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The Top Hotel Technology Trends the Industry’s Following in 2018

The hotel industry may be rooted in old-fashioned hospitality, but it’s also constantly breaking new ground with its technological innovations. It has to, really, if it’s to keep pace with evolving consumer demands. And as new technology emerges it gives flight to new guest expectations, which in turn fuel new advances in technology. To stay […]

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The Biggest Trends in Luxury Hospitality Revealed

Part 2 of a two-part interview series with author, journalist, and luxury hospitality expert Rahim B. Kanani. In our recent interview Rahim B. Kanani, a luxury hospitality expert and the author of the critically acclaimed A Wealth of Insight: The World’s Best Luxury Hoteliers on Leadership, Management, and the Future of 5-Star Hospitality, we got […]

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The Top Hotel Trends to Watch in 2018, According to the Industry

We’ve hit the halfway mark for 2018, which is the perfect time to check in on the top hotel trends we recommended watching out for this year. Back in January, we surveyed reports put forth by the some of the travel industry’s most trusted media outlets. Skift looked back at 2017 to predict how last […]

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trivago Reveals 2018 Summer Travel Trends for the US

Preparation for the busy summer season is in full swing, and what better way to get ready than to check out summer travel trends for the United States. We’ve analyzed search behavior data for travelers on trivago to reveal where they’re coming from, what cities they’re going to, how long they’ll stay and how much they’ll […]

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trivago Reveals 2018 Summer Travel Trends for the UK

Planning for summer holidays is already in full swing, and what better way to prepare for the busy season than to check out summer travel trends for the United Kingdom. We’ve analyzed search behavior data for travelers on trivago to reveal where they’re coming from, what cities they’re going to, how long they’ll stay and […]

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The Updated List of Must-Read Books for Hotel Professionals

Great books can inspire, encourage, and inform. And who in the hotel business couldn’t use a little inspiration, encouragement, and information now and then? Especially when it allows you to gain new perspectives on your profession and learn from the wisdom and success of others in the industry. But it’s easy to get lost in […]

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Why Hotel Star Categories Aren’t the Same in All Countries

Is a 4-star hotel experience in Italy the same as a 4-star hotel experience in the US?

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What’s Happening with Rate Parity in the Hotel Industry?

A look at the status of rate parity around the world, and how hotels are adapting to it.

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Johannes Thomas to Give Keynote Interview at Hotel Tech Forum

This year’s Hotel Technology Forum is set to take place in Vienna on April 27, the 2nd day of the HOTREC Annual Congress. A hospitality summit that connects promising hotel technology startups with hoteliers and investors, the HTF is at the forefront of digitalization in the industry. And initiating Hotel Technology Forum 2018 is trivago Managing […]

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The #1 Most Important Takeaway for Hotels from ITB Berlin 2018

With another enlightening ITB Berlin event behind us, it’s time to reflect on what we learned this year. And not just reflect on the insights we’ve acquired, but act on them. How has traveler behavior evolved? How has hotel technology advanced? What does the future of travel and hospitality look like? And what bearing does all this have […]

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