Hospitality

Expert appraisals of every aspect of the hotel industry, from tech stacks to guest experience to market sizing and beyond

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Global Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

The global accommodation sector is witnessing a fast-paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. A closer look into the industry performance shows interesting variations in the pace of recovery as we review regions and sub-sectors.

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Marketing and Media

Subscriptions and Memberships in Travel 2022

Subscriptions are ubiquitous in nearly every industry other than travel. Why the disconnect? The time is right for building paid travel subscriptions, powered by shifts in traveler priorities and work-life flexibility. Learn how to build travel memberships by analyzing three innovative case studies in this latest research report.

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Technology

The Great Merging in the Hotel and Rental Tech Sectors 2022

Lines between hotels, short-term rentals and other accommodation types are blurring, but we see little merging in the business-to-business tech spaces that support these sectors. This will change, but there are some major barriers to overcome first.

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Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

The accommodation sector in APAC is witnessing a fast paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. However, the composition of the industry remains unclear with short-term rentals revenue share decreasing in 2022.

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Technology

Hotel Tech Benchmark: Customer Relationship Management 2022

Understanding the customer is becoming increasingly important to hoteliers, and CRM systems can help capture guest data and automate interactions to improve guest conversion and retention. For now, however, CRM remains a tool mainly used by larger hotels.

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Europe Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

The composition of the European accommodation sector has drastically changed over the last decade with short-term rentals gaining a substantial share. The next few years will be very crucial in shaping the sector in the region with respect to market dynamics.

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Travel Loyalty Programs Deep Dive 2022

While the travel industry was on its knees, travel loyalty programs continued to grow. But the pandemic has changed the travel industry, and loyalty programs need to follow suit.

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U.S. Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

Except for the down year of Covid, the U.S. accommodation sector has been performing robustly with the short-term rental segment gaining market share. However, it is yet to be seen how the composition of the industry evolves.

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Hospitality

Short-Term Rentals: Asia Pacific Focus

The STR industry in APAC is at a nascent stage with promising growth prospects. It is to be seen how the STR market matures to find its demand-supply equilibrium and market leaders.

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Hospitality

Skift Research Global Travel Outlook 2022

With 2022 on the horizon, the travel recovery has begun in earnest. Brands are competing to win returning consumers but may find that old habits and preferences have evolved.

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Technology

The State of Hotel Payments 2021

Most hoteliers would rather not think about their payment tech, as long as it works. But payment habits are changing, and so is payment tech. Hoteliers - and hotel tech vendors and investors - will want to be on top of these changes, especially now that revenues are suppressed.

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Hospitality

The U.S. Hotel Ownership Landscape in 2021

With travelers hitting the road again, it’s more important than ever for hotel owners to be agile with their businesses to ensure success. Ironically for many hoteliers that survived the pandemic, it might be the recovery that does them in.

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