Hospitality

News and Trends

Airbnb CEO: It Took Us 12 Years to Build, and We Lost Almost Everything in 6 Weeks

Brian Chesky indicates that tourism of the future will focus on domestic travel.

4 Ways the Freight Transport and Hospitality Industries Are Evolving

Learn the factors affecting the freight transport and hospitality industries and how they're adapting.

Atari Wants to Build Video Game-Themed Hotels

The first hotel will break ground later this year in Phoenix, Arizona. Another is being planned for Las Vegas. They promise to offer Atari-themed lodging, along with lots of video gaming experiences.

Here's How Ace Hotels Pioneered the 'Boutique Hotel' Category

The non-traditional hotel industry has exploded since the first Ace Hotel opened 20 years ago.

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A Man Was Awarded $115,000 After a Random Facebook Post Destroyed His Life and Business

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