Welcome to BlogNotions' Hospitality Blog

The BlogNotions Hospitality Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the hospitality industries. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the technologies being used for a variety of hospitality services, discussions of various problems and solutions, best practices for event planning and execution, tips and tricks for successful marketing, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Forbes releases the top 10 food and restaurant trends of 2016

#Food #Restaruant #Trends #2016 #2017 Forbes magazine released the top 10 food and restaurant trends of 2016. Based on the options of five culinary experts, the trends were identified as the following: Asian Twists on Comfort Food – #kimchi, #Sriracha, #dashi Better Butters – #flavor Coconut Everything – #chips, #truffles, #water Cook-it-Yourself Meal Kits – […]

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2017 hotel trends: Some indications from AHLA 2016 Lodging Survey

Recently, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) and Smith Travel Research (STR) released the “2016 Lodging Survey.” The goal of this biennial survey is to provide a current and comprehensive understanding of hotel operations, with the possibility of identifying the critical travel trends heading into 2017. The survey covers a wide range of areas. I highlighted […]

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Advertising Methods Done Right (by Enmy Zheng Feng)

Hotels have a difficulty in building relationships with their customers through advertisements. Nowadays, it is not an easy task to inform a customer about one’s property, especially to the millennials. Some customers do not find ads credible or accurate, and new software such as AdBlock provides customers the options to remove advertisements from their computer. […]

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Best Travel Reward Programs – New Ranking with Updated Services

U.S. News and World Report released a new ranking of the Best Travel Reward Programs. The winners include:  Visit http://bit.ly/lk101316 for the full coverage of the story The Best Hotel Rewards Programs Wyndham Rewards Choice Privileges (tie) Marriott Rewards (tie) Best Western Rewards La Quinta Returns Club Carlson Hyatt Gold Passport Hilton HHonors IHG Rewards […]

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469 Seconds That Will Change Your Hotel’s Marketing Strategy

Driving Profitable Direct Revenue should be the mantra for every hotelier today. This is particularly true for independent luxury properties that stand to gain the most by encouraging guests to book direct rather than through an OTA. While the internet and blogs are full of varying tactical measures for hoteliers to eke-out a little more […]

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