Travelodge Announces Recruitment Drive to Fill Over 300 Jobs Across the UK

Travelodge, the UK’s first budget hotel, has launched a recruitment drive to fill over 300 jobs across its business. The company operates over 600 hotels across the UK, Ireland and Spain, with 47,000 rooms, employing more than 13,000 people. Travelodge is committed to flexible, secure employment, reflected in its ‘Find where you Belong’ company initiative, which ensures inclusivity, support and flexibility for all its colleagues to be their true self at work and belong.

Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Role of Accreditation

Ensuring quality assurance in higher education is vital for maintaining institutional credibility and achieving academic excellence. Accreditation is a key instrument in this process, providing benchmarks for quality and validating the know-how of both institutions and individuals.

AHLA statement on the Human Trafficking Awareness Training Recognition Act

American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) Interim President & CEO Kevin Carey released the following statement today regarding the introduction of the Human Trafficking Awareness Training Recognition Act, which requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a certification program for businesses that train their employees to recognize and respond to suspected human trafficking.

Renowned Spanish Hotel Brand Globales Adopts SiteMinder Revenue Technology Across 54-Property Portfolio

Majorca-headquartered Globales has adopted SiteMinder, the name behind the only software platform that unlocks the full revenue potential of hotels, across its expanding 54-property portfolio. The partnership, which comes amid a summer that is expected to see international travellers to Spain grow by 8% from last year’s record season, will enhance the powerhouse hotel brand’s financial performance and streamline its operations.

How well are you coaching your hotel teams?

In this episode of the Hotel Moment podcast, Karen Stephens, Revinate CMO, and JC Thompson, Founder and CEO of Pursuance, step into the world of performance coaching — exploring what it means to be a good coach for your hotel staff, especially for reservations departments. Thompson describes the pitfalls of traditional performance coaching methods on staff morale juxtaposed with performance coaching that centers hotel data application and group positivity.

HITEC Rewind: Warren Dehan on the Evolution of PMS and AI Integration with Maestro PMS

In a recent one-on-one interview recorded during the HITEC 2024 event in Charlotte, Hospitality Net’s Simone Puorto sat down with Warren Dehan, President of Maestro PMS. This interview is part of our HITEC 2024 series, where we have engaged with a diverse array of speakers, exhibitors, and visitors to provide in-depth insights into the industry’s latest trends and innovations. Dehan shared his perspectives on the evolution of property management systems (PMS), the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in hospitality, and Maestro’s comprehensive suite of products.

AI’s Flight Path: The Emergence of the Chief AI Officer (CAIO) in the Hotel and Airline Industries

The “Chief AI Officer”—or CAIO—is one of the hottest new job titles in the corporate circuit, and both the hotel and airline industries are embracing this role to stay competitive in the digital era. LinkedIn reports that the number of companies with a “Head of AI” position has more than tripled in the last five years. When IBM and Dell cut the ribbon for their Chief AI Officers last year, the race was on, and it wasn’t long before Accenture, Arizona’s renowned Mayo Clinic, and WPP heard the call and announced their very own CAIOs.