Monday, April 23, 2018

Tag Archives: hotel industry

Is this the most offensive hotel name in Australia?

An Adelaide hotel has been branded “derogatory” and “offensive” for its new choice of name. The innocuously-titled Hampshire Hotel on Grote Street was recently relaunched as Hotel Longtime by Vietnamese-born owner Tin Chu and her husband Alex Fahey. The venue boasts a ping pong club room dubbed the “gentleman’s lodge” and neon signs with phrases such as “long time good …

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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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