All articles by Claire Jenns

Claire Jenns

With experience in arts and culture journalism, Claire brings a fresh perspective to Hotel Management Network, Retail Insight Network and Packaging Gateway. She is passionate about sustainability, workers' rights and geopolitics.

UK hotels receive boost from holiday gift vouchers

Hotel gift voucher purchases peak in November and December with almost half of total annual sales taking place between Black Friday and Christmas.

Online hotel booking window reaches three-year high

Hoteliers are seeing a welcome increase in confidence from UK customers and continued recovery for the sector.

Interview: Hotel technology set to transform in 2024

Hotel Management Network interviews Umi Digital CEO Harry Fielder to pinpoint the technology advancements hoteliers should prepare for.

Hilton Dubai Jumeriah installs food waste solution

The resort’s sustainability team has selected a biodigester that can deal with up to 360 kg of food waste per day.

How will the UK national living wage rise affect the hotel sector?

The national living wage is set to increase by approximately 10% from April 2024, affecting UK hospitality stocks.

Le Merigot Santa Monica reaches agreement with striking workers

Trade union UNITE HERE Local 11 has been at the centre of a citywide hotel sector labour dispute.

Germany seeks to attract MENA tourists for winter season 2023-24

A collaboration between Wego and the German National Tourist Office GCC invites visitors from the Middle East and Africa to experience Germany’s winter season. promotes inbound tourism in China amid hotel booking rise

The Group has signed a three-year memorandum of understanding with the China International Culture Association to overhaul inbound tourism.

LuxUrban pilots Amazon Alexa in select US hotels

Using an Amazon Echo Show 8 device in their rooms, guests can receive answers to commonly asked questions, order food, request housekeeping and more.

Survey reveals hotel check-in struggles for digital nomads

The survey provides a list of countries where businesses struggle to accommodate professionals with foreign passports.