Taking Commercial Strategy To The Next Level

This report and accompanying Commercial Effectiveness Organizational Assessment was created by the HSMAI Commercial Strategy Workgroup. HSMAI’s Commercial Effectiveness Organizational Assessment allows a hotel organization (individual hotel, management company, ownership group, or brand) to assess and score their implementation of the 11 key drivers of commercial excellence:**

La Dolce Vita Orient Express Stops at Vinitaly with Its Dedicated ‘Vinitaly Lounge’

La Dolce Vita Orient Express, the first Italian venture in luxury rail hospitality, makes a stop in Verona with its curated ‘Vinitaly Lounge’ at Vinitaly, an international wine and spirits exposition in Northeast Italy. The mockup of the train will be present during the event in outdoor area Hall 9-11, marking the first public presentation of the new partnership with the prestigious oenological Salon.

Accor continues to lead with an unprecedented portfolio of brands in 2024

Accor, a world-leading hospitality group, continues to evolve and strengthen its outstanding portfolio of brands in 2024, achieving key milestones while continuing to pioneer new and exciting experiences throughout its network. Over the course of its 57-year history, Accor has progressively shaped an industry-leading portfolio of 45+ hospitality brands, meeting the diverse needs and expectations of guests all around the world. In 2024, Accor is leveraging these brands to push forward on its transformational journey toward a new paradigm of hospitality.

Cheval Collection Selects IDeaS G3 RMS at Eight Additional Luxury Serviced Apartment Properties

IDeaS, a SAS company and the world’s leading provider of hospitality revenue management software and services, announced today it has expanded its relationship with the Cheval Collection to a total of ten properties. Building on a strong, established relationship from successful implementations of G3 RMS at its Edinburgh properties, IDeaS’ capabilities helped clear the way for wider adoption within the Cheval portfolio.

Choosing the right hospitality suite – a changing landscape

Over the last couple of decades, hoteliers have been faced with two main options when upgrading hospitality management software: Acquire new point solutions that address specific challenges or adopt an integrated platform that manages multiple functions in one place. Another factor that hotels now must consider is whether to maintain legacy, on-premise systems or modernize software with the cloud. Tech-forward hoteliers know that moving to the cloud is inevitable to succeed in this competitive industry—it’s just a matter of when and how.

Cycas Hospitality Expands Into Ireland

Cycas Hospitality’s growth continues into 2024 following their landmark appointment to manage The Ormond Hotel in Dublin on behalf of the Ormond Group, a leading hospitality group from Southeast Asia. This will be Cycas Hospitality’s first property in Ireland and marks another significant step in their pan-European expansion.