Top 10 Trends Impacting and Transforming Meetings in 2021
With the anticipation of widespread vaccinations in late Spring, we are seeing early signs of pent up demand for meetings and gatherings
Direct Booking for Groups – The Time Is Now
Direct booking is an idea that has finally found its time. The future of booking meetings will be direct and online, especially for smaller events
Missing Meetings: Limited Group Demand Hits Convention Hotels Hard
For convention hotels, 53 percent of rooms revenue can be attributed to group demand, but the impact extends beyond the rooms department
Need to Overhaul Your Hotel Meetings and Groups Product?
Talk to the people who sell and provision your meetings and groups product. Shop your competitors websites. Does your product stack up?
Hotel M&E: Changing World, Creative Ideas, Ancillary Revenue…..Really?
We question whether meetings, groups and event revenue should still be considered ancillary revenue when a substantial part of a hotels income
Hotels Pivoting Toward More Hybrid Meetings
Corporate clients are increasingly asking hotels about hybrid meetings, blending a combination of in-person speakers and remote attendees
How Hotels Can Safely Leverage Small Meeting Space
There is now a concerted drive towards a more modern, user-friendly and interactive meeting and event bookings and management
Road to Recovery: Preparing for the Return of Business Travel
Proactive conversations with travel buyers will ensure your hotel stays hotel top-of-mind when business travel picks up again
Booking Groups in Pandemic: Be Flexible, Don’t Panic
Inquiries are not quickly converting into a booking with stated reasons being uncertainty of future government guidelines, travel fear and budget constraint
The Hotel Recovery Can Only Go So Far Without Group Bookings
Group business and convention travel do more than contribute to hotel occupancy and revenue per room, these types of bookings also fuel profitability