How independent hoteliers can capitalize on the "staycationer" trend

In a recent blog post, we outlined a few of the reasons why more travelers are “going local” and opting for “staycations,” vacations that are within easy driving distance of their homes.  Google search data shows that this is more than a passing trend among travelers.  The popularity of staycations…

Why more travelers are taking "staycations"

“Going local” is one of the hottest concepts influencing consumer spending habits.  More and more people are showing interest in eating locally-sourced foods, supporting neighborhood businesses and, to the benefit of independent hoteliers, spending their travel dollars close to home, otherwise known…