Expedia study spotlights thriving US independent hotel scene

US: Expedia’s Independents Day study has revealed that independent hotels enjoy higher ADR and faster growth than their branded counterparts. Responding to data from STR which revealed that ‘unbranded’ properties had greater overall average daily rate (ADR) and revenue per available room (RevPAR) than their branded hotel counterparts. Expedia looked


Slovakian boutique hotel is world’s best according to Expedia

Slovakia: Marrol’s Boutique Hotel in Bratislava has been voted the best hotel in the world in Expedia’s annual “Insiders’ Select” ranking. Expedia compiled its list from 500,000 assessments provided by the website’s users. European and American hotels dominate the list, with hotels in Italy and Costa Rica occupying second and

Ones to Watch 2023

IHM’s 2023 ones to watch in travel, hospitality and real estate

Worldwide: Drawing from the coverage provided by four sector-leading b2b websites, the editorial team at International Hospitality Media [IHM] highlight 25 influential leaders across travel, hospitality and real estate who they believe have a big 12 months ahead of them.

Editor's Comments

AI, oh my!

Following an interview with Jungyun Kim at Yanolja, BHN editor Eloise Hanson comments on the impact of AI on hotel operations.

OTA Insight

OTA Insight names Bhogaraju as COO

US: Cloud-based hospitality business intelligence platform OTA Insight has announced the appointment of Vivek Bhogaraju as its new chief operating officer.