Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Industry voices

Don’t diss free parking!

Even in this day and age of ride sharing, public transit, car service apps and a myriad of other options to take you from one place to another, driving is still very much the norm.

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Come for the art, stay for the hotel

Using artwork to differentiate your property is hardly a task to put off for later as you can achieve tangible results in the very short-term. This is a topic worth exploring as there are several other angles at play besides just the direct impact on the guest experience.

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Taking another look at Airbnb’s advertising

I have to hand it to the folks running Airbnb. Their brilliance in communicating their message makes all of us in the hotel business look a bit amateurish. And incredibly for that matter, Airbnb's latest TV missive has nothing to do with travel or even accommodations.

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Hospitality in the age of disruption

Every three years the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit (CHRS) offers a glimpse into some of the current and future issues facing our industry. This past version was appropriately themed as 'Opportunities in the Age of Disruption', with roughly two dozen speakers offering their thoughts on the matter.

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