New STR survey reveals top hospitality industry challenges and strengths
Labor-related issues and energy costs are among the top challenges on the mind of global hotel and travel industry professionals, while leisure demand and increased guest spending are seen as the biggest strengths, according to a new survey from STR.
IHG Hotels & Resorts debuts its first Vignette Collection hotel in the Americas
IHG Hotels & Resorts is celebrating the debut of Vignette Collection in the Americas with the opening of Yours Truly DC. Nestled within Washington, D.C.’s eclectic Dupont Circle, Yours Truly is a bohemian-inspired haven designed to feel like a warm, welcoming home.
Hotels Continue to Recover in 2023 as Industry Begins New Era of Operations
The hotel industry in 2023 is projected to surpass pre-pandemic levels of demand, nominal room revenue and state and local tax revenue, while inching closer to other key 2019 performance metrics, according to AHLA’s 2023 State of the Hotel Industry Report.
IHG Hotels & Resorts Donates $500,000 to AHLA Foundation Human Trafficking Survivor Fund
The AHLA Foundation has announced a $500,000 donation from IHG Hotels & Resorts to support the No Room for Trafficking (NRFT) Survivor Fund as part of the hotel company's longstanding commitment to combat human trafficking.
The Biggest Innovators in Travel and Hospitality: 2022 Year-End Edition
Skift is back with another installment of inspiration in hotels and hospitality. Female-led luxury seemed to be a common theme this year, alongside those maintaining standards, leading teams and executing on subtle touches for the people who notice. Here are a few brands, ideas and services that deserved a hat tip in 2022.
The U.S. Sees Continued Travel Demand Through Holiday Season, Ending 2022 on a High Note
Amadeus, a global leader in travel technology, is seeing a positive trend in U.S. hotel bookings for the 2022 holiday season, with their business data showing that U.S. occupancy for the last two weeks of the year (Dec 18-31) is currently at 27%, pacing 1% behind the same time in 2019.
U.S. Hoteliers Gradually Make Headway Against Labor Shortage
Hoteliers are benefiting from a loosening labor market as perks such as higher salaries, retention bonuses, finder’s fees for new workers, more flexible work schedules, and same-day payments appear to be drawing workers back into the hospitality industry.
The nation’s largest event exclusively for hotel owners, the 2023 AAHOA Convention & Trade Show brings together the who’s who of the hotelier's industry for networking, learning and connecting on the trade show floor.
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