LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #UK--The annual report by leading event technology provider Cvent, offers hospitality professionals the data & insights they need to win more MICE business

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #UK–The annual report by leading event technology provider Cvent, offers hospitality professionals the data & insights they need to win more MICE business

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #UK--The annual report by leading event technology provider Cvent, offers hospitality professionals the data & insights they need to win more MICE business

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #UK–The annual report by leading event technology provider Cvent, offers hospitality professionals the data & insights they need to win more MICE business

Abuse of staff is a problem in hospitality. And too often, it gets swept under the rug. What will it take for a zero-tolerance policy to actually be enforced —…

Abuse of staff is a problem in hospitality. And too often, it gets swept under the rug. What will it take for a zero-tolerance policy to actually be enforced — consistently?
-Colin Nagy

We get it, startups often have to accept substantial losses in order to quickly expand a particular business. But given the size of Culture Trip's revenue and the market in…

We get it, startups often have to accept substantial losses in order to quickly expand a particular business. But given the size of Culture Trip’s revenue and the market in which it operates, it’s difficult to see why investors have pumped more than $100 million into the business.
-Patrick Whyte

We first heard about this bid back in July. Now it's a done deal and Queensgate shows no signs of letting up as it moves to push ahead with hostel-boutique…

We first heard about this bid back in July. Now it’s a done deal and Queensgate shows no signs of letting up as it moves to push ahead with hostel-boutique hotel combinations. And at $400 million, it’s not a bad exit for billionaire Ron Burkle either.
-Tom Lowry

This week in aviation, Delta's president suggests the airline could throw back to a simpler fare structure — or at least something similar. Meanwhile, travel leaders are already picking sides…

This week in aviation, Delta’s president suggests the airline could throw back to a simpler fare structure — or at least something similar. Meanwhile, travel leaders are already picking sides ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
-Jasmine Ganaishlal

The ultra wealthy are basically the only market for urban air vehicles at this point, so it makes sense Porsche wants to get in on it. Even then, with all…

The ultra wealthy are basically the only market for urban air vehicles at this point, so it makes sense Porsche wants to get in on it. Even then, with all the legal hurdles involved, this probably won’t be available for years to come.
-Isaac Carey

Luxury hotel group Rocco Forte readies for big expansion

British company’s founder wants 25-30 properties spread around Europe within 3-5 years

British company’s founder wants 25-30 properties spread around Europe within 3-5 years

This week in digital, we take a look at Booking Holdings' decision to pull back from Google's vacation rentals business. Meanwhile, change is in the air for Airbnb Experiences, at…

This week in digital, we take a look at Booking Holdings’ decision to pull back from Google’s vacation rentals business. Meanwhile, change is in the air for Airbnb Experiences, at least in leadership, as the category continues to be unprofitable.
-Jasmine Ganaishlal

Airlines have revamped their business-class products as competition on international routes has heated up. These options don't come cheap, but they are a cut above the competition. -Andrew Sheivachman

Airlines have revamped their business-class products as competition on international routes has heated up. These options don’t come cheap, but they are a cut above the competition.
-Andrew Sheivachman