New Research Underscores Significant Economic Impact of Hotel Industry

WASHINGTON, USA, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Underscoring the significant economic impact and strong growth of the hotel industry, a new study released today (September 9, 2019) finds that hotels support more than 1 in 25 American jobs—8.3 million in total—and contribute nearly $660 billion annually to U.S. GDP. Conducted by Oxford Economics, the study was… Read the full press release

Online and mobile bookings fuel the Hotel industry’s revenue per available room increase in Q1 2016 – TravelClick’s North American Distribution Review

North American Hotels Capitalize on Digital Trend Continuing into 2016 NEW YORK, 2016-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel industry performance is strengthening, with Q1 2016 revenue per available room (RevPAR) increasing 1.0 percent year-over-year, fueled by online and mobile bookings. According to data from TravelClick’s North American Distribution Review (NADR; Q2 2016), bookings through online… Read the full press release

Amadeus expands its sales and catering offering to the hotel industry with the acquisition of Hotel SystemsPro by Newmarket

Madrid, 2015-8-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Amadeus is to expand its sales and catering offering to the hotel industry with the acquisition of Hotel SystemsPro by Newmarket, an Amadeus company. A U.S.-based provider of sales, catering and maintenance software to the hotel and hospitality industry, Hotel SystemsPro delivers high-performance, ASP-based enterprise and property solutions… Read the full press release

GBTA Foundation whitepaper: As the hotel industry transition to new technological advancements, it is also critical that hotels do not lose sight of the importance of customer service

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-7-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Business travelers are generally open to new technological advancements that will improve their hotel booking and staying experience, however there are some concerns around adoption rates among older travelers, according to a new whitepaper from the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association… Read the full press release