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Essential tools every hotelier needs to take hotel management to the next level with AI

eHotelier

AI won’t remove human interaction completely, but it can provide enough support to streamline the workforce and add value to the customers.

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The Next Luxury and Lifestyle Segment Evolutions from NYU IHIIC

Larry Mogelonsky

Venturing down to the Big Apple for the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference (IHIIC) is an enlightening must-see event, often a forerunner for many trends that will ripple through every property in every category. This year – the 46th annual held at the beginning of June – was no exception. But rather than give a play-by-play on what was said during each panel session, our rationale here is to highlight and expand upon one megatrend that every hotel executive and investor

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Staying Nimble: The Secret to Filling Your Development Pipeline 

Modern Restaurant Management

Wouldn’t it be great if filling your development pipeline was as easy as filling your cup at a soda machine? Imagine being able to press a button and have a steady stream of “A” locations on tap, including coveted properties in premier communities, high-visibility drive-through sites, and icon locations, ready and waiting for your concept.

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The Corner Club Penang find the perfect partner with STAAH’s smart platform

STAAH

The Malaysian property was on the hunt for a powerful, yet simple, solution to make its booking channels easier. Enter STAAH. Established since 1950, The Corner Club has rooted itself as being one of the early pioneers of social recreational clubs in Penang. Nestled on Kelawai Road with views of Gurney Drive, most of Corner Club’s rooms have balconies offering views of Kelawai’s cityscape or the Straits of Malacca.

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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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IHG Hotels & Resorts accelerates presence in Spain with four new signings

eHotelier

IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the signing of four new properties in Spain, adding over 500 rooms across key mature markets in desirable destinations.

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Three Essential Tasks for Hotel GMs to Maximize Profitability

Revenue Hub

To stay ahead, hoteliers must adopt a continuous development mindset, constantly refining their products and services, including amenities, services, and technology. This proactive approach enhances the guest experience and drives profitability and long-term success. NB: This is an article from Demand Calendar Subscribe to our weekly newsletter and stay up to date We explore the three essential tasks that hotel general managers must focus on to achieve superior financial results: designing the g

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How the Air Fryer Sparked a Frozen Food Revolution

EATER

Subin Yang Frozen fries and pizza rolls will never be the same For better and for worse, frozen foods have played a significant role in the American diet for a century. Exactly 100 years ago, Clarence Birdseye invented a quick-freezing method that preserved the quality and nutritional content of most foods, and in so doing birthed a revolution. The last century brought a veritable arms race of frozen food innovation — the TV dinner was invented in 1953, the modern marvel that we know today as To

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Auberge Resorts Collection expands into London with 2025 opening of Cambridge House, Auberge Resorts Collection

eHotelier

Auberge Resorts Collection, the award-winning portfolio of one-of-a kind luxury hotels, resorts and residences, has been appointed by Reuben Brothers, London-based global leaders in real estate, to manage Cambridge House, the former In and Out Military Club, in Mayfair, London.

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Gulph Creek to manage SpringHill Suites Centreville Chantilly

Hotel Business

Hotel management and development company Gulph Creek Hotels has been selected as the management company for the SpringHill Suites Centreville Chantilly in Centreville in Northern Virginia. “We are thrilled to take on the management of the SpringHill Suites Centreville Chantilly, which will strengthen Gulph Creek Hotels’ presence in the DC market,” said Derek Sylvester, principal, Gulph Creek Hotels.

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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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How Hotels are Rethinking the Selling of Hotel Rooms

Revenue Hub

Hotel managers like you are constantly seeking innovative ways to maximize revenue and attract more guests, especially in the lucrative group and event sales market. By reimagining spaces and amenities, hotels are discovering new selling techniques that not only fill rooms but also create unique experiences for guests. NB: This is an article from Tripleseat Subscribe to our weekly newsletter and stay up to date Let’s explore how hotels are rethinking their approach to room sales and leveraging t

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Make Ice Cube Trays the Unsung Heroes of Your Freezer

EATER

Lille Allen/Eater Freeze coffee, soup, curry paste, and more for easy storage and cooking Although I am fortunate to have an ice maker in my freezer (a luxury I have immense gratitude for), you’ll still find a stack of ice cube trays in there, too. But they’re not filled with water — instead, you’ll find cubes of soup, curry paste, coffee, and whatever other liquid leftovers I have that need freezing.

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DeAnne Yamada appointed Director of Leisure Sales at Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau

eHotelier

Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB), the city’s destination marketing organization with resources for visitors, media, and travel trade, proudly introduces its new Director of Leisure Sales, DeAnne Yamada. Yamada’s appointment, which takes immediate effect, aims to strengthen revenue growth targets, and solidify BHCVB's position as a global leader in destination marketing.

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HotelPlanner adds Santiago Vazquez Martinez as chief investment officer

Hotel Business

HotelPlanner , a travel technology company and hotel booking platform, has appointed Santiago Vazquez Martinez to the newly created role of chief investment officer. Reporting directly to Co-founder/CEO Tim Hentschel, Martinez oversees the company’s global investment strategy and portfolio and related initiatives to accelerate growth and profitability.

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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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How to Attract More Guests to Increase Direct Bookings and Visibility

Revenue Hub

Are you a hotelier struggling to attract enough guests without breaking the bank with high charges from OTAs? Perhaps you’ve found yourself wishing you had more direct bookings, but you’re unsure of how to get there. You’re not alone. In this era of digitization and increased online competition, your predicament echoes the sentiments of many hotel managers.

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Roger Baker Transitions to CIO and Advisor of First Hospitality

Lodging Magazine

CHICAGO, Illinois—First Hospitality announced the transition of Roger Baker from chief financial officer to his new role as chief investment officer and advisor. With 40 years of experience in the real estate industry, including 16 years as a leader on First Hospitality’s executive team, in this new role, Baker will advise on selected capital formation transactions as well as certain management and investor relations initiatives. “Roger’s leadership has been instrumental in the growt

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Marriott International highlights ESG progress in annual serve 360 report

eHotelier

Marriott International, Inc. today released its 2024 Serve 360 Report highlighting the company’s global Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) efforts and progress toward its 2025 Sustainability and Social Impact Goals.

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IHG opens Candlewood Suites in Quebec

Hotel Business

IHG Hotels & Resorts has opened the Candlewood Suites Trois-Rivières Oust in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada. Located in District 55, the property offers 111 studios and suites, all equipped with full kitchenettes which includes a fridge, microwave and dishwasher. Hotel amenities include a gazebo grill area, an outdoor terrace, complimentary WiFi, self-service laundry space, an indoor heated pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

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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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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Opens Its First Boutique Luxury Hotel in the Heart of Budapest

Hospitality Net

Designed by Marcel Wanders, Kimpton BEM Budapest honours Hungarian folklore while celebrating the city’s modern vitality, featuring elegantly appointed guest rooms, three innovative gastronomic concepts, alongside bespoke experiences.

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Crescent Hotels & Resorts to Manage JW Marriott at Reston Station

Lodging Magazine

RESTON, Virginia—Crescent Hotels & Resorts has entered into a management agreement with an affiliate of Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. covering the JW Marriott at Reston Station. The new hotel, Virginia’s first JW Marriott and only the second in the Washington, D.C. region, will be part of the next phase of development at Comstock’s Reston Station, a mixed-use and transit-oriented neighborhood in the Dulles Corridor.

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Abhishek Arora appointed Revenue Manager at Hyatt Regency Chennai

eHotelier

Hyatt Hotels Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Abhishek Arora as the new Revenue Manager. Abhishek is a distinguished professional with.

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First Hospitality names Roger Baker chief investment officer/advisor

Hotel Business

First Hospitality , a national hotel operating, management and development company, has transitioned Roger Baker from CFO to his new role as chief investment officer/advisor. In his new role, he will advise on selected capital formation transactions, as well as certain management and investor relations initiatives. “Roger’s leadership has been instrumental in the growth and success of First Hospitality during his tenure, and we’re pleased that he will continue to be part of our efforts as

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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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Amber Property Group divests Sebel Ringwood Melbourne hotel

Hotel Management Network

Amber Property Group has sold its new purpose-built hotel in Ringwood Melbourne, Australia, to Serene Capital. The post Amber Property Group divests Sebel Ringwood Melbourne hotel appeared first on Hotel Management Network.

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The Move: Buy All Your Dishes at the Museum Gift Shop

EATER

Lille Allen/Eater Outfit your dining table with dishware that’s a work of art — or at least inspired by one There seem to be two styles of popular housewares that make their way around the internet. First there are the impeccably chic ceramics in all manner of beige, handmade and certainly impressive but doing nothing to make my heart sing. And then there is the stuff with blobs of color and whimsical visual references that seems so self-consciously kitschy I can’t imagine incorporating it into

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TikTok, Merivale, Google, Tourism Australia, Lylo and Trip.com confirmed plus 40 more Speakers at Maximum Occupancy.

eHotelier

Maximum Occupancy Australia, one of Australia’s premier hotel and accommodation industry conferences, announced further speakers for 22-23 July. To be held.

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Today’s news in brief – 15/7/24

Hotel Owner

Auberge Resorts Collection has been chosen by Reuben Brothers to manage the historic Cambridge House in Mayfair, London , formerly the In and Out Military Club. Scheduled to open in late 2025, the Cambridge House Auberge Resorts Collection will bring luxury hospitality and a signature Auberge Spa to the UK. The project is part of Reuben Brothers’ £1bn regeneration of the Piccadilly Estate, featuring the new One Carrington residential development and Shepherd Market.

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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.