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Delivery services are getting a boost during the COVID-19 recession | By Linchi Kwok

The impact of COVID-19 is devastating. Now, it is not a question of whether the coronavirus pandemic will cause a global economic downturn. The damage has made. It is about how much the economy will shrink.
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Helping hospitality students with career decision-making difficulties | By Linchi Kwok

Did you ever find it challenging to decide the right career for yourself?
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Will The Coronavirus Outbreak Cause A Global Economic Downturn? | By Linchi Kwok

The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, also known as Wuhan pneumonia, is at the turning point from an epidemic to a pandemic. According to the update at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on February 22, a total of 32 countries/regions have reported confirmed infected cases.
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Will the coronavirus outbreak cause a global economic downturn? | By Linchi Kwok

The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, also known as Wuhan pneumonia, is at the turning point from an epidemic to a pandemic. According to the update at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on February 22, a total of 32 countries/regions have reported confirmed infected cases.
Tags: Travel, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Wuhan, Linchi Kwok


Do travelers want to "access" or "share" a home-sharing facility? | By Linchi Kwok

The idea behind the sharing economy is that individual consumers share under-utilized resources with their peers. The sharing nature of such a business promotes interactions between the service provider and the customer(s).
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Are neighbors friends or foes? An analysis of Airbnb listings' agglomeration effect | By Linchi Kwok

"Location, location, location."
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What to expect for 2020 in hospitality and tourism | By Linchi Kwok

Are you ready for the holiday season? Are you excited about 2020 and a new decade too?
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Promoting student success in the STR Student Market Study Competition | By Linchi Kwok

I was in New York City (NYC) over the Veterans Day weekend for the HX: The Hotel Experience 2019, one of the most important trade shows in the lodging industry. Similar to last year's trade show, the HX 2019 also entailed four components, including HX: The Marketplace, HX: The Conference, Boutique Design New York, and the STR (Smith Travel Research) Student Market Study Competition.
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Going Green: Are restaurant owners, managers, and consumers on the same page? | By Linchi Kwok

"Americans crave foods that not only nourish them but also help sustain the planet."
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Airbnb acquires HotelTonight amid its transition into a travel enterprise | By Linchi Kwok

Airbnb was in the headline again last week. Airbnb is set to acquire HotelTonight, an OTA (online travel agent) that focuses on last-minute bookings through its website or the mobile app for hotel stays.
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An international student’s journal to success in hotel management | By Linchi Kwok

I was in Thailand for the Christmas and New Year holiday. It was a wonderful trip. The highlight of my trip was my stay at a hotel managed by Araya Rojanapirom, a recent graduate from the Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona.
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Something to look forward to in 2019 | By Linchi Kwok

The holiday season is around the corner. It is a good time for us to review the major events discussed in 2018. A quick overview will very likely inform us what we can expect in 2019.
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HX: The Hotel Experience 2018 and BD | NY: A Boutique Design Trade Fair | By Linchi Kwok

Over the Veterans Day weekend, I attended the HX: The Hotel Experience 2018 and the BD | NY: A Boutique Design Trade Fair with a group of students from the Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona at the Javits Center in New York City. Also known as the "Hotel Show," the HX: The Hotel Experience 2018 is often perceived as the largest hospitality trade show in North America.
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Buyer-seller similarity | By Linchi Kwok

Airbnb, along with other room-sharing websites, provides a cyber marketplace for innovative entrepreneurs to operate a lodging business without following the strict regulations that usually apply to hotels and hostels. For instance, hosts on room-sharing websites have the rights to decline a traveler's request for a stay based on the traveler's information posted in the online marketplace, which may include the traveler's profile picture(s), age, birthplace, racial and educational backgro...
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Do price positioning and dynamic pricing work on Airbnb too? | By Linchi Kwok

Room-sharing websites not only want more travelers to use their service to book a stay as travelers but also want more people to list the underutilized space on their platforms as hosts. They want to help hosts gain more profits over time, allowing them to attract additional hosts and keep their existing hosts happy.
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Welcoming Gen Z | By Linchi Kwok

It was like yesterday when we just discussed the expectations of Millennials and what can be done in responding to their needs. Today's update is about Gen Z, also known as "post-Millennials" or "iGen," the generation that will soon surpass the Millennials in 2019.
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Research reported positive effects of Airbnb’s price positioning on hotel performance | By Linchi Kwok

There is an on-going debate among academic researchers and professional analysts on Airbnb's impacts on the traditional lodging business. Some found Airbnb had significant negative impact on the hotel industry; others claimed that the impact remained negligible.
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