Starwood & TripAdvisor Partnership: What Aspiring Hospitality Business Management Pros Should Know

It’s no secret that TripAdvisor is transforming the tourism industry. With over 200 million reviews generated each month, tourists are taking to TripAdvisor for more and more of their travel needs. In fact, travellers can now use TripAdvisor not only to read reviews about restaurants and resorts, but also to book their hotel stays with […]

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Hi-Tech Meets Hospitality Business Management: Samsung & AccorHotels Partnership

In the latest major collaboration to hit the hospitality market, Samsung is partnering with AccorHotels to bring advanced technology to the forefront of each guest’s hotel experience. From keyless and paperless front-end operations and more, Samsung’s hospitality display technology, which is called ‘SMART,’ offers customers a hotel experience like no other and hospitality professionals new, […]

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What Millennials Look for in Hotels: A Guide for Hospitality College Students

Millennials are members of today’s population born between 1982 and 2000. You might even be a Millennial yourself. Believe it or not, more and more young adults are spending money on hotels in Canada and abroad, making knowledge of what Millennials want increasingly important to the tourism industry. If you pursue a career in hospitality […]

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#Hospitality Business Management: Teen Advisors Appointed by Beaches Resorts

The tourism and hospitality industry has been expanding and evolving since before today’s teens were born. But for industry leader Adam Stewart, teenagers seem like the field’s best resource for moving forward. According to Stewart, CEO of Sandals Resorts International (parent company of Beaches Resorts), teens are major travel trend influencers. He says they are […]

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Have You Noticed Any of These Hotel Industry Trends Yet?

The hospitality industry is constantly undergoing modifications. This is because demographics are always changing and the needs of hotel guests are constantly evolving. As a result, it’s important for hotels and hospitality professionals to keep up with the latest trends. While hotels are known for being frivolous, many of today’s trends are aimed towards conserving […]

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Fashion Designers and Hotels: A Perfect Pairing?

In the past few years we’ve seen plenty of collaborations between many major players in the hospitality industry and a variety of fashion bigwigs. While partnerships of this sort generally happen for the intent of creating buzz and gaining attention (for both parties), individuals with successful hospitality careers know that such affiliations also work to […]

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What Hospitality Professionals Know About the Psychology Behind Hotel Room Design

Most travellers do not think twice about the layout of their hotel rooms. In fact, many believe that hotel rooms are merely designed to be aesthetically pleasing and somewhat comfortable. However, hospitality professionals know that designing a hotel room goes far beyond just looks and comfort. In fact, there is actually much more research and […]

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How Southwest Airlines is Making Flying More Fun

Airlines are constantly looking for new ways of differentiating themselves from their competition, so they can attract as many customers as possible. While most airlines offer in-flight movies, beverages and snacks, WiFi connections and more comfortable seat options, there are others who prefer to surprise their passengers with a range of randomly selected activities. In […]

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Getting the Party Started As an Event Planner

A professional event planner is an individual who organizes and manages a variety of events ranging from business meetings and conferences, to fundraising galas and weddings. While most people truly believe that they can handle the stresses of planning their own events, many soon realize that it’s actually quite difficult! Certified event planners are responsible […]

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Why Top Businesses Recruit Hospitality Grads

When it comes to post-secondary education, there’s always been a divide between academic degrees and vocational training. Some students believe a conventional four-year program will better position them for a prestigious position down the road. Others stand by the value of shorter-term practical training that offers graduates more market ready skills. Advocates of longer degree […]

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Cloud-Based Hotel Management: The High-Tech Advantage

We often hear about how technology is revolutionizing the way people travel. The entire industry is being revamped by mobile apps that offer vacationers non-stop access to deals and services – and by an explosion of peer-to-peer sharing alternatives that have upset traditional hospitality business models. From Mobile Concierge to Airbnb, hospitality business management is […]

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