CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today unveiled its ranking of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in Latin America in 2020, with Sao Paulo retaining the prized top spot.
Each year, the International Luxury Hotel Association (IHLA) brings together hoteliers from all over the world to speak about current topics affecting the industry with tips and insights on building guest loyalty, increasing revenue, enhancing your hotel’s brand, and more.
From managing your internal team to keeping your guests satisfied, there is a lot to do during the day-to-day operations at your hotel. Have you ever discovered substantial revenue opportunities, like an underutilized event space, but felt overwhelmed by the prospect of launching a daunting marketing campaign? What if you could follow four simple steps to promote your meeting space and instantly see results? Well lucky for you, increasing group bookings can be this easy through an integrated digital marketing strategy.
The start of November sees thousands of travel industry professionals from around the globe make the annual trip to London, to visit the World Travel Market (WTM) exhibition. WTM is one of Europe's biggest travel industry trade shows and always a huge event for us.
View by Andrew Fay – President, Co-founder at The Gettys Group Companies
"It's all about beliefs, culture, and behavior. Companies must have a purpose—and that purpose must be authentic, inspiring, actionable, and consistently shared across the entire organization. It's important to understand (and celebrate!) the power of diversity versus the challenges of sameness."
“How to attract tourists on Black Friday”. “Black Friday marketing strategies to attract guests” “Hotel occupancy strategy for Black Friday” Sound familiar? Are you guilty of having used any or all of these search phrases? For a small or medium-sized hotel owner, these are probably the most searched phrases on google this season.
W Hotels Worldwide has reignited its “What She Said” series, a thought-leadership platform of notable speakers at select hotels around the U.S. In its debut in 2016, the goal was simple: “To celebrate the voices and wisdom of women who share our passions for fashion, music, design, fitness and more,” said Anthony Ingham, global brand leader, W Hotels Worldwide.
View by Iñigo Capell – Executive Vice President and Chief People and Resources Officer at Radisson Hotel Group
"At Radisson Hotel Group (RHG), we are proud to be a company that actively encourages women to excel in their careers through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. At the present time, the hospitality industry is comprised 70% of women, showing an incredible potential for female leadership, however only 8% of women in hospitality hold senior positions, demonstrating a substantial gender disparity."
WTTC Global Summit in Buenos Aires to focus on leadership, biometrics, crisis management and sustainable growth
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)'s 2018 Global Summit will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 18-19 April. Industry leaders from public and private sector will discuss the theme of 'Our People, Our World, Our Future', debating how the sector is placed to create sustainable jobs in a future of transformational technology, increasing environmental pressures, and in a world where security concerns are paramount.
World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed that Guayaquil, Ecuador will host its Latin America Ceremony on 15th September 2018.It will be WTA's first visit to Guayaquil, the gateway to the incredible Galapagos Islands and the beating commercial heart of Ecuador.
With another enlightening ITB Berlin event behind us, it’s time to reflect on what we learned this year. And not just reflect on the insights we’ve acquired, but act on them. How has traveler behavior evolved? How has hotel technology advanced? What does the future of travel and hospitality look like? And what bearing does all this have on hotel marketing and distribution? The answers to these questions, supported by every workshop, panel discussion, and conversion we attended or held in the course of this influential conference, all point to one resounding truth: The future of the industry is digital.
The latest joint webinar from trivago and Tnooz tackled the topic of online reputation for hotels: how it’s affecting their ability to drive bookings and what they can do about it. In the session, entitled “Beyond Reviews: Defining Your Hotel’s Online Reputation,” trivago’s Industry Manager for English-speaking Markets Aly Thompson revealed the root causes of low ratings and damaging reviews, debunking the myths and demystifying the considerable role metasearch plays in reputation management.