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    • Dallas-Fort Worth Airport has amazing new way to build passenger gates 

      Levere, Jane (CNN Travel, 2021-09-17)
      In an effort to replace five gates at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, DFW and American Airlines reached an agreement that would result in the gates being constructed away from the terminal itself with pre-fabricated ...
    • The Dark Side of Contactless Check-in 

      Russell, Michelle (PCMA, 2021-09-17)
      Covid-19 has made it common that customers want to cut back on face-to-face interactions with hotel staff, reducing the possibility of catching the virus. This contactless check-in process has made it easier for those ...
    • The "Darth" Side of Technology Use: An Inductively Derived Typology of Cyberdeviance 

      Venkatraman, Srinivasan; Cheung, Christy MK K.; Lee, Zach WY Y.; Davis, Fred D.; Venkatesh, Viswanath (Routledge, 2018-01-01)
      Cyberdeviance, intentional use of information technology (IT) in the workplace that is contrary to the explicit and implicit norms of the organization and that threatens the well-being of the organization and/or its members, ...
    • A Day in Life of a Hotel Sales Director 

      Sturken, Cheryl-Anne (Meetings & Conventions, 2013-05-01)
      On a recent spring afternoon, John Hawley, director of sales and marketing for the 757-room Hilton Baltimore, opens his second-floor corner-office door and pulls up an extra chair. He has graciously agreed to let an M&C ...
    • Death of the Buffet and Other Environmental Silver Linings Brought to Us by COVID-19 

      Dienst, Jennifer N. (PCMA, 2021-04-21)
      The Global Destination Sustainability Movement (GDSN), which was founded in the midst of COVID-19, has detailed sustainability as being the major focus of hotels and events as both industries aim at building back better ...
    • The Debate Regarding Profitability: Hotel Unit and Hotel Brand Revenue and Profit Relationships 

      O'Neill, John W.; Mattila, Anna S. (Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006)
      The research note explores a debate in the hotel industry regarding the relationship between hotel RevPAR and profitability, a debate around which there is a great degree of “noise.” Using a sample of 1,954 actual hotels ...
    • Debt covenants, bankruptcy risk, and the cost of debt 

      Mansi, Sattar A.; Qi, Yaxuan; Wald, John (2020-11-16)
      Are all covenants equally effective at reducing the bondholder-shareholder conflict? Examining the most frequently used bond covenants, we document that four out of 24 restrictions are associated with significantly higher ...
    • December Performance Levels Leave US Hotels Owners in Survival Mode 

      Freitag, Jan (Hotel News Now, 2021-01-29)
      Unfortunately, the hotel industry does not look much different than it did at the start of the pandemic. Researchers report that owners are trying to stay alive and keep their teams employed. As COVID-19 cases rise within ...
    • Decision making strategy in the selection of cook-chill production in hospital foodservices 

      Green, Claudia G. (Virginia Tech, 1992-06-15)
      The primary purpose of this study was to develop and test a model for the process of making the decision to select/not select cook-chill for hospital food services. A second purpose was to determine the nature of the ...
    • A Decision Model for Hotel Revenue Management Displacement Analysis for Transient Room Demand vs. Group Room Demand 

      Morse, Stephen C.; Beckman, Eric (Journal of Hotel & Business Management, 2016)
      Revenue management in the hotel industry involves measuring the trade-off of revenue of one type of business over another type of business. One of the major decisions involves choosing revenues generated by transient ...
    • Decision support for long-range, community-based planning to mitigate against and recover from potential multiple disasters 

      Chacko, Josey; Rees, Loren P.; Zobel, Christopher W.; Rakes, Terry R.; Russell, Roberta S.; Ragsdale, Cliff T. (Elsevier Science Bv, 2016-07-01)
      This paper discusses a new mathematical model for community-driven disaster planning that is intended to help decision makers exploit the synergies resulting from simultaneously considering actions focusing on mitigation ...
    • Decomposition methods for dynamic room allocation in hotel revenue management [Summary] 

      Aydin, Nursen; Birbil, Ilker S. (Virginia Tech, 2018-11-16)
      Long-term stays are quite common in the hotel business. Consequently, it is crucial for the hotel managements to consider the allocation of available rooms to a stream of customers requesting to stay multiple days. This ...
    • Defining Best Practices In Hotel Sales During A Difficult Economy 2008-2010 

      Flitter, Brandon L. (2011-05)
      This study studied the effect of economic change on the hotel industry between 2008 and 2010 and profiled possible economic recovery markers for 2011. The literature review covered the elements that have changed in the ...
    • Defining the Hospitality Discipline: a Discussion of Pedagogical and Research Implications [Summary] 

      Kamruzzaman, Md (Virginia Tech, 2020-03-19)
      In summary, the field of hospitality has interesting and interdependent relationships with its constituent industries (lodging, foodservice, travel, leisure, attractions, and conventions). Each independent industry takes ...
    • The Definitive Guide to Black Friday for Hoteliers 

      Dimaio, Pete (Hotel News Resource, 2021-10-26)
      TravelBoom, a data-driven marketing solutions company, has compiled a list of helpful tips to create a successful Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales strategy for a hotel. The company provides compelling data, urging hotels ...
    • Delivering Hospitality and Pride 

      Hogan, John (Hospitality Net, 2009-09-27)
      Building Pride Many hotels have much to be proud of – service to their guests, contributions to their community and a solid reputation in their local industry. Building Pride is not so much of a program, but a commitment ...
    • Delivering through diversity 

      McKinsey & Company (McKinsey & Company, 2018-01-18)
      McKinsey & Company published their most recent Delivering through Diversity report in 2018. The report highlights the importance of diversity throughout every industry and most notably details the tie between diversity and ...
    • Deloitte: Demand for Leisure Travel Picks Up 

      Lodging Magazine (Lodging Magazine, 2020-11-25)
      Deloitte's Global State of the Consumer Tracker details a wave of customer confidence in leisure travel. These findings improve month by month as the COVID-19 pandemic progresses across the United States. Hotels and Americans ...
    • Delta Air Lines Announces Updates to Diversity and Inclusivity Efforts 

      Wood, Donald (Travel Pulse, 2022-01-17)
      Delta Airlines has worked to make a more inclusive workplace and has shared updates on its goals to become an equitable, anti-racist organization. They have increased the number of Black candidates from 6 percent to 19 ...
    • Delta asks DOJ to put unruly passengers on no-fly list 

      D'Innocenzio, Anne (Travel Weekly, 2022-02-08)
      Delta Airlines has been pushing for more action from the U.S. Attorney General regarding unruly passengers and Delta wants to see a "no-fly" list to ensure that those who have been involved in dangerous behavior would not ...