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EB-5 Financing Accelerates in 2016 and Favors (1) Hotels, (2) Mixed-Use and (3) Multifamily as Top 3 Targets for EB-5 Funding

EB-5 Financing Accelerates in 2016 and Favors (1) Hotels, (2) Mixed-Use and (3) Multifamily as Top 3 Targets for EB-5 Funding

February 10, 2016

By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com 10 February 2016 Hotel Lawyer in Los Angeles at the...

Royal Caribbean Cruises to Optimize Workflow on Two Newest Ships with Agilysys Solutions

Royal Caribbean Cruises to Optimize Workflow on Two Newest Ships with Agilysys Solutions

February 10, 2016

Expanded Use of Agilysys Includes Point-of-Sale and Document Management Systems ALPHARETTA, GA. — Feb. 10, 2016 — Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a...

Worldhotels Adds nSight as Preferred Partner

Worldhotels Adds nSight as Preferred Partner

February 10, 2016

Partnership will enable member hotels to see the future, and sell to it NEW YORK (Feb. 10, 2016) – Worldhotels, a leading global group for independent...

TravelClick Hosts Complimentary Webinar on Q4 2015 Global Hotel Industry Performance

TravelClick Hosts Complimentary Webinar on Q4 2015 Global Hotel Industry Performance

February 10, 2016

Going beyond mobile: emerging trends for gaining localized competitive advantage NEW YORK (February 10, 2016) — TravelClick, global provider of...

Coachella, CA, the City of Eternal Sunshine, to be Home to Moon USA, a $4 billion Lunar Themed Resort

Coachella, CA, the City of Eternal Sunshine, to be Home to Moon USA, a $4 billion Lunar Themed Resort

Fielding Buck | The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif. | February 10, 2016

Feb. 09--A Canadian developer plans to build a $4 billion lunar theme resort in the city of Coachella. Moon USA will "fulfill the obvious void within...

Walt Disney Co. Posts Record Quarterly Profit on Success of ‘Star Wars’

Walt Disney Co. Posts Record Quarterly Profit on Success of ‘Star Wars’

Daniel Miller | Los Angeles Times | February 10, 2016

Feb. 10--The box-office power of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" propelled Walt Disney Co. to record profit for the fiscal first quarter, easily...

Gourmet Hot Chocolate – A Marketing Boon

Gourmet Hot Chocolate – A Marketing Boon

February 10, 2016

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) The harsh cold winds and blizzards demand a hot F&B counterattack. Soup is a good start. But what about...

7 Content Marketing Hacks For Travel Brands

7 Content Marketing Hacks For Travel Brands

February 10, 2016

By Alan E. Young From startups to Fortune 100, companies of all sizes struggle with keeping their content fresh, exciting, compelling and unique. Bill Gates...

TripAdvisor’s Sweet 16 in 2016: 10 Facts You May Not Know

TripAdvisor’s Sweet 16 in 2016: 10 Facts You May Not Know

February 10, 2016

Infographic provided courtesy of Peter Corcoran of SunSearch Holidays

For Valentine’s Day Tambourine Shares Survey Results of Hotel Marketers Revealing What They Love (And Hate) About Their Jobs

For Valentine’s Day Tambourine Shares Survey Results of Hotel Marketers Revealing What They Love (And Hate) About Their Jobs

February 10, 2016

Ninety percent of the hotel marketers who took our short survey shared that they loved their job and rate their satisfaction with a score of 7 out of 10 or...

Convenient & Progressive eGifts From Benchmark Hospitality Int’l Take the Guesswork Out of Giving

Convenient & Progressive eGifts From Benchmark Hospitality Int’l Take the Guesswork Out of Giving

February 10, 2016

At participating Benchmark Resorts & Hotels® and Personal Luxury Resorts® The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, February 2016 … Digital gift...

StayNTouch helps Carillon Miami Beach Hotel Deliver on Service Promise through New Mobility Platform

StayNTouch helps Carillon Miami Beach Hotel Deliver on Service Promise through New Mobility Platform

February 10, 2016

StayNTouch Mobility Platform lets staff interface with guests when and where the guests choose. Bethesda, MD – February 10, 2016  . . ....

How Can Hoteliers Maximize Revenue from Google?

How Can Hoteliers Maximize Revenue from Google?

February 10, 2016

Watch Our One-on-One Discussions at Google’s NYC Headquarters Understanding how to maximize revenue from the extensive array of Google’s products...

Crystal and Intelity Team Up to Revolutionize Guest Service Aboard Crystal Yacht Cruises

Crystal and Intelity Team Up to Revolutionize Guest Service Aboard Crystal Yacht Cruises

February 10, 2016

LOS ANGELES, February 10, 2016 – Crystal Cruises, the world’s most awarded luxury cruise line, today announced its partnership with hospitality...

Industry Leader Pete Cavanagh Joins Merchant Link as Vice President of Channel Sales

Industry Leader Pete Cavanagh Joins Merchant Link as Vice President of Channel Sales

February 10, 2016

Former Oracle Sales Leader Pete Cavanagh joins the Merchant Link team to lead channel sales efforts, delivering payment card and data security solutions...

Luxury Chatham Bars Inn and Digital Alchemy: Old World Charm and Sophisticated Guest Communications

Luxury Chatham Bars Inn and Digital Alchemy: Old World Charm and Sophisticated Guest Communications

February 10, 2016

Leading Hotels of the World Destination Partners with Leading Email Marketing Provider for Loyalty and Revenue  February 10, 2016 – Chatham Bars...

Learning What it Takes to Run a Successful Restaurant: Unique Approach Imparts Restaurant Management Skills on Students

Learning What it Takes to Run a Successful Restaurant: Unique Approach Imparts Restaurant Management Skills on Students

Julie Ann Formoso | Las Vegas Sun | February 10, 2016

Feb. 09--The kitchen is bustling with dozens of white-aproned chefs preparing salad appetizers. At the front of house, managers tinker with place settings to...

Newly Introduced Bill in Hawaii, and Supported by Airbnb, Would Allow Transient Accommodations Brokers to Register as Tax Collection Agents

Newly Introduced Bill in Hawaii, and Supported by Airbnb, Would Allow Transient Accommodations Brokers to Register as Tax Collection Agents

Allison Schaefers | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | February 10, 2016

Feb. 10--A legislative bill supported by Airbnb would allow the online vacation rental giant and similar companies to collect and remit general excise and...

CHTA’s First Annual Caribbean Performance & Outlook Study Reveals a Cautious but Positive Future; 2016 Looks Promising

CHTA’s First Annual Caribbean Performance & Outlook Study Reveals a Cautious but Positive Future; 2016 Looks Promising

February 10, 2016

THE CARIBBEAN (Feb. 10, 2016) - The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) has released the results of its first annual Industry Performance and...

HHM Acquires Best Western Tria in Cambridge, Massachusetts with Plans to Renovate

HHM Acquires Best Western Tria in Cambridge, Massachusetts with Plans to Renovate

February 10, 2016

PHILADELPHIA--(February 10, 2016)--HHM announced today that it now owns and manages the Best Western Tria in Cambridge, Mass., further expanding its...

Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown Opens in Historic Henry W. Oliver Building

Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown Opens in Historic Henry W. Oliver Building

February 10, 2016

PITTSBURGH and MCLEAN, Va. - Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels, announced today the...

Hampton Inn by Hilton Opens in Sarnia/Port Edward, Ontario Under General Manger Amy Dykxhoorn

Hampton Inn by Hilton Opens in Sarnia/Port Edward, Ontario Under General Manger Amy Dykxhoorn

February 10, 2016

SARNIA, Ontario and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE:HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced brand that serves value-conscious and...

Ascent Hospitality Opening 129-Key SpringHill Suites in Denton, Texas

Ascent Hospitality Opening 129-Key SpringHill Suites in Denton, Texas

February 10, 2016

Denton, Texas – February 10, 2016 – The 129-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Denton, Texas is scheduled to open on Thursday, February 18,...

Owned by Jujaar Singh, Country Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Opens in Fort Worth, Texas

Owned by Jujaar Singh, Country Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Opens in Fort Worth, Texas

February 10, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS - February 10, 2016 - Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leading upper-midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn...

Antonopoulos Group Set to Open Newly Built William Gray in Old Montreal Summer of 2016

Antonopoulos Group Set to Open Newly Built William Gray in Old Montreal Summer of 2016

February 10, 2016

Montreal, QC, February 2016 - The arrival of William Gray, a new hotel slated to open summer 2016, is poised to revolutionize Old Montreal with its exciting...

Shivam Hospitality Debuts New Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton in Ardmore, Oklahoma

Shivam Hospitality Debuts New Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton in Ardmore, Oklahoma

February 10, 2016

ARDMORE, Okla. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel brand that serves value-conscious and...

Vivamarinha Hotel & Suites in Portugal to Join Sheraton Brand as Sheraton Cascais Resort

Vivamarinha Hotel & Suites in Portugal to Join Sheraton Brand as Sheraton Cascais Resort

February 10, 2016

LISBON, Portugal--(February 10, 2016)-- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced that it will bring its iconic Sheraton brand...

Highgate Named Asset Manager for ARTIC’s U.S. And European Hotel Portfolio

Highgate Named Asset Manager for ARTIC’s U.S. And European Hotel Portfolio

February 10, 2016

New York, NY - February 10, 2016 - Highgate, a premier hospitality investment and management company, announced today that it has been retained as asset...

PM Hospitality Strategies, Inc. Rebrands to Become PM Hotel Group

PM Hospitality Strategies, Inc. Rebrands to Become PM Hotel Group

February 10, 2016

Taking on a more industry focused image  WASHINGTON, D.C., February 10, 2016 — Officials of PM Hospitality Strategies (PMHS), a leading, national...

Room Mate Hotels Appoints Felip Boyero New Managing Director of the Americas

Room Mate Hotels Appoints Felip Boyero New Managing Director of the Americas

February 10, 2016

February 10, 2016 (New York, NY) - In an effort to further support its expansion in North and Latin America, Room Mate Hotels has appointed Felip Boyero...

Trump International Hotel & Tower® New York Names Kelly Egan Merryfield as Director of Sales & Marketing

Trump International Hotel & Tower® New York Names Kelly Egan Merryfield as Director of Sales & Marketing

February 10, 2016

NEW YORK – February 10, 2016 – Trump International Hotel & Tower® New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly Egan Merryfield...

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