Located within the city’s Acqua Commerical complex, Sonesta Hotel Ibagué is key to the area’s commercial, business and tourist development.
Hotels in the Asia/Pacific region saw occupancy increase by 2.6% to 70.9% in 2017, while ADR rose 0.9% to $100.57 and RevPAR increased 3.6% to $71.31.
Those who did not report being sexually harassed most often did not because they didn’t want to be labeled a troublemaker, said it was their word against the other person, or were afraid of losing their job – Twenty-eight percent of those who have felt sexually harassed at work said they were sexually harassed by their boss – More than half of people sexually harassed (54 percent) say they did not confront the person responsible for harassment