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New Report: Global Survey Sheds Light on Evolving Hotel Guest Preferences

Digital transformation is reshaping the hospitality landscape, and the stakes have never been higher. As tech-savvy travelers dictate new norms, hotels are under pressure to keep up. Planet’s latest report offers valuable insights into the evolving preferences of today’s travelers, providing a roadmap for hotels navigating this complex landscape.

New Report: Global Survey Sheds Light on Evolving Hotel Guest Preferences

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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Hints at Long-Term Rentals

Is Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky hinting at long-term rentals when he said to expect what could be “the biggest update to Airbnb ever?”  Chesky told The Financial Times, Airbnb will venture beyond its core travel business. Starting next year, the online rental platform will expand into longer-term housing rentals and enhance its experiences and services…

Tourism

Dubai’s Summer of Tourism Was Red-Hot as Russians Fill the City

Dubai's tourism bull run continues. Rates are at some of their highest levels, the city has more than 800 hotels, and close to 10 million travelers have flown in to bear witness. Neighbor Qatar, sitting on its supply of lush World Cup hotels, is probably feeling jealous.

Dubai’s Summer of Tourism Was Red-Hot as Russians Fill the City

Hotels

Modern Luxury: The Case For an Elevated Boutique Hotel

As the hyper luxury category spirals upwards, there is new white space for elevated boutique hotels that still offer five-star service. A new Paris opening is a perfect reference for what this category should look to.

Modern Luxury: The Case For an Elevated Boutique Hotel

Airlines

Travel Earnings Analysis: 4 Trends that Dominated

What's the final verdict on Q2 travel earnings? Growth remains robust with a strong assist from Asia. But the industry is clearly slowing as travel demand normalizes and pent-up demand exhausts itself.

Travel Earnings Analysis: 4 Trends that Dominated

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IDEAS: IHG Hotels & Resorts Launches Initiative to Support Under-Represented Groups in Hospitality Industry

IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) have launched a new program - known as IHG LIFT - which has been designed to create more hotel development support for historically under-represented groups within the hospitality industry. Credit: IHG Hotels & Resorts The program will include support, access to capital and guidance along the hotel lifecycle, and is…

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IDEAS: Avani+ Luang Prabang Launches Wellness Package

With a report from the Global Wellness Institute projecting that the wellness tourism market will be worth $1.1trillion by 2025, it is evident that travelers are beginning to prioritize wellness-oriented getaways. And as we look ahead to World Wellness Weekend this September, Avani+ Luang Prabang has launched a new wellness package, which will run 15-17…

Short-Term Rentals

‘Get an Airbnb’ Campaign Challenges Hotels

While Airbnb is returning to core brand messaging around homes and guests, it faces tough battles on the ground — especially in New York City.

‘Get an Airbnb’ Campaign Challenges Hotels

Hotels

Inside Marriott’s India Strategy: From Moxy Debut to Embracing Smaller Cities

Marriott wants in on the India story as it positions itself for growth and relevance in the country's hospitality market. The hotel company now seeks to tap into the burgeoning demand stemming from smaller cities — a strategic step that could define its path in this dynamic market.

Inside Marriott’s India Strategy: From Moxy Debut to Embracing Smaller Cities

Tourism

Cricket World Cup 2023 Ignites Indian Travel Demand

The anticipation of the Cricket World Cup has sparked a surge in travel demand in India. By raising rates and expanding inventory, companies look to cash in on the cricket frenzy.

Cricket World Cup 2023 Ignites Indian Travel Demand