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AccorHotels Finalizes Sale of 85-Hotel Portfolio in Europe for €504 Million ($561.9M)

AccorHotels Finalizes Sale of 85-Hotel Portfolio in Europe for €504 Million ($561.9M)

July 1, 2016

As part of the transformation of the HotelInvest asset base, AccorHotels announces the sale of a portfolio of 85 hotels in Europe in the Economy and Midscale...

Note to the C-Suite: Do You Encourage or Discourage?

Note to the C-Suite: Do You Encourage or Discourage?

July 1, 2016

By Ken Greger I was originally going to title this article: Leaders: Do You Encourage or Discourage? Sadly, I instantly realized the title was wrong and...

Making Millennial Mentoring Actually Work

Making Millennial Mentoring Actually Work

July 1, 2016

By Bud Nolan The value to a hotel of effective mentoring and succession planning cannot be overestimated. Any business is, after all, wrought with pitfalls...

What Apps Business Travelers Use and Why

What Apps Business Travelers Use and Why

July 1, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - July 1, 2016 - Mobile technology continues to make it easier for travelers to manage their own travel while in-transit and the majority...

Making Your Hotel the Go-To Resource for Meetings and Events Planners

Making Your Hotel the Go-To Resource for Meetings and Events Planners

July 1, 2016

How to position your hotel as the authority for meetings and events in your destination. Every hotel wants a piece of the meetings and conference market. In...

Tourism Tidbits: Tourism, Transportation, and Security, Part 2 of a Two Part Series

Tourism Tidbits: Tourism, Transportation, and Security, Part 2 of a Two Part Series

July 1, 2016

by Dr. Peter Tarlow As noted in the June edition of Tourism Tidbits there is a symbiotic relationship between tourism and...

Caribbean Tourism Industry Stakeholders to Hold Brexit Briefing on Possible Implications for Tourism

Caribbean Tourism Industry Stakeholders to Hold Brexit Briefing on Possible Implications for Tourism

July 1, 2016

THE CARIBBEAN (July 1, 2016) - The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), representing the region's...

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Expands With Opening of Hotel in Fort Mill, SC

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Expands With Opening of Hotel in Fort Mill, SC

July 1, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (July 1, 2016) – Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leading upper-midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn...

The Buccini/Pollin Group Unveils Plans for New Canopy by Hilton in Portland, Oregon’s Pearl District

The Buccini/Pollin Group Unveils Plans for New Canopy by Hilton in Portland, Oregon’s Pearl District

July 1, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. and MCLEAN, Va. – July 1, 2016 – Today Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) hotel brand that redefines the...

Owner, Samir Patel, to Convert Red River Lodge & Suites to Red Lion Inn & Suites, Fargo, ND

Owner, Samir Patel, to Convert Red River Lodge & Suites to Red Lion Inn & Suites, Fargo, ND

July 1, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash., July 1, 2016 — RLHC announced today that it will begin the conversion and renovation process for its latest addition — Red Lion Inn...

New amba Taipei Songshan Opens in Eastern Taipei, Taiwan

New amba Taipei Songshan Opens in Eastern Taipei, Taiwan

July 1, 2016

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 1, 2016 -- amba Taipei Songshan is unveiled today, July 1, 2016, in eastern Taipei, just five minutes' drive from the iconic...

DoubleTree by Hilton Naha Shuri Castle Debuts in Okinawa, Japan

DoubleTree by Hilton Naha Shuri Castle Debuts in Okinawa, Japan

July 1, 2016

TOKYO and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Naha Shuri Castle today. This...

Newly-Built Atton Brickell Miami Hotel Set to Open in Miami’s Financial District

Newly-Built Atton Brickell Miami Hotel Set to Open in Miami’s Financial District

July 1, 2016

Miami - July 1, 2016 - With Miami's hotel and tourism industry continuing to break records, Atton Brickell Miami, downtown's newest hotel, is set to...

Aimbridge Hospitality Opens Courtyard by Marriott at Alliance Town Center in Fort Worth, Texas

Aimbridge Hospitality Opens Courtyard by Marriott at Alliance Town Center in Fort Worth, Texas

Steve Kaskovich | Fort Worth Star-Telegram | July 1, 2016

June 30--The growing Alliance Town Center development in north Fort Worth added a hotel this week with the opening of a Courtyard by Marriott. The Courtyard...

The Dana on Mission Bay in San Diego Joins BW Premier Collection Portfolio

The Dana on Mission Bay in San Diego Joins BW Premier Collection Portfolio

July 1, 2016

PHOENIX (July 1, 2016) - Best Western® Hotels & Resorts announced the addition of The Dana on Mission Bay in San Diego, the fifth North American...

AWH Partners Selects Spire Hospitality to Manage Recently Acquired Seattle Airport Marriott

AWH Partners Selects Spire Hospitality to Manage Recently Acquired Seattle Airport Marriott

July 1, 2016

CHICAGO (July 1, 2016) – The management of the 459-room Seattle Airport Marriott recently acquired by AWH Partners has been awarded to Spire Hospitality,...

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company’s President & Chief Executive Officer, William F. Simpson, Jr., Retiring 2018

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company’s President & Chief Executive Officer, William F. Simpson, Jr., Retiring 2018

July 1, 2016

(July 1, 2016 - Hershey, PA) The Board of Directors of Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company (HE&R) announced today the retirement of President and...

Benchmark Hospitality International Appoints Bill Lee, General Manager, and Tony Aslanian, Director of Sales & Marketing at The Grove Resort & Spa, Orlando

Benchmark Hospitality International Appoints Bill Lee, General Manager, and Tony Aslanian, Director of Sales & Marketing at The Grove Resort & Spa, Orlando

July 1, 2016

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, July 2016 … Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has named Bill Lee...

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