The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter of 2019. Though at a slower rate when compared with the last two years, the 4% increase registered in early 2019 is a very positive sign.
New study reveals gig economy is alive and thriving in the hospitality industry with nearly 76% of hotels using contractors for senior hires
The U.S. hotel industry saw occupancy increase 0.8% to 70.8% during the week of 12-18 May, and a 1.4% ADR increase to $134.36 pushed RevPAR up 2.2% to $95.13.
During the week of 12-18 May, Canadian hotel occupancy dipped 1.7% to 67.2%, but a 3.4% ADR jump to 165.96 Canadian dollars ($122.99) drove RevPAR up 1.6% to CA$111.45 ($82.60).
The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018 – costing the economy $30 billion in travel spending and 248,000 American jobs, according to the organizations economists.
Today, Marty shares some good news from Riverside, California, where the Riverside County District Attorneys Office is seeking to stop abusive ADA lawsuits filed by serial litigants.
In Part 1 of this series, I discuss the importance of deriving a proper revenue estimate for valuations of independent, budget motels and testing its reasonableness against the norms for the neighborhood and market.
When discussing the importance of employee wellness, we arrive at a central consideration: employee safety. After all, the last thing a guest wants to consider is whether or not the hotel is safe enough for guests or staff, alike. This is an increasingly important, fundamental part of any hotels structure.
Average Round-Trip Domestic Ticket Price Remains Effectively Flat
A new report by SiteMinder has found that more of Frances accommodation seekers prefer to book their stays directly than with a third party.