Here’s a summary of the issues for hoteliers around GDPR, outlining why everyone in the hospitality industry needs to care about the EU’s new data privacy laws.
Owners cannot stop hotel companies from expanding their offerings. There are, however, some steps that owners can take to protect themselves and even take advantage of the explosion of brands.
Spurred on by the many changes in the hotel brands, STR announced that, effective January 1, 2017, it will impose a new set of guidelines for determining eligibility of competitive sets.
Is bigger really better? With the loss of the Starwood family of brands as an independent and significant competitive force in the industry, the merger will bring mixed blessings to stakeholders.