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IDeaS Helps Hoteliers Further Optimize Group, Meetings and Events Revenue Through Smart Space Acquisition

IDeaS Helps Hoteliers Further Optimize Group, Meetings and Events Revenue Through Smart Space Acquisition

March 28, 2017

Event managers can easily plan, manage and price function space using dynamic data and visual analysis solutions   MINNEAPOLIS – March 28,...

Winning the Digital Marketplace Starts with a Solid Cellular Network

Winning the Digital Marketplace Starts with a Solid Cellular Network

March 28, 2017

RoamBOOST identifies five reasons why cellular is key to digital dominance Boston, Mass. — March 28, 2017 — The No. 1 strategic technology goal...

Hotels Among Biggest Beneficiaries of Trump Economic Growth Policies Says New Fitch Report

Hotels Among Biggest Beneficiaries of Trump Economic Growth Policies Says New Fitch Report

March 28, 2017

Shorter lease tenor property types, such as hotels, self-storage and apartments would see strongest and most immediate benefit if the Trump administration...

Four Actionable Steps to Stay Relevant Through Customization and Personalized Services

Four Actionable Steps to Stay Relevant Through Customization and Personalized Services

March 28, 2017

by Meng-Mei (Maggie) Chen  Hoteliers are seeing their relevance diminishing almost by the day as customers increasingly turn to alternative (non-hotel)...

Greater Miami’s High-Skilled Workforce is Fueled Largely by Immigrant Talent: New Report by FIU and Creative Class is a Wake Up Call

Greater Miami’s High-Skilled Workforce is Fueled Largely by Immigrant Talent: New Report by FIU and Creative Class is a Wake Up Call

Nancy Dahlberg | The Miami Herald | March 28, 2017

March 28--Anton Diego, born in Moscow but raised in Havana and Spain, runs Everymundo, a Miami-based marketing-technology company serving the travel and...

Hoteliers Tell All in New SiteMinder Report: “Being Bookable and Visible Online Is Our No. 1 Business Focus”

Hoteliers Tell All in New SiteMinder Report: “Being Bookable and Visible Online Is Our No. 1 Business Focus”

March 28, 2017

Dallas, US – A report by the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, has found that the ability to grow direct bookings and...

Blueprint RF Connects Club Magnolia Guests During the Masters Golf Tournament

Blueprint RF Connects Club Magnolia Guests During the Masters Golf Tournament

March 28, 2017

Atlanta (March 28) – Guests of Augusta, Georgia’s exclusive Club Magnolia will once again connect to the internet compliments of Blueprint RF. The...

Urbanest Darling Square Bolsters Trendy Design and Reputation with Innovative Door Lock Solutions from ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

Urbanest Darling Square Bolsters Trendy Design and Reputation with Innovative Door Lock Solutions from ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

March 28, 2017

Contemporary student housing complex taps global leader in hospitality security technology to implement Visionline and VingCard Signature RFID door locks with...

Hotel Staff Technology Introduced at a Hollywood Icon

Hotel Staff Technology Introduced at a Hollywood Icon

March 28, 2017

Implementation of new system shows The Hollywood Roosevelt’s commitment to excellence, focusing on guest satisfaction and staff efficiency at Historic...

How Open APIs are Transforming the Hotel Industry

How Open APIs are Transforming the Hotel Industry

March 28, 2017

By Jos Schaap, CEO and Founder, StayNTouch Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) have been gaining relevance among hoteliers to transform their business...

New Edition of AHLEI’s Front Office Textbook Shows Impact of Technology on Operations

New Edition of AHLEI’s Front Office Textbook Shows Impact of Technology on Operations

March 28, 2017

Orlando, Florida, March 2017—The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has published the tenth edition of one of its bestselling...

Hospitality Financial Leadership - How Can We Create It Every Day in Our Hotel?

Hospitality Financial Leadership - How Can We Create It Every Day in Our Hotel?

March 28, 2017

By David Lund "Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work." -Seth Godin I think leadership is about two...

Why Hotels are Charging Up for Electric Vehicles

Why Hotels are Charging Up for Electric Vehicles

March 28, 2017

An award-winning bar, exclusive spa, and … electric vehicle charging stations? For some major hotel chains, power points that enable guests to recharge...

Cvent Unveils 2017 Lists of Top Meeting Hotels in the U.S., EMEA, and Asia Pacific

Cvent Unveils 2017 Lists of Top Meeting Hotels in the U.S., EMEA, and Asia Pacific

March 28, 2017

TYSONS CORNER, Va.--March 28, 2017--Cvent, Inc. a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, today released its annual list of top hotels for...

Global Construction Pipeline Shows Steady Increase with Projects Up by 6 Percent YOY for 2016

Global Construction Pipeline Shows Steady Increase with Projects Up by 6 Percent YOY for 2016

March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017 – PORTSMOUTH, NH – The Lodging Econometrics (LE) Global Construction Pipeline Trend Report stated that the Total Pipeline ended 2016...

Deal for 21c Boutique Hotel at Indianapolis’ Old City Hall Falls Apart

Deal for 21c Boutique Hotel at Indianapolis’ Old City Hall Falls Apart

Amy Bartner | The Indianapolis Star | March 28, 2017

March 28--The city is done waiting for 21c Museum Hotels to hold up its end of a $55 million deal to build a boutique hotel and art gallery at the site of...

Minor Hotels Signs with Crowngate International to Develop New AVANI Resort in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Minor Hotels Signs with Crowngate International to Develop New AVANI Resort in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

March 28, 2017

Bangkok, March 28, 2017: Minor Hotels (MH), a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 155 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across...

Marriott Partners with Cycas Hospitality for Two New Residence Inn Properties in London

Marriott Partners with Cycas Hospitality for Two New Residence Inn Properties in London

March 28, 2017

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) today announced the expansion of its extended-stay brand, Residence Inn by Marriott, with the signing of two new...

Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum Opens Under Leadership of Francois Morvan Marking Brand Debut in Northwest Russian Federation

Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum Opens Under Leadership of Francois Morvan Marking Brand Debut in Northwest Russian Federation

March 28, 2017

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum, marking the debut of Hilton...

Diarmuid Dwyer Appointed General Manager of 1,931-Room New York Hilton Midtown

Diarmuid Dwyer Appointed General Manager of 1,931-Room New York Hilton Midtown

March 28, 2017

NEW YORK – MARCH 28, 2017 – New York Hilton Midtown has appointed Diarmuid Dwyer to the position of general manager effective April 3. In his new...

Benchmark Appoints Tobby Rau Director of Operations for The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando, A Benchmark Resorts & Hotels Property

Benchmark Appoints Tobby Rau Director of Operations for The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando, A Benchmark Resorts & Hotels Property

March 28, 2017

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, March 2017… BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Tobby Rau director of operations for The Grove...

The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Appoints New Executive Chef Jose Martinez

The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Appoints New Executive Chef Jose Martinez

March 28, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – March 28, 2017 – The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, is proud to announce Chef Jose Martinez as the new executive...

3 Spring Cleaning Tasks You Can’t Delegate to the Housekeeping Department

3 Spring Cleaning Tasks You Can’t Delegate to the Housekeeping Department

March 28, 2017

by Susan Tucker Travel season is just around the corner and, believe it or not, your housekeeping department isn’t the only one with mounting to-do...

The 5 Hotel Experiences Guests are Talking About Most on Social Media

The 5 Hotel Experiences Guests are Talking About Most on Social Media

March 29, 2017

Food & Restaurants Create the Most Social Media Buzz, According to Local Measure, Drawing on Guest Posts from Close to 300 Luxury Hotels Sydney and New...

Duetto Announces Michael Schäffner as Head of its New Office Germany

Duetto Announces Michael Schäffner as Head of its New Office Germany

March 29, 2017

Schäffner to Lead Duetto’s Push into the Heart of Europe as the Company’s European Growth Accelerates London, March 29, 2017 — Duetto,...

Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) Update on Eight Renovation and Development Projects Totaling Approximately $110 Million

Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) Update on Eight Renovation and Development Projects Totaling Approximately $110 Million

March 29, 2017

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 28, 2017) – Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based, private hotel investment, ownership and management...

The Rainmaker Group to Present Total Revenue Management Approach for Casino Hotels at INFORMS 2017

The Rainmaker Group to Present Total Revenue Management Approach for Casino Hotels at INFORMS 2017

March 29, 2017

Market leader in revenue and profit optimization for the gaming and hospitality industry to share how casinos can maximize share of wallet by focusing on total...

Wine Is A Story About People

Wine Is A Story About People

March 29, 2017

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) You drink wine. You have a fondness for white or red. You have your favorite producing countries, regions,...

Friend or Foe? How Airbnb’s Growth Will Affect the Hotel Industry

Friend or Foe? How Airbnb’s Growth Will Affect the Hotel Industry

March 29, 2017

By Mario Bauduin The hotel industry is entering a pivotal moment, when conversations about the co-existence of Airbnb and hotels, and the opportunities it can...

Weakening March Reservation Pace Creates New Challenges for Hoteliers

Weakening March Reservation Pace Creates New Challenges for Hoteliers

March 29, 2017

Still, Group Travel Holds Strong in First Quarter of 2017 NEW YORK – March 29, 2017 – As North American hoteliers head into the spring season, new...

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park Appoints Winfred van Workum General Manager

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park Appoints Winfred van Workum General Manager

March 29, 2017

NEW YORK, N.Y. – March 29, 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is pleased to announce the appointment of General Manager Winfred van...

ADB Showcasing Streamcasting Technology at HT-NEXT

ADB Showcasing Streamcasting Technology at HT-NEXT

March 29, 2017

vuCaster by ADB enables hotel guests to use their smartphones, tablets, laptops and other portable devices to project their OTT (over the top) content to the...

Brexit Begins: What are the Areas to Watch for Real Estate?

Brexit Begins: What are the Areas to Watch for Real Estate?

March 29, 2017

by Emily Perryman The long awaited Brexit moment is here. After months of preparation and speculation following June’s vote, the UK is finally...

A Different Type of Conference for Hotel Owners and Operators (Part 1 of 2)

A Different Type of Conference for Hotel Owners and Operators (Part 1 of 2)

March 29, 2017

By John J. Hogan, CHA CHMS CHE CHO “Business is a game, the greatest game in the world if you know how to play it.” Thomas Watson, Sr. Founder and...

The Shrinking Value of Hotel Loyalty Programs

The Shrinking Value of Hotel Loyalty Programs

March 29, 2017

By Vikram Singh My work revolves around travel. Every night away from home is spent at a hotel or Airbnb property. I was recently asked about my hotel...

Waldorf Astoria New York Shares Proposed Plans for Extensive Restoration of Landmarked Exterior and Interior Spaces

Waldorf Astoria New York Shares Proposed Plans for Extensive Restoration of Landmarked Exterior and Interior Spaces

March 29, 2017

NEW YORK - Waldorf Astoria New York today released proposed plans for the meticulous restoration and revitalization of the historic property's landmarked...

Benchmark Names Katie Tully Director of Guest & Owner Services, The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando, A Benchmark Resorts & Hotels Property

Benchmark Names Katie Tully Director of Guest & Owner Services, The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando, A Benchmark Resorts & Hotels Property

March 29, 2017

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, March 2017… BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Katie Tully director of guest & owner services...

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park Appoints Kirsten Guill General Manager

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park Appoints Kirsten Guill General Manager

March 29, 2017

CHICAGO, IL (March 2017) – The quintessential hub for visitors to unwind after their downtown explorations, the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200...

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