IHG Hotels & Resorts and Unilever join forces to spell the end of single-use bathroom miniatures
IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced a global collaboration with consumer goods company Unilever to replace bathroom miniatures with bulk amenities in over 4,000 hotels. The switch to full-size formats is expected to save at least 850 tons of plastic annually in IHG’s Americas region alone.
Contrasting fortunes for tourism? What we know and don’t know as tourism ramps up
STR's consumer research findings discussed in recent blogs has uncovered contrasting fortunes for tourism and hospitality. Data from its latest consumer survey in May 2022 sheds light on aspects which are likely to influence tourism through 2022 and beyond.
Half of the Biggest Tourism Economies Close to Full Travel Recovery
The "100 Club" now consists of seven members—seven countries where the travel industry performs at par or above 2019 levels. Another four countries are following closely behind. Things are starting to look almost "normal."
Laura Lee Blake, Esq., will be the new President and CEO of AAHOA, the nation’s largest hotel owners association. Blake will succeed Ken Greene, who served in the role for a short time in 2021 and part of 2022.
February U.S. hotel performance rebounded from January’s slump, according to STR. The three key U.S. hotel industry performance metrics in February each improved significantly from January 2022 levels as concern about the omicron variant began to fade.
Tourism Enjoys Strong Start To 2022 While Facing New Uncertainties
International tourism continued its recovery in January 2022, with a much better performance compared to the weak start to 2021.However, the Ukraine conflict adds pressure to existing economic uncertainties, coupled with many COVID-related travel restrictions still in place, could hamper the recovery of tourism.
The Keys to Keeping Talent in a Hotel Labor Shortage
The labor market for hospitality is what it is right now. As travel recovers, a top goal should be reducing your employee churn rate and developing a culture that retains good hires so that you are protected as much as possible from the current labor shortage.
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.
Join Skift as they gathers leaders from across hospitality for this two-day, in-person forum to discuss the future of accommodations, how consumers behavior is creating change across the industry, and the convergence of hotels and short-term rentals.