How Hotels Can Compete in the Airbnb Landscape

Airbnb came on the scene in 2008, amidst corporate scandal, economic downturn and instability. Initially people were skeptical, but Airbnb has gained remarkable momentum building its platform with transparency and trust, at a time people were greatly seeking both. In the early years, Airbnb’s inclusive and diverse model provided low-cost travel options with uncommon flexibility, […]

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Wellness and Hospitality Resilience in Economic Uncertainty

Lessons from 2008 The global impact of the Great Recession¬†between 2007-2008¬†was extensive and significantly touched the lives of millions of people. In the hospitality industry, customary modes to manage the toll of the recession were often layoffs, budgetary cutbacks and business closures. We witnessed a widespread halt in spending, a slowdown in new development and […]

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Identifying Challenges and Risks that Create Gaps in the Hotel Spa

When it comes to creating program success, identifying impending challenges can be one of the most efficient ways to eradicate gaps in performance and profitability. Some of the most common challenges stem from disjointed department overlays, noncompliance with industry benchmarks and lack of employee training. These areas can either create ripples of proficiency or dilute […]

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Factors Driving Hotel Wellness, Asset Management and Revenue

The original value and objectives associated with spa facilities and wellness programming have surpassed preconceived departmental importance. This article reveals how spa and wellness aspects are disseminated throughout the whole guest experience, and how wellness motivated design and construction elements complement property development, enhance marketability and engagement and is spurring new growth across the hospitality […]

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Hospitality & Global Wellness

Global travel and hospitality markets continue to thrive with multicultural diversity and wellness. Being connected to people around the world has become a fixture of life. This is partially evidenced in the remarkable rise of international and domestic travel. Our ability to experience new people, places and exotic destinations is

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