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Online Booking Scams on the Rise

You spent hours scouring websites, hunting for the best hotel deal. Although you thought you booked it, the front desk agent says there is no record of your reservation. You’re not even in the system. This occurrence is becoming increasingly common. American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) reports a disturbing spike in online booking scams. […]

Bottom Line: Negotiating in a Tough Environment

Strong seller’s market requires planner creativity, flexibility The latest hotel industry performance figures are rather astounding. Smith Travel Research (STR) reports that May 2015 saw overall hotel room occupancy in the United States rise to a record 67.5 percent, which also brought annualized occupancy to an all-time high of over 65 percent. Average daily rate […]