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Not too many sectors of hospitality technology are as much in flux as guest room entertainment. Conventional wisdom of just a few years ago is rapidly changing and will likely continue to do so. Many experts in the space hold zealous but contradictory opinions on which approaches to Over-the-Top (OTT, or streaming) content will dominate in years to come. Many of them will be wrong; a few of them might be right.

Those with good memories can recall studies going back five years or more bemoaning the paper and pen nature of the hotel industry. Fast forward to 2021 and, for many, not that much has changed.
 
Independent properties still rely on this outdated and inefficient way of doing things, while hotel groups and chains have dipped a toe in the technology waters with some basic automation.

Encourage Productivity
Posted: 05/03/2021

I recently witnessed a conversation that was unraveling. It was interesting to watch how the person who was holding another person accountable became the bad guy. No one won. 

In my 33 years in hotel technology, never has there been a year that brought more change than the past one. Obviously COVID was a major factor, generating new solutions or simply accelerating adoption of preexisting ones. But other factors were at play as well.

How to Lead the Way Forward?
Posted: 04/20/2021

Throughout the past 12 months, Aspire has worked closely with hundreds of leaders. Many high-performing, and some not able to rise above the chaos of COVID-19. These leaders were across several industries, and approximately 42% found record-level performance. Through our work, we have been able to identify key attributes that high-performing leaders demonstrate. 



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Leading the Way Back
Posted: 11/16/2020 by Renie Cavallari

The five most important leadership considerations at this time are: