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BHA condemns Sadiq Khan’s ‘unfair’ London ‘tourist tax’

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has hit back at the Greater London Assembly’s (GLA) plans to introduce a ‘bed tax’ for the capital’s hotel rooms. The London Assembly Economy Committee met yesterday to further discuss the tax which it says could add between £91m to £364m a year to the UK economy. The plans were first introduced in January, described as a “Berlin-style tax of 5% of the room rate per night”. It could potentially increase accommodation prices by £3.40. Ufi Ibrahim, chief executive of the BHA, said: “The London tourism tax will unfairly penalise hard-pressed Britons, who make up


HVS Report – The Hotel Bulletin: Q3 2017 for the U.K. Market – By Russell Kett (PDF Download)

AlixPartners, AM:PM and HVS have published the Q3 2017 Hotel Bulletin. The Hotel Bulletin analyses demand, supply, pipeline and transactions in the hotel market in 12 UK cities. Includes a focus on UK performance after the Brexit referendum. Powered by WPeMatico


U.S. Travel Trends Index – Domestic Leisure Travel Withstands Harvey and Irma

Numbers are up despite the devastating hurricane season; international inbound travel remained stable. Powered by WPeMatico


Residence Inn Boston Burlington Opens

Located at 400 District Avenue the all-suite Residence Inn Boston Burlington will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Neep Hotel Realty, LLC and managed by AAM 15 Management, LLC of Woburn, Massachusetts. Powered by WPeMatico


Search has changed, are you losing out? (Part 1)

A multi-device world According to ComScore, the average consumer owns almost 4 connected devices. In such a fragmented, multi-device world, it is critical that marketers understand where and how their target consumers are using different devices and search channels to create a plan to effectively engage and inspire consumers. According to Google, more than 60% of search is performed on a mobile device and 65% of smartphone visitors continue over to a desktop or a PC. Often, Marketers still view search as being conducted on desktop and mobile independent of one another. Trends suggest otherwise. ComScore has found that consumers


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