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Google Making Gains in Hotel Advertising, Updates Website for Hoteliers

Google already has a gigantic travel advertising business, and now the company states that its hotel-related searches jumped 25 percent year over …

How Hotels Can Promote The Holidays On Social Media

Today, we’re sharing our top five tips on how your hotel can ride the holiday train via social media! With nearly 100.5 million Americans packing up …

Kiosks killing jobs? Current events beg the question, but the facts say otherwise

Dec. 12, 2016 | by Elliot Maras<p>President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Andrew Pudzer as Secretary of Labor has helped push the “kiosk as …

McDonald's Latest Menu Idea Is to Make the Big Mac Bigger (and Smaller)

Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese … It may soon be time to update the Big Mac jingle.<p>McDonald's said Thursday that it will offer …

McDonald's

Inside the Millennial Mind: The Do's & Don'ts of Marketing to this Powerful Generation

Everyone seems to be talking about Millennials today. It’s not just because they are the largest generation by population size – though that certainly doesn’t hurt. It’s because we’re all fascinated with them – news coverage, political campaigns, and of course, marketers trying to figure out how to …

Hotels shun generic luxury in bid to woo Airbnb travellers seeking more authentic experience

When American interior designer Amy Spiegel checked into the newly opened Arlo hotel in New York City, she did something she hadn’t done for years: …

Trump's New Lifestyle Hotel Brand Shares a Name With a Budget Car for Millennials

Earlier this year, Trump Hotels announced it would launch a new brand in “response to the massive growth of the technology-centric ‘we-economy,'” and …

Hospitality

Why the Hotel Industry Should Be Paying More Attention to Hostels

Whatever you think of hostels, change that perception.<p>That’s what Generator Hostels CEO Fredrik Korallus said when he was interviewed on stage at the …

Marriott hotel in Charlotte serves as laboratory for the brand

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Marriott International on Tuesday dedicated its first “laboratory” hotel at the Charlotte Marriott City Center, and outlined how it …

Chipotle to host second annual National Career Day

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. will host its second annual National Career Day on Sept. 28, with the goal of hiring 5,000 new employees, the company …