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Industry News

Let’s Play Together – IHG® Hotels & Resorts rallies with the 2020 US Open

IHG® Hotels & Resorts wishes the best of luck to the athletes, coaches and staff as it invites tennis fans to get behind the tournament, wherever they are, and celebrate champions on and off the court.

Article by Tara Velasquez for Company News HQ

Extended Stay Still ‘Golden Child of US Hotel Industry’

Even in the worst of the COVID-19 crisis, the extended-stay segment witnessed occupancy levels well above those of other segments. 

Article by Danielle Hess for HNN

With foreclosures looming, hotel industry pushes for HOPE Act

Major hotel industry leaders expressed an urgency for Congress to step up to help struggling hotel businesses before it is too late. 

Article by J.T. Fox for Hotel Management

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How Will Emerging Economies Reliant on Tourism Survive the Crisis?

Many emerging economies have built their growth strategies on tourism. Not every one will be able to pick up where they left off on the other side.

Article by Rosie Spinks for Skift

Hotel Training
Hotels Reimagine Training to Deal with Pandemic

Owners and operators are providing training to off-site employees and enhancing said training programs to deal with health and safety issues.

Article by Harvey Chipkin for HNN

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IHG opens Europe’s largest Holiday Inn Express in Amsterdam

IHG annouces the opening of the Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - North Riverside, the largest Express property in Europe. Located on the northern shore of the IJ-lake, the hotel caters to both business and leisure travelers. 

Article by Guest Contributor for HospitalityNet

Europe Travel
It’s Peak Holiday Season in Europe But Are Europeans Really Traveling?

Europe opened its internal borders six weeks ago. Bookings are up, but there’s a big difference between booking a trip and actually taking one.

Article by Rosie Spinks for Skift

Shanghai Skyline
IHG Scales Up Presence in Greater China

Despite the challenges posed by COVID-19, the IHG is pushing ahead with plans to launch new brands and properties in Greater China, in preparation for the rebound.

Article by Yvonne Chang for TTG

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Holiday Inn Set to Grow by 23,125 Rooms

Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts is planning to open 85 new hotels in the coming years, putting the brand on course to expand rapidly over the next decade, with 85 new properties lined up.

Article by Julianna Hahn for Top Hotel News

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Revenue Managers Hit Reset Buttons and Dive into Data

To succeed during the COVID-19 crisis and once the pandemic fades, hotel revenue managers know comp sets need to be enlarged, with a much wider picture of the industry required to make the right decisions as revenue strategies are essentially reset.

Article by Terence Baker for HNN

Industry Events

AAHOA 2023 Convention & Tradeshow (AAHOACON)
April 11 - 14

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.

Canadian Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC)
April 18 - 19

Since 1997, the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference has established itself as the definitive source for information, insight and opinion on today's Canadian lodging market.

Skift Future of Lodging Forum
May 11 - 12

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.