Omni Hotels & Resorts President Shares Thoughts On Business Travel And 2021 Travel Trends

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Peter Strebel knows a thing or two about hotels. He has 30 years of experience in the hospitality world and previously served as chief marketing officer and senior vice president of sales for Omni Hotels & Resorts before becoming president. Strebel is responsible for repositioning Omni in the luxury hospitality space especially when it comes to developing brandwide property standards for its convention center hotels and resort portfolios.

The new Omni Oklahoma City Hotel opened in January of this year. He shares his thoughts on travel in 2021, the company’s growth plans and how to plot the way forward after a year of such turmoil. Among growing leisure demand, we are noticing a large uptick in seniors traveling since many have been vaccinated. Using data from our senior discount rates and comparing the first two months of 2020 with 2021, Omni Amelia Island Resort in Florida saw a 137% increase in sales by “baby boomers” while Omni Hilton Head more...