Data is the new oil. But why are hotels not using it right?
Fixing these hidden labor costs using big data
Big data and integrations with other systems come into play by allowing an individual property or group to obtain objective inferences to then shift towards ‘smart labor management’.
How to leverage big data to boost employee engagement and reduce turnover in your hotel
The hospitality industry has been struggling with a talent shortage for years. A 50 cent raise, a better lunch break, or a more consistent work schedule can be all that it takes for another hotel to come along and poach your best team members.
Overcoming the data challenge with automation
The reality for hoteliers and their revenue management teams is there are far too many data points to analyse. And certainly, too many decisions to be made for any human to undertake accurately, without the assistance of automated solutions.
UNWTO partners with Telefónica to promote tourism sector digitalization
Telefónica and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have announced an agreement to collaborate in the development and implementation of digital entrepreneurship and training initiatives that allow the tourism sector to increase its competitiveness and strengthen its long-term sustainability.
Friend not foe: why AI should be a revenue manager’s new best friend
Hotel revenue managers should embrace AI technologies to progress non-critical, repetitive tasks and to help free their time to concentrate on areas where they can add more value to their hotel.
Five essential tools for the modern email marketer
After Mark Zuckerberg predicted its death in 2010, email defied expectations by resurfacing as a modern marketing necessity. Yes, email is back, but it isnÕt what it used to beÉ
UAE hospitality trends: Hotels are still being built
The UAE hospitality industry has achieved stunning results throughout past decade. Every year its progress becomes even more obvious and significant for the whole region economy. In some sectors it has already become trendsetter, so we are curious to know what the top UAE hospitality trends are in 2017.
The power of data Ð a beginnerÕs guide for the hospitality industry
Much has been written and said on the topic of big data and data itself. Over the last years, the cost of data storage has decreased dramatically from about $7 to 10 per GB in the year 2000 to less than $0.03 per GB today. Today, the holy grail is no longer the size of the storage and the focus has moved to speed.
Young Hoteliers Summit to tackle conventionalism and assess future of hospitality industry
For the eighth time, the Young Hoteliers Summit will take place at Ecole htelire de Lausanne from March 13-15. With panels, keynotes and workshops, the summit addresses topics concerning tomorrowÕs generation of leading hoteliers and aims to deliver innovative approaches on how to contribute to the future of the industry.