In this week's video take on weekly performance data, STR SVP of Lodging Insights Jan Freitag started out by diving into the company's forecast downgrade for 2020.
Radisson Hotel Group today announced the signing of Radisson Blu Resort & Residences, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Located on the beautiful beach of Cabeza de Toro, the resort will be just ten minutes from downtown Punta Cana and the Punta Cana International Airport.
AHLA today announced a new collaboration with Google to expand the industry's efforts to meet the continued demand from first responders and healthcare workers for available hotel rooms. This joint effort comes two months after the launch of American Hotel & Lodging Association's (AHLA) "Hospitality for Hope," an initiative designed to match emergency and healthcare workers who require temporary housing with hotels during this unprecedented health crisis.
"Nowadays IT is highly strategic for all industries, including hospitality – where the role of technology has grown significantly in the past decade. During the past few years, NH Hotel Group has made a relevant investment in technology, avoiding the archetypal IT approach that combines multiple systems and integrations that imply high maintenance costs, lack of flexibility, low quality of information, and inverse economies of scale."
The Boutique Search Firm – Los Angeles, California, United States
As states across the country navigate reopening and hotels begin to safely welcome back guests, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced that hospitality leaders across North America have endorsed Safe Stay, AHLA's enhanced industry-wide cleaning guidelines.
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow and other industry leaders met with Vice President Mike Pence Wednesday at a roundtable on the hard-hit travel and tourism sector, afterward expressing appreciation for the vice president's attentiveness to the industry's concerns and needs.
Many Americans had to cancel travel plans to follow shelter-in-place guidelines when the novel coronavirus spread. The hotel and airline industries have been hit particularly hard from recent disruptions, with airlines having to fly "ghost" planes and hotels around the world temporarily closing.
"In times of uncertain economic development and in order to weather any storm that may come, focus on key strategies is essential. In recent years, we at Deutsche Hospitality have significantly increased the spectrum of our portfolio to five brands covering the segments from luxury to economy."
Kearney Black has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville Downtown Convention Center
Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville Downtown Convention Center – Nashville, Tennessee, United States
As the world slowly opens up again in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, our hotel stays are set to be organised differently. Some beloved practices have to be shelved - goodbye buffet breakfasts - and new protocols introduced to ensure that travellers and staff feel safe and protected.
On March 30th, we announced the Superhost Relief Fund to provide grants to tenured hosts who are facing financial challenges because of travel disruption and other impacts of the global COVID-19 crisis.
After suffering the greatest performance declines in the history of the U.S. lodging industry during 2020, the nation's hotels will benefit from what is expected to be a relatively rapid economic turnaround in 2021 and 2022, according to the June 2020 edition of CBRE's Hotel Horizons forecast report.
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