Rebound for Lodging Industry Seen in 2010
from Portsmouth Herald News
Hospitality industry consultant, Reed Woodworth of PKF Consulting of Boston has told a tourism conference in South Portland that the nation's lodging industry can expect a rebound by the second half of next year.
Be a Part of Tourism’s Lobby Day at the State Capitol
Join hundreds of your peers in support of our industry
The Tourism Industry Coalition of New York State (TIC) — 19 association and industry-supporting organizations whose main goal is to represent the tourism industry on key legislative and regulatory issues — is hosting the 2009 Tourism Showcase on Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at the Hart Lounge, in the Egg, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY.
Members of the State Legislature will meet with hundreds of tourism industry professionals from across the state to discuss the importance of tourism.
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Price Management: An Executive Duty In The Hotel Industry
from Hospitality Net
The profit potential from cost-cutting initiatives has now become relatively limited for established hotel chains. Pricing on the other hand can still have a swift and significant impact on profitability, as hotel chains have started to dedicate resources to this field, but still lack professional processes. More
HSMAI University Presents "Evolving Travel Intentions" with Peter Yesawich, Ph.D., President & CEO, Y Partnership
Webinar - February 17, 2009, 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time
This webinar will provide the most current and relevant insights on consumers' evolving travel intentions as revealed in Ypartnership's National Travel Monitor™ and travelhorizons™ surveys.
Peter will also offer observations on the promotional incentives most likely to stimulate demand from consumers who are considering an overnight trip during the next 6 months, as revealed in the agency's recent Promo Power™ survey, and discuss their implications for future marketing practice.
Register now at www.hsmaiuniversity.org.
How New Science Provides The Gateway To Creating Unknown Levels Of Guest Experience
from Hospitality Net
There seems to be a growing swell of hoteliers who feel that the typical guest service experience that hotels provide is in a rut and going nowhere. It does not have to be like this, but change will only start to come when hoteliers incorporate the findings of new science and abandon the obsolete Newtonian science upon which training programs have been based for decades.
Professional Development Scholarships Available
The New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association Fred and Gertrude England Hospitality Foundation's Professional Development Scholarship Program offers NYSH&TA member employees scholarships for professional development activities. The program provides a scholarship award (50% activity costs up to $1,000) to an employee of a NYSH&TA member property.
For more information, contact Nancy Sykes, NYSH&TA Executive Assistant at (800) 642-5313 ext. 106 or e-mail her at email@example.com.
Niagara University Training Program Opportunities.
NYSH&TA Upcoming Event