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How To Conduct Market Research In The Hospitality Industry

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For hotels cutting back on services to trim costs, how far is too far?
Results from a survey of prospective travelers show that some hotel amenities are more valued than others. As travel-industry firms look to cut costs, research can provide needed direction on where services can be reduced, re-priced or eliminated, as across-the-board changes run the risk of alienating large customer segments, possibly permanently.
How the travel industry is coping with today’s recession
Drawing from research with business and leisure travelers and conversations with travel industry firms, the author explains the impact of the economic downturn and explores the role of travel companies’ marketing research in these difficult times.
Companies seeking insights on satisfaction shouldn’t overlook online and other text sources
Verbatim responses and other textual sources provide valuable and often untapped sources of insights on customer satisfaction. The author cites a case history involving hotel company Starwood and its use of text mining to glean helpful data.
Talk of increased travel just a lot of hot air?
Leisure travel is expected to increase by mid-2010; Americans say that they are planning to travel more, but an Ipsos Marketing poll indicates they aren't booking the plans to back it up.
Research guides Holiday Corp.'s creation of a lodging chain for business travelers
Holiday Corporation purchased consumer panel mail survey results to track trends in consumer travel habits. It also performed several follow-up research projects, including focus groups and follow-up telephone and mail surveys with panelists, to find out what features Homewood Suites would have to meet the specific needs of the target market and to test two potential concepts for its facilities.

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In Case You Missed It... January 2014
News and notes on marketing and research: handling bad press; Hyatt's Twitter focus group

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