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Industry News

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Kalibri Labs Launches Predictive Tool For Recovery Planning

Kalibri Labs continues to upgrade its robust database to provide RevPAR, occupancy and ADR for future dates and create greater visibility at the market/submarket level. 

Article by Guest Contributor for HotelBusiness.com

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Valor's McGlashan ready to rip off bandage

Euan McGlashan, an IHG Owners Association Global Board member and co-founder & CEO of Valor Hospitality Partners, explores the various challenges owners currently face as they begin transitioning from survival to recovery.

Article by Jeff Weinstein for HOTELS magazine

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IHG Owners Association ERC Holds In-Person Meeting at InterContinental London Park Lane

The in-person gathering demonstrates a commitment to working with owners and operators to execute cleanliness and safety brand standards. 

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IHG Owners Association Board of Directors Holds In-Person Q3 Meeting at InterContinental Buckhead

The meeting is seen as a significant step towards returning to normal businesses practices and restoring consumer confidence in business travel. 

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Creativity tapped to stretch leisure season past summer

Hoteliers in the U.S. would typically see business travel pick up in the fall, but now they are left strategizing ways to stretch the summer leisure season to offset the loss of corporate demand because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Article by Dana Miller for Hotel News Now

Travelers Cite Increasing Sense of Safety in Spite of COVID-19 Trends
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Travelers Cite Increasing Sense of Safety in Spite of COVID-19 Trends

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt a return to workplaces, schools and sports arenas across the country, travelers report an increasing sense of safety with most types of travel activities in the most recent MMGY Travel Safety Barometer report.

Article from HospitalityNet

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Relief groups turn to hotels to shelter West Coast fire evacuees amid coronavirus pandemic

Fearing one disaster will feed another, relief groups are putting some people who fled their homes during the West Coast wildfires into hotels to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, stringing up shower curtains to separate people in group shelters and delivering box lunches instead of setting up buffets.

Article by Rebecca Boone and Sara Cline for USA Today

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Social Distancing Technologies in Hotels: What Are Our Guests Telling Us?

The current COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented challenges for many economic sectors. One of the most highly impacted industry by the pandemic is the hospitality industry.

Article by Agnes DeFranco and Cristian Morosan for Hotel News Resource

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UNWTO Expects Domestic Tourism to Return Faster and Stronger Than International Travel

As restrictions on travel begin to ease globally, destinations around the world are focusing on growing domestic tourism, with many offering incentives to encourage people to explore their own countries.

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Kimpton Pittman Hotel Opens in Historic Dallas Landmark

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has opened a new property in the Knights of Pythias Temple building, with help from Perkins+Will, Busta Studio and the Dallas Historical Society.

Article by Lauren Jade Hill for Top Hotel News

Industry Events

44th Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference
June 05 - 07

Hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality, the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference features general sessions, and networking events that provide data, analysis, perspectives, insights and opportunities. Meet, mingle and network with the professionals who drive this stimulating, evolving and fascinating industry.

ILTM Asia Pacific
June 20 - 23

The highest-end suppliers, buyers and media in the new world of APAC luxury travel gather at ILTM Asia Pacific in Singapore to create exciting new itineraries, do business and build lifelong bonds. Four days of high-quality pre-scheduled appointments, educational sessions, networking, parties and invaluable exposure sum up the ILTM Asia Pacific experience.

HITEC Orlando
June 27 - 30

The Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference is the world's largest and oldest hospitality technology event. Produced by HFTP, HITEC offers a unique combination of top-notch education and brings together the brightest minds and hottest technologies from across the globe to one place

Women in Travel & Hospitality Conference
July 11 - 12

This in-person Los Angeles event will gather women in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries to focus on "Money, Abundance, and Manifestation" and is designed to spark discussion about how the greatest accomplishment in our careers is how we think about and take action on our financial wellness. 

Hotel Data Conference (HDC) 2022
August 10 - 12

The 14th Annual Hotel Data Conference, hosted by Strategic Partner STR and Hotel News Now, will provide expert analyses, new strategies and tangible best practices. Considering the current environment, the need for such insights is greater than ever.