A monthly recap of new hotels, hires, air service, developments and attractions throughout the Southeast and Southwest.
In the race to make every element more functional and friendly, hotels are giving their check-in desks the boot, preferring to station front-desk personnel at lobby “pods” or stations with multiple computers, similar to what is found at retail stores.
Miami hotels are known for having luxurious price tags. But the service that goes with them often has been lacking.
Labor unrest, high energy costs and inflated operating expenses did not curb hotel profit margins much. According to PKF Hospitality Research (PKF-HR), gross U.S. hotel operating profits are up 13.1 percent from the first half of 2005 to the first half of 2006.
In 2048, your F&B choices may go from fish, chicken or meat to chicken or meat.