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Affinia Hotels Selects Groupize GBE to Attract More Group Business and Increase Efficiency

Affinia Hotels Selects Groupize GBE to Attract More Group Business and Increase Efficiency

July 22, 2014

Leading Hotel Company Denihan Hospitality Group Among the First Independents to Launch New Groupize Group Booking Engine Solution for Six HotelsBoston, MA, -...

Gay Wedding Institute Now Offering Company-Wide Certification

Gay Wedding Institute Now Offering Company-Wide Certification

July 22, 2014

The Gay Wedding Institute, which for years has trained thousands of wedding and hospitality professionals around the world on best practices related to LGBT...

Sonnenblick-Eichner Company Arranges $265,000,000 of Financing for the JW Marriott Chicago

Sonnenblick-Eichner Company Arranges $265,000,000 of Financing for the JW Marriott Chicago

July 22, 2014

Beverly Hills, California - July 22, 2014 - Sonnenblick-Eichner Company announced today that it has arranged $265,000,000 of first mortgage financing for the...

Extended Stay America CFO, Peter Crage, Resigns; Jonathan Halkyard Named Interim CFO

Extended Stay America CFO, Peter Crage, Resigns; Jonathan Halkyard Named Interim CFO

July 22, 2014

July 22, 2014 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) (the “Company”) today announced that Peter Crage, Chief Financial Officer since...

Hyatt Makes Organizational Changes Naming Chuck Floyd as Global President of Operations

Hyatt Makes Organizational Changes Naming Chuck Floyd as Global President of Operations

July 22, 2014

Appoints Pete Sears as Group President – Americas and Steve Haggerty as Global Head of Capital Strategy, Franchising and Select ServiceJuly 22, 2014 -...

InnLink Central Reservation Services Introduce Solution to Eliminate Overbooking

InnLink Central Reservation Services Introduce Solution to Eliminate Overbooking

July 22, 2014

New Collaboration with Infor to Deliver Two-Way Connectivity on Rates, Inventory and SalesHENDERSONVILLE, TN - July 22, 2014 - InnLink Central Reservation...

ZDirect Solutions Stirring Excitement

ZDirect Solutions Stirring Excitement

July 22, 2014

Customers, prospects and business partners attending HITEC rave about ZDirect’s extensive product launch and its ongoing proactive customer...

Industry Vets Ed Watkins, Jerry Daly & Randy Smith to be Honored at 20th Annual Lodging Conference

Industry Vets Ed Watkins, Jerry Daly & Randy Smith to be Honored at 20th Annual Lodging Conference

July 22, 2014

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 22, 2014 - Officials of the Lodging Conference, a national hospitality conference targeting hotel owners, operators, developers and...

City of Henderson, Nevada Seeks Interested Developers

City of Henderson, Nevada Seeks Interested Developers

July 22, 2014

The City of Henderson, Nevada is considering the possibility of the development of a hotel, convention center, and mixed-use retail or public...

Urban Commons Acquires the 243-room Crowne Plaza Danbury Hotel, Danbury, CT

Urban Commons Acquires the 243-room Crowne Plaza Danbury Hotel, Danbury, CT

July 22, 2014

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 —Urban Commons, LLC announces today the purchase of the 243-room Crowne Plaza Danbury Hotel located in Danbury,...

The 237-key Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is Set to Open in November 2014

The 237-key Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is Set to Open in November 2014

July 22, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 22, 2014—Sweeping into the palm-lined drive after a remarkably brief ride from Dubai International Airport, the first...

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Breaks Ground for 73-key Hotel in Slidell, LA; Opening Early in ‘15

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Breaks Ground for 73-key Hotel in Slidell, LA; Opening Early in ‘15

July 22, 2014

SLIDELL, LA (July 22, 2014) - Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Slidell, LA located at 1645 Gause Boulevard is now under construction and will join the...

The 102-room Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Regina East Gate Opens in Saskatchewan, Canada

The 102-room Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Regina East Gate Opens in Saskatchewan, Canada

July 22, 2014

Owned and Managed by Western Star Group of Hotels REGINA, Saskatchewan, and MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton Hotels, Hilton Worldwide’s global brand of more than...

Completing a Multi-Million Dollar Renovation, 292-key DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton Opens in CA

Completing a Multi-Million Dollar Renovation, 292-key DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton Opens in CA

July 22, 2014

July 22, 2014 - PLEASANTON, Calif. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton...

Georgia’s 130-key Unicoi Lodge Undergoing Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

Georgia’s 130-key Unicoi Lodge Undergoing Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

July 22, 2014

July 22, 2014 - Unicoi, GA — Since its inception in 1973, the Lodge at Unicoi State Park in the North Georgia Mountains has welcomed more than four million...

The 71-key Lodge at Amicalola Falls in Dawsonville, Georgia Launches Extensive Renovation

The 71-key Lodge at Amicalola Falls in Dawsonville, Georgia Launches Extensive Renovation

July 22, 2014

July 22, 2014 - Dawsonville, GA — A major renovation of the Lodge at Amicalola Falls in Dawsonville, GA is now underway. Opened in 1991, the 57 guestroom...

Ronald J. Hunter Named General Manager for the Embassy Suites Raleigh-Crabtree in North Carolina

Ronald J. Hunter Named General Manager for the Embassy Suites Raleigh-Crabtree in North Carolina

July 22, 2014

MCLEAN, Va. - July 22, 2014 - Hilton Worldwide announced the appointment of Ronald J. Hunter as general manager of Embassy Suites Raleigh-Crabtree North...

Newly Built 121-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus Airport Opens this Week in Ohio

Newly Built 121-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus Airport Opens this Week in Ohio

July 22, 2014

Columbus, Ohio - July 22, 2014 -Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott announces the opening of the newest hotel at Port Columbus International Airport on...

If Four Atlantic City Casinos Close in September, Then What?

If Four Atlantic City Casinos Close in September, Then What?

Suzette Parmley | The Philadelphia Inquirer | July 22, 2014

July 22--ATLANTIC CITY -- This resort faces the prospect of having four major vacancies on its famed Boardwalk come mid-September. The grim reality sank in...

Pan Pacific Hotels Names Sharmini Moganasundram as General Manager of 534-key PARKROYAL in Singapore

Pan Pacific Hotels Names Sharmini Moganasundram as General Manager of 534-key PARKROYAL in Singapore

July 22, 2014

Handing Over Leadership at 287-unit PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur to Acting General Manager Goh Tee KaySingapore, 22 July 2014 - In line with its...

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