PRICES IN THE EUROPEAN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY INCREASING

William Law -
The prices of hotel rooms are on the rise. Hotel accommodation in Europe has become more expensive. A night in a European hotel last year cost an average of 100 euros plus VAT. This was 3.3% more than...

BOOKING PORTALS GAIN POWER

Laura Maudlin -
A recent study by Hotrec, the European association of hotels, restaurants and cafes, revealed the increasing dependence of the European hotel industry on the online travel agents (OTAs). Almost every ...

AUSTRIA AND OTHER EUROPEAN DESTINATIONS IN LOW-PRICE TRAP

Ashley Nault -
European countries are currently experiencing a slight tourism industry boom, however some problems become more and more obvious. One of them could be called the low-price trap. ...

HOW UKRAINIAN (IN)HOSPITALITY IS DAMAGING THE COUNTRY’S IMAGE

Andrea Hausold -
Ukraine is a country that has for years been relying on tourism as a crucial sector to support the stagnating economy. At its peak, Ukraine welcomed 24.7 million foreign visitors (2014). However, sinc...

SWISS HOTEL INDUSTRY CONTINUES TO GROW

Nik Fes -
It was a record year for the hospitality sector in Switzerland. For the first time ever, the country recorded over 38 million stays – 38.8 million. This is an increase of 3.8% compared to the year bef...
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