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Can you improve your restaurant’s online ordering system?

Restobiz

As off-premise dining stays popular among consumers, operators can differentiate themselves and raise the bar on the customer experience with a better online ordering system. According to TouchBistro’s 2024 Diner Trends Report, 31 per cent of Canadians are ordering delivery and takeout every week, and that’s up from 25 per cent in 2022. Today, online […] The post Can you improve your restaurant’s online ordering system?

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The Mighty Mural: How Restaurant Brands Reap Social Media Benefits – and More – Through Art

Modern Restaurant Management

Love it or hate it, social media dictates what’s hot and what’s not. According to Social Media Today , 30 percent of millennial diners avoid restaurants with a limited Instagram presence. Across generations, a UK poll indicates that 41 percent of would-be diners turn to social media as the best way to judge if a restaurant is worth visiting.

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Onsite Detection of Multiple Foodborne Bacteria Achieved Within One Hour Using Handheld Device

Food Safety Magazine

Researchers from Osaka Metropolitan University have achieved simultaneous detection of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus in real-world samples, on-site and within an hour, using a handheld electrochemical device.

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2024 summer travel trends revealed

Hospitality Net

Whether it’s rooting on a team at a nearby sporting event, drifting down a lazy river with loved ones at a Play category listing, or enjoying the pool with friends at a beachfront villa, there are plenty of playful adventures awaiting this summer.

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Universal free school meals linked with reduced childhood obesity

FoodService Director

A study measured changes in childhood obesity prevalence from 2013 to 2019 at low-income schools in California who were eligible to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision.

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Deloitte: Key forces reshaping the travel and tourism industry

Hospitality Net

Economic, social, and technological shifts are pushing the travel industry toward seismic change. Learn more about these key changes, their implications on the future of travel, and how travel and tourism companies can adapt to meet evolving traveler expectations.

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Nobu Hotel Planned for Sofia, Bulgaria

Hospitality Net

Nobu Hospitality, the renowned luxury lifestyle and iconic hotel, dining, and residence brand, is excited to announce the development of two exceptional properties in Bulgaria - Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Sofia and Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Varna. These properties, owned by BSPF Bulgaria EAD and GHV-Dolphins EAD are set to make a significant mark in the Balkans.

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Sammic Appoints Regional Manager-East

Foodservice Equipment Reports

Sammic Corp., offering food prep and preservation products, has appointed Tom O’Connor as regional manager-East. O’Connor brings almost 30 years of industry experience to Sammic, with time spent as a chef in modern American to Provençale French restaurants.

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Airbnb pledges $1M to rural tourism exchange program between US and Japan

Hospitality Net

To mark the first ever US – Japan Tourism Year, and in celebration of Airbnb’s mission to connect people from across the world through travel, Airbnb has pledged $1 million to fund a multi-year rural tourism exchange program between the US and Japan with an aim to strengthen economic opportunities through tourism in rural areas in both countries.

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Nobu Planned for Varna on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast

Hospitality Net

Nobu Hospitality, the renowned luxury lifestyle and iconic hotel, dining, and residence brand, is excited to announce the development of two exceptional properties in Bulgaria - Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Sofia and Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Varna. These properties, owned by BSPF Bulgaria EAD and GHV-Dolphins EAD are set to make a significant mark in the Balkans.

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Hotel Association of Los Angeles Recognizes Industry’s Brightest Stars

Hospitality Net

The Hotel Association of Los Angeles (HALA) celebrated the best and brightest of the industry Tuesday night at the second annual HALA Stars of the Industry Awards.

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Hotel mobile check-in: A complete guide

Hospitality Net

Hotel mobile check-in is a technology-driven process that allows guests to check into their hotel rooms using their mobile devices, without the need to queue at the front desk. This innovative service typically involves a hotel’s app or mobile website where guests can confirm their arrival, choose their room, and in some cases, even access their room using a digital key.

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Under Canvas Announces First California Camp, Near Yosemite National Park

Hospitality Net

Set to debut in spring 2025, minutes from the West entrance of Yosemite National Park, the brand’s highly anticipated California camp is now accepting reservations.

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Transforming Employee Engagement in the Hospitality Industry

Hospitality Net

In the hospitality industry, traditional metrics like revenue performance and guest satisfaction have long been the go-to indicators for assessing a hotel’s business health. However, as businesses increasingly acknowledge the vital role of talent in achieving success, talent retention has emerged as a paramount concern, which we explore in this excerpt from the HSMAI Foundation Special Report: The State of Hotel Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization Talent 2023-2024.

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Luxury is growing, and so are we

Hospitality Net

Luxury hospitality epitomizes excellence in every facet of its operation, striving for unparalleled superiority in design aesthetics, offering incomparably attentive service, presenting the most exquisite culinary delights, and providing an exceptionally rejuvenating spa experience.

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How To Train Your Hospitality Staff for Any Emergency

Hospitality Net

Preparedness is a key element of effective hospitality. Guests at your hotel, resort, or other activity or accommodation should feel safe and looked after at all times. It’s crucial that your hospitality staff is also equipped to handle emergency situations. Learn how to train employees to assess risks, prevent adverse situations, and respond swiftly in times of crisis.

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The ultimate guide to integrated payments for hoteliers

Hospitality Net

When travellers choose a hotel, they are looking for more than just a place to stay; they want to have an exceptional experience. Their criteria range from exceptional service to personalised details, unique amenities to seamless interactions. Though intangible, the technology that sits behind a hotel operation has a significant impact on the quality of these interactions.

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Hotel X Supercharges Marketing With Automation and Dynamic Content

Hospitality Net

The 404-room resort in Toronto implemented Salesforce Sales and Marketing Cloud for rich guest profiles and personalized guest journeys, but needed Hapi’s experienced hospitality team to access the necessary data.

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Hilton Expands Its Global Footprint with Plans to Enter Five New Markets in 2024

Hospitality Net

Following a robust 2023 where Hilton achieved its largest development pipeline in company history and opened a company record of 24,000 rooms across 132 hotels in the last quarter of the year, Hilton is well-positioned for further growth in 2024.

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Increase visibility for your hotel ads or airline ads

Hospitality Net

To build brand awareness and increase revenue, your hotel ads or airline ads need to stand out from the competition — especially when demand is high surrounding highly anticipated events. From football games to concerts, you can show up higher in relevant search results by using sponsored listings to reach passionate, engaged fans when they’re looking to book.

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Unlocking AI in Hospitality SMEs: Q&A with Ian Millar

Hospitality Net

Amidst the current discussions about AI’s transformative potential, there’s a common industry misconception that it primarily benefits large-scale hotels and enterprises, leaving smaller and medium-sized firms behind in the dark ages. To shed light on the nuanced reality, we sat down with EHL’s Ian Millar, Senior Lecturer in Hospitality Technology, to discuss how AI is not just a tool for hospitality giants but can also be a game-changer for SME hotels and firms with an innovative mindset.

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Springboard Hospitality Partners With Procure Impact for Responsible Sourcing and Community Impact Efforts Across Portfolio of U.S. Hotels

Hospitality Net

Springboard Hospitality, the leading hospitality management company with 48 independent and branded properties in 14 states throughout the U.S., announces its collaboration with Procure Impact, a B2B marketplace and procurement partner. By sourcing products from social enterprises dedicated to empowering individuals facing barriers to work, Springboard Hospitality will enhance the guest experience with new products—ranging from in-room coffee and snacks to wellness products like candles and bath

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Remington Hospitality to Manage Holiday Inn Corpus Christi Airport & Conference Center

Hospitality Net

Remington Hospitality, a leading hotel management company, proudly unveils the rebranding and full renovation of the Holiday Inn Corpus Christi Airport & Conference Center, as the company assumes management of the property. This venture signifies Remington’s inaugural partnership with Domus Holdings, LLC, and its debut in the dynamic Corpus Christi locale.

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NEWH Presents Pinnacle Award to Anita Degen at Leadership Conference

Hospitality Net

NEWH, Inc. is excited to announce that long-time member Anita Degen, IIDA, Managing Principal of her namesake firm, Degen & Degen Architecture and Interior Design, was honored with the NEWH Pinnacle Award at the organization’s leadership conference. Receiving not one, but two honors, Degan was also inducted into the association’s College of Fellows alongside four other new members, bestowed during NEWH’s biennial Leadership Conference on February 17, 2024 in Nashville.

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Waterparks Maintain Momentum in 2024 Amid Growth and New Opportunities

Hospitality Net

In 2023, waterpark owners and operators saw a more competitive market as attendance levels remained similar to 2022 while ticket pricing growth was more subdued. This occurred due to increased competition from a variety of additional attractions and entertainment venues in the post-pandemic economy. In 2023, 16 indoor waterpark openings and expansions added 480,000 square feet of indoor waterpark space while twelve new outdoor waterparks opened.

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Support and Service Centres: Elevating Hotel Technology Experience

Hospitality Net

In the hospitality industry, an often-overlooked aspect crucial to success is the seamless integration and operation of hotel technology systems. Many might not realise the important role support and service centres play in a hotel’s ability to run cutting-edge products that significantly deliver operational efficiency and service quality. It’s important to understand the vital role that robust support and service centres play.

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3 HyperCommerce Strategies for Faster Direct Bookings

Hospitality Net

According to a study by the Max Planck Institute, Technical University of Berlin, Technical University of Denmark, and University College, the evolution of technology has shortened consumer attention spans by 33%, from 12 to 8 seconds since 2000.

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