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    • A Glimmer of Hope Amidst a Hemorrhage 

      Liu, Crocker; Nowak, Adam; White, Robert Jr (2021-01-20)
      Prices of hotels along the east coast continue to drop, although the rate of decline has moderated. Hotels on the west coast enjoyed positive price momentum, both on a quarter-over-quarter or year-over-year basis. Hotels ...
    • Guide to Using the Free Rent Calculator 

      Liu, Peng; Su, Luoyi; deRoos, Jan A. (2014-02-01)
      In this step-by-step guide, we show you how to use the Free Rent Calculator, which provides an accurate, visual means to quantify the impact of concessions in commercial leases based on the market conditions and landlord’s ...
    • Have Minimum Wage Increases Hurt the Restaurant Industry? The Evidence Says No! 

      Lynn, Michael; Boone, Christopher (2015-12-16)
      Federal, state, and local laws in the U.S. specify the minimum wages to be paid in their jurisdictions. Recent years have seen an increased interest among many in raising those minimum wages, and there has been some movement ...
    • High-Tech, High-Touch: Highlights from the 2016 Entrepreneurship Roundtable 

      Olsen, Mona Anita Kristiansen; Blumenfeld, Jennifer (2016-11-08)
      More than two-dozen industry leaders met in Ithaca in April 2016 for the second annual Technology Entrepreneurship Roundtable hosted by the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) at Cornell University’s School of Hotel ...
    • Highlights from the 2016 Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship Enterprises Roundtable 

      Varney, Jeanne (2016-07-27)
      The April 2016 Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship Enterprises roundtable brought together over 20 faculty, students, and leaders and entrepreneurs from a wide variety of mission-driven enterprises that focus on ...
    • Hospitality Business Models Confront the Future of Meetings 

      Lock, Howard; Macaulay, James (2010-06-01)
      Economic recovery has been slow to reach many parts of the global hospitality sector, and one of the most sluggish areas to improve has been the meetings and association business. Even as business activity resumes, the ...
    • Hospitality HR and Big Data: Highlights from the 2015 Roundtable 

      Tracey, J. Bruce (2015-08-01)
      The effects of so-called big data, which involves a torrent of detailed information about employees and customers, have begun to ripple through hospitality human resources—allowing managers the potential to connect HR ...
    • Hospitality Managers and Communication Technologies: Challenges and Solutions 

      Brownell, Judi; Newman, Amy (2009-12-01)
      A study on communication technologies among a convenience sample of 100 hotel managers found that email is both pervasive and intrusive, while other new media (i.e., instant messaging, intranets, wikis, and blogs) are only ...
    • Hospitality Sustainability Reporting: Slow, Steady Progress 

      Ricaurte, Eric; Verma, Rohit Ph.D; Withiam, Glenn (2012-12-01)
      In a far-reaching examination of the current status of sustainability reporting in the hospitality industry, the 2012 Cornell Sustainability Roundtable covered issues relating to sustainability reporting, customer perceptions ...
    • Hotel and Restaurant Strategy: Key Elements for Success 

      Withiam, Glenn (2013-04-01)
      Strategy is the key to success for any hotel or restaurant company, but developing and implementing a strategy is sometimes an elusive goal. A series of presentations at the 2012 Cornell Hospitality Research Summit focused ...
    • Hotel Brand Conversions: What Works and What Doesn’t 

      Dev, Chekitan (2015-11-11)
      As many as one-third of U.S. hotels have been converted from one brand to another in recent years, a process that frequently improves the hotel’s financial performance—although that is not always the case. Using data ...
    • Hotel Brand Standards: How to Pick the Right Amenities for Your Property 

      Dev, Chekitan; Hamilton, Rebecca; Rust, Roland (2017-02-01)
      Amenities specified by hotel companies’ brand standards can become a point of contention between hotel owners and brand managers. At issue for the owner is whether offering a particular amenity justifies the expense, while ...
    • Hotel Daily Deals: Insights from Asian Consumers 

      Kimes, Sheryl E.; Dev, Chekitan S. (2013-09-01)
      Given that Asia accounts for more than half of the world’s population and its hotels are thriving, this study analyzes the attitudes toward daily deal offers of hotel guests in five Asian nations. While the respondents, ...
    • Hotel Guests’ Reactions to Guest Room Sustainability Initiatives 

      Susskind, Alex M.; Verma, Rohit (2011-03-01)
      This study employs an empirical procedure to address a key issue regarding energy-saving manipulations to hotel guest rooms. That issue is how guests will react to changes that are intended to save energy—or whether the ...
    • Hotel Network Security: A Study of Computer Networks in U.S. Hotels 

      Ogle, Josh; Wagner, Erica L.; Talbert, Mark P. (2008-09-01)
      A study of 147 U.S. hotels finds a mixed picture with regard to the security of guests’ connections to the hotels’ network, whether by cable or Wi-Fi. Since many business travelers connect remotely to continue working while ...
    • Hotel Performance Impact of Socially Engaging with Consumers 

      Anderson, Chris K.; Han, Saram (2016-04-05)
      User reviews have become a critical aspect of the travel research process, as evidenced, for instance, by TripAdvisor having over 350 million unique monthly visitors.1 One benefit of these posted reviews is that hotels can ...
    • Hotel Profit Implications from Rising Wages and Inflation in the U.S. 

      Corgel, John B. (2016-06-27)
      Macroeconomic models based on the Phillips Curve predict that as the unemployment rate declines toward the long-run, natural rate, the pace of wage and price growth accelerates and inflation rises.1 In this paper I analyze ...
    • Hotel Revenue Management in an Economic Downturn: Results from an International Study 

      Kimes, Sheryl E. (2009-08-01)
      The sudden reversal in the lodging industry’s fortunes from 2008 to 2009 has brought a renewed focus on revenue and profitability for revenue managers. In a survey conducted in 2009, 291 revenue managers cited concerns ...
    • Hotel Revenue Management: Today and Tomorrow 

      Kimes, Sheryl E. (2008-08-01)
      Hotel revenue management needs stronger support from human resources policies, according to this survey of 186 revenue managers. At the same time, respondents to the survey anticipate that revenue management will extend ...
    • Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking 

      Chong, Howard; Ricaurte, Eric (2014-05-02)
      A landmark Cornell University study has industry-wide data collection and analysis effort to benchmark. This report highlights the results of the first Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking (CHSB) study which focuses ...