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IMEX Group CEO Shares What’s In Store for Suppliers at IMEX Frankfurt 2015

IMEX Group CEO Shares What’s In Store for Suppliers at IMEX Frankfurt 2015

May 4, 2015

Social Tables spoke with Ray Bloom, chairman and founder of The IMEX Group, to discuss the initiatives his team is pursuing as they gear up for two of the...

Booking.com and BookingSuite: What’s Really Going on Here?

Booking.com and BookingSuite: What’s Really Going on Here?

May 4, 2015

BookingSuite is now offering hotels a ‘free’ website in exchange for a 10% commission.  It is important for hotels to realize that in exchange...

Travel Tripper’s CRS Now Interfaces With PAR Springer-Miller Property Management System

Travel Tripper’s CRS Now Interfaces With PAR Springer-Miller Property Management System

May 4, 2015

Hotels will now be able to manage their properties seamlessly with an industry leading central reservation system NEW YORK - May 4, 2015 - Travel Tripper,...

TravelClick Hosts Complimentary Webinar on Q1 Global Hotel Industry Performance

TravelClick Hosts Complimentary Webinar on Q1 Global Hotel Industry Performance

May 4, 2015

The Sharing Economy, Understanding and Defining Winning Strategies in the New Marketplace NEW YORK (May 4, 2015) - TravelClick, global provider of innovative...

2015 Edition of Trends® in the Hotel Industry Concludes U.S. Hotels Continue to Show Gains in Profit

2015 Edition of Trends® in the Hotel Industry Concludes U.S. Hotels Continue to Show Gains in Profit

May 4, 2015

May 4, 2015, Atlanta, Ga.  Results from the 2015 edition of Trends® in the Hotel Industry, an annual report recently released by PKF Hospitality Research...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 141; Hotel History: The Grand Hotel, Point Clear, Alabama (1847)

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 141; Hotel History: The Grand Hotel, Point Clear, Alabama (1847)

May 4, 2015

My Latest Book: See the New York Times Review By Stanley Turkel, CMHS   1.  Hotel History: The Grand Hotel, Point Clear, Alabama* The site on...

First Quarter 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part Five: MGM, Strategic Hotels, & WoodSpring Suites

First Quarter 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part Five: MGM, Strategic Hotels, & WoodSpring Suites

May 4, 2015

MGM Resorts International Reports First Quarter Financial Results Key results for the first quarter of 2015 include the following:Net revenue at the...

The Plasencia Group Advises on Sale of Marriott Baton Rouge

The Plasencia Group Advises on Sale of Marriott Baton Rouge

May 4, 2015

Tampa, Fla.  (May 4, 2015) - The Plasencia Group is pleased to announce the sale of the Marriott Baton Rouge, located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The...

Travelodge Plans to Add 250 UK Hotels Over Next Few Years as Part of Turnaround Strategy

Travelodge Plans to Add 250 UK Hotels Over Next Few Years as Part of Turnaround Strategy

Sarah Bridge | Financial Mail on Sunday, London | May 4, 2015

May 03--BUDGET hotel group Travelodge has set its sights on adding another 250 UK hotels to its 500-strong chain in the next few years as it continues its...

Great River Entertainment Acquires Three Burlington Hotels from Hawkeye Hotels

Great River Entertainment Acquires Three Burlington Hotels from Hawkeye Hotels

Rex L. Troute | The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa | May 4, 2015

May 01--"Keeping local hotels under local ownership is important to our community and knowing Great River Entertainment will be the new owners of hotels I...

Hotel Booking Scams Cost Americans up to $220 million Per Year

Hotel Booking Scams Cost Americans up to $220 million Per Year

Hugo Martin | Los Angeles Times | May 4, 2015

May 03--Hotel booking scams are on the rise partly because 1 in 3 vacations is set up online, with many hotel and airline reservations punched in on those...

Williamsburg, VA Hotel Revenue Among Region’s Worst

Williamsburg, VA Hotel Revenue Among Region’s Worst

Steve Vaughan | The Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg | May 4, 2015

May 02--WILLIAMSBURG -- A recent presentation on tourism by Old Dominion University economics professor Vinod Agarwal raised a familiar, yet alarming...

CMBS Delinquency Down, Hotel Loans Lead Improvement

CMBS Delinquency Down, Hotel Loans Lead Improvement

| Mortgage Daily | May 4, 2015

May 01--Borrowers on securitized commercial real estate loans did a better job of keeping up with their payments. Lodging loans saw the most improvement....

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