Long Waits, High Shipping Costs: The Impact of the Global Supply Chain on Hotels

Like many industries, hotels are at the mercy of the delays in the global supply chain. Advertisements Sarah Churchill is a senior manager of business development for Benjamin West, a procurement company that spends $1.5 million daily on furniture fixtures and equipment and operating supplies and equipment. She said global supply chain issues have produced […]

Pulse Report: Recovery Continues For The Hotel Industry Globally

The latest edition of the Pulse Report, which tracks data for August 2021, shows that confidence in travel is starting to return across most regions, with pick-up, web traffic, and pace showing significant increases over the last few months. Pick Up It seems that recovery is underway for hotels in APAC at last with an […]

The Importance of Clean Guest Data | By Elena Ivanova

Data is like gold for hotel marketers — but only if it’s good data. Learn all about how bad data can make your marketing fall flat, and discover our step-by-step process for cleaning up your database. Even with the best intentions and training in place, it’s very easy for hotels to experience data inaccuracies. These […]

Hand Picked Hotels Expand Portfolio in the Channel Islands

The acquisition includes the Fermain Valley and Ziggurat hotels in Guernsey and The Braye Beach Hotel in Alderney, taking the group’s portfolio to 22 hotels across the UK and the Channel Islands. Fermain Valley is an established resort hotel in Guernsey’s St Peter Port, with 49 bedrooms – including four stunning tree house suites – […]

How to adopt express check in at your hotel | By Raj Singh

Express check in (also known as mobile check in or contactless check in) enables guests to check themselves into rooms, without having to visit the front desk. Guests often access this through their mobile phones. Traditional check ins usually result in multiple contact points with the hotel staff throughout the check in and check out […]

Guest Acquisition Cost: Everything Hoteliers Should Know

As a hotelier, a great deal of your focus is on pricing. Getting the right price is critical to establish consumer trust. Room rates also change based on availability and seasonality. However, you also need to look at the other side of the coin – guest cost acquisition. If you’re not thinking in terms of […]

M&T Expand Portfolio with Two New Major Hotels

The Hampton by Hilton Waterloo (297 keys) and the Doubletree by Hilton, York (143 keys) are the latest additions to the M&T portfolio, taking the number of hotels to 25 and rooms under management to over 3,500. Both hotels were acquired from Shiva Hotels by Conker Dawn Limited, a new hotel investment vehicle led by […]

Summer 2021: The European hotel industry on a path to recovery

European hoteliers had been hoping the pickup in vaccination rates and progressive removal of health restrictions would boost demand this summer, as it did in 2020. Wish granted: hotel activity accelerated (+68.0% in RevPAR between July 1 and August 21 compared to 2020 marks), even though it remains well below pre-COVID standards (-31.8% compared to […]

How have Europe’s hotels fared during the pandemic?

In August 2021, Tranio joined forces with the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) to conduct a joint survey on the impact the global COVID-19 pandemic has had on the hospitality sector since March 2020, and to zero in on what we can expect from the market going forward. The survey presented upwards of 160 industry […]