Hoteliers: Focus on the advantages you have over Airbnb
Certainly Airbnb is not for everyone. But personally, I love the idea. I like the sense of travel—the thrill of being unfamiliar with the territory and the ability to explore local establishments, not attractions the concierge was paid to tell me about.
With a little effort, many hoteliers are learning how to provide this experience. They’re beginning to offer a unique design with a sense of place and a bar where locals come to hang because the service and atmosphere are that good.
Will people eventually take advantage of the sharing economy for business travel purposes? They already are. Many business travelers are tacking on an extra day for leisurely exploring. “Bleisure,” they call it. Younger travRead More
8 Quotes to Remember From G2E
At last week’s Global Gaming Expo, industry leaders gathered in Las Vegas to discuss the state of the industry. From general sessions to seminars, the conversations centered on the integrated resort, the importance of attracting younger customers and optimizing profitability beyond the gaming floor.Read More
Harness big data to better forecast demand
Casinos must think beyond just gaming
New Caesars CEO Mark Frissora made headlines last week when he told the crowd at the Global Gaming Expo that he was shocked by the lack of innovation in the casino industry.Read More