Hospitality

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

Hospitality

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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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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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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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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U.S. Digital Nomad Market Analysis 2021

Digital nomadism is breaking out into the mainstream after years of being available only to a few career paths. This trend is poised to generate hundreds of millions of dollars for the travel industry, in some cases transforming rent into hospitality stays and other travel spend.

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Impact of COVID-19 on the Short-Term Rental Market

Short-term or vacation rentals are being touted as the winners of the pandemic, and in many ways the sector is taking big steps to becoming mainstream. But losers are emerging, too, and the impact of the pandemic will reverberate for years to come.

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Hotel Direct Booking Outlook in 2021

Despite years of pushing direct booking campaigns, third parties remain a crucial part of hotel distribution strategy. Learn how many bookings each distribution channel delivers, at what cost, and the outlook for direct bookings in this report.

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Sustainability in Travel 2021: Emissions Benchmark of Six Global Hotel Companies

Carbon reduction is gaining importance for stakeholder groups, and reporting is getting better amongst the largest hotel companies. Our analysis finds that Accor is the current leader in emissions reduction, but all companies have areas to improve.

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Consumer Habits

U.S. Travel Tracker December 2020: Further Slip

The dark winter for the U.S. travel industry continued in December. Travel rate dipped to 28%, only three percentage points higher than March. However, the promise of wider-spread vaccinations and a new President seems to give the Americans confidence to travel again in 2021.

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