Build Your Brand in the Face of OTA Domination

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by Larry Mogelonsky | LMA Communications Inc.
 

Now that the first quarter of 2012 is past, trade data shows the hospitality industry is showing definite signs of full recovery from the 2008 slump. However, even with this positive news, RevPAR, ADR and profitability are not necessarily following suit. What is causing this discrepancy?

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9 Hotel Professional Networking Tips

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By Mark Williams | Coakley & Williams

Over the years numerous students and individuals have asked me in various ways, “How can I advance my career?” There are a lot of ways to answer that question, but the one I always share is to understand the importance of networking.

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Horwath HTL's | Condominium Hotels in Spain: New Product, New Opportunity

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By María Rosa Barcia, Horwath HTL Spain

Apartment hotels are certainly not a new concept in Spain, writes María Rosa Barcia of Horwath HTL’s Barcelona office. Condo-hotels, on the other hand, most definitely are. She filed this report on how this new industry segment will be presenting interesting opportunities in 2012 in Spain, one of the world’s top tourist destinations.

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GEBTA | Tecnología Móvil y Gestión De Viajes De Empresa

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Alicia Estrada | Directora de Marketing & Innovación GEBTA España

En el pasado Congreso de Travel Managers de IBTA tuvimos ocasión de compartir una presentación en torno a los cambios que la telefonía móvil está introduciendo en la gestión de viajes de negocios, y que ahora nos gustaría también revisar con usted.

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What Do Travelers Want? Setting Hotel Marketing Priorities in 2012

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By Daniel Edward Craig

The Internet and social media have placed a wealth of information at the fingertips of travelers. So we should be making better decisions, right? Far from the truth says hotel marketing consultant Daniel Edward Craig, and lists five must-haves for the modern travel shopper, along with some practical advice for fulfilling them.

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