STR recently reported that occupancy for the United States hotel industry declined in July for this first time in the past 12 months (-0.2 percent to 73.6 percent), fueled by a 1.9-percent decrease in demand.
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HITEC: Industry must think holistically about tech
Technology is vitally important to the overall success of the hotel industry, but the industry’s general approach to utilizing technology might be holding it back, according to a panel of experts speaking during the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference.
Hosted by the Luxury Hotel Association, the eighth annual INSPIRE conference brings experts in upscale together to share, learn and improve their guests' experience. The two-day event will feature comprehensive strategies for improving luxury hotel operations.
HTIS in Dubai is an executive platform to discuss the key industry challenges of hoteliers to find technology related solutions to boost their Average Daily Rate (ADR), Revenue per available room (RevPAR), and the occupancy of the hotel.