Owners of the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs in California are turning to crowdfunding platform RealtyMogul.com to stabilize their asset before reselling
There are lessons to be learned from US Airways’ adventures on Twitter this week—namely, to look before you tweet.
With the United Kingdom appearing to have left the recession, the hope was the government would do all it could to spur business. Its 2014 budget largely misses the mark.
Steady gasoline prices and a peaceful political climate might mean a strong travel season this summer for the U.S. hotel industry.
Quality F+B outlets and service can set independent hotels apart from their cookie-cutter chain competitors.
Hotel rooms have too much noise and light pollution. Designers should remedy the situation.
If integrated casino resorts are legalized, the Japanese economy could follow a similar trajectory to Macau's and Singapore's.
STR’s forecast of 5.3% RevPAR growth during 2014 and 4.7% growth during 2015 has raised some questions. Here are some explanations.
If you don’t have a lot of time, you can follow these steps to generate easy content for your social media sites.
By harnessing the power of data, hotel marketers can better understand the performance of promotions and enhance campaign design and planning.
Invest in your direct presence—particularly mobile—and pay distribution partners to help find and acquire only those guests you can’t reach yourself.
Travelers want healthy options while on the road. Owners would do well to add wellness elements to their hotels.
A strong guest frequent-traveler program can drive value to a hotel, but it’s difficult to conclude whether it also drives loyalty.
Employee turnover is unavoidable, but hoteliers can drive retention through a handful of simple best practices.
There are a lot of legal wrinkles involved in drafting a non-compete covenant, how the covenants work and how they can help franchisee owners.
To reduce speed bumps and chart a smoother course, buyers and sellers should focus on the full breadth of deal terms contained in their letters of intent.
A hospitality workplace is often ripe for harassment claims, so hoteliers should know how to avoid and limit their liability risks.
A firm fiscal footing is attracting foreign investors to Canada’s hotel real estate market.
Hotel development in India can be a speculative venture, with debt and equity capital markets that are not sophisticated and generally opaque.
Taking an active role in ownership is critical when it comes to ensuring maximum value is squeezed out of a relationship with brand partners.
Although cap rates are down from the dramatic peak of 2008 and 2009, values continue to be roughly 12% off peak based on changes in hotel capital stack structures and returns.
While few large projects ever go 100% to plan, common pitfalls can be avoided with proper planning, due diligence and effort.
Buyers who understand the complexities of the U.S. bankruptcy system will be in the best position to acquire bankrupt assets.
To regain competitiveness, hoteliers need to find ways to create value for consumers in the booking process.
A divergence in industry forecasts can’t obscure a deeper consensus: continued industry growth.
Dynamic pricing allows hoteliers to price-to-market in order to maximize top-line revenue potential.
The OTA customer is not a hotelier’s customer. How can the hotelier combat the OTAs?
Voice remains a productive and important distribution channel as there is an interplay between voice and online.