US independent hotels thriving in secondary markets with strong YoY growth in demand and ADR, but branded properties still dominate

For the third consecutive year, Expedia Group data shows that independent hotels in the United States of America (USA) are continuing to experience demand growth…..

Check in! – latest hotel highlights from across EMEA

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of some of the latest hotel news from across Europe, Middle East and Africa. New Aloft Madrid…..

What’s the future of in-room dining? Paradigm shifts are coming to cut costs

Hotel room service has not evolved significantly over the last few decades, but as traveller tastes and preferences evolve, that segment of the hospitality industry…..

Check in! – latest hotel highlights from across EMEA

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of some of the latest hotel news from across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Six Senses signs…..

Independence Day hotel demand differs by day of the week, and Thursday offers better prospects for the industry

Hotel market data and benchmarking firm STR has offered interesting insight into demand for the US fourth of July Independence holiday depending on the day…..

Taco Bell’s brand proves its mettle as its pop up hotel sells out its five night stay in two minutes. But can its strong brand deliver success in the long run if it seeks permanent property?

Taco Bell’s pop up hotel in Palm Springs was completely booked in two minutes, according to CNBC, which should bode well for the company’s experiment…..

Demand for serviced apartment accommodation is still growing at a quicker pace than the traditional hotel industry across western Europe

During the last 12 months, the serviced apartment sector in Europe continued to see strong momentum in both demand and supply, according to a new…..

Check in! – latest hotel highlights from across EMEA

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of some of the latest hotel news from across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Hotel Indigo to…..

The accommodation conundrum – business travel hotel preferences differ by country of origin

Accommodation providers need to offer a wide menu of options for business travellers with notably different hotel experiences being demanded by guests, according to new…..

Luxury hotels, cheap flights and eco conscious travel: Is this the future for travel?

New UK research suggests travel brands need to offer a wider range of options and allow travellers more flexibility to upgrade, but also to and…..

US hotel performance in May bodes well for the busy summer season

US hotels posted a positive performance in three key metrics for the month of May, and prospects look promising for the buy summer season. Data…..