Hotel Data Conference 2019
 
Hotel Data Conference 2019
20 AUGUST 2019 2:03 PM

The HNN editorial team recaps the latest hotel performance trends and industry topics discussed at the 11th annual Hotel Data Conference, held 14-16 August in Nashville, Tennessee.

2019, 2020 US forecasts down but recession not expected
Signs show hotel industry should withstand downturn
How hoteliers create, monetize the guest experience
Hotel CEOs say war for talent reaching critical point
Slowing down: US hotel performance losing steam
Where performance stands across global regions
Hoteliers confident distribution pendulum swinging back
Learning from the past: Cutting rates hurts everyone
Employees will ‘make or break’ hotels in a downturn
Strategists navigate shifting guest-acquisition terrain
Hotel marketers on targeting guests, growing reach
Hoteliers adapt to shift in size of group meetings
ROI hard to calculate as loyalty evolves
As rooms metrics stutter, F&B receives renewed emphasis
Supply issues at tipping point in many US markets
Independents: Be even savvier and thorough than before
Chesapeake Hospitality well-positioned for downturn
Compromises, creativity needed in tight labor market
Revenue management must focus on profit, not everything
User-generated content builds trust, inspires bookings
US hotel industry is heading into the ‘Great Unknown’
As labor costs rise, US hotels to see profit declines
Hotel pipeline: Finding the right development mix
Downturn? Economists say one thing, data says another
Disruption to center on community, seamlessness, ease
Quick responses, partnerships help win business travel
How hoteliers turn lookers into bookers
Kessler’s downturn plan: ‘We won’t join the rate war’
Traveler’s perspective reveals opportunities for hotels
A look at past unplanned events’ effects on hotels
Hilton exec: Revenue managers must think like customers
Understanding the commercial real estate sectors
The effects of maturing short-term rentals on US hotels
Choice relying on tech to boost experience, loyalty
Where hotels can improve in driving guest experiences
How tourism improvement districts can help hotels
What’s changed since the US pipeline’s last peak
Hotel ramp-up times vary by class, other factors
How smart tech could revolutionize hotel operations
A look at hotel, short-term rental compression nights




HDC Day One: Downturn jitters abound
HDC Day Two: Diving into downturn prep

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