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DOSM Checklist for 2020

Year in and year out, we get the opportunity to help truly world-class DOSMs turbo-charge their marketing programs, and identify new ways to keep existing customers and find new ones, all while handing over fewer of their hard-earned marketing dollars to their OTA “partners.

Women in Leadership: Building Self-Confidence

Although more than 60 percent of EHL’s current students are female, reaching the C-suite is still a problem, as only 17 percent of the school’s alumni occupying senior executive roles are women. Earlier this year EHL launched its Women in Leadership (WIL) initiative, with the aim of promoting leadership policies to foster diverse and balanced work environments in the hospitality industry.

The Future of Sustainability Certification: Micro-Certification?

View by Maribel Esparcia Pérez

"As legislation evolves, current certification schemes might be ineffective or become obsolete in upcoming months, especially in European countries. Further regulations for hotel building and operations have more chances to be a catalyst for change than some of the existing certification schemes."

In Step: Owners and Operators moving forward, together (or not)

View by David Bowd

"Stringent revenue management is the key now to a faster recovery, many markets are not seeing rate resistance and yet rates are dropping as a knee jerk reaction or panic. Be prepared previous booking patterns are no longer relevant and a new pattern will emerge (for many showing very last minute reservations)."

BON Hotels International West Africa announce plans for a hotel school in Nigeria

In their efforts to make a positive contribution towards tourism development and the growth of the hotel industry at large, BON Hotels, West Africa's fastest-growing hospitality company, has announced their plans to partner with prominent Nigerians with strong roots in the hospitality industry to open a hotel school in Abuja early next year.