• Hotels: Occupancy Rate Increased Year-over-Year

    1 month ago - By Calculated Risk

    From HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US hotel results for week ending 11 August
    The U.S. hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 5-11 August 2018, according to data from STR.
    In comparison with the week of 6-12 August 2017, the industry recorded the following:
    • Occupancy: +2.0% to 75.2%
    • Average daily rate : +3.0% to US$132.02
    • Revenue per available room : +5.1% to US$99.22 emphasis added The following graph shows the seasonal pattern for the hotel occupancy rate using the four week average.
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  • Ask these 4 questions before hiring a remote worker

    Ask these 4 questions before hiring a remote worker

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    This manager has worked with remote team for 10 years, and has learned that in order for remote teams to be successful-you need to set them up to do so.
    With the U.S. labor force hovering near full employment , companies across the country are facing increasingly fierce competition for top talent. For skilled workers, it's a job-seeker's market. This means that employers need to do more than just post job listings, and think about putting incentives in place to attract the best talent.
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  • Marcy Holthus Launches Pilot Hotels Brand

    Marcy Holthus Launches Pilot Hotels Brand

    1 month ago - By Hotel News Resource

    Ownership behind U.S. and European properties forms independent hotelier group
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  • Contract and Non-Management Employee Payrolls for U.S. Hotels Rise In 2017 - By Robert Mandelbaum

    Contract and Non-Management Employee Payrolls for U.S. Hotels Rise In 2017 - By Robert Mandelbaum

    1 month ago - By Hotel News Resource

    As the pace of revenue growth continues to decelerate for U.S. hotels, the capability of hotel operators to control costs will determine the ability of a property to increase profits from year to year.
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