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Demographic Hiring Trends: Meeting the Needs of Multigenerational Workforces

In this excerpt from the HSMAI Foundation Special Report: The State of Hotel Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization Talent 2023-2024, we explore the intricate dynamics of the hospitality industry, shaped by demographic trends and evolving workforce paradigms. My review illuminates the industry’s current landscape, characterized by both optimism and challenges as it emerges from the post- COVID-19 era. 

The State of Hotel Sales, Marketing, And Revenue Optimization Talent

The trends influencing the hospitality sector talent, particularly in sales, marketing, and revenue optimization, have demonstrated consistency with previous years. However, it is important to acknowledge the significant developments and emerging shifts that are impacting talent within hospitality. This report offers insights into past and emerging trends while examining how the industry has addressed these issues. The HSMAI Foundation State of Talent Report is made possible with the support of the HSMAI Foundation’s corporate talent partners and individual donors and is authored by Dorothy Dowling, Managing Director, Horwath HTL, and a special advisor to the HSMAI Foundation board. 

HSMAI Perspective: Unlocking Talent Trends – Insights from the State of Talent Report

The hospitality industry is continually reshaped by transformative trends and innovations. The HSMAI Foundation Special Report: The State of Hotel Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization Talent 2023-2024, a cornerstone resource for sales, marketing, and revenue optimization leaders, offers a roadmap for navigating these changes. This year’s report is more than findings and forecasts. It offers best practices, case studies, and suggested actions to improve talent outcomes across the commercial functions.  

What’s On the Mind of Rising Sales Leaders?

HSMAI’s Rising Sales Leader Council Members are the future of sales leadership, with new ideas and creative solutions. They are adapting to an industry that is influenced by economic uncertainties, rapid technological developments, and changing customer needs. At their first meeting of 2024, they reviewed their scouting reports, covering the topics they believe will be most relevant this year.  

HSMAI Customer Insight: Travelers Use of Chat GPT for Trip Planning Stalls | Longwoods

According to the latest Longwoods International tracking study of American travelers, only 14% of them have used Chat GPT to plan a trip in the past six months. And only 31% of them report that it is likely they will use Chat GPT to plan their next trip, statistically unchanged from 32% in April of 2023. Insights for HSMAI from Longwoods President & CEO Amir Eylon.

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