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How Generative AI is transforming travel marketing

eHotelier

Here is a closer look at how generative AI will impact travel marketing along with examples of its potential applications in hotels, destinations, restaurants, cruise companies and airlines.

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Sustainability in the hospitality industry and the most in-demand jobs

EHL Insights

As the world becomes more environmentally conscious, the hospitality and tourism industry is no exception. Sustainability in the hospitality industry is becoming increasingly important, and EHL Passugg recognizes this movement by offering a Sustainable Management major. Swiss Professional Degree graduates with this specialization have a wealth of career opportunities available to them.

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Single employees in the hotel industry

eHotelier

The hospitality workforce is increasingly home to single childless workers. The time has come to address their needs, prompting organisations to create more supportive environments for employees, whilst also boosting hotel outcomes.

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Rixos debuts in Montenegro

Boutique Hotel News

Montenegro: The all-inclusive resort brand Rixos Hotels has debuted in Montenegro with the opening of The Heritage Grand Perast. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Heritage Grand Perast has been fully renovated over the last two years and reopened last month. The hotel is housed in an 18th century palace and is comprised of four buildings – Smekja, Jadran, Grado, and Teodo, overlooking the Bay of Kotor.

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Business Automation in Hospitality: A New World

Dive into the transformative potential of business automation within the hospitality sector. This comprehensive overview showcases how innovative technologies can streamline operations, reduce costs, and elevate guest satisfaction. Discover the advantages of integrating systems like automated check-ins, CRM, and energy management to not only save on expenses but also to provide a seamless and personalized guest experience.

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Sustainability tips and eco inspiration

Hospitality Magazine

Whether it’s in the kitchen or behind the bar, reducing a venue’s environmental footprint is front of mind for many hospitality workers. While it’s not easy to know where to start, there’s no better place to look than to the people who have built their businesses on doing their bit for the environment. Hospitality speaks to Dennis Yong from Parcs, Jo Barrett from Little Pickett and Luke Whearty from Byrdi about taking a multipronged approach to sustainability from utilising food scraps and

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Why prioritizing employee development has the best ROI for owners too

eHotelier

It is a fact that hotels that looked after their staff as best they could during Covid are having the least trouble getting staff back and finding new hires. People talk and they know who to work for and who to stay away from.

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Restaurants Under Attack from Cybercriminals: How to Protect Your Business

Modern Restaurant Management

As the restaurant industry becomes more reliant on technology, the risk of cyber attacks is rising. Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting restaurants, seeking to steal sensitive customer data and disrupt business operations. One study found that in 2016, the food and beverage industry accounted for ten percent of all data breaches. While many restaurant owners may not think they need to worry about cyber attacks, the reality is that no business is immune.

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MasterChef Australia to air on Sunday

Hospitality Magazine

Network 10 has confirmed series 15 of MasterChef Australia will air on Sunday this week. The network postponed the 1 May premiere after news broke Jock Zonfrillo had sadly passed away on Monday. MasterChef Australia posted a statement on social media yesterday that reads: “with the full support of Jock Zonfrillo’s family, MasterChef Australia will air at 7.30pm on Sunday 7 May. “ MasterChef Australia Judge Jock Zonfrillo took great pride in challenging and coaching the contesta

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Visualizing new ways to protect sharks with data and analytics

SAS

Where do hammerhead sharks go at night? And perhaps more importantly, why? Research Scientist and Professor Alex Hearn of the Galapagos Science Center hoped that a team of SAS analytics volunteers would be able to answer that by analyzing data he has collected over nearly two decades. The project is [.

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Planning Your Restaurant's Path to Profitability

Speaker: James Kahler, COO of Full Course

Ever wondered where to splurge and where to safely conserve when it comes to operating and growing your restaurant? 🤔 Join James Kahler, COO of Full Course and industry visionary, in this new webinar where he'll talk all about best practices to invest in your restaurant's success! Whether you're a new business or an established restaurant, a seasoned pro or a rookie, you'll learn the keys to sustainable success in this competitive industry.

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The Mille Club: the upside of crossing four digits in rate

eHotelier

Knowing how far to throttle up rate is still a bit of an art form but in 2023 there is a plethora of revenue management and business intelligence tools that can help you to accurately forecast where this upper limit will be.

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Moms First: US Restaurants Can Level Up their Game with Payments this Mother’s Day

Modern Restaurant Management

In 2023, it is estimated that 87 million Americans will dine out on Mother’s Day. This is great news for restaurants, but they should also be prepared for an influx of customers coming with their most special guests, and expecting nothing but a prime customer experience that will pamper their mothers. In this article, we’ll look at how payments technology has evolved over the last few years and became an important ally for restaurants that want to level up their customer experience a

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Thank God, Veggie Burgers With Actual Vegetables Are Making a Comeback

EATER

This veggie burger is made with mushrooms, sweet potatoes, carrots, farro, and quinoa. | Shake Shack After the rise of fake meat, Shake Shack’s new mushroom-and-quinoa patty suggests a return to good old veggie burgers With the rise of Impossible and Beyond burgers, the veggie burger has been in a bit of an existential crisis on American menus lately, as restaurants (and fast food chains in particular) quickly — and, for some, controversially — adopted the new products.

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Ennismore founder to open Estelle Manor in Oxfordshire

Hotel Owner

The founder of Ennismore, Sharan Pasricha, is to open a hotel and private members’ club Estelle Manor in Oxfordshire this spring. The property, formerly known as Eynsham Hall country house hotel, was purchased by Ennismore, the owner of Gleneagles in Auchterarder and the Hoxton hotel brand, in 2018. Pasricha has launched both Estelle Manor and its “sister property,” Maison Estelle, which are run separately from the Ennismore business.

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Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Loyalty Strategy

Speaker: Lauren Barash, Vice President, Brand Marketing

In an ever-evolving industry, building and retaining loyal customers is critical to the success of any restaurant business. Join Lauren Barash, VP of Brand Marketing at Full Course, as she delves into the world of restaurant loyalty programs, and reveals the top five essential strategies to optimize your approach! This webinar will explore: Loyalty trends and what you should be focusing on 📊 Actionable insights and ideas to help you develop the most powerful and effective loyalty program

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Scott McArdle appointed General Manager at Alaia Belize Autograph Collection in Ambergris

eHotelier

Alaia Belize Autograph Collection, one of the largest waterfront resorts on the principal island of Belize, announced seasoned professional Scott McArdle as its new general manager. In his new role, McArdle will be responsible for daily operations at the hotel to assure optimum performance, guest satisfaction, and that the property upholds the high-quality standards of the Marriott brand.

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How SAS helps Galapagos researchers learn more about phytoplankton populations

SAS

Sometimes the smallest creatures can have the biggest impact. Think, for example, of how often you hear about people’s gut microbiomes and their outsized impact on overall health. Now zoom out to a much larger ecosystem and you'll have an idea of what a team of SAS analytics volunteers was [.

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Tanara’s So Creative

EATER

Tanara Mallory’s videos have garnered millions of views. TikTok star Tanara Mallory knows grotesque viral food videos are a joke. Luckily, she’s writing the punch lines. There’s no shortage of out-there cooking videos on the internet: Just scrolling through TikTok you can find recipes that range from the inedible to the plain baffling. Thankfully, though, there’s now a voice of humorous reason to help us make sense of it all: Tanara Mallory.

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Novotel in Milton Keynes brought to market

Hotel Owner

The Novotel in Milton Keynes has been brought to market, with a price available upon application. The three-star rated hotel in Milton Keynes city centre features “extensive” conferencing and leisure facilities, as well as 124 en-suite bedrooms, a gym, bar and a 75 cover restaurant. It is said to provide “excellent” transport links which “attracts an array of leisure and corporate guests”, as it is less than a 10-minute drive to the M1 motorway and Milton Keynes train station, connecting visitor

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Win More in 2024: Your Guide to Restaurant Marketing Success

Your Guide to Restaurant Marketing Success Start maximizing ROI and doing more with less with Olo’s ultimate guide to restaurant marketing. In this guide: Strategies to level up in 4 key areas: data, audiences, content distribution, and loyalty Interactive checklists to help you track your progress throughout the year Tips for leveraging guest data across your entire business What you’ll learn: Level 1 | Beginner: Learn how to collect guest data, build a healthy subscriber list, launch personali

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How to make salespeople in hotels more productive

eHotelier

The general manager must remove three significant obstacles that make it difficult for hotel salespeople to sell.

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Must Start Somewhere: Sourcing the Next Big Ideas in Lodging Tech

Lodging Magazine

Ambitious entrepreneurs in lodging technology innovation are motivated by a passion to improve the industry, companies, people, and maybe even the world. Driven by a desire to succeed, they work tirelessly to secure the funding, backing, and press necessary to transform their fledgling idea into a thriving business operation. But how do these ideas start?

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WTTC: U.S. travel & tourism to reach record high this year

Hotel Business

The World Travel & Tourism Council ’s (WTTC) 2023 Economic Impact Research (EIR) has revealed that the U.S. travel & tourism sector is forecast to exceed the 2019 peak this year. The sector is set to contribute $2.24 trillion to the U.S. economy this year, surpassing the 2019 pre-pandemic high of $2.17 trillion. WTTC is also forecasting that the sector will create more than 1.2 million jobs this year, recovering almost all of the jobs lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic to reach 17.4 milli

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You may never eat inside a fast food restaurant again

EATER

A growing number of fast food chains are experimenting with seatless locations with only takeout or drive-thru options. | Getty Images/iStockphoto As diners increasingly turn to delivery, the future of fast food may be one with no human interaction at all. There was a time when your local McDonald’s was the ideal spot for a 6-year-old’s birthday party.

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No-Code Technology: The Key to Unlock the Future of Your Business

Global economies are reeling from recent upheavals—pandemic aftershocks, geopolitical conflicts, and a tech sector crunch. Mark Zuckerberg's 2023 "Year of Efficiency" ethos extends into 2024, with leaders seeking cost reductions without stunting growth. No-code technology emerges as a beacon of hope, fostering resilience and adaptability. Platforms like Make.com and Zapier empower even non-technical staff to automate and innovate, freeing IT for strategic tasks.

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10 Smart Hotel Cost Control Ideas to Save Money

Xotels

Inflation, labour issues, and rising cost to meet the needs of an increasingly tech-savvy and sophisticated guest journey. Is there anything more pressing on the minds of hoteliers, preventing them from having sleepless nights thinking about how to bring down their hotel`s cost and keep their business afloat? With an ever-increasing amount of cost-associated challenges in our industry, this topic couldn’t have been addressed at a better time.

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The Power of Personalization

Lodging Magazine

According to a 2021 McKinsey & Company report, companies who excel at personalization generate 40 percent more revenue from those activities than companies who are merely average in that key area. The hospitality experience is particularly suited to customization, and hoteliers can certainly benefit from excelling in catering to guests’ individual preferences.

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Hyatt Q1 EBITDA hits $268m

Hotel Owner

Hyatt has revealed that adjusted EBITDA reached $268m (£212.5m) in Q1 2023, compared with $169m (£134m) in the first quarter of 2022, as the group’s franchise contracts reached approximately 117,000 rooms. This comes as the group’s net income reached $58m (£46m) in the first quarter of the year, compared with a net loss of $73m (£57.9m) in the same period last year.

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The Benson Hotel and Faculty Club Opens in Colorado

Hospitality Net

The Benson Hotel and Faculty Club, a new boutique hotel, has opened as the hospitality center for the nationally recognized University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. Long considered the gateway to the Rockies, Aurora has evolved into Colorado’s biotech hub and a health and life sciences research center. The Benson Hotel, a Preferred Hotel & Resorts member, lies conveniently between downtown Denver and Denver International Airport.

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Unlock Restaurant Success: Mastering 7 Vital Employment Laws

As a restaurant leader, your plate is full with responsibilities, from staff management to serving up delicious dishes. But amidst the hustle, there's a crucial area you can't afford to overlook – employment laws. In this comprehensive eBook, we'll unveil the seven essential employment laws every restaurant leader must master. We'll break down the intricacies of each law, showing you how it directly impacts your business.