How Much of a Threat to Hotels is Airbnb?

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By Inès Blal, Executive Dean at Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne
11/5/2018


Since the entry of Airbnb into the hospitality industry in 2008, media attention has largely focused on the disruptive nature of the service. Industry reports, as well as lively debates at hotel, travel and tourism conferences, have kept the spotlight on Airbnb's growth and success. But despite all this attention, we still know little about its real impact on hotel sales.

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Putting Your Hotel at the Forefront of Innovation

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16/4/2018
By Magnus Friberg, CEO & President of Zaplox


These days, travel is anything but 'standard'. With the steady rise in boutique hotels, unique accommodations, innovative technology, luxury travel brands and a personalized guest experience, the hospitality industry has evolved into a truly exciting landscape.

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Why Every Flagged Hotel Should Be Rethinking Instagram

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8/3/2018

Flagged hotels enjoy an established presence in the global marketplace and the trust that goes along with that. But… despite the common misconception that the brand is entirely responsible for driving every flagged property’s bookings, successful hotel marketing is a joint effort at both the brand and property level.

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Blockchain For Hotels: What You Need To Know (And What You Don't)

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By Lily Mcilwain

8/3/2018

"A new internet for the travel industry": Why blockchain matters. Here are three reasons why we think blockchain should be something that hoteliers have on their radar:

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Overtourism Or Undermanagement And Underinvestment?

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By  Aris Ikkos
8/3/2018

2017 saw the rise of overtourism movements internationally, where large groups of citizens actively campaigned against tourists in their area.

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