My colleagues and I recently returned from a fantastic conference in Nashville. The Hotel Data Conference, hosted by STR and Hotel News Now, just finished its 14th year highlighting expert analyses, new strategies and best practices.
Speakers were comprised of leaders from across the industry, including Marriott International, Hyatt, Remington Hotels, Marcus Hotels and Resorts, Hilton, and our own Evan Wimpey. Several tools were discussed by sponsors and attendees, all striving to help hoteliers and their surrounding infrastructure perform their best in the current environment.
The most intriguing questions we encountered at our booth, however, were agnostic to any tool. They fell into two main categories: