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PKF’s 2015 Trends® in the Hotel Industry Results - a Video Report

PKF’s 2015 Trends® in the Hotel Industry Results - a Video Report

May 21, 2015

Robert Mandelbaum, Director of Research Information Services, discusses the results of PKF Hospitality Research, a CBRE Company’s Trends® in the Hotel...

Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel Installs FlyteBoard to Keep Airline Crews On Time

Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel Installs FlyteBoard to Keep Airline Crews On Time

May 21, 2015

At HITEC Visit Flyte Systems in Booth # 1637 June 15 to 18 at the Austin Convention Center     Staff Delivers Real-Time Flight Information to Guests...

Room77 Increases Traveler Engagement with TrustYou Meta-Reviews™

Room77 Increases Traveler Engagement with TrustYou Meta-Reviews™

May 21, 2015

New York, NY and Munich, Germany – May 21, 2015 –International online reputation management leader TrustYou, and travel site, Room77, partnered in August...

Indiana’s Image - A Problem PR Can’t Solve

Indiana’s Image - A Problem PR Can’t Solve

May 21, 2015

By Anne SweeneyIn the wake of a bitter backlash to Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Law, the state’s Department of Economic Development...

The Way Up is the Same Route as the Way Down

The Way Up is the Same Route as the Way Down

May 21, 2015

by Georges Panayotis Not so long ago, participating in the growth of tourism businesses was an exhilarating adventure. It mobilized not only the energy of...

Tourism Tidbits: Some New and Some Old (but still valid) Ideas on Customer Service: Part 1 of 2

Tourism Tidbits: Some New and Some Old (but still valid) Ideas on Customer Service: Part 1 of 2

May 21, 2015

by Dr. Peter TarlowHospitality, and the hospitality industry, have been around a long time.  The Western tradition goes back to the time of Abraham and...

International Visitors Injecting nearly $625 Million a Day into U.S. Economy Year to Date

International Visitors Injecting nearly $625 Million a Day into U.S. Economy Year to Date

May 21, 2015

WASHINGTON - May 21, 2015 - U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig today announced new data that show international visitors...

Singapore Tourism Board Facilitates McLaren Technology Innovation at Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay

Singapore Tourism Board Facilitates McLaren Technology Innovation at Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay

May 21, 2015

Singapore 21 May 2015 – McLaren Technologies, Asia Pacific’s leading provider of SaaS based technology solutions for the hospitality industry, has...

Hospitality Funding Facilitates Acquisition of Six Fairfield Inn by Marriott by Waramaug LS Hotels

Hospitality Funding Facilitates Acquisition of Six Fairfield Inn by Marriott by Waramaug LS Hotels

May 21, 2015

Palm Beach, FL — Hospitality Funding announced today the role of advisor in raising equity for the acquisition of six Fairfield Inn by Marriott hotels by...

Newmarket Wins 2015 ACE Customer Excellence Award

Newmarket Wins 2015 ACE Customer Excellence Award

May 21, 2015

Achievement of Customer Excellence for 9th Year in a Row Portsmouth, New Hampshire: For the 9th year in a row, Newmarket, an Amadeus company, has been awarded...

Meet Hotelogix at HITEC to Learn the Fastest Way to Get on the Cloud PMS

Meet Hotelogix at HITEC to Learn the Fastest Way to Get on the Cloud PMS

May 21, 2015

In just one minute, small- and mid-size hotels can easily get started with Hotelogix PMS and manage their room inventory, rates and revenues above property;...

Hospitality’s First Hackathon Postponed until Later This Year

Hospitality’s First Hackathon Postponed until Later This Year

May 21, 2015

AUSTIN, TEXAS USA (May 21, 2015) – Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) has elected to postpone the HITEC Hackathon, which was slated...

The New York Times and Financial Times Launch New Digital Access Program for Hotels

The New York Times and Financial Times Launch New Digital Access Program for Hotels

May 21, 2015

U.S. Hotels Can Provide Guests Unlimited Access to NYTimes.com and FT.comNEW YORK, May 21, 2015 –The New York Times and Financial Times today announced a...

Developers: Ultra-high Speed Internet isn’t just a Luxury Anymore, it’s a Necessity

Developers: Ultra-high Speed Internet isn’t just a Luxury Anymore, it’s a Necessity

Ely Portillo | The Charlotte Observer | May 21, 2015

May 21--Ultra-high speed Internet such as Google Fiber still seems a bit fantastical to many people, but developers and real estate professionals say they...

The 2015 Challenges for Hoteliers - Preparing for Smarter, Tech Savvy Guests

The 2015 Challenges for Hoteliers - Preparing for Smarter, Tech Savvy Guests

May 21, 2015

Technology is a critical aspect of a successful hotel. Hospitality properties - large and small, star and non-star are adopting it with open arms to keep pace...

Shaner Hotel Group to Convert Crowne Plaza Paramus, NJ Hotel to Fairfield Inn & Suites Paramus

Shaner Hotel Group to Convert Crowne Plaza Paramus, NJ Hotel to Fairfield Inn & Suites Paramus

May 21, 2015

STATE COLLEGE, PA, MAY 21, 2015 – Shaner Hotel Group, one of the hospitality industry’s leading owner-operators of full- and select-service hotels, today...

Conrad Hotels & Resorts to Open New Chicago Property Steps off Michigan Avenue

Conrad Hotels & Resorts to Open New Chicago Property Steps off Michigan Avenue

May 21, 2015

MCLEAN, Va.--May, 21, 2015--Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Geller Investment Co., LLC, and Wanxiang America Real Estate Group today announced plans to open a...

Alila Hotels and Resorts to Launch Three New Properties This Autumn

Alila Hotels and Resorts to Launch Three New Properties This Autumn

May 21, 2015

21st May 2015 - Alila Hotels & Resorts, one of the most innovative boutique hotel groups renowned for their architecture, design and strict eco credentials,...

Gila River Indian Community Opens the Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Hotel

Gila River Indian Community Opens the Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Hotel

May 22, 2015

The Gila River Indian Community and Starwood Hotels and Resorts recently celebrated the grand opening of the new Four Points by Sheraton at Phoenix Mesa...

Using Review Data as Rich Snippets to Improve Your Search Rankings

Using Review Data as Rich Snippets to Improve Your Search Rankings

May 22, 2015

Most hotels are focused on SEO, or are at least aware of the potential benefits of improving their search rankings. It allows them to stand out and ultimately...

Dennis Hernandez Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at The Embassy Row Hotel, D.C.

Dennis Hernandez Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at The Embassy Row Hotel, D.C.

May 22, 2015

Washington, D.C. (May 21, 2015) – Dennis Hernandez, an accomplished hospitality sales veteran with 30 years of experience has been named Director of Sales...

Belmond Sells 50% of Its Stake in Hotel Ritz by Belmond in Madrid & Ends its Management of the Hotel

Belmond Sells 50% of Its Stake in Hotel Ritz by Belmond in Madrid & Ends its Management of the Hotel

May 22, 2015

HAMILTON, Bermuda--Belmond Ltd. (NYSE:BEL) (the “Company”) today announced the sale of its 50% interest in the 167-room Hotel Ritz by Belmond in...

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Acquires LaPlaya Beach Resort & LaPlaya Beach Club in Naples, FL for $185.5M

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Acquires LaPlaya Beach Resort & LaPlaya Beach Club in Naples, FL for $185.5M

May 22, 2015

BETHESDA, Md.--Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) (the “Company”) today announced that it has acquired LaPlaya Beach Resort, a 189-room, waterfront,...

Adyar Gate Hotels Limited to Open First InterContinental Brand in India

Adyar Gate Hotels Limited to Open First InterContinental Brand in India

May 22, 2015

Chennai, India, 22 May 2015: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies, today announced the signing of the management...

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