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[NEW] Survey: Top Design Firms

May 2016

Published in May 2016 in both Hotel Management, this survey lists hotel interior design and architecture firms by the size and scope of their business and regions served. All Hotel Management surveys include contact information for key people and relevant data about the company's portfolio and performance.

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Survey: Franchise Fees Guide

May 2016

Published in May 2016, this survey lists hotel franchise companies from all segments and gives the breakdown of current franchise fees associated with the brand. All Hotel Management surveys include contact information for key people and relevant data about the company's portfolio and performance.

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[NEW] White paper: Cabo Verde Tourism Investment Climate

April 2016

Cabo Verde, a 10-island country in the westernmost point of Africa, has tripled in tourism since 2005. Its popularity as a leisure destination continues to grow with an estimated number of 500,000 international tourists in 2015. This white paper serves as an informative document on Cabo Verde's optimistic investment trends with a comprehensive analysis of tourism investment, social and economic indicators, supply & demand and investment benefits.

A few highlights of the white paper include:

  • A study of costs and business opportunities
  • 10-year forecast for investors, visitors and residents
  • Hotel development prospects & projects

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White paper: Hotels and Third Party Intermediaries in the New Age of Travel

April 2016

The Digital Marketplace in Europe has changed drastically in the past few years. This white paper explains the pushback on last room availability by many hotel companies. How will hotels balance direct initiatives and those deployed through third parties to retain and acquire customers?

Key Topics:

  • The three pillars of the digital market strategy
  • Managing acquisition costs of the marketplace
  • Investment in customer acquisition and retention

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Survey: Top Limited Service Hotel Chains

April 2016

Published in April 2016, this survey ranks limited-service hotel chains from all segments by the number of guestrooms in their portfolio. In addition to property and guestroom count, this survey includes chain-wide performance data. All Hotel Management surveys include contact information for key people and relevant data about the company's portfolio and performance.

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White paper: Top 10 Major Concerns of Hotel Owners about their Renovation Projects

April 2016

Does the idea of renovating your hotel stress you out? Does the thought of costly overruns and loss of revenue keep you awake at night?

It doesn't have to! With the right systems and strategies, your renovations can run smoothly, 100% on-time & on-budget.

This white paper explores top concerns hotel owners have about their renovation projects, such as:

  • How can I identify hidden risks that cause costly overruns BEFORE they occur?
  • How can I maintain positive cash flow during my renovation?
  • What upgrades are necessary for the best ROI --- and more!

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Survey: 2016 Top Hotel Brokers

April 2016

Published every year in April, this survey lists hotel brokerage companies and includes information about their lodging sales and revenue. All Hotel Management surveys include contact information for key people and relevant data about the company's portfolio and performance.

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Survey: 2016 Top Third Party Management Companies

March 2016

Published in March 2016, this survey ranks third-party hotel management companies by the number of guestrooms in their portfolio. This survey includes portfolio and revenue information. All Hotel Management surveys include contact information for key people and relevant data about the company's portfolio and performance.

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White paper: How Robust is Your Talent Bench?

February 2016

This White Paper will map out the steps hoteliers need to take to create a sustainable succession plan as well as explore how embracing a new vision will reduce turnover, boost occupancy levels, raise customer satisfaction levels and ensure that the hotel machine operates at optimum capabilities, ultimately driving prosperity.

  • Discover the fundamental foundation of a smart succession plan
  • Explore key steps in how to evolve and retain employees through development
  • Learn how to craft internal and external talent benches
  • Understand predictive plotting and potential pitfalls
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Survey: Top Hotel Brands

February 2016

Published in February 2016, this survey international hotel brands from all segments. In addition to portfolio size, this survey includes brand-wide performance data. All Hotel Management surveys include contact information for key people and relevant data about the company's portfolio and performance.

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White paper: Bolstering Engagement & Profits with Digital Displays

December 2015

Digital displays, including wayfinding kiosks, menu displays and large video walls – all with their rich visual appeal and strong messaging component – have emerged as one of the most powerful solutions that let hoteliers win "customer engagement" by providing the content, experiences and communications guests expect. Connecting with consumers on a digital level that resonates with them can foster long-term guest loyalty and, as a result, lucrative revenue streams.

White Paper highlights include:

  • Crafting the Right Message
  • Making Displays Dynamic
  • Video Walls as Attractions
  • In-Room TVs as Modern-Day Computers
  • Emerging Trends.

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Holy Grail

Webinar: The Holy Grail of Profit Optimization

Previously recorded on Wednesday, October 14, 2015

When it comes to optimizing profit, hoteliers must constantly identify ways to "show owners and management the money," a quest that requires creativity and a new approach to maximizing revenue. This webinar explores opportunities to enhance revenue and determine the most profitable mix of business to guide managers in recommending rates.

  • Learn effective revenue and profit optimization strategies – seek out the "best guest," not just the "best rate"
  • Understand the immense value of empowering departments to participate in revenue optimization decisions
  • Delve into the "mental accounting" of guests while on vacation and the potential benefits to hotels

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Survey: Top Multiunit Owners & Developers

October 2015

Published in October 2015, this survey lists companies that own multiple hotel assets. All Hotel Management surveys include contact information for key people and relevant data about the company's portfolio and performance.

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Survey: Top Hotel Companies

September 2015

Published in September 2015, this survey ranks hotel ownership, third-party management and franchise companies by the number of guestrooms open in their portfolio. All Hotel Management surveys include contact information for key people and relevant data about the company's portfolio and performance.

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Top Construction Companies

Survey: Top Construction Companies

August 2015

Published in August 2015, this survey lists hotel interior and exterior construction companies, with information about new-build and renovation trends. All Hotel Management surveys include contact information for key people and relevant data about the company's portfolio and performance.

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Top Purchasing Companies

Survey: Top Purchasing Companies

August 2015

Published in August 2015, this survey lists hotel FF&E and OS&E purchasing companies, including information on the size and scope of their businesses. All Hotel Management surveys include contact information for key people and relevant data about the company's portfolio and performance.

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Digital Two-Way Radio Solutions

White paper: Digital Two-Way Radio Solutions: A Communications Approach for Enhanced Guest Satisfaction & Improved Staff Efficiency

June 2015

Tapping the right devices so hotel staff can conduct smart communications is at the core of raising the bar in guest service. Motorola's MOTOTRBO™ two-way radios and applications deliver a business-critical communication solution designed to be successful and affordable in boosting operating efficiency, elevating the guest experience, and turning customers into life-long brand advocates.

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Investing in the Connected Guest Generation

White paper: Investing in the Connected Guest Generation

June 2015

We're experiencing a part of hospitality history. Today's traveler is carrying an average of three devices and consumes an average of 2GB/month in mobile data. Hotel guests expect a fluid connection everywhere in the hotel with the same level of performance they expect at home. This demand for constant connectivity presents challenges for hotels to continually invest to keep up with the explosive growth of bandwidth consumption at the same time there is increasing pressure to offer Wi-Fi for free. In this white paper, Eleven presents key trends in hotel Internet and provides strategies for turning the Wi-Fi cost center into a revenue center.

The Connected Guest Generation is here, are you ready?

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Pest Prevention Guide

White paper: Pest Prevention Guide - Places to Check for Pests, Before Pests Check In

June 2015

Room service, fresh linens and beautiful landscaping make hotels and motels hospitable to paying guests. Unfortunately, these same amenities can also attract pests. However, regular inspections and maintenance of common "hot spots" around your property can help keep flies, mice, cockroaches, bed bugs and other unwelcome guests from checking in. This Pest Prevention Guide will uncover places you are most likely to find pests and tips to help prevent pest problems in these areas. Don't let poor pest control put your hotel and reputation at risk!

Key Topics:

  • Hotel Amenities
  • Common Pests
  • Where You'll Find Them
  • Prevention Tips

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