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In the Know: 5 Hospitality Blogs to Explore

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In an industry rated among the fastest growing of the 21st century, it's important for those working in hospitality and hotels to stay up do date on all the latest happenings. Technology, news, industry trends, and what Millennials want in their travel experiences are all important topics that are constantly changing and impacting the hospitality business world.  Dial into that Wi-Fi and grab a chaise by the pool.  Below, a few blogs to add to your Favorites bar.

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HospitalityNet has all the latest news, hotel openings, major promotions across the industry, thought-provoking opinion articles, relevant list-style articles, and a digest of hospitality-related editorials from sites like Forbes and The New York Times.  Make this the site to hit if you are about to walk into a room full of industry professionals and want to have plenty of current topics to be aware of and/or reference. 


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Read up on hospitality marketing trends and strategies—or schedule an appointment to see how Revinate’s hotel marketing, operations, and management software can make magic happen for your hotel.  Either way, the Silicon Valley start-up, now headquartered in San Francisco, believes in the revenue-producing power of the personalized guest experience; their “insights” tab is worth clicking through.

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Are you a fan of the coffee table book?  Skip the words and get the creative marketing juices flowing by checking out this “crowdsourced collection of photos and screenshots showing creative hotel marketing in action.”  If you get truly inspired, you can tweet your own photos to publisher Josiah Mackenzie for a chance to have your guest-delighting, revenue-driving ideas shared. 

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Comparatively new on the hospitality blog scene, Chris Blachut runs his “DIY” Hotelier Tips blog under the name of Mo ( “Mo Bookins’” to be precise), and writes his articles and tips geared towards independent hoteliers in a charming and easy-to-skim-and-grasp style. 

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For all the technology-related hospitality news that’s fit to smash into a single site—and plenty of webinars too—check out Tnooz.  The self-described “leading voice to the industry for all areas related to travel technology” launched in 2009 and provides a more global slant on the latest tech news of the travel industry. 

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