Sales & Marketing Blog Posts
How Thomas Cook uses tours to help its hotels | Hotel Management — July 19, 2018
Anthony Leung, head of corporate finance and treasury at Thomas Cook, is responsible for group treasury, M&A, strategic partnerships and ensuring overall delivery of the Group's strategy. Since joining Thomas Cook, Leung has overseen the creation of the hotel investment platform with LMEY to help develop the company's own branded hotel portfolio.
Airbnb: What You Need to Know to Stay Competitive | Koddi Blog — July 19, 2018
The travel industry is always evolving, and as advertisers, we must keep up with those changes and strive to stay innovative. We aim to do that by not only staying up to speed on industry research but also by implementing various strategies based on that research.
Ian Schrager With Marriott International Opens The Bodrum EDITION Overlooking the Aegean Sea | Hotel Online — July 19, 2018
From the next chapter in the growing EDITION legacy comes Ian Schrager's latest visionary concept: The Bodrum EDITION. Schrager, in partnership with Marriott International, acts to redefine the contemporary luxury hotel experience with his expanding global influence.
Where Everybody Knows Your Name | SevenRooms Industry Blog — July 19, 2018
Let's set the scene a guest walks into your hotel restaurant and approaches the hostess stand in hopes of booking a last-minute reservation for that night's dinner service. Depending on the hospitality management you're putting to use, things may end up going one of two ways.
Faster is sometimes more valuable than better. | BERKONOMICS by Dave Berkus — July 19, 2018
This is one of those arguable insights, where both sides win. Dell is a great example of emphasis upon fast, creating a customized computer in 48 hours or less, bringing in assemblies and components just-in-time to make the assembly line. However, if Dell quality were poor and returns high, the company surely would not have survived on speed of response alone. If someone were to ask, What is the secret sauce, Michael Dell? Dell's response would be something like Quality custom computers more quickly than the competition. And in this company example, both quality and speed are the critical factors in competitive advantage.
BENCHMARK Appoints Keith McManis as Director of Sales & Marketing for The Essex - Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa | Hotel Online — July 19, 2018
BENCHMARK, a global hospitality company, has appointed Keith McManis director of sales and marketing for The Essex - Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa and a Gemstone Collection property located minutes from Burlington, Vermont. Nic Barger, Benchmark's general manager at the resort, made the announcement.
Salamander Hotels & Resorts Appoints Darin Riggio as Director of Sales and Marketing at Reunion Resort, Central Florida | Hotel Online — July 19, 2018
Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel company founded by Sheila Johnson, has appointed Darin Riggio as director of sales and marketing at Reunion Resort, Central Florida's premier vacation destination. Riggio will oversee the Orlando property's sales and marketing strategies, including driving business, revenue and overall brand awareness to the resort.
What's So Hot About Hot Sauce (Infographic) | Modern Restaurant Management — July 19, 2018
Everyone's heard of hot sauce. Nearly every nation has their own cultural rendition of a spicy condiment to enhance the flavor of their food. While hot sauce has been popular in the U.S. for decades, it's become increasingly popular in recent years. Hot sauce is more than just a common part of street food, as there is a science behind how spicy each sauce is, as well as a history of hot sauce's origins.
Almanac Hotels Appoints Stefan Ludwig as Two Key Roles in Vienna | Hotel Online — July 19, 2018
Almanac Hotels is proud to announce and welcome Stefan Ludwig in two key roles for the group. He will serve as Executive Director of Sales and Marketing for Almanac Hotels and as Pre-Opening Director of Sales & Marketing for Almanac Vienna.
STR: US hotel performance for June 2018 | hotelnewsnow.com Featured Articles — July 19, 2018
In June, U.S. hotels saw occupancy increase 1.7% year over year to 74.5%, ADR increase 2.8% to $132.66 and RevPAR increase 4.6% to $98.85.