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Cheval Collection Selects IDeaS G3 RMS at Eight Additional Luxury Serviced Apartment Properties

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IDeaS, a SAS company and the world’s leading provider of hospitality revenue management software and services, announced today it has expanded its relationship with the Cheval Collection to a total of ten properties. Building on a strong,…

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Penn State’s Master of Professional Studies in Hospitality Management elevates careers in hospitality

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The Penn State School of Hospitality Management is accepting applications for its Master of Professional Studies in Hospitality Management for the fall 2024 semester. The program helps professionals gain in-demand skills and leadership…

Hospitality students creatively solving problems with Lego Learning Initiative

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From constructing towers to landscapes, Penn State students are building physical representations of business strategies and practicing creative problem-solving as part of the “Lego Learning Initiative for Hospitality Management Education.”

Early Career SHM Alumni Pay it Forward

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The School of Hospitality Management (SHM) in Penn State’s College of Health and Human Development (HHD) has received a series of gifts from recent alumni, bolstering the support available to students. In this series, we spotlight recent…

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Choosing the right hospitality suite – a changing landscape

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Over the last couple of decades, hoteliers have been faced with two main options when upgrading hospitality management software: Acquire new point solutions that address specific challenges or adopt an integrated platform that manages…

On-the-Go and In-the-Know: Why Mobile Procure-to-Pay is the Key to Gaining a Competitive Advantage in Hospitality

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Effective procurement departments have a significant positive impact on hotel performance. To endure persistent industry challenges—such as price volatility, tight profit margins, evolving guest preferences, and labour shortages—hoteliers…

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Cycas Hospitality Expands Into Ireland

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Cycas Hospitality’s growth continues into 2024 following their landmark appointment to manage The Ormond Hotel in Dublin on behalf of the Ormond Group, a leading hospitality group from Southeast Asia. This will be Cycas Hospitality’s first…

Mews Unfold 2024: what is it and why should you attend?

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Mews Unfold is an annual hospitality technology forum hosted by the team from Mews Hospitality Cloud. It’s a unique event, curated by hoteliers for hoteliers, designed to inspire innovation, provide practical solutions for better hotel…

Mama Shelter Opens in Nice

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June 2024 will see Mama Shelter Nice open its doors in the alluring Côte d’Azur, in the artistic and epicurean city of Nice, with 102 rooms, a rooftop with pool, a bar and pizza counter, a restaurant, two workshops, two studios, and…

Cendyn boosts hoteliers’ search advertising campaigns with new Google integration

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Cendyn, a global integrated hotel technology and services company, has announced the integration of its popular Digital Marketing Platform (DMP) with Google Search Ads.

Radisson Hotel Group debuts in Odisha with opening of Pramod Lands End Resort, a member of Radisson Individuals

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Capitalizing on the growing potential of hidden gems in India, Radisson Hotel Group is pleased to announce the opening of its first hotel in Gopalpur, Odisha - Pramod Lands End Resort, a member of Radisson Individuals.

HAMA Europe announces Iconic Luxury Hotels as winner of the 2024 Asset Management Achievement Award

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HAMA Europe was delighted to announce today at IHIF EMEA conference in Berlin, that Iconic Luxury Hotels has won this year’s prestigious HAMA Europe Asset Management Achievement Award for its Mayfair Townhouse project.

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection Unveils Its Crown Jewel in Edinburgh: The Elegant and Historically Rich 100 Princes Street

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Red Carnation Hotels, the family-owned hotel collection, proudly announces the opening of its latest masterpiece and first property in Scotland, 100 Princes Street. Heralding the start of a new era at its storied Edinburgh address, this…

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Amadeus brings personalization, choice, and flexibility to the forefront of the hotel tech stack with expanded iHotelier® Suite

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As the hospitality industry continues to evolve, the rising need for personalization serves as a powerful indication that new strategies are essential to elevate the customer experience and unlock untapped revenue potential. Just as guests…

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Evolving Past ROAS as the Primary Marketing KPI

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Traditionally, Return On Ad Spend (ROAS) has dominated as the primary metric for evaluating the success of marketing initiatives. As we evolve past ROAS, I wanted to get the take from my fellow experts on the HSMAI Marketing Advisory Board…

Hotel franchising poised for growth across Southeast Asia

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Franchising is gaining traction in Southeast Asia, presenting both opportunities and challenges for hoteliers.

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DiamondRock Hospitality Company Implements Leadership Changes and Simplified Organizational Structure

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DiamondRock Hospitality Company (the “Company”) (NYSE: DRH), a lodging-focused real estate investment trust that owns a portfolio of 36 premium hotels and resorts in the United States, today announced leadership changes and a simplified…

Cloudbeds Observes Shift Towards Longer Stays

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Hospitality management platform Cloudbeds has observed a moderate (1%) uptick in medium-term stays globally in 2023, accompanied by a slight decline of 2% in short stays.

DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Piccadilly unveils sustainable makeover

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DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Piccadilly, which is managed by global hotel management company Valor Hospitality, has unveiled a full refurbishment of all 285 bedrooms as well as hotel corridors.

The central role of human capital in the luxury hotel industry

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New Risposte Turismo survey among European General Managers. The study was presented on Saturday 13 April in Venice, within the framework of the 50th Annual General Meeting of the European Hotel Managers Association (EHMA). The difficulty…

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AHLA rallies industry in support of hotel tax relief

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The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today is leading an industry-wide Tax Day of Action in support of the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act, H.R. 7024.

European Committee of the Regions and UN Tourism break new ground with study on Rural Tourism and Development in Europe

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The report emphasizes the critical role of cooperation between these two organizations in bridging local and global efforts towards shared objectives. It showcases the potential of rural tourism to contribute to the resilience of regional…

Park Hyatt Milano Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

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Park Hyatt Milano, an icon of hospitality, celebrates its first 20 years in the name of an elegant and sophisticated glamour, a mirror of the Milanese spirit on which the hotel has its roots.

IHG Hotels & Resorts continues regional growth with Holiday Inn & Suites signing on Queensland’s stunning Sunshine Coast

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IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) is delighted to announce the signing of the second Holiday Inn & Suites in Australasia, partnering for the first time with Felix Capital to open Holiday Inn & Suites Caloundra Sunshine Coast in early 2028.

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APAC Hotels & Hospitality Market Update: Japan

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Despite being one of the last markets to fully re-open its borders to visitors following the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, the large number of foreign visitors and durable domestic demand have seen Average Daily Rates (ADRs) across all…

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HotelRunner participates in ATM Dubai to show its powerful technology platform

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The leading hospitality and travel technology provider HotelRunner will participate in ATM Dubai, one of the Middle East’s most important tourism trade shows, between 6-9 May. The HotelRunner Team will welcome guests in Hall 3, Stand…

Paris hotel bookings pacing above 60% for Summer Olympic period

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Paris hotel bookings for the 2024 Summer Olympics are pacing above 60%, according to CoStar’s latest Forward STAR data. CoStar is a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the property markets.

Room Mate Hotels grows 37% in sales in 2023

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Room Mate Hotels, a hotel chain born in Spain in 2005 with a strong international presence, launches its new image and a second brand “Room Mate Collection” backed by a strong 2023 financial year. The chain chaired by Kike Sarasola has…

World-Class Experts in Hospitality Investment Take the Stage at Questex’s IHIF EMEA 2024

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Yesterday, Questex’s International Hospitality Investment Forum EMEA (IHIF EMEA) commenced with presentations from world-class experts in hospitality investment. The event takes place at the InterContinental and Pullman hotels in Berlin…