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Expedia Group Signs Industry-First Agreement to Become Optimized Distributor of Marriott International Wholesale Rates

[Scott Samuels, CEO of Horizon Hospitality, is quoted in a recent article by Hospitality Technology] Expedia Group and Marriott International announced that as part of a new agreement signed in April 2019, Expedia Group will become the exclusive global optimized distributor of Marriott’s wholesale rates, availability, and content to a network of global travel providers,… Read more »

Two Areas to Focus on to Win the Airbnb Competition: Technology and Personalization

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Airbnb is a growing threat to the hotel industry. Many people choose Airbnb for travel accommodations because they enjoy the homey experience it offers. It can make them feel less like a tourist at a destination and more like a resident. There are a couple of ways for hotels to approach this competition – compete on their terms or your own. For example, the difference that technology and personalization can make.  Technology  One of… Read more »

How Can You Meet the Food Demands of Individuals Living in Senior Communities?

As the population ages, senior living communities continue to grow. But many residents are still healthy and vibrant and interested in taking an active role in their dining experience. Just because someone is no longer able to live independently doesn’t mean they want to give up all control. They look for more than bland, cafeteria-style… Read more »

1 of 50 Teams Are Resilient – How to Hire for Resiliency in Your Private Club

What is resiliency and what can it bring to your private club’s team? It is the ability to bounce back quickly from setbacks and easily overcome obstacles that could prevent you from reaching your goals. Resiliency is important to the club industry because no matter what challenges are thrown at an employee, they are expected… Read more »

Horizon Hospitality Launches Interim & Seasonal Staffing Services

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Scott Samuels, CEO Tel: (913) 333-3190 Email: [email protected] Web: www.horizonhospitality.com Horizon Hospitality Addresses Client Demand for Immediate and Interim Hospitality Leadership OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS – August 29, 2019 Horizon Hospitality, the nationwide leader in executive search for the hospitality industry, is providing an ideal solution to hospitality companies seeking… Read more »

The Evolving Country Club – What Menu Items Are Members Seeking?

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If you want to retain and grow country club memberships, you need to adapt your offerings to the tastes of younger people while keeping older current members happy. Many of today’s diners are foodies and have developed sophisticated palates. They may have been raised watching The Food Network and Top Chef, and become familiar with cuisines and techniques foreign to many older diners.… Read more »