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Kinseth Announces Hospitality Tradeshow In Conjunction With 2019 Leadership Conference

Kinseth Hospitality Companies (KHC), an Iowa based hotel development and management company, has announced plans for their 2019 leadership conference and vendor tradeshow. Vendors who attend the tradeshow will be able to meet with top level management from nearly 80 hotels and restaurants, as well as corporate-level management.

5 Reasons to Add AV Management Software to a Hotel's 2019 Capital Budget

Recent reports are showing that the meetings segment of hospitality is flourishing, and technology is of critical importance to event planners in venue selection. Meeting facilities with lodging - which hosted 87% of meetings 2016 according to the PwC Conference Center Report - need to put more focus on managing their built-in and portable audiovisual equipment to meet planners' expectations in 2019.

Hoteliers see independents as 'long-standing' trend

With growing demand from investors wanting to build unique properties, independent hotels aren't going away anytime soon, according to sources.Speaking on a panel titled "Independents: No flag, no problem" at the recent Hotel Data Conference, Tim Franzen, president of Graduate Hotels, said he sees independents as a long-standing trend and it's proven by the fact that major brands are co-opting the independent space.

Reimagining Sales Leadership with Josh Lesnick, President & CEO, Associated Luxury Hotels

By Andrew Hazelton - Managing Director at AETHOS Consulting Group

Lesnick is no stranger to leading complex global teams, having recently served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Wydndham Hotel Group. Given the hospitality industry's ever-changing landscape, AETHOS wanted to gain insight about how Josh successfully navigated the acquisition of a highly-respected brand, simultaneously created a 'synergistic' culture between WorldHotels and ALHI, as well as preserved the best of the 'individual' cultures upon each was founded.

Hospitality & Technology - Innovation is Being Stifled By Lack Of Leadership

By Thomas Mielke - Managing Director, AETHOS Consulting Group London

Technology-enabled interaction has become a "must," not a "nice to have," and guests expect to be engaged and recognized at an ever more personalized level--it is no longer just a marketing gimmick. However, sitting down for a conversation with Klaus Kohlmayr, chief evangelist at IDeaS Revenue Solutions, he confirmed that the sector is playing catch-up.

North American Hoteliers Kick Off Second Half of 2018 with Continued Steady Rates and Bookings; Q2 2019 Shows Signs of Softness

Transient business travel, however, is experiencing more pronounced growth for the quarter, up 2.56 percent in ADR, 2.81 percent in bookings and 5.45 percent in revenue per available room (RevPAR)."The outlook for the remainder of Q3 and Q4 RevPAR growth is continuing on the positive trajectory that occurred in the first half of 2018," said John Hach, Senior Industry Analyst, TravelClick.