Over 100 Hospitality Leaders Will Take The Stage At The Future Hospitality Summit Saudi Arabia To Bring The Industry’s Most Ground-Breaking Conversations To The Table

The Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) will return to Saudi Arabia in a new format on 24-25 May 2022 at the Riyadh Airport Marriott Hotel. Under the theme Reimagined Horizonsco-organisors The Bench and MEED, along with Saudi-based organiser SEMARK, have designed the program around the key themes of the future of hotel development, destination impact, aviation, … Read more

Why Sustainability is Crucial to Restaurant Success Today and in the Future

Online delivery and takeaway orders are continuing to rise in our digital-first, often-remote world. While consumers will always want fresh ingredients and a variety of menu offerings, something else is paramount to their order decisions: a restaurant’s sustainability efforts. With Earth Day approaching on April 22 and the increasing urgency behind climate action, there’s never … Read more

Choice Hotels: Refreshed and looking to the future | Article

While most hotels are only now turning their approach into the future after a turbulent period of uncertainty during the pandemic, those that kept one eye ahead are now gaining an advantage. Choice Hotels EMEA has just announced it has commenced a refresh of its regional brand portfolio, starting with its Comfort brand. Alongside the … Read more

How to Use Future Demand Data and Optimize Revenue Management

Using revenue management data science is crucial, especially during the pandemic period. Previous hotel revenue management strategies can no longer be used as a guideline as the travel industry’s rebounds and restrictions continue to wreak havoc. This is making the new normal for the hospitality business particularly challenging. Hospitality analytics must be measured and broken … Read more

Hotel Distribution, OTAs, and the Future of Hotel Technology

An interview with David Chestler at SiteMinder The hospitality landscape is rapidly changing. With new distribution channels opening up, hotel management has become more complex for hotels. To get the latest on recent developments, we had the pleasure of speaking with David Chestler from SiteMinder. David is a hospitality industry veteran who has previously worked … Read more

Revinate & techtalk.travel: the future of hospitality technology and “getting it right”

Recently, our Chief Revenue Officer, Maarten Plesman, sat down with Daniel Zelling from techtalk.travel and Hospitality Industry Club to discuss the future of technology in the hospitality space. Below, we’re sharing some of the key highlights from the conversation. Click here to watch the full interview. Daniel: What is your advice to the hotelier operating … Read more

Industry Leaders Share Their Insights on the Future of Travel

Towards the end of last year, Skift and McKinsey & Company teamed up on a report targeted at travel executives to help them understand the state of the travel market. Through interviews with travel leaders from around the globe, the researchers found insights that will help hoteliers plan for recovery. The report discussed five main … Read more

Funding the future: Carbon is the new currency | Article

Hotels which embrace sustainability will help to keep our planet liveable, meet imminent legal targets and attract guests, but, says Tim Wheeldon, managing director, Zeal Hotelsis the current structure of the hotel market a hindrance and are the banks ready to support the move to carbon net zero? Tim says: “I started to become very … Read more