A Focus on Affordable Stay and Experiences in Dubai

by Sarah McCay Tams, Director of Content, EMEA |

Launched in 2008, Citymax is heralded as breaking the mould when it decided to specifically target the midscale hotel market in the UAE.

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Revenue Strategy Report: How Blockchain Could Disrupt Hotel Distribution and Loyalty

by Mark Brandau, Director of Content |

Hype surrounding blockchain technology continues to climb, despite the volatility in related cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin seen earlier this year. While it’s still too early to know how these distributed-ledger technologies might change the hospitality industry, experts are starting to share details of what could be effective use cases in distribution and hotel loyalty.

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Innovator’s Spotlight: The Strategy That Keeps Hotel Penn’s Lobby Buzzing

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

“Get more direct,” is the edict from Gene Nicotra, a longtime hotelier who now serves as Vice President of Vornado Realty Trust’s hotel operations.

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A Glance Into the Future of Revenue Management

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

According to Cornell University professor Bill Carroll, a lot of hospitality students who focus on careers in hotel real estate are missing great opportunities in the field of revenue management.

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