September 18, 2018
How hoteliers navigate evolving distribution channels
A panel at the Hotel Data Conference discussed the various distribution channels available to hoteliers and the benefits and challenges they offer.Read more
Mountain resorts in the US and Europe are making a strong bid for tourist spend as they move their economies beyond just the wintertime months to include all four seasons, with a particular surge in summer.
In the United States, Colorado has seen an estimated jump from 4 to 14 percent for tourism in the summer for the past several years, with record lodging occupancy, and traffic counts.
In Europe, the Alps have also had to contend with environmental strains. A World Wildlife Foundation report cited “large tourist resorts [that] have an area consumption rate that is far greater than that of a non-tourist community.”
But the surging investment and activities in the summer have raised awareness of increased environmental concerns that might cause damage to the winter experience.
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