Weary of Disruption? 5 Simple Steps to Disrupt the Disruptions in the Rapidly Changing Hospitality Industry

Disruptors in the global hotel industry – everything from home-sharing sites like Airbnb, Tujia, HomeAway, BnB Hero and Roomorama, to OTAs and other new sets of investors, have been rapidly carrying out acquisitions. They have been able to successfully create a torment in travel and hospitality landscape. But instead of focusing on how to battle…

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Parity Performance August 2016. Where does your city stand? – Middle East

The degree of rate parity performance observed for hotels in Middle East (ME) between their brand websites and the OTAs show variation by location in the August 2016 report. Cairo maintained maximum parity with 100% in the 3-star hotel category, while Tel Aviv and Sharjah emerged as the cities practicing maximum parity with 59% and…

RateGain and Immense Hospitality Announce a Strategic Partnership

New Delhi, India, 15 September, 2016: RateGain Technologies, a leader in Hospitality & Travel Technology Solutions and Immense Hospitality, a leading Consulting and Revenue Management and Hospitality Business Intelligence provider, today pronounced a strategic partnership declaring Immense Hospitality as RateGain’s non-exclusive partner in APAC and Africa. This collaboration between two Industry leaders will combine RateGain’s…

The Brilliant Hotelier: Tête-à-Tête with Richard Lewis, the CEO of Landmark Hotels, Dubai

Welcome to Dubai, the metropolis of dreams which encompasses an unforgettable taste of the Arabian nights. In the heart of Dubai’s bustling shopping and entertainment arena lies a cosmopolitan and excellent 4-star hotel – The Landmark Grand Deira. The hotel complex is fast evolving into a magnet for business and leisure travellers alike. Being handily placed…

Disruption in the Hotel Industry and Changing Face of the Global Travel Market

Influence of the modern day traveler has disrupted the monotone within the hospitality industry by giving rise to a wave of innovative ideas, ingenious solutions and permanent changes. Despite the amount of vulnerabilities faced by the global travel market, it has been expanding at a rapid pace. According to PhoCusWright, the industry will add $206…

Hotels, Are You Prepared for Digital Detox Travelers?

“We do not have Wi-Fi…talk to each other. Pretend it is 1995.” read a Café board in Annapolis, Maryland, a picture of which went viral on Facebook in December 2015. What makes cafés and restaurants put up such displays nowadays? These are supposed to be places where colleagues, friends, and families connect over a bite…

The Brilliant Hotelier: Face 2 Face with the Revenue Director at J5 Rimal Hotel Apartments, Dubai

Only a stone’s throw away from the Dubai International Airport is the J5 Rimal Hotel Apartments. Offering a perfect solution for extended stays, the J5 Rimal is an ideal home away from home, for it cleverly combines all the conveniences of a hotel within an apartment-style accommodation in the heart of Deira. These 123 imaginatively…