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How Location Analytics Will Help Your Hotel

How Location Analytics Will Help Your Hotel

November 26, 2014

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca)Big Brother is coming. He knows where you are. He’s tracking your every move. Despite whatever dystopian...

Amazon to Take on Hotel Reservations; New Player Means New Economic Model

Amazon to Take on Hotel Reservations; New Player Means New Economic Model

November 26, 2014

After talking about it, it had to happen. The biggest global website site for online sales has decided to take on travel reservations and hotel reservations in...

A Good Impression Makes a Lasting Impression

A Good Impression Makes a Lasting Impression

November 26, 2014

by Georges Panayotis As humanoid as it may be, Nao is not the future of the hospitality industry. This little robot that has learned to dance, and was...

KSL Capital Partners, LLC Acquires Village Urban Resorts from De Vere Group

KSL Capital Partners, LLC Acquires Village Urban Resorts from De Vere Group

November 26, 2014

DENVER-November 26, 2014—De Vere Group and KSL Capital Partners, LLC (KSL), are pleased to     announce that an affiliate of KSL has acquired...

Two Marriott-Branded Hotels in Broward & Palm Beach Counties Sell for $35.5 million

Two Marriott-Branded Hotels in Broward & Palm Beach Counties Sell for $35.5 million

Arlene Satchell | Sun Sentinel | November 26, 2014

Nov. 25--Two Marriott-affiliated hotels in Broward and Palm Beach counties have sold to companies with ties to The Procaccianti Group of Rhode Island,...

Standardized Skills Assessment Finds Hospitality CEOs Are Strong Generalists

Standardized Skills Assessment Finds Hospitality CEOs Are Strong Generalists

November 26, 2014

Also Buck Society’s Trend for Political CorrectnessNovember, 2014 - In a unique analysis of standardized skills and competency assessment data tracked and...

Hotel AG Closes 11 Hotel Transactions in November

Hotel AG Closes 11 Hotel Transactions in November

November 26, 2014

ATLANTA - November 26, 2014 - Hotel Assets Group, LLC (Hotel AG), announced today the firm has closed 11 hotel real estate transactions in the month of...

Palm Beach County, FL Tourism Leaders Unveil $1 million Incentive Program for Conventions

Palm Beach County, FL Tourism Leaders Unveil $1 million Incentive Program for Conventions

Jennifer Sorentrue | The Palm Beach Post, Fla. | November 26, 2014

Nov. 25--WEST PALM BEACH _ Palm Beach County tourism leaders on Monday launched a $1 million incentive program designed to bring more large-scale events and...

The Mayflower Hotel Kicks Off $20 Million Room Renovation as Final Phase of Top to Bottom Refresh

The Mayflower Hotel Kicks Off $20 Million Room Renovation as Final Phase of Top to Bottom Refresh

November 26, 2014

November 26, 2014 (Washington, DC) - Washington DC's iconic Mayflower hotel announces that construction has officially commenced on the highly anticipated $20...

Greensboro, NC Airport Marriott Set for Renovation & New Operator, Hospitality Ventures Management

Greensboro, NC Airport Marriott Set for Renovation & New Operator, Hospitality Ventures Management

Paul B. Johnson | The High Point Enterprise, N.C. | November 26, 2014

Nov. 26--GREENSBORO -- The only hotel on the grounds of Piedmont Triad International Airport will undergo a major upgrade as part of a switch to a new...

Financing for Bruce Thompson’s Norfolk, VA Hilton on Track Assures City Manager, Marcus Jones

Financing for Bruce Thompson’s Norfolk, VA Hilton on Track Assures City Manager, Marcus Jones

Patrick Wilson | The Virginian-Pilot | November 26, 2014

Nov. 26--NORFOLK -- City Manager Marcus Jones assured City Council members Tuesday that plans by Virginia Beach hotelier Bruce Thompson to finance a Hilton in...

Arlington, TX to Ramp Up Search for Convention-Class Hotel Near Arlington Convention Center

Arlington, TX to Ramp Up Search for Convention-Class Hotel Near Arlington Convention Center

Susan Schrock | Fort Worth Star-Telegram | November 26, 2014

Nov. 25--ARLINGTON -- Arlington is once again publicly seeking developers to bring a convention-class hotel to the entertainment district. The city expects...

General Manager Andy Khorasani Opens the 77-key Country Inns & Suites by Carlson in Enid, Oklahoma

General Manager Andy Khorasani Opens the 77-key Country Inns & Suites by Carlson in Enid, Oklahoma

November 26, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (November 26, 2014) - Country Inns & Suites By Carlson has announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Enid, OK located at 710 Mill...

American Hotels Group & GM Enrique Lopez Open Hampton Inn by Hilton Hermosillo in Hermosillo, Mexico

American Hotels Group & GM Enrique Lopez Open Hampton Inn by Hilton Hermosillo in Hermosillo, Mexico

November 26, 2014

November 26, 2014 - HERMOSILLO, Mexico and MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton Hotels, Hilton Worldwide's global brand of more than 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn...

The 140-room Holiday Inn® Ankara Çukurambar Opens in Turkey

The 140-room Holiday Inn® Ankara Çukurambar Opens in Turkey

November 26, 2014

26 November 2014 - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world's largest hotel companies, has announced the opening of Holiday Inn® Ankara...

Wanda Hotels and Resorts Opens the Wanda Vista Yantai in Shandong Province, China

Wanda Hotels and Resorts Opens the Wanda Vista Yantai in Shandong Province, China

November 26, 2014

YANTAI, China, Nov. 26, 2014 -- Wanda Hotels and Resorts announced the grand opening of the first upscale five-star hotel in Shandong Province -- Wanda Vista...

General Manager, Onder Kolay, Opens New Hampton by Hilton Gaziantep, Turkey; Owned by MB Holding

General Manager, Onder Kolay, Opens New Hampton by Hilton Gaziantep, Turkey; Owned by MB Holding

November 26, 2014

November 26, 2014 - GAZIANTEP, Turkey and MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's global brand of more than 1,900 mid-priced hotels, today...

Owned by Denson Walker & Managed by Gateway Hospitality New Hilton Garden Inn Denison/Sherman Opens

Owned by Denson Walker & Managed by Gateway Hospitality New Hilton Garden Inn Denison/Sherman Opens

November 26, 2014

November 26, 2014 - DENISON, Texas and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's award-winning brand of upscale yet affordable hotels, announced...

Le Westin Resort & Spa, Tremblant Completes Property Wide Renovations

Le Westin Resort & Spa, Tremblant Completes Property Wide Renovations

November 26, 2014

MONT TREMBLANT, Quebec, November 26, 2014 - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) and Station Mont Tremblant today announced the completion and...

Colleen Huther Appointed General Manager of Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort

Colleen Huther Appointed General Manager of Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort

November 26, 2014

OXNARD, Calif. -November 26, 2014 - Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Colleen Huther to the position of general manager of the AAA Four...

Michael Santoro Appointed as Executive Chef for Andaz 5th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York

Michael Santoro Appointed as Executive Chef for Andaz 5th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York

November 26, 2014

NEW YORK (November 26, 2014) - Andaz 5th Avenue, the boutique lifestyle hotel in Midtown Manhattan, is proud to announce the appointment of Michael Santoro as...

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