Tourism Trends

How independent hotels can increase reservations

How independent hotels can increase reservations 1042 703 HotelREZ

Independent, non-branded properties often have to compete against well-known hotel chains or brands with extensive sales resources and revenue capabilities. This can be frustrating and might seem like it’s impossible for an independent hotel’s reservations to increase significantly. This couldn’t be further from the truth though. Guests often look for a property that has character…

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How can hotels optimise their presence on Book on Google?

How can hotels optimise their presence on Book on Google? 1880 1255 HotelREZ

It’s 2020, and the way people book hotels is becoming more digitalised as travellers today are more technologically savvy than ever before. The most recent statistics suggest that 83% of US adults now prefer to book their travel online, while online digital travel sales were worth a massive US$755 billion worldwide in 2019.  It comes…

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Is your hotel website 2020 ready?

Is your hotel website 2020 ready? 1050 700 HotelREZ

The last few months of 2019 saw Google change its advertising tactics in an attempt to disrupt the online travel market, making it more expensive for OTA’s and hotels to attract bookers.  As a result, hotel owners have started shifting their focus towards other distribution channels to drive bookings. (Have a read of How rising…

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Global travel trends 2020: the drivers of change in the hospitality industry

Global travel trends 2020: the drivers of change in the hospitality industry 2560 1707 HotelREZ

It’s almost 2020, and as we prepare to enter not just a new year but a new decade as well, it’s important to take a step back and analyse how current world affairs will affect the travel industry going forward. This year has seen many global changes: from an increase in environmental activism and extreme…

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The 5 best hotel industry blogs every hotelier should be reading

The 5 best hotel industry blogs every hotelier should be reading 2500 1669 HotelREZ

According to recent research, three of the top hospitality trends that all hoteliers will know include digitalised guest experiences, the experience economy and environmental sustainability. Now ask yourself the following: where did you first come across them? Chances are, you likely read about them on a blog article first. As a hotel owner, staying up…

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World Rainbow Hotels 2019 Consortia Programme launches

World Rainbow Hotels 2019 Consortia Programme launches 690 360 HotelREZ

World Rainbow Hotels, a global brand of certified gay and lesbian welcoming hotels, launches its 2019 Global Consortia Programme this month.

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England Room Occupancy Survey

England Room Occupancy Survey 690 360 HotelREZ
Every month VisitEngland™ publishes the England Occupancy Survey (EOS), which uses a measure of bedroom occupancy across the serviced accommodation sector – from large hotels to small B&Bs and farmhouses – and across the country. In the latest figures for 2018, room occupancy in England has increased +1% in January (65%) whilst February remained unchanged at [...]read more
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Facebook targets the travel industry

Facebook targets the travel industry 690 360 HotelREZ
It was probably only a matter of time. Facebook has made its most decisive foray into the travel industry with the launch of its ‘City Guides’ feature on its mobile app, enabling its users to contact and make reservations in a number of hotels and restaurants in a given city. Rather than doing anything particularly revolutionary, [...]read more

Outlook for 2017: Travel in Times of Global Uncertainty

Outlook for 2017: Travel in Times of Global Uncertainty 2047 1356 HotelREZ
By Mark Lewis, Founder and CEO of HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts If one thing is clear, it’s that 2016 marked the beginning of a new era of uncertainty. With political upheavals like Brexit, Donald Trump and the Turkish coup d’état, terror attacks in France and Belgium and natural disasters in Italy – many of which [...]read more
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Chinese Outbound Travel [e-guide]

Chinese Outbound Travel [e-guide] 690 360 HotelREZ

This March HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts launches its latest product, REZChina, aimed at helping independent hotels access the very lucrative market of Chinese outbound travel. Get our latest e-guide ‘Chinese Outbound Travel: a visual guide for hotels’ below.

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