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Hilton Kansas City Airport Caps $12M Renovation with Flyte Systems Real-Time Airport Information

Hilton Kansas City Airport Caps $12M Renovation with Flyte Systems Real-Time Airport Information

February 26, 2015

Guests Confirm Travel Plans at Busy Airport Hotel with Latest Amenity to Make Travel Easier; FlyteBoard Provides Airline, Gate and Departure Information with...

Average Daily Rate Continues to Propel Hotel Performance in Early 2015

Average Daily Rate Continues to Propel Hotel Performance in Early 2015

February 26, 2015

Hotels See Decline in Group Pace but RevPAR Performance Remains StrongNEW YORK - February 26, 2015 - Hotels in major North American markets continued to...

hotel SystemsPro Welcomes 2015 with New Leadership, Re-Energized Focus on Client Success

hotel SystemsPro Welcomes 2015 with New Leadership, Re-Energized Focus on Client Success

February 26, 2015

Dedicated Team of Hotel Professionals Launch High-Performance Solutions Backed by Personal Service Atlanta - February 26, 2015 - hotel SystemsPro, a provider...

TrustYou Partners with Egypt’s SUNRISE Resorts & Cruises to Provide Reputation Management Tools

TrustYou Partners with Egypt’s SUNRISE Resorts & Cruises to Provide Reputation Management Tools

February 26, 2015

SUNRISE Resorts to use TrustYou tool on path to being best brand in EgyptMunich, Germany and New York, USA - February 26, 2015 - TrustYou, the inventor of the...

Explosive Speaker Lineup Revealed for 3rd Annual Travel & Technology Conference/TNT

Explosive Speaker Lineup Revealed for 3rd Annual Travel & Technology Conference/TNT

February 26, 2015

It’s three weeks to the TNT! If you are responsible for revenue, profitability or operations, or are simply interested in future tech and how it will...

Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Reports Summary: Felcor, Ryman, RLJ Lodging & Extended Stay

Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Reports Summary: Felcor, Ryman, RLJ Lodging & Extended Stay

February 26, 2015

FelCor Lodging Trust reports fourth quarter and full year earnings.  Fourth Quarter Highlights  • Same-store RevPAR increased 11.2%; comparable...

Chatham Lodging Trust Acquires the 240-room Residence Inn San Diego Downtown-Gaslamp for $90 Million

Chatham Lodging Trust Acquires the 240-room Residence Inn San Diego Downtown-Gaslamp for $90 Million

February 26, 2015

PALM BEACH, Fla., February 26, 2015 - Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT), a hotel real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing in upscale,...

Encore Hospitality, LLC Buys the McAllen Residence Inn in Texas and the Tampa Hampton Inn in Florida

Encore Hospitality, LLC Buys the McAllen Residence Inn in Texas and the Tampa Hampton Inn in Florida

February 26, 2015

DALLAS, Feb. 26, 2015—Encore Hospitality, LLC, a subsidiary of Encore Enterprises, Inc., has purchased a Residence Inn hotel in McAllen, Texas and a...

American Hotel Income Properties REIT Acquires the 110-room Oak Tree Inn Hotel in Wellington, Kansas

American Hotel Income Properties REIT Acquires the 110-room Oak Tree Inn Hotel in Wellington, Kansas

February 26, 2015

VANCOUVER, Feb. 26, 2015 - American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (“AHIP”) (TSX: HOT.UN; OTCQX: AHOTF) announced today the acquisition of a newly...

Hyatt Herald Square New York Hosts Event With City Dignitaries And Community Members

Hyatt Herald Square New York Hosts Event With City Dignitaries And Community Members

February 26, 2015

~Hotel Debuts Penthouse Suite and Other Finishing Touches~  NEW YORK CITY (February 26, 2015) - Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP) (the...

400,000 Restaurant and Hotel Workers in New York State are Getting a Raise

400,000 Restaurant and Hotel Workers in New York State are Getting a Raise

Dan Rivoli and Sheila Anne Feeney | amNewYork, New York | February 26, 2015

Feb. 24--Waiters and other tipped workers will see more dough soon now that New York will hike their minimum wages. The state's acting Labor Department...

International Travelers to the U.S. Spent a Record $222 billion in 2014

International Travelers to the U.S. Spent a Record $222 billion in 2014

Hugo Martin | Los Angeles Times | February 26, 2015

Feb. 25--Neither epic ice storms, Ebola outbreaks nor rising air fares slowed travel to the U.S. last year, as international visitors spent a record $222...

21c Museum Hotels to Build 150-key Boutique as Part of Indianapolis’ Old City Hall Redevelopment

21c Museum Hotels to Build 150-key Boutique as Part of Indianapolis’ Old City Hall Redevelopment

John Russell | The Indianapolis Star | February 26, 2015

Feb. 26--A sleek, new boutique hotel, rising eight to 10 stories with about 150 rooms, will be built on a parking lot north of the old City Hall on Alabama...

Redevelopment of Historic Saint Paul, Minnesota Building to Include 149-key Hyatt Place

Redevelopment of Historic Saint Paul, Minnesota Building to Include 149-key Hyatt Place

February 26, 2015

CHICAGO (February 26, 2015) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), Nelson Development and Exeter Group LLC today announced plans for a 149-room, five-story...

China’s Hilton Dalian and Conrad Dalian Appoint Michael Schmitt as Cluster General Manager

China’s Hilton Dalian and Conrad Dalian Appoint Michael Schmitt as Cluster General Manager

February 27, 2015

DALIAN, China – January 30, 2015 – Hilton Dalian and Conrad Dalian has announced the appointment of Michael Schmitt as Cluster General Manager. Mr. Schmitt...

Centara Hotels Signs Third Property in Vietnam; Centara Beach Resort & Spa Phu Quoc to Open Q3 2015

Centara Hotels Signs Third Property in Vietnam; Centara Beach Resort & Spa Phu Quoc to Open Q3 2015

February 27, 2015

Thirayuth Chirathivat (4th left) Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts and Mr. Trinh Quang Hung (5th right), The Owner of Binh Le Xuan Ltd....

Starwood Capital Group and Melia Create Joint Venture to Acquire Portfolio of Spanish Resorts

Starwood Capital Group and Melia Create Joint Venture to Acquire Portfolio of Spanish Resorts

February 27, 2015

Initial Portfolio Consists of Seven Beachfront Hotels Representing 2,933 Keys GREENWICH, Conn. and MALLORCA, Spain, Feb. 27, 2015 -- Starwood Capital Group, a...

Chandra Hospitality Opens the 81-room Hampton Inn & Suites Blythe in California

Chandra Hospitality Opens the 81-room Hampton Inn & Suites Blythe in California

February 27, 2015

February 27, 2015 - BLYTHE, Calif. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton Hotels, Hilton Worldwide's global brand of more than 2,000 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn &...

Expotel Hospitality Services Names Danielle DeGeorge VP of Sales and Marketing

Expotel Hospitality Services Names Danielle DeGeorge VP of Sales and Marketing

February 27, 2015

New Orleans, LA -- New Orleans-based hotel owner/management company Expotel Hospitality Services, LLC, has announced the appointment of hospitality marketing...

Oracle MICROS Strengthens Partnership with SiteMinder to Enhance Distribution Offering for Hotels

Oracle MICROS Strengthens Partnership with SiteMinder to Enhance Distribution Offering for Hotels

February 27, 2015

27 February 2015 London, UK - Two of the world's leading providers of hotel technology solutions, Oracle MICROS and SiteMinder, have today announced an...

Survey Reveals Continued Positive Outlook for U.S. Travel Industry

Survey Reveals Continued Positive Outlook for U.S. Travel Industry

February 27, 2015

travelhorizons™ Survey Reveals Significant Rise in Leisure and Business TravelIntentions and Current Interest in Visiting Cuba  ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 27,...

Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Reports Summary: Belmond,

Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Reports Summary: Belmond,

February 27, 2015

Belmond Ltd. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results  Fourth Quarter 2014 Highlights Same store revenue per available room (“RevPAR”) of...

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