The Ultimate Formula to Attract Global Travelers to Your Independent Hotel

International travel is picking up like never before.  According to a press release from the World Tourism Organization, international tourists reached 1,138 million in 2014, ...
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How Can Independent Hotels Compete With Larger Chains?

In recent years, the topic of "Independent Hotels vs Brand Hotels" has become more and more popular. It's now being discussed in every industry conference. Read more to learn ...
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10 Reasons Millennials Are Not Staying At Your Independent Hotel

They're demanding, the most difficult to please, and can be annoying; but Millennials represent a staggering amount of buying power and wealth that cannot be ignored. With a ...
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Independent Hoteliers: Why We Love Technology (And You Should, Too!)

Hospitality is known as a legacy industry. For decades, independent hotels and management groups had little access to technology to compete with larger chains. However over the ...
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Apple Maps Hotel Reviews: What it Means for Independent Hotels

Finally, Apple has released a new review feature to the "Maps" app. Now independent hotels can highlight their hard earned reviews to over 800 million Apple mobile, desktop, ...
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Improving the Hotel Online Distribution Mix With GDS

Over the last 20 years the Internet has transformed the travel industry, creating a home for a vast number of travel websites and online travel agents. Websites such as ...
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3 Steps to Attracting Chinese Millennials to Your Independent Hotel

As the world's most sought-after market, 1.8 million Chinese travelers visited the U.S. in 2013 and spent a record $21 billion, which was second only to Canada. However, in ...
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