Sales & Marketing Blog Posts
HDC Day One: Drum beats on for hotel industry | hotelnewsnow.com Featured Articles — August 17, 2018
Editors recap the opening day of the 10th annual Hotel Data Conference with takeaways, quotables and more highlights from the event.
Friday Freebie: Use Data to Get More This Budget Season | Tambourine Blog — August 17, 2018
This week's Freebie: This budget season, you'll need to prove how much hotel revenue you brought in or risk losing your funds.
4 inspiring videos from Analytics Experience keynote speakers | The Analytic Hospitality Executive | SAS — August 17, 2018
Get ready to have your mind blown. Whether or not you plan to attend Analytics Experience in San Diego on September 17, you'll be inspired by the speakers we have lined up to keynote the event. There's an inventor. A data scientist. A world class athlete. And a photographer. They've all pushed boundaries, performed magic and done what many thought to be impossible. Watch the videos below to be inspired, and if you can, make plans to come meet them at Analytics Experience in September.
Hoteliers, take note of Airbnb's guest planning tool | hotelnewsnow.com Featured Articles — August 17, 2018
Hotel companies should look at how Airbnb is creating a new way for travelers to plan their trips collaboratively and see if they can adopt the same practice.
Product News: Bush's Best Easy Entrees Simply Southern Red Beans | Hotel F&B Observer — August 17, 2018
Bush's Best Easy Entrees introduces Simply Southern Red Beans. These dark red beans are drenched in a savory sauce balanced with tomato accents and subtly spicy ingredients. With just a touch of a spice and a hint of sweetness, Simply Southern Red Beans add delicious southern charm to any item.
W Miami Opens New Restaurant; More in F&B... | hotelbusiness.com — August 17, 2018
W Miami opens a new restaurant with skyline views, Holiday Inn Express adds to its breakfast experience, plus a boutique New Jersey inn revamps its F&B staff.
We're spending more time with Google than ever. Is it time to ditch Facebook? | clickz.com — August 17, 2018
A recent study shows that consumers are spending more time with Google than ever before, while digital consumption of Facebook is down. Should advertisers jump ship as well?
Southern Hospitality Services Unveils First Modular Construction Hotel for Home2 Suites by Hilton Brand | Hotel Online — August 17, 2018
Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) All Suites portfolio, continues to be an industry-leader in the use of innovative building techniques announcing that the brand will open its first hotel using modular construction in early 2019. Developed by Southern Hospitality Services, LLC., and constructed by Akshar Development Inc., brand executives gathered yesterday at the future site of the Home2 Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport North for a staging ceremony where pre-fabricated elements of the hotel were put into position. The hotel represents the Bay Area's first modular build hotel, and the first Home2 Suites by Hilton modular build.
Southwest Invests for Corporate Sales Growth & New Distribution Strategy | Business Travel News (BTN) — August 17, 2018
Southwest Airlines is on track to quadruple year over year its number of new corporate contracts in 2018, armed with a bigger and newly structured sales force and a distribution strategy leveraging new capabilities unlocked by its recent reservation system switch, sales executives told BTN.
STR & Tourism Economics Update U.S. Hotel Industry Forecast with Improved Projections | Business Travel News (BTN) — August 17, 2018
STR and Tourism Economics have revised their joint 2018 and 2019 forecasts for the U.S. hotel industry, noting record-breaking performance is expected to continue through 2019.