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STR CEO Hite delves into trends behind revised forecast

Consumer spending was one factor behind a revised forecast for the U.S. hotel industry, according to Amanda Hite, president and CEO of STR, parent company of Hotel News Now. Hite spoke with HNN at the recent Hotel Data Conference, during which STR and Tourism Economics released the latest industry forecast, which shows continued modest growth for the hotel industry through 2018.

GBTA Notebook: The Future of Corporate Travel Is Basically the Same as the Past

Corporate travel is slow to evolve, yet the pace of change seems to have increased as travel management companies have turned to technology to solve common problems. This week at the Global Business Travel Association Convention in Boston, customization was a major theme as the industry has focused more on appealing to the individual needs of travelers and clients rather than compelling them to work with a constrained set of tools.

SAHIC Cuba Proves Successful as First Hospitality Investment Conference in The Island Nation

The inaugural Conference SAHIC Cuba designed to promote the hotel, tourism and related real estate businesses in the island nation took place in Havana, Cuba, May 15-16, 2017. After two full days of activities, the event proved to be 'the' place to provide the 225 attendees from 24 countries with new opportunities to expand their network while learning where the industry is heading in the continually emerging Cuba.

"In the face of COVID-19, it seems that housekeeping professionals are required to (re-)activate their skill set; which already includes the management of complex projects. For the seasoned housekeeping professional managing the complex task of ensuring cleanliness, hygiene, and COVID-19 safety for guests and staff, is most likely not an issue."

Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa prepares to welcome World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards has revealed that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will host the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017. Situated on 12 miles of crystal white sand on Grace Bay, Beaches Turks & Caicos will welcome leaders from across the region on Saturday 16th September as they gather to see who among them has been voted the pinnacle of the travel industry.