Hotel Management

 

Nominations open for IHIF Young Leader Award

The award, now in its ninth year, recognizes outstanding contribution and effort from an inspiring young individual. It is co-sponsored by the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF)....

 

Aloft Hotels and MTV collaborate to offer millennial travelers live music access

Aloft Hotels and MTV Asia have launched an online platform, www.mtvasia.com/aloftlive, that will help promote local up-and-coming music talents who will perform at the “Live at Aloft Hotels” showcase at Aloft Hotels’ W XYZ bars across China, India, Malaysia, and Thailand. The...

 

Biggest travel spending growth? Young travelers

Young people are traveling more, staying away for longer periods of time and spending more money, according to a new report from the World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation. In 2012, $217 billion of the $1.088 trillion tourism spend worldwide came from young travelers, an...

 

Marriott goes after millennials

  Marriott identified sustainability as an important consideration for millennial travelers. Shown is the Courtyard by Marriott Chevy Chase, a LEED-Gold-certified property in Chevy Chase, Md. Marriott executives announced recently at a GM conference that the...

 

Country Inns undergoes brand overhaul to attract millennials

The 500-location Country Inns & Suites chain is trading its folksy image for a sleeker look in a bid to lure the next generation of travelers—technology-focused millennials. The hotel chain is best known for its old-fashioned decor featuring plaid patterns, dark mahogany paneling, a wood...

 

What millennial guests want

The New York Times reports on the trends that are shaping the travel habits of millennial travelers, particularly the importance of comfortable common areas and robust Wi-Fi. Younger travelers are also more likely to voice complaints on Twitter or other social networks instead of reporting...

 

Marriott collaborates on Gen Y initiative

  Marriott Hotels & Resorts has teamed up with workplace experience provider Steelcase and global design and innovation consultancy IDEO on an initiative to design, create and test innovative concepts and solutions for the future of work and meetings in hotels. The Future of Work...

 

Millennials crave mobile devices for business and leisure travel

Mobile and other form factors are clearly important to the future of travel. According to a global study release by Expedia.com and Egencia, 32 percent of those 30 and under report using a smartphone and 20 percent report booking on a tablet. That's compared to just 12 percent for smartphone...

 

Millennials crave mobile devices for business and leisure travel

Mobile and other form factors are clearly important to the future of travel. According to a global study release by Expedia.com and Egencia, 32 percent of those 30 and under report using a smartphone and 20 percent report booking on a tablet. That's compared to just 12 percent for smartphone...

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