October 2022

Hotel Vikas is the next generation magazine for American Hospitality industry specifically created for senior Hotel CEOs and decision makers.


 

Recession Fears Shift from 'If' to 'How Deep' for Hoteliers

The hotel industry is in a unique circumstance of arguably being in the midst of an upswing at the same time as the broader economy nears the onset of a recession.
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Texas Woman Sues Austin Hotel in Sexual Assault Case

A woman has filed a lawsuit against the owners and management of a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Austin, claiming the front desk failed to cancel her lost room key, ultimately resulting in her sexual assault on the night after her 21st birthday.
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NIST Offers Cybersecurity Guide Tailored to the Hospitality Industry

In recent years attackers have compromised the networks of several major hotel chains, exposing the information of hundreds of millions of guests.
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15 practical ways to enhance your hotel guest experience

Continuously enhancing your hotel guest experience can go a long way in boosting your hotel's brand image and reputation. If guests enjoy their stay at your hotel, they are more likely to return and refer your hotel to others.
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The Ultimate Guide to Hotel Operations (2022)

Running a hotel successfully isn’t easy. Hospitality management and operations is complex, with many interlocking pieces and dependencies. Hotel managers have to be great at time management, context switching, and problem solving.
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Choice Hotels Introduces 'Your Key to Profit' Resource to Benefit Franchise Owners

"Choice Hotels' award-winning tools, capabilities, and expert advice from revenue management consultants enable franchise owners to quickly execute the right pricing strategy and effectively reach our target customers, which is critical in this inflationary environment.
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Knoxville Hotelier, Jayesh Dahyabhai Patel, Indicted on Five Counts of Federal Fraud Charges

A Knoxville hotelier has been indicted on federal fraud charges for allegedly bilking an East Tennessee bank for nearly $6 million in connection with the purchase and renovation of a Cedar Bluff area hotel, prosecutors said.
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What Guests Want From a Hotel: The Complete Guide

When it comes to figuring out what guests want from a hotel, hoteliers need to first and foremost know who those guests are, and then use the top priorities of those target markets to drive decision-making.
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5 Things To Consider When Choosing A Hotel Management Company

As a hotel owner, selecting the right management company is one of the most important decisions you can make. Choosing the right partner can make or break your investment. Therefore, the selection process can be complex.
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Son of Bakersfield motel owners sentenced in felony insurance fraud scheme

Kirankumar “Ken” Patel, 53, was sentenced today in Kern County Superior Court after pleading no contest to five felony counts of accessory to a crime.
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Nik Patel's wife Trisha wants out of husband's big fraud case

Trisha N. Patel, wife of scandal-plagued businessman Nik Patel, recently gave birth and now wants a judge to drop her from her husband’s multimillion-dollar fraud lawsuit.
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Hotel managers on-call 24 hours a day were paid $600 a month in Georgia, feds say

The managers at several hotels in a picturesque tourist town known as “Georgia’s Little Bavaria” were grossly underpaid while living on-site and being expected to stay on-call for guests 24 hours a day, according to labor department officials.
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Texas Woman Sues Austin Hotel in Sexual Assault Case

A woman has filed a lawsuit against the owners and management of a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Austin, claiming the front desk failed to cancel her lost room key, ultimately resulting in her sexual assault on the night after her 21st birthday
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Content Writing for Hotels: How to Tell Your Story

Although the entire hospitality industry has been undoubtedly rocked by the pandemic, there’s no denying that the majority of hotel research and reservations are still being made online.
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State agency ignores law requiring the routine inspection of Iowa hotels

The Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals is required to inspect all hotels within its jurisdiction at least once every two years. Inspections are the sole process by which Iowa enforces regulations intended to protect hotel guests’ health, safety and rights as consumers.
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