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Spiritual Lodging - the Sharia-Compliant Hotel Concept

This article attempts to clearly define the requirements a hotel must meet to be Sharia-compliant, and the differences between this concept and that of ‘dry’ hotels.

Mexico's Growing Trend: Master-Planned Resort-Residential Communities

Mexico’s tourism industry has been at the forefront of international lodging trends, and the country is once again reinventing its coastlines and interior colonial towns with the proliferation of master-planned resort-residential communities.

Gone to the Dogs...Pet-friendly Accommodations: Revenue Producer or Marketing Farce?

A hotel’s pet-friendly policies can bring both trials and rewards.

Marketing a Hotel Online In a Struggling Economy

In a tough economy, when your marketing budget shrinks, you need to be careful about how you invest your money. The return on investment (ROI) for online marketing spending is faster than almost any other form of hotel marketing.

What Part of No Don’t You Understand? How to Track and Assess Lost Group Business

Group sales managers in hotels, convention and conference center, and CVB’s need to understand the reasons for lost business. This article presents a comprehensive approach to lost business analysis that helps increase group sales.

Layer or Top-Up - why European Hotel Investors should include Revenue Management in their Investment

The author considers that a strengthened understanding by hotel investors of revenue management principles will permit investors to make better investment decisions.

Guadalajara — Preparing for the Future

The popularity of Guadalajara has surged in recent years, attracting new businesses, residents, and developments that are positioning the city as a world-class business and travel destination.

HVS Market Intelligence Report: Charlotte, North Carolina

At a time of nationwide fiscal drought and a slump in development, the “Queen City” maintains a regal guise.

Canadian Lodging Outlook October 2007

The Virtual Meeting Ground

The Virtual Meeting Ground

Why telepresence is a nascent revenue opportunity for upscale and luxury hotels.