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How will you be a global catalyst for change? - Carlson Rezidor| By Ramsay Rankoussi

By Ramsay Rankoussi

The ongoing digital revolution, emerging internet of things and advent of the sharing economy are having a profound effect on the way people do business across the world. It's high time they were seen as enablers, not disruptors, and hospitality investors, developers, owners and operators alike have the chance in 2017 to capitalise on these for future growth, profitability and success.

Innovation Hub @ EAHM: Bringing research and educational benefits to hospitality stakeholders

By Sanjay Nadkarni

An exciting project is underway at the Dubai-based Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, as a digital innovation hub is set up on campus to give technology vendors an opportunity to showcase new concepts and test ideas and applications.

Wholesale distribution is poisoned: Could an OTA be the antidote?

View by Peter O’Connor

"'Naked' rates (net rates designed to be packaged appearing with low or even no markups on disparate online channels) have been the bane of hoteliers lives for the past two decades. While the Marriott/Expedia deal will not prevent unscrupulous distributors from trying to continue with such practices, Expedia's monitoring technology should be able to quickly identify and shut down, the offenders."