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    • “A Bakers Dozen” of Strategies for Effective Team Work 

      Hogan, John (Hospitality Net, 2011-08-01)
      As an educator, trainer, and consultant, I have worked with many organizations, people, and teams on improving skills and working in achieving better results. The following 13 ideas are all important considerations for ...
    • “A Bakers Dozen” of Strategies for More Productive Meetings 

      Hogan, John (Hospitality Net, 2011-07-25)
      Ineffective meetings are frustrating, time wasters and often demoralizing. The following is "A Bakers Dozen" of Strategies for using organized team or staff meetings with more dynamic and successful results
    • A Baker’s Dozen of Holiday and Year End Safety & Security Suggestions 

      Hogan, John (2009-12-02)
      December 1st of any year marks a number of things for many of us globally, regardless of where we live. The last month of the calendar year is often a time for social parties for companies and associations, as well as ...
    • A Baker’s Dozen of Reality Checks in HospitalityMyth or Fact? 

      Hogan, John (Hospitality Net, 2011-09-27)
      During the past 25 years in workshops, seminars, and presentations, I have been collecting an assortment of "myths" that many of us have held as self-evident truths. I have shared one or two of these in earlier blogs or ...
    • The Basics of Yield Management 

      Kimes, Sheryl (Cornell University Press, 1989-11)
      Yield-management systems have boosted revenue at many properties, but these electronic tools are not always compatible with the operating atmosphere of a hotel. If you want to introduce yield management at your property, ...
    • Be Prepared for Negotiations When Selling to Groups 

      Feiertag, Howard (2008-05-19)
    • Be The Change You Want to See on Diversity 

      Biesiada, Jamie (Travel Weekly, 2021-01-27)
      As our country struggles with systemic and overt racism the travel industry needs to do its part to address the issue. Acknowledging the issue is the beginning and the travel industry must consider both the traveler as ...
    • Bed and breakfasts in Virginia: identification and success factors 

      Kaufman, Tammie J. (Virginia Tech, 1994-04-18)
      Virginia bed and breakfast operations were researched in order to determine the attitudes/beliefs which were necessary for success in the bed and breakfast industry. The objectives of the study were to: (1) identify demographics ...
    • Being Black in Travel 

      Travel Weekly Staff (2021-04-26)
      Seven Black travel professionals participated in a roundtable discussion that explored their experiences in the industry. To get a better understanding of the perception gap a roundtable was conducted to get a better ...
    • A Bibliometric Analysis of Lodging-Context Research from 1990 to 2016 [Summary] 

      Kamruzzaman, Md (Virginia Tech, 2020-03-06)
      This study presented a bibliometric analysis of lodging-context research by addressing the trend in the number of publications from year to year according to academic journals; most prolific contributors according to author, ...
    • Biden Transportation Department Zeros in on Aviation Emissions in Climate Push 

      Russell, Edward (Skift, 2021-03-05)
      The Airline Industry is increasing their support of sustainability efforts by urging White House officials and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to adopt sustainable fuels. United has pledged to be 100% green by 20250 ...
    • Biden's Executive Orders Elicit Praise, Concern from U.S. Travel 

      Braley, Sarah J.F. (2021-01-22)
      Roger Dow, President of U.S. Travel, and Chip Rogers, President & CEO of AHLA, congratulate President Biden and Vice President Harris on behalf of the hotel and travel industries. Dow and Rogers remain focused on bringing ...
    • Big data for big insights: Investigating language-specific drivers of hotel satisfaction with 412,784 user-generated reviews [Summary] 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-11-15)
      Few findings from the study can be implied; this research suggests hotels should categorize their customers with specific characteristics such as nationality or language just they did in the article while hoteliers consider ...
    • Black Event Industry Leaders Call for Action 

      Dunn, Jason Sr.; Williams, Keneisha; Roby, Andrew; Blalock, Tamela; Solaris, Julius (EventMB, 2020-06-08)
      The event industry is hindering from inaction and lack of representation. With the guidance of four black leaders, Jason Dunn Sr., Keneisha Williams, Andrew Roby, and Tamela Blalock, there are concrete steps that the ...
    • Black History and Culture Rank Highly in People's Travel Planning Study Says 

      Clausing, Jeri (Travel Weekly, 2020-10-16)
      A survey conducted for the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor in the southeastern U.S. found that 36% of all travelers ranked Black heritage as important in their choice of destination. The potential leisure travel ...
    • Black hospitality employees disproportionately lost jobs during COVID, remain under-represented in leadership 

      Menze, Jill (2021-05-19)
      Black hospitality executives declined 5% from 2019 throughout 2020. The percentage of Black executives across roughly 801 hotel companies remains only at 11%. The importance of exemplifying inclusion across the hotel ...
    • Black Parents on Choosing Where to Take Family Trips 

      Onadele, Ashley (Conde' Nast Traveler, 2020-09-10)
      Most families take into consideration if a destination is safe for family travel but people of color have additional steps some feel they must take to ensure that their family will not be discriminated against while ...
    • Black Tourism Talent Directory Launches 

      Biesiada, Jamie (Travel Weekly, 2021-02-16)
      The Black Tourism Talent Directory hopes to make it easier for destination marketing organizations, trade associations, travel brands, and media make it easier to locate Black talent in the hospitality and tourism industry.
    • Black Travel Alliance campaign reveals lack of diversity in travel industry 

      Menze, Jill (PhocusWire, 2020-10-21)
      Although the statistics regarding the #PullUpForTravel campaign organized by the Black Travel Alliance were extremely low, the alliance believes that campaign was a stepping stone for the future. The statistics highlight ...
    • Black Travel Alliance Wants to Hold Travel Brands Accountable 

      Beni, Shauna (2020-06-20)
      For many Black people, travel begins by acknowledging that the tourist experience is not the same for everyone. The Black Travel Alliance is a new initiative launching in support of true diversion across the industry, for ...