Articles tagged “hospitality”

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Skift Report: A Data-Driven Look at Hospitality’s Recovery

Skift Report: A Data-Driven Look at Hospitality’s Recovery

Oracle Hospitality + Skift

The Covid-19 crisis is creating an unprecedented challenge for the hotel industry. Despite the challenges, there's also a growing feeling of resolve emerging from executives, employees and stakeholders: what steps will those in the industry need to take to place it on the path to recovery?

5 days ago

Hospitality Sector Will Have to Keep 21 Day Record of Customers Under UK Reopening Rules

Hospitality Sector Will Have to Keep 21 Day Record of Customers Under UK Reopening Rules

Paul Sandle, Reuters

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new rules are certainly idiosyncratic, but they will come as welcome news to a sector that is keen to get back to business.

2 weeks ago

Dormant U.S. Hotels Will Cost Cities and States Nearly $17 Billion in Tax Revenue in 2020

Dormant U.S. Hotels Will Cost Cities and States Nearly $17 Billion in Tax Revenue in 2020

Korey Matthews, Skift

States and cities are going to lose a lot of tax revenues from hotels due to the pandemic. The question is how long will the drought last?

3 weeks ago

Dubai Chain to Be Rare Middle Eastern Hotelier Expanding to U.S.: Sign of Things to Come?

Dubai Chain to Be Rare Middle Eastern Hotelier Expanding to U.S.: Sign of Things to Come?

Korey Matthews, Skift

Expanding in a pandemic is a bold move unto itself. But Dubai-based Leva Hotels' plans to operate hotels in the U.S. are doubly courageous — and its success or failure will be closely watched back in the Middle East.

3 weeks ago

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Skift Hotels Summit Video: Building a Strategy for a Successful Hotel Recovery

Skift Hotels Summit Video: Building a Strategy for a Successful Hotel Recovery

Oracle Hospitality + Skift

Thanks to Covid-19, the hospitality sector now faces a steep uphill road to business recovery. In this video conversation from Skift’s recent online hospitality summit, we learn about some of the steps owners and operators are taking to get their properties ready to re-open safely.

1 month ago

The Anguish of Travel’s Lost Summer

The Anguish of Travel’s Lost Summer

Rosie Spinks, Skift

This will be a summer like no other — and not in a good way for the travel industry. But it's vital that industry leaders prevent themselves from snapping back into business as usual.

1 month ago

Austria Plans Mass Virus Testing of Hotel Staff to Get Tourists Back

Austria Plans Mass Virus Testing of Hotel Staff to Get Tourists Back

Francois Murphy, Reuters

For a country desperate to reopen its internal borders for summer holidays, Austria's bold plan to extensively test hospitality workers for coronavirus could pave a faster way towards tourism recovery.

2 months ago

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How Hospitality Revenue Managers Can Take a More Holistic Approach to Planning and Profitability

How Hospitality Revenue Managers Can Take a More Holistic Approach to Planning and Profitability

IDeaS Revenue Solutions + Skift

No matter the situation, hotel revenue managers need to figure out how to stack the right building blocks to forecast accurately, price with confidence, and maximize profitability. Taking small steps toward a more holistic approach to revenue planning and strategy is a smart — yet realistic — way to make this happen.

2 months ago

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Prioritizing Community, Curiosity, and an Open Exchange of Ideas to Define Travel’s Future

Prioritizing Community, Curiosity, and an Open Exchange of Ideas to Define Travel’s Future

SkiftX

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that the future of travel will be built through an open exchange of informed opinions, ideas, and perspectives from those on the front lines of the industry. SkiftX is taking our own approach by gathering community perspectives from our influential audience of travel leaders.

2 months ago

Asia’s Hotels Warming Up to Automation Thanks to Growing Social Distancing Norms

Asia’s Hotels Warming Up to Automation Thanks to Growing Social Distancing Norms

Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, Skift

Raising productivity and easing a manpower crunch had been the original triggers behind the deployment of service robots and contactless technology in Asia’s hospitality sector, but the coronavirus pandemic will catalyze the automation trends already on the horizon.

3 months ago

Fiji’s Colossal Tourism Sector Faces Catastrophic Impacts From Coronavirus

Fiji’s Colossal Tourism Sector Faces Catastrophic Impacts From Coronavirus

Sheldon Chanel, Guardian

Like other Pacific Island destinations that have been highly reliant on tourism — and typically just a few visitor source markets — it will be interesting to see how Fiji charts its course in the wake of global pandemic.

3 months ago

Hawaii Looks to Restrict Lodging Reservations to Prevent Visitor Arrivals

Hawaii Looks to Restrict Lodging Reservations to Prevent Visitor Arrivals

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press

As Hawaii looks to restrict out-of-state arrivals, it finds that federal law will not allow the strict measures it wants to take.

3 months ago