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    • Labor Day weekend LGBTQ experience on Riviera Maya 

      Drillinger, Meagan (Travel Weekly, 2021-05-16)
      Tour operator Volando.us has launched a new travel experience for the LGBTQ community. Mayan Xcapade will take place in Cancun over Labor Day weekend with a party that kicks off on Friday, Sept. 3 with two chartered JetBlue ...
    • Labor hours per occupied room drop at US hotels 

      Ross, Del (2020-10-02)
      According to the research by Hotel Effectiveness, US hotels only operate half of the labor they had before the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the service change at hotels due to the sanitary issues such as the elimination of ...
    • Las Vegas rebound faces challenges as hotels reopen 

      King, Danny (2020-10-08)
      After the initial reopening in June, many hotels on the strip of Las Vagas prepare to release more rooms on sales expecting hotel occupancy will be back towards the pre-pandemic level. However, there are still some concerns ...
    • Latest CDC Guidance Does Little to Hasten Cruising's Return 

      Jainchill, Johanna (Travel Weekly, 2021-04-02)
      The CDC today recommended that all port personnel, passengers, and crew have a Covid-19 vaccine once it is available to them but did little to move the industry closer to a restart date.
    • The Latest CDC Guidelines for Events 

      Schoening, Elise; Shapiro, Michael J. (Northstar Meetings Group, 2021-02-01)
      The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has announced new guidelines meeting planners must follow in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mask mandates are sweeping the nation with the Biden Administration's recent ...
    • The latest on Airline Safety Protocols 

      Schoening, Elise; Grimaldi, Lisa A. (Northstar Meetings Group, 2021-01-29)
      As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, so does the airline industry's COVID-19 protocols and procedures. Today, United is offering onsite testing and is in the process, along with American Airlines, to streamline ...
    • Leadership in the Service of Hospitality [Summary] 

      Kamruzzaman, Md (Virginia Tech, 2020-02-13)
      This research has suggested that the next phase in the development of leadership is servant leadership, in which the leader aims to support and inspire followers. The consequences for the hospitality industry are important, ...
    • Leadership Lessons Learned From Being A Guest When The Hotel Was Overbooked 

      Kennedy, Doug (2017-07-15)
      Earlier this month I observed a difficult situation playing out at hotel where I was a guest, and it provided an invaluable reminder of just how important effective leadership is when things go wrong in the hotel ...
    • Leading by Example: Lessons in Race and Racism 

      Dow, Roger (U.S. Travel Association, 2020-06-11)
      Roger Dow, President of U.S. Travel, moderated and engaged with a group of industry thought leaders surrounding the topic of race and equality around the hospitality industry. The podcast was posted in the wake of the ...
    • Leading Hotels of the World Announces Purchasing Program Collaboration 

      Lodging Staff (Lodging Magazine, 2021-05-07)
      The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd has collaborated with four companies throughout their Leading Strategic Sourcing initiative. Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd new partners include OTA Insights, Bonotel Exclusive Travel, ...
    • Learning from peers: The effect of sales history disclosure on peer-to-peer short-term rental purchases [Summary] 

      Xie, K.; Mao, Z.; Wu, J. (Virginia Tech, 2018)
      The sharing economy has proliferated in recent years, yet continuous business efforts are required to cultivate trust between strangers. Drawing from observational learning theory and cultural perspective, the study examined ...
    • Leisure demand buoys Pebblebrook over summer into fall 

      Wroten, Bryan (Hotel News Now, 2020-10-30)
      Pebblebrook continued to have higher earnings in Q3 than Q2 as leisure travel increased from September to October. Jon Bortz, CEO, plans to reopen the remaining 14 properties closed in their portfolio as travel demand ...
    • Less Hassle, More to Explore: Marriott International Continues to Deliver on Consumer Desire for Enhanced Contactless Technology 

      Marriott Press Release (Business Insider, 2021-04-05)
      New pilot programs roll out at selected hotels with seamless guest experiences and furthering a commitment to clean. Marriott announced the debut of a pilot program for contactless arrival kiosks as well as a proof-of-concept ...
    • Lessons From the Field: A Tale of Two Restaurants 

      Hogan, John (Hospitality Net, 2012-09-14)
      More than150 years ago, Charles Dickens penned the story of two contrasting major European cities. A Tale of Two Cities (Paris and London in the days before the French revolution) has sold over 200 million copies and ranks ...
    • Lessons in Leadership| By John Hogan 

      Hogan, John (Hospitality Net, 2011-07)
      I find it more than interesting that JHM Hotels and Interstate have been working together on projects including a hospitality school in India and that many universities are globally expanding their influence through remote ...
    • Lessons Learned After Hosting a 100-Person Face-to-Face Event 

      Nienst, Jennifer N. (PCMA, 2020-09-23)
      The Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE) held a 100-person face-to-face meeting last week. GSAE President, Wendy W. Kavanagh, noted the state regulations were followed throughout their unique, but "new normal" ...
    • Lessons learned from 30 years of hotel sales processes 

      Kennedy, Doug (Hotel News Now, 2018-07-11)
      Today’s sales manager could learn a lot by being transported back in time to when hotel sales were fairly simple and good people skills were all you really needed to be successful.
    • A Letter to the Travel Industry: The Imperative of Inclusion 

      von Stackelburg, Lauren (Phocuswire, 2020-06-09)
      Diversity and inclusion have never been more imperative than it is today. With recent events and the ramifications there of, there remain the injustices of the killing of Black people in America, gender violence with the ...