hospitality

Shipt Sees Same-Day Delivery Opportunity in Business Travelers
Shipt Sees Same-Day Delivery Opportunity in Business Travelers
April 28, 2023  |  Delivery

Shipt is seizing on business travelers’ demand for familiarity to drive same-day delivery adoption. In an interview with PYMNTS, Alex Ross, vice president of business...

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Luxury Hotels Embrace Embedded Beauty
Luxury Hotels Embrace Embedded Beauty
April 14, 2023  |  Retail

When guests check in to a luxury hotel, they expect to enjoy ultimate comfort, exceptional customer service, access to high-end amenities and facilities, and the...

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US Adds 311,000 Jobs in February, Lagging Behind Six-Month Average
US Adds 311,000 Jobs in February, Lagging Behind Six-Month Average
March 10, 2023  |  Economy

Job growth continued but slowed as the U.S. added 311,000 jobs in February. That gain was lower than the revised 504,000 added jobs reported for...

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Consumer Spending on Experiences Rose by Double Digits in February
Consumer Spending on Experiences Rose by Double Digits in February
March 09, 2023  |  Economy

Consumer spending on experiences rose by double digits in February. Compared to the same month last year, consumers spent 42.7% more on lodging, 15.6% more...

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An Industry Insider on Tipping the Scales in Restaurants’ Favor
An Industry Insider on Tipping the Scales in Restaurants’ Favor
March 09, 2023  |  Restaurant innovation

Restaurants that survived the pandemic now face cost inflation and labor shortages. Technology can help, as Kickfin Co-CEO Brian Hassan explains the impact of digital...

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Hospitality and Finance Sectors Lead February Job Growth
Hospitality and Finance Sectors Lead February Job Growth
March 08, 2023  |  Economy

Private employers added 242,000 jobs in February, led by the hospitality and finance sectors. Those industries saw growth of 83,000 and 62,000 jobs, respectively, while...

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Business-Focused Hotels Reportedly Have Difficulty Accessing Credit
Business-Focused Hotels Reportedly Have Difficulty Accessing Credit
March 06, 2023  |  Loans

Business-focused hotels that survived the pandemic shutdowns are now facing other challenges. Difficulty accessing credit is among the problems they are coping with today, The...

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Hospitality Sector Becomes America’s Fastest-Growing Employer
Hospitality Sector Becomes America’s Fastest-Growing Employer
March 05, 2023  |  Economy

At the outset of the COVID pandemic, America’s hospitality sector undertook a swath of layoffs. Now, the country’s bars, restaurants and hotels are among the...

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US Adds 517K Jobs in January, Far Outpacing 2022’s Average
US Adds 517K Jobs in January, Far Outpacing 2022’s Average
February 03, 2023  |  Economy

The U.S. added 517,000 jobs in January — far above 2022’s average monthly gain of 401,000. The additions were widely spread across several sectors, the...

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