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The Slowdown Goes On

The Slowdown Goes On

August 31, 2016

Don’t believe the positive 2017 U.S. and global forecasts you’ve been reading. Rather, be prepared, for the worst is yet to come. By Joel Ross As...

Maestro PMS Launches Personalized ResWave Internet Booking Enhancements at Users Conference

Maestro PMS Launches Personalized ResWave Internet Booking Enhancements at Users Conference

August 31, 2016

Personalized Loyalty-Based and Shoulder Rate Capabilities; Customizable User Experience Lets Bookers Add Stay Activities; Creates Tailored Event Itinerary with...

The History of Direct Bookings  - an Infographic

The History of Direct Bookings - an Infographic

August 31, 2016

Direct bookings have never been more on hoteliers' minds than now. Triptease took a look at the history of direct bookings and all of the key events...

Loyalty Points Are No Trade Off For Housekeeping

Loyalty Points Are No Trade Off For Housekeeping

August 31, 2016

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) Traveling for work puts me up close and personal with a wide variety of hotels, but even though I love dabbling...

The Incredible OTA Stat That Everyone Has Forgotten About…

The Incredible OTA Stat That Everyone Has Forgotten About…

August 31, 2016

Sometimes, we all need to be reminded of just how much we’re throwing away by leaning too heavily on OTAs as a primary source of online bookings....

Historic Hotels of America Announces 2016 Awards of Excellence Nominee Finalists

Historic Hotels of America Announces 2016 Awards of Excellence Nominee Finalists

August 31, 2016

WASHINGTON - August 31, 2016 - Historic Hotels of America® and Historic Hotels Worldwide® are pleased to announce the nominee finalists for the...

Hotel Construction Pipeline Growth in Canada Steady with Projects Up by 10% YOY

Hotel Construction Pipeline Growth in Canada Steady with Projects Up by 10% YOY

August 31, 2016

August 31, 2016 – PORTSMOUTH, NH – According to the latest Canada Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics (LE), the Total...

Boutique Hotel Industry Leaders Will Come Together for Annual Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association Symposium in Los Angeles

Boutique Hotel Industry Leaders Will Come Together for Annual Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association Symposium in Los Angeles

August 31, 2016

Symposium will feature luminaries from leading hotel brands and will debut first-ever luxury boutique hotels hospitality education day with instruction by...

FelCor Co-Founder Thomas Corcoran to Receive ALIS Lifetime Achievement Award

FelCor Co-Founder Thomas Corcoran to Receive ALIS Lifetime Achievement Award

August 31, 2016

Washington D.C., August 31, 2016 – Thomas J. Corcoran, Jr. chairman of the board and co-founder of FelCor Lodging Trust, will be honored with the...

Utah’s Vicki Varela Named 2016 State Tourism Director of the Year by U.S. Travel Association

Utah’s Vicki Varela Named 2016 State Tourism Director of the Year by U.S. Travel Association

August 31, 2016

Carla Fiorita of the Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau Named the 2016 DMO Rising Star of the Year​ BOCA RATON, FLA (August 31,...

Carey Watermark Investors 2 Acquires 304-Room Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel

Carey Watermark Investors 2 Acquires 304-Room Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel

August 31, 2016

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2016 -- Carey Watermark Investors 2 Incorporated (CWI 2) announced that it has acquired the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel. The...

Tru by Hilton and Springwood Hospitality Break Ground on New Hotel in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Tru by Hilton and Springwood Hospitality Break Ground on New Hotel in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

August 31, 2016

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) yesterday kicked off a month of groundbreaking celebrations for its youngest and fastest-growing hotel brand in...

Viceroy Hotel Group and Gnvgroup to Launch Viceroy Buenos Aires in the Madero Harbour Community

Viceroy Hotel Group and Gnvgroup to Launch Viceroy Buenos Aires in the Madero Harbour Community

August 31, 2016

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 31, 2016) – The vibe has been set in motion... Viceroy Hotel Group (VHG) today proudly unveiled initial plans for Viceroy Buenos...

Starwood Signs with Eagle Hospitality and Leisure Limited for New Four Points Benin City, Nigeria

Starwood Signs with Eagle Hospitality and Leisure Limited for New Four Points Benin City, Nigeria

August 31, 2016

BENIN CITY, Nigeria -- August 31, 2016 -- Accelerating growth in emerging markets across the globe, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc....

Baywood Hotels Opens Dual-Branded Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton in Washington, D.C.

Baywood Hotels Opens Dual-Branded Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton in Washington, D.C.

August 31, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced today its newest hotel, the dual-branded Hampton Inn by Hilton Washington, D.C....

FibraHotel Opens New 188-Room AC Hotel in Guadalajara, Jalisco

FibraHotel Opens New 188-Room AC Hotel in Guadalajara, Jalisco

August 31, 2016

AC Hotel Guadalajara, Jalisco, has opened its doors, inviting guests and locals alike to experience A New Way to Hotel in Mexico, catering to the creativity,...

Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta Welcomes Ian Mcdonald Cameron as New General Manager

Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta Welcomes Ian Mcdonald Cameron as New General Manager

August 31, 2016

YOGYAKARTA - Indonesia, August, 2016 – Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta is eminent to announce the recent appointment of its new General Manager, Mr. Ian...

Spire Hospitality Appoints Rachel Blake as General Manager of Embassy Suites Seattle-North/Lynnwood

Spire Hospitality Appoints Rachel Blake as General Manager of Embassy Suites Seattle-North/Lynnwood

August 31, 2016

SEATTLE (Aug. 31, 2016) – Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle-North/Lynnwood, a Hilton Worldwide all-suite hotel neighboring Seattle, proudly announces new...

Kokua Hospitality Names Charles Young General Manager of Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach Opening Soon

Kokua Hospitality Names Charles Young General Manager of Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach Opening Soon

August 31, 2016

HONOLULU (Aug. 31, 2016) – Kōkua Hospitality today announced that Charles Young has been selected as general manager of Hyatt Centric Waikīkī Beach....

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts Appoints Hicham Najdi as Hotel Manager of Angsana Lang Co.

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts Appoints Hicham Najdi as Hotel Manager of Angsana Lang Co.

August 31, 2016

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of Mr. Hicham Najdi as Hotel Manager of Angsana Lang Co, Central Vietnam. In his new role, Mr....

Lisa Timbo Appointed General Manager of JW Marriott Chicago

Lisa Timbo Appointed General Manager of JW Marriott Chicago

August 31, 2016

CHICAGO (August 31, 2016) – JW Marriott Chicago (151 W. Adams St.) announces the appointment of Lisa Timbo as general manager. A 30-year veteran to the...

Midas Hospitality Hires Karen Pitts as New Task Force Director of Sales

Midas Hospitality Hires Karen Pitts as New Task Force Director of Sales

August 31, 2016

(St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 31, 2016) Midas Hospitality, a premier hotel management group, recently hired Karen Pitts as its Task Force Director of...

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