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Agilysys Announces Release of Latest Version of Industry-Leading Property Management System

Agilysys Announces Release of Latest Version of Industry-Leading Property Management System

May 5, 2015

LMS v7.3 Includes Business Analytics, P2PE Support and More ALPHARETTA, GA. - May 5, 2015 - Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of...

White Lodging Combines Guest Comfort and Energy Savings with INNCOM

White Lodging Combines Guest Comfort and Energy Savings with INNCOM

May 5, 2015

What is the Bottom Line from a Greener Footprint and Pampered Guests? White Lodging Records Superior Guest Experience with Double-Digit Energy Savings May 5,...

DHISCO Partners with Nustay.com to Launch Next-Generation OTA

DHISCO Partners with Nustay.com to Launch Next-Generation OTA

May 5, 2015

DALLAS (May 5, 2015) – DHISCO Inc., the world’s leading hospitality distribution company, today announced it is partnering with Nustay.com, an innovative...

Dorma and Kaba Announce Merger Plans

Dorma and Kaba Announce Merger Plans

May 5, 2015

dorma+kaba to become one of the global top 3 companies in the security and access solutions market, with pro-forma sales exceeding CHF 2 billion (EUR 1.9...

The Free Website Trap: Lessons From Priceline’s Rebranding of Buuteeq

The Free Website Trap: Lessons From Priceline’s Rebranding of Buuteeq

May 5, 2015

by Vikram SinghLast year, Priceline.com made a splash when it acquired Buuteeq, a digital marketing and website “cloud-based system” for independent...

First Quarter 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part Six: Hyatt, Summit, Sunstone, & Chatham

First Quarter 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part Six: Hyatt, Summit, Sunstone, & Chatham

May 5, 2015

Hyatt Hotels Corporation Reports First Quarter 2015 Results First quarter highlights:Adjusted EBITDA was $169 million in the first quarter of 2015 compared to...

Four Seasons Austin Hotel in Texas Sells for $197 Million to Strategic Hotels and Resorts

Four Seasons Austin Hotel in Texas Sells for $197 Million to Strategic Hotels and Resorts

May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015 - A Chicago-based company said Monday that it has a deal in place to buy the Four Seasons Austin Hotel.Strategic Hotels and Resorts will pay $197...

sbe Sells SLS Beverly Hills in California to Sunrider International

sbe Sells SLS Beverly Hills in California to Sunrider International

May 5, 2015

LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2015—sbe, the Los Angeles-based creative hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hotels, restaurants...

Carey Watermark Investors 2 Acquires the 192-room Courtyard Nashville Downtown in Tennessee

Carey Watermark Investors 2 Acquires the 192-room Courtyard Nashville Downtown in Tennessee

May 5, 2015

NEW YORK, May 5, 2015—Carey Watermark Investors 2 Incorporated (CWI 2) announced that it has acquired the historic Courtyard Nashville Downtown, a...

Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association Earns Certified Guest Service Partner Designation

Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association Earns Certified Guest Service Partner Designation

May 5, 2015

Orlando, Florida, May 2015 - The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has awarded the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association (AzLTA)...

Pinehurst Elects Software by Percipia for Guest Room Technology Integration

Pinehurst Elects Software by Percipia for Guest Room Technology Integration

May 5, 2015

Pinehurst, North Carolina - May 5, 2015 - Pinehurst Resort and Country Club, the world renowned award-winning resort selected technology solutions by Percipia...

FCS Expands Australian Presence with New Channel Partner Unified Network Group

FCS Expands Australian Presence with New Channel Partner Unified Network Group

May 5, 2015

With a strong foundation in Australia’s ICT communications and infrastructure market, Unified Network Group now offers FCS’ complete line of...

Three Key Takeaways: 2015 HELP - Hotel Equity & Lender Perspectives Conference

Three Key Takeaways: 2015 HELP - Hotel Equity & Lender Perspectives Conference

May 5, 2015

By Anne Lloyd-Jones, Brian Bisema, and Preston PuleoHotel experts and stakeholders convened in Boston to present positive trends in U.S. hotel lending,...

ITC Hotels Debuts the All-Suite ITC Grand Bharat in New Delhi’s Capital Region

ITC Hotels Debuts the All-Suite ITC Grand Bharat in New Delhi’s Capital Region

May 5, 2015

NEW DELHI, India, May 5, 2015 – India’s largest luxury hotel chain, ITC Hotels is expanding its portfolio of luxury properties with the addition of ITC...

Bright Start and Four Seasons to Develop Four Seasons Hotel Dubai at DIFC

Bright Start and Four Seasons to Develop Four Seasons Hotel Dubai at DIFC

May 5, 2015

TORONTO, May 5, 2015 —Within months of the successful opening of its first hotel in Dubai on Jumeirah Beach Road, Four Seasons Hotels and...

Al Habtoor Group & Ritz-Carlton Partner to Bring Ritz-Carlton Budapest to Hungary

Al Habtoor Group & Ritz-Carlton Partner to Bring Ritz-Carlton Budapest to Hungary

May 5, 2015

CHEVY CHASE, Md. – May 5, 2015 – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has signed a deal with Al Habtoor Group, the UAE based conglomerate, which will see...

New Era Hotels & Resorts & Sunset Legacy to Develop 220-room & Suite Luxury Hotel & Conf Center

New Era Hotels & Resorts & Sunset Legacy to Develop 220-room & Suite Luxury Hotel & Conf Center

May 5, 2015

FLOWER MOUND, Texas—New Era Hotels & Resorts and Sunset Legacy, LP today announced plans to develop a 12-story 220 room and suite luxury hotel and...

Simone Development Companies Introduces 125-Suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Bronx, New York

Simone Development Companies Introduces 125-Suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Bronx, New York

May 5, 2015

Bronx, New York - May 5, 2015 - The 125-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Bronx, New York is scheduled to open this Sunday, May 10, 2015. Located at 1776...

NY’s 150-room Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel Completes Top-To-Bottom Renovation

NY’s 150-room Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel Completes Top-To-Bottom Renovation

May 5, 2015

Hotel Unveils Upgraded Guestrooms, Restaurant, Expanded Club Lounge, and New Lobby ExperienceNew York, NY - May 5, 2015 - Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel today...

Chatham Lodging Promotes Dennis Craven to Chief Operating Officer; Jeremy Wegner Joins as CFO

Chatham Lodging Promotes Dennis Craven to Chief Operating Officer; Jeremy Wegner Joins as CFO

May 5, 2015

PALM BEACH, Fla., May 5, 2015 - Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT), a hotel real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing in upscale, extended-stay...

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Appoints Greg Burgett as VP of Development for the Midwest

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Appoints Greg Burgett as VP of Development for the Midwest

May 5, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (May 5, 2015) - Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today appointed Greg Burgett as vice...

New Era Begins as Board of Trustees for Callaway Gardens Appoints Bill Doyle as President and CEO

New Era Begins as Board of Trustees for Callaway Gardens Appoints Bill Doyle as President and CEO

May 5, 2015

PINE MOUNTAIN, GA (05/05/2015) – Recently, the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation™’s (ICCF) Board of Trustees announced the appointment of William “Bill”...

Davidson Hotels & Resorts Names Carmen Cruz General Manager of CA’s Hotel Zephyr Fisherman’s Wharf

Davidson Hotels & Resorts Names Carmen Cruz General Manager of CA’s Hotel Zephyr Fisherman’s Wharf

May 5, 2015

San Francisco, CA - May 5, 2015 - Appointed by Davidson Hotels & Resorts, General Manager Carmen Cruz is overseeing the multi-million dollar renovation of...

Rick Gonzalez Named Executive Chef at Six Senses Zil Pasyon in the Seychelles

Rick Gonzalez Named Executive Chef at Six Senses Zil Pasyon in the Seychelles

May 5, 2015

FELICITE ISLAND, Seychelles - May 5, 2015 - Rick Gonzalez has been appointed Executive Chef at Six Senses Zil Pasyon in the Seychelles, which is scheduled to...

HeBS Digital To Host Webinar: The Smart Hotelier’s Action Plan to Digital Content Marketing

HeBS Digital To Host Webinar: The Smart Hotelier’s Action Plan to Digital Content Marketing

May 5, 2015

NEW YORK, NY May 5, 2015 -HeBS Digital, the leading hotel digital technology, full-service digital marketing and website revenue optimization consulting firm,...

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