Hotel Trends

Hotel trends

Keep up to date with all trends impacting the UK hotel market, including the latest data and statistics on hotel occupancy rates, RevPAR and performance forecasts. You’ll also find key insight on hotel trends to attract guests and grow business.

Hotel-overbooking.com helps overbooked hotels relocate their guests

New website aims to solve hotel overbooking issue

By Melodie Michel

Hotel-overbooking.com acts as a bidding platform between hotels with too many guests and hotels with empty rooms, aiming to save operators time when relocating customers.

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Even Frydenberg on Aloft and mid-scale hotels’ need for change

By Melodie Michel

Even Frydenberg is senior vice president of operations for Western Europe and global initiatives at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. He talks to BigHospitality about the Aloft brand and how mid-scale hotels need to change to remain competitive.

Hotels throughout the UK will continue to enjoy growth in the New Year

More growth expected for hotels

By Melodie Michel

Hotel performance both in London and in the regions is expected to remain strong until the end of the year, according to HotStats’ first Hotel Market Profitability Forecast.

UK hoteliers showed the most confidence in the hotel sector for2015

Confidence in the 2015 hotel sector rises

By Lauren Houghton

UK hoteliers showed the most confidence in the hotel sector for 2015 with 86 per cent of them taking a positive view of it, according to Choice Hotels' European Hotelier Pulse-Check survey.

The government is conducting a review of the sharing economy in order to regulate it

Government urged to regulate sharing economy

By Melodie Michel

Pop-up marketplace Grub Club is urging the government to better regulate ‘sharing economy’ businesses like itself in order to ensure their protection.

The service is being trialled at Thistle Euston

Thistle launches free ‘Choose Your Own Room’ service

By Melodie Michel

Thistle Hotels is trialling a service allowing all guests to take a virtual tour of their room at the time of booking after finding out that almost half of Brits have requested to change their room upon arrival.

Hotel RevPAR increased by 20 per cent across the UK in the third quarter of the year

Hotel RevPAR boosted by sports in Q3

By Lauren Houghton

Hotel RevPAR increased by 20 per cent across the UK in the third quarter of the year, according to the Zolfo Cooper, AM:PM and HVS Q3 2014 Hotel Bulletin.

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