8 #Hoteltech Trends Disrupting Hospitality and Tourism

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Here we look at 8 hoteltech trends currently disrupting hospitality and tourism. The post 8 #Hoteltech Trends Disrupting Hospitality and Tourism by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Room service? There’s an app for that.

Top 10 Trends Impacting the Hospitality Industry

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The Hotel Show, which stages business to business events for the hospitality industry, has identified what it believes to be the Top 10 trends impacting the hospitality industry in 2015. The post Top 10 Trends Impacting the Hospitality Industry appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Does Your Event Need a Field Hospital?

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Top 5 Emerging Trends Affecting the Hospitality Industry

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Technavio, a global market research company that studies emerging market trends across various industries, has identified five rising trends that are expected to impact the hospitality market for the next several years.

40 Social Media Influencers Every Hospitality Professional Should Follow

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In events and hospitality, knowledge is power. Thankfully these thought leaders are quick to share their tips and tricks on how to get ahead in the world of events and hospitality. If you’re active on the event and hospitality conference circuit, you might bump into her.

Event Planners on Tech: Ross Easton, Head of Commercial & Hospitality, The SSE Hydro

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We were intrigued, so we checked in with zkipster administrator Ross on their team, who oversees their hospitality portfolio including product creation and development, sales, event management, customer experience and delivery.

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4 Unexpected Southern Locales Adding Hospitality to Meetings

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The post 4 Unexpected Southern Locales Adding Hospitality to Meetings appeared first on Connect Association. Less familiar Southern locales are enjoying a spur of activity as of late, adding to their appeal for meetings and conferences. For example, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, just welcomed a sprawling IBM campus and is undergoing a $1.25 billion renovation of its downtown area, complete with 300 new hotel rooms and a burgeoning food scene.

Ricoh Arena & Wasps serve up hospitality partnership

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From left, Whitney Lewinson (Wasps & Ricoh Arena Hospitality), Peter Churchill, Jacky Isaac, James Wootton (Wasps Head of Hospitality Sales) and Roberts Rozickis (Wasps & Ricoh Arena Hospitality). An iconic, award-winning international homewares brand based in the Cotswolds has become an official hospitality supplier to Wasps and the Ricoh Arena. The post Ricoh Arena & Wasps serve up hospitality partnership appeared first on Event Industry News.

ExCeL London Hospitality partners with Preoday to offer convenient food for exhibitors

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ExCeL London Hospitality, the official catering partner for ExCeL London, is working with technology provider Preoday to offer mobile and online ordering of food for exhibitors at the venue.

East of England Arena & Event Centre invests £4.4m in new catering & hospitality services

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The East of England Arena and Event Centre (EEAEC) has announced a major investment in hospitality services at the venue, awarding a £4.4m, 3 year contract to Amadeus to provide all hospitality catering at the venue, including weddings, banquets and corporate events across the venue’s newly refurbished conference centre, arena and exhibition centre. in new catering & hospitality services appeared first on Event Industry News.

Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels & Resorts Become Two Roads Hospitality

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The recently merged Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels & Resorts today unveiled their new overarching company: Two Roads Hospitality. The company name reflects the distinctive paths that Commune and Destination have forged in the independent and lifestyle hospitality sector.

dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa launches first geo-adapted hospitality event in Africa

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The Hotel Show Africa 2017 will boost a booming market that already has more than 350 new hotel projects in development dmg events – Middle East, Asia & Africa, a leading international exhibitions company, is set to launch its successful hospitality event brand in Africa.

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Battersea Evolution to host post-Christmas party for the Hospitality and Events Industry

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On Thursday 12th January 2017, Battersea Evolution in the heart of Battersea Park will host ‘Hospitality Rocks’, a post-Christmas party like no other. The post Battersea Evolution to host post-Christmas party for the Hospitality and Events Industry appeared first on Event Industry News.

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3 Hotels Using AI To Improve Guest Experience

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Venues hotels hospitality hotel concierge app AI concierge artificial intelligence AI guest experienceThe age of AI is here and it’s coming to a hotel near you soon. The AI concierge is the new best friend of travelers and hoteliers alike.

Why you Need to Spend More Time when Hiring Event Staff

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Hospitality and events with Smith & Wollensky

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The post Hospitality and events with Smith & Wollensky appeared first on Event Industry News. Despite only opening in Summer 2015, the quintessential New York steakhouse restaurant, Smith & Wollensky, has already established itself on the high-end dining scene in London.

Marriott Pioneers Building Blocks to Fast Growth

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Tharaldson Hospitality Management opened the first one, a 97-room Fairfield Inn & Suites in Folsom, California, in December 2016. Modular building for the hospitality sector is an idea adapted from development already being implemented in Asia and Europe.

Visit Corus and Laura Ashley Hotels at The Conference & Hospitality Show

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The post Visit Corus and Laura Ashley Hotels at The Conference & Hospitality Show appeared first on Event Industry News. From conference facilities and event packages to relaxing getaways and award-winning food, with 8 perfectly placed venues across the UK, there’s something for everyone at Corus Hotels, whether you’re visiting for business or leisure. All the way from The Old Golf House Hotel in West Yorkshire to Corus Hyde Park in the bustling capital, each […].

The Clubhouse at Twickenham, Rugby’s Most Immersive Match-Day Hospitality Experience Launches

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The post The Clubhouse at Twickenham, Rugby’s Most Immersive Match-Day Hospitality Experience Launches appeared first on Event Industry News.

See Justin Trudeau's Holographic Guest Appearance at a Hospital Benefit

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Guests attending a recent Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation fund-raising benefit honoring Canadian cardiologist Dr. Heather Ross experienced an

dmg events boosts team strength ahead of design and hospitality launches

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Omni Extends Hunger Initiative Offer to Meeting Planners

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Say Goodnight to Hunger” is the largest campaign launched by a hospitality partner of Feeding America, a United States-based nonprofit organization. Hotels & Resorts News Hotels Hotels & Hospitality industry newsAfter donating 8.4

8 Hot Event-Planning Buzzwords of 2017

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Meeting Planning Trends Hotels & Hospitality Industry Trends meeting planning tipsEach year brings a new collection of buzzwords. These words usually indicate bigger trends and are often interrelated. Predictably, big trends impact all industries—including event planning.

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Embracing Otherness for Conference Uniqueness [Webinar]

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Want to know more on how you can infuse your conference culture with Radical Hospitality? Join us next Monday, October 24, 2016 at 2:00 PM EDT for our next free webinar, Developing Conference Radical Hospitality. Radical Hospitality.

How to Negotiate: Room Blocks

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Deals Hotels & Resorts Meeting Planning Hotels & Hospitality Meeting Planners TipsBooking a block at a hotel is one of the biggest expenses on your budget—and one of the most important for your attendees. Here are a few tips on how to make the most of your negotiations.

Kimpton Keeps Planners in Mind with Alexa-Equipped Guest Rooms

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Certainly, the hospitality industry will need to keep up with this growing demand. In fact, Bloomberg recently reported that Siri and Alexa are caught up in a fierce competition for hospitality industry dominance. Hotel Tech News Technology Brand News Hotels & Hospitality

5 New Hotel Amenities on the Rise

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Sleep better: With hotels in Seattle, San Diego, San Francisco, Portland and Chicago, Pineapple Hospitality group offers its guests The Naked Experience ™. Hotels & Resorts News Travel Trends Hotels & HospitalityForget the mini bar.

100 Destinations and Counting: Marriott’s CRN Continues to Grow

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Hotels & Resorts News hotel industry Hotels & Hospitality new and renovated hotelsCresent Terrace photo from Marriott’s press release. Marriott International Convention & Resort Network (CRN) recently reached a milestone of 100 properties in the U.S.,

5 Tech-Focused Hotel Trends

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For that reason, many new hospitality amenities cater to their values and needs. Screens and streaming are emerging everywhere and certainly in the hospitality realm. Many bookings are made on smartphones—8 percent, according to a study by Hospitality Net.

Trump’s Impact on the Travel Industry

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President Trump has extensive experience with the hospitality sector under his belt. It’s very possible that President Trump will translate his hospitality experience into constructive travel policies. News Travel Airline Industry Hotels & Hospitality

Raising the Bar on Customizable DIY Snacks and Drinks

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Food & Beverage Meeting Planning F&B Hotels & Hospitality Meeting PlannersThe bar is high when it comes to food and beverage options for event planners. Rather than trying to guess what attendees want, why not let them choose?

Hilton Adopts 48-Hour Room-Cancellation Policy

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Hotels & Resorts News hotel industry Hotels Hotels & HospitalityHilton has announced it will enforce a 48-hour room cancellation policy beginning July 31. The company’s decision has been met with criticism from some media and consumer advocates.

Airbnb for Group Meetings? It Could Happen

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Hotels & Resorts Meeting Planning News Hotels & Hospitality Tourism IndustryAirbnb’s recent purchase of Luxury Retreats for $300 million raises an important question: Can planners now look to Airbnb for group meetings?

3 Award-Winning Event Managers Share Their Secrets of Success

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Hotels & Resorts Meeting Planning Hotels & HospitalityMeeting planners often possess a superhuman command of details. Even so, they rely on others. A major assist can come from event services managers.

Problems Multi-Location Venues Face — And How to Solve Them

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But whether you’re a one-spot venue or a hospitality group with dozens of outposts, management software like Gather can make your life easier, while saving you time and ensuring nothing falls through the cracks. Uncategorized event venues hospitality group multi-location restaurant group

5 Major Trends for Luxury Travel in 2017

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Hotels & Resorts News Hotels & Hospitality luxury perks TravelLuxury travel network Virtuoso has released its 2017 Best of the Best directory.

McConnell Hospitality Group

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Since then, the McConnell Hospitality Group has grown to include three full-service restaurants, a catering company, as well as a private events venue. To help make their event management process better, the McConnell Hospitality Group turned to Gather to: . The post McConnell Hospitality Group appeared first on Gather

How to Host a New Year’s Eve Event to Remember

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Uncategorized atlanta event management event venue new year's eve ponce city market slater hospitality special eventAs we say ‘sayonara’ to 2016, venues across the country are looking to end the year with a bang by hosting a slew of fun New Year’s Eve events.

3 Refreshed Hotels with Plush Event Space for Meeting Planners

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Hotels & Resorts News Venues Hotels & Hospitality new and renovated hotelsRoyal Palms Resort and Spa courtyard and fountain. Royal Palms Resort and Spa.

Career Opportunities

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Lewis’ idea dovetailed with the aims of the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism (AOHT), part of the nonprofit National Academy Foundation (NAF), which is dedicated to educating high-school students in one of five career tracks.