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New recommendations agreed to make hospitality sector more attractive to Waterford employees

The hospitality industry in Waterford and the South East needs to improve its image as an employer by providing all staff with training and development opportunities in line with clear career paths. Greater flexibility from employers, including consideration of a four-day week or alternative weekends for staff, the introduction of …

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Philadelphia mask mandate ends after CDC COVID recommendations change

Philadelphia ended its indoor mask mandate on Wednesday, signaling a big step toward normality in the city after nearly two years of pandemic shutdowns and restrictions. The pandemic has reached a new stage, said Health Commissioner Cheryl Bettigole, although she was reluctant to call COVID-19 endemic, or at a manageable …

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5 simple tips to promote your hotel online

5 simple tips to promote your hotel online As COVID-19 restrictions slowly ease, more people are planning family vacations, romantic weekends, and road trips with friends. If you own a hotel, you need to promote your business in order to attract the attention of avid travelers across the …

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How to Create a Great Hotel Website and Improve Conversions

Your hotel website is the first interaction potential guests will have with your brand. It’s essential that the design and layout appeal to them, providing an effective yet simple experience. Potential guests will be looking for information about room features and amenities, and it’s essential that they can find it. …

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How to prepare your hotel website in 2022?

Your hotel website is the face and voice of your brand, and it’s where you keep all the details about your hotel and your offerings. Since this is the first thing everyone will see when they search for your hotel, it is necessary that you provide visitors with an interesting, …

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Cabinet to consider NPHET recommendations on measures

The three coalition leaders will meet at noon in government buildings to consider recommendations from the National Public Health Emergency Team on easing Covid-19 restrictions, ahead of a full Cabinet meeting at 3 p.m. NPHET has given the go-ahead for most of the restrictions to end and, as it has …

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How Can Hotel Website Design Generate More Bookings and Revenue?

Do you want to create a hotel website design that can help you increase direct bookings and revenue? The design of your hotel’s website has a significant impact on travelers’ booking habits, and that should be a major concern for you. Travelers want a website that reflects their demands and …

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FHRAI sends pre-budget recommendations to the Ministry of Finance

The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) sent its pre-budget recommendations to Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman and suggested including the hospitality and tourism sectors in the national infrastructure pipeline. . He demanded that the projects needed to increase the tourism infrastructure in terms of hotel rooms, …

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Local news: Neston News, Features, Events, Information, Business & Comment (Neston) website

A Christmas message from Councilor Martin Barker Posted: Dec 20, 2021 10:08 AM Cllr Martin Barker, Cheshire West and Chester Town Council Member for Parkgate, shares her Christmas message with readers of AboutMyArea. As 2021 draws to a close, I think it would be fair to say that it has …

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India Hotel Industry Association submits pre-budget recommendations for fiscal year 2022-23

Hotel Association of India (HAI), the umbrella body for India’s hotel industry, said on Wednesday it had submitted its suggestions for the Union’s 2022-2023 budget to the Ministry of Finance. Recommendations include a higher depreciation rate, which should be extended to hotel buildings with regard to direct taxes, business losses …

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SYSOTEL becomes official partner of Google Hotels; improves visibility and traffic on partner hotel websites for free

ANI | Update: 04 Oct 2021 12:26 STI New Delhi [India], October 4 (ANI / SRV Media): SYSOTEL, a provider of software and technological solutions dedicated to the hotel industry, has announced that it has become an official partner of Google Hotels.This partnership aims to bring new opportunities and many …

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The hotel body meets the Minister of Tourism and submits recommendations for the revival of the industry

The Hotel Association of India (HAI), the umbrella body of the Indian hotel industry, met with G Kishan Reddy, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Development of the North East Region, and the ‘informed about the situation of the industry seriously affected by the current crisis. pandemic. A delegation from the …

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Cloudbeds Launches Website, Complete Website Design and

Sn Diego, Calif., July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Cloudbeds, the fastest growing hotel management platform, announced the launch of Cloudbeds Websites, a full service website design and development service for hoteliers. Cloudbeds is the only Top 10 property management system to offer independent hoteliers a full service website solution …

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New York Federal Judge Puts Kibosh On 17 Reservation Website Lawsuits Filed By Same Plaintiff | Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Synopsis: After holding a Consolidated Evidence Hearing, District Judge Brenda K. Sannes concluded that plaintiff Deborah Laufer lacked standing to bring 17 lawsuits alleging that the hotels failed to provide information on the matter. ‘adequate accessibility on their online reservation systems. Last month, in June 2021, Judge Sannes of …

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Outsource Hotel Reservation Service Without Sacrificing The Personal Touch |

There are ways to outsource your reservations department that free up your current employees to focus on customers and also increase your sales. By John Smallwood, CEO of Travel Outlook – 6.3.2021 As a hotelier and business owner, it can be hard to let go of certain aspects of your …

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First impressions count! Why Hotels Should Translate and Localize Their Website

A consumer study has shown that 75% of customers will only buy in their own language. So if you only have an English language website, you are missing out on generating income from a large number of potential clients who do not speak English. This, coupled with increasingly fierce competition …

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The hotel website you didn’t know you had

Today, we are talking about… Your Google My Business hotel profile. The little box that turned into a website. It started off pretty harmless. You remember that little Google My Business page that linked your hotel to Google Maps. It is unrecognizable today. What was once just a simple directory …

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Sonoma Chamber Launches Hospitality Jobs Website

The Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce has launched a website to promote hospitality jobs in the Sonoma Valley. The site, WorkInWineCountry.com, was created to help local businesses find the workers needed to fill several roles in the hospitality industry. The site provides information on employment opportunities in broad categories that …

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How to Digitally Prepare a Hotel Website for Reopening

To say that the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the travel industry is an understatement. Due to shelter-in-place orders and travel restrictions, hotels around the world have seen bookings drop exponentially. The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) estimates that 75 million travel-related jobs are at risk, and the downstream effect …

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ALICE launches free COVID-19 checklist software – Hotel-Online

ALICE | March 31, 2020 ALICE launched a new free product to help hoteliers operate more efficiently during COVID-19. by ALICE COVID-19 Checklist Software is available now and is free to help hotels manage their operations during periods of low occupancy or closure, back into recovery and up to full …

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Make 2020 the year of disruption for your hotel – Hotel-Online

Larry Mogelonski | January 29, 2020 By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, ing. (www.hotelmogel.com) We no longer work in the hospitality industry but rather in the larger accommodation industry. The real impact of the sharing economy and alternative accommodation providers, as led by Airbnb, is such that they have completely changed the …

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7 hotel tech trends you can’t ignore in 2020 – hotel-online

Atul Gupta | 23 january 2020 By Atul Gupta INTRODUCTION With new technological trends such as the Internet of Things (IoT), many companies have been able to improve and update their operations. In the hotel and hospitality industry, technology has helped make many hotels and resorts more efficient, able to …

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Why should hotels lead this effort? – Hotel online

Lisa Xie | January 21, 2020 Sustainable tourism has grown considerably in recent years. Why and how can hotels implement more sustainable practices, drawing inspiration from the UN SDGs? By Lisa Xie The tourism industry has one of the highest growth rates of any industry in the world, accounting for …

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5 events that influence hotel performance – Hotel-Online

HotStats | January 13, 2020 In 2008, when the The US economy has plunged, Wall Street executives weren’t the only ones panicking. Hoteliers across the country had to prepare for the impact. On his face, the Great recession that would mean less leisure and corporate travel, tighter portfolios and empty …

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ALICE wins several HotelTechAwards in 2020 – Hotel-Online

Alice | January 08, 2020 For the third year in a row, ALICE is named # 1 in concierge software by Hotel Tech Report. ALICE is pleased to announce its success in the HotelTech Awards 2020, winning top honors in several categories. The hotel operating start-up was named Best Concierge …

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Pacifica Hotels acquires Best Western Seacliff Inn in Aptos, CA – Hotel-Online

Pacifica Hotels | December 10, 2019 Most recently, the 148-room property was owned and managed by Frank E. Giuliani, Lori Giuliani; and Kathy Graff of The Bei Scott Company Pacifica Hotels, a family-owned business with a proud heritage of owning and operating boutique hotels in coastal communities such as Half …

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10 things to include in your hotel marketing budget – Hotel-Online

Stephanie Smith | October 21, 2019 Through Stephanie smith Now is the time to apply for funds for your 2020 hotel marketing budget. Here are some must-have digital marketing elements to include and how to think about this process. Note for branded hotels: Make sure you understand what what brand …

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Advantages and disadvantages – Hotel-Online

Donald Fomby | September 18, 2019 By Donald Fomby Over the past few years, AI-based technologies such as voice and text assistants and chatbots have become a regular part of our lives. In fact, we should be approaching the point where we would be totally okay with AI running our …

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Hoteliers, do you offer the highest level of service? – Hotel online

Karen O’Neill | September 12, 2019 By Karen O’Neill, President Americas at Knowcross At this time, better known as the “era of the customer”, what differentiates companies like Apple, Amazon, Zappos from others? The simple answer would be their relentless efforts to exceed customer service expectations and create memorable and …

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8 things that affect the value of the hotel room – hotel-online

Kacey Bradley | September 06, 2019 By Kacey Bradley Your pricing strategy should be variable, something that can change and evolve over time. You cannot anticipate the market and the consumers in it with a rigid structure. To approach the value of a hotel room, you need to consider a …

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The rise and fall of OTAs – Hotel-Online

Rob Sudakow | July 24, 2019 Is Expedia doomed to disruption? By Rob Sudakow Travel and tourism accounted for around $ 8 trillion of the global economy in 2018 and 10% of the global workforce – a 6% increase from 2017 and no foreseeable signs of slowing down. The travel …

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Customer Alert: Online Hotel Reservation Systems Under Attack Over Alleged ADA Violations | Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

A new type of litigation has arisen under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its regulations, in particular regulations relating to descriptions of accessibility features of hotel rooms. As we have previously writing, in recent years, ADA litigation over claims for Internet-based practices has primarily focused on the accessibility …

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5 examples of innovation on a hotel website

Online travel agencies (OTAs) like Booking.com and Expedia are taking a growing share of hotel profits. Last year, they captured 39% of the US online digital reservation market. Phocuswright predicts this trend will continue, reaching 41% market share by 2020. But the good news is that hotel marketers are fighting …

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What to do if your hotel reservation is lost

After a long drive from Buffalo to Gananoque, Ont., Adam Cole’s hotel told him bad news: his reservation was “gone.” “I got confirmation from my travel agent,” says Cole, principal of a music school in Atlanta, “but there was no room.” Elliott Advocacy is underwritten by Arch RoamRight. Arch RoamRight …

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Travel nightmares: what to do if your hotel reservation is lost

After a long drive from Buffalo to Gananoque, Ont., Adam Cole’s hotel told him bad news: his reservation was “gone.” “I got a confirmation from my travel agent,” says Cole, principal of a music school in Atlanta, “but there was no room.” The Coles needed a place to stay, and …

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Canceling a hotel reservation becomes more difficult at Hilton and Marriott

Two of the world’s largest hotel companies are cracking down on travelers prone to last-minute cancellations. Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Marriott International will penalize those who cancel reservations within 48 hours of the intended stay, up from 24 hours previously. In most cases, the penalty is the price of …

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