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2013 India – State Ranking Survey

The State Ranking Survey 2013 aims to assess the competitiveness of the 29 states in India and identify the best performers when viewed from the hospitality industry's viewpoint. The report employs 11 key parameters to evaluate the different states.

Are Your Sustainability Initiatives Missing a Critical Component? A Perspective on Risk

This article provides a perspective on key areas of risk relating to investment into utility efficiency projects and sustainability initiatives, and how owners / operators can minimize exposure during all phases of investment into their properties.

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook April, 2013

Preparing for Generation Y

Top 10 Trends of the Next Generation of Travel: The Millennials

Millennials are the next generation of travel, but what exactly are they looking for? Read on to explore the top 10 travel trends for Millennials and how to best market and adapt to this ever evolving market.

Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2011-2012

The survey, representing 1,320 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation etc.

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook May, 2012

A Step Forward in All Inclusive Features

Six Questions Hoteliers Should Ask to Evaluate Sustainable Technologies

When hoteliers and vendors communicate early on to evaluate a common series of due diligence issues, it enables both parties to rapidly and efficiently identify whether a technology, service or product makes sense for a particular hospitality asset.

A Phased Approach to Investing in Utility Efficiency

Hotel owners and operators can consider a phased approach to investing in utility efficiency initiatives to ensure these investments conform to ownership goals, minimize financial exposure, and optimize returns.

Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2010-11

The survey, representing 1,318 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation etc.

Internet Remains The Only Growth Channel For Hotels in Recent Years

Considering recent trends, the online channel has been the most dynamic and fast-growing segment of the overall CRS bookings for hotels. Hoteliers can take advantage of this by formulating a well aligned Online Marketing Strategy.