The mood is shifting in hospitality as it continues to rebound with growth in Europe and the US. What will the new holiday experiece look like? And how are Choice managing their expansion strategy in Europe?
For decades, the Opera property management system has enjoyed a virtual monopoly in the hotel IT space. Anyone who worked on reception or in the front office most likely learned how to use Opera and it remains the PMS favoured by several of the major brands including IHG Hotels & Resorts, Marriott and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
The sports and business worlds have a number of lessons each can teach the other, and Vikram Pradhan, global head of revenue management for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, is focused on hockey at the moment.
Dimitris Manikis, President EMEA at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, shares his positive outlook on hospitality: “what we offer is still centred on making sure people enjoy life when they are ready to reclaim their time to travel”.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts' select-service franchise business helped the company start 2021 better than expected, with domestic revenue per available room down 25 percent from 2019’s numbers but tracking ahead of what the company had estimated internally for the first quarter.