Sponsored by likeMagic and London Rock Partners Brand perception has become incredibly important as hoteliers look to attract new talent and appeal to discerning travellers. Steps taken to improve individual reputation and image are simultaneously helping to correct perceptions of the hospitality industry (low paid, low skilled, long working hours);
UK: Research by Handiscover shows that 32 per cent of disabled people in the UK feel that hotel stays have not met their accessibility needs. Handiscover is an accessibility and disability data organisation. The company is prompting the hotel industry to improve its accessibility and relevant information in preparation for
UK: Bespoke Hotels is calling for greater accessibility ahead of International Day of People with Disability Bespoke Hotels, in association with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), has called on the hospitality industry to improve accessibility for disabled people. Bespoke Hotel’s Chairman Robin Sheppard was recently named Hotel Sector
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.
Worldwide: Accessible travel company Wheel the World has closed a $6 million funding round and announced two new booking tool features.
The editorial team at International Hospitality Media (IHM) have created a list of 20 influential leaders across travel, hospitality and real estate.
US: Independent lifestyle brand Arlo Hotels has introduced Arlo Means Business, a platform which gives small businesses up to 40 per cent discount off corporate rates.
UK: The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has released a new training curriculum to help combat youth unemployment. The curriculum is designed to give unemployed youth both skills and self-confidence to build a future in the hospitality industry and to start their careers. The development of the curriculum was supported by IHG
Hotel management software company Preno shares the benefits of cloud-based software for hotels. For some years now, cloud-based technology has become more and more widespread across a variety of industries. The idea that we can store data in a digital space that is accessible from any device, at any time,
Singapore: Oakwood has launched The Unlimited Collection, a new brand which it says allows for a curation of independent properties that retain their unique positioning yet leverage Oakwood’s hospitality management expertise and distribution network. The Unlimited Collection by Oakwood will “strengthen the group’s market potential through distinctive residential spaces that