Australia Hoteliers Must Focus on Acquisition Costs in 2018

by Vera Lye, Contributing Editor, APAC |

In 2018, hoteliers in the South Pacific region are expecting continued growth of international arrivals as well as general economic conditions supporting domsetic discretionary spending. Therefore, despite a short term impact of new supply, demand growth in Australia and New Zealand is expected to remain strong.

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Revenue Strategy Requires a Team, Not a Hierarchy

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

Teamwork is the key to efficient operation of a hotel or casino, with each staff member understanding his or her role and how it complements and backstops the roles of other associates. It takes a team, but it also requires a mind-set among all team members to work together, not at odds with each other.

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A Tipping Point for the Future of Regional Casinos?

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

The state-by-state movement across the U.S. to approve additional gaming licenses is accelerating as more and more casinos begin welcoming new players. Is there enough gaming demand for all these regional casinos?

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