Want to be different? Maybe look at how your hotels are responding to group planners.
MODIV TAKE: The little touches done consistently become brand differentiators.
Hospitality Net | 78% of group planners are unhappy with the response they get from hotels - it’s time for hotels to change that ➤
An old trend we’re still watching: collaborations
MODIV TAKE: They’re a lot of work but collaborations/partnerships may be a new (soon the only?) way to take a brand to the next level.
Breaking Travel News | Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Launches ‘Center Stage’ Music Program with Abbey Road Studios ➤
Hospitality hiring: a little of this, a little of that.
MODIV TAKE: There are still many competing views amongst the jobs experts, but more signals for hospitality are heading in the right direction than not.
Skift | US Hotel Hiring Surges ➤
Washington Post | Restaurants can’t find workers because they’ve found better jobs ➤
NYT | January Jobs Report: Pace of U.S. Hiring Surges Unexpectedly ➤
Good intentions vs. the inconvenience of sustainability. Can they get along in travel?
MODIV TAKE: Sustainability may have to be more than a marketing strategy.
Business Travel News | Study: Price, Inconvenience Deter Sustainable Travel Choices ➤