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Chatham Lodging Trust to Purchase Through a JV with NorthStar the $1.1B Inland American Portfolio

Chatham Lodging Trust to Purchase Through a JV with NorthStar the $1.1B Inland American Portfolio

September 18, 2014

Expands Western Presence with Acquisition of Hyatt Place Denver/Cherry Creek in Colorado for $32 million PALM BEACH, Fla., September 18, 2014-Chatham Lodging...

Marketing Success of Paris Hotel du Collectionneur Highlights Flip.to’s Global Appeal

Marketing Success of Paris Hotel du Collectionneur Highlights Flip.to’s Global Appeal

September 18, 2014

ORLANDO, FL - SEPTEMBER  2014 - In 2013, the Hotel du Collectionneur in Paris faced a big challenge - it became the largest independent hotel in Paris at...

Farmers Restaurant Group Manages Expanding Workforce with Agilysys Software System

Farmers Restaurant Group Manages Expanding Workforce with Agilysys Software System

September 18, 2014

Agilysys Workforce Management Solution™ Reduces Labor Costs, Increases ProfitabilityALPHARETTA, GA. - Sept. 18, 2014 - Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a...

Beam Me Up Scotty - Marriott Unveils 4-D Virtual Travel Experience Teleporting Guests Worldwide

Beam Me Up Scotty - Marriott Unveils 4-D Virtual Travel Experience Teleporting Guests Worldwide

September 18, 2014

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 — In its journey to explore the future of travel, Marriott Hotels is taking an unprecedented leap into virtual...

Accor, Goldman Sachs, & GEM Realty Reportedly Selling Sofitel New York for $272 million

Accor, Goldman Sachs, & GEM Realty Reportedly Selling Sofitel New York for $272 million

September 18, 2014

​According to reports from the Wall Street Journal, Accor, and its partners Goldman Sachs Group and GEM Realty Capital, enter agreement to sell Sofitel...

Lowe Enterprises Investors Acquires 175-key Aloft Charlotte Uptown @ the EpiCentre in North Carolina

Lowe Enterprises Investors Acquires 175-key Aloft Charlotte Uptown @ the EpiCentre in North Carolina

September 18, 2014

Destination Management Assumes Operation of the HotelSeptember 18, 2014 - CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Lowe Enterprises Investors (LEI) has acquired the Aloft Charlotte...

Airbnb to Begin Collecting Hotel Taxes in San Francisco October 1st

Airbnb to Begin Collecting Hotel Taxes in San Francisco October 1st

Carolyn Said | San Francisco Chronicle | September 18, 2014

Sept. 18--In a move that could add over $11 million a year to city coffers, Airbnb will collect San Francisco's 14 percent hotel tax from visitors who book...

Royal Cliff Hotels Group Benefits from Newmarket Sales and Catering Technology

Royal Cliff Hotels Group Benefits from Newmarket Sales and Catering Technology

September 18, 2014

Delphi.fdc enables five-star beach resort to win more business and run better operations September 18, 2014 - Portsmouth, NH - Leading hospitality technology...

M3 Accounting + Analytics Launches M3 Professional Services

M3 Accounting + Analytics Launches M3 Professional Services

September 18, 2014

Customer demand for outsourced accounting services leads to new business concept for hoteliers(GAINESVILLE, GA - 09/18/14) M3 Accounting + Analytics, the...

Lodging Interactive Wins Multiple Industry Awards

Lodging Interactive Wins Multiple Industry Awards

September 18, 2014

Lodging Interactive website designs garner multiple awards from Travel Weekly & Web Marketing Association PARSIPPANY, N.J. - SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 - Lodging...

Intelity Seeks to Reinforce Stature in Global Markets With Two New Executive Hires

Intelity Seeks to Reinforce Stature in Global Markets With Two New Executive Hires

September 18, 2014

ORLANDO - September 18, 2014 - Intelity, creator of the most widely used digital guest service platform for the hospitality industry, announced today the...

Developer Tom Kennedy Gets Green Light for Development of 54-room Cobblestone Inn, Erie, PA

Developer Tom Kennedy Gets Green Light for Development of 54-room Cobblestone Inn, Erie, PA

Kevin Flowers | Erie Times-News, Pa. | September 18, 2014

Sept. 18--Tom Kennedy's $5 million bayfront hotel has the green light it needed to move forward, courtesy of Erie City Council. Council on Wednesday night...

Pismo Beach, California Gives Go Ahead to 104-key Inn at the Pier Hotel Development

Pismo Beach, California Gives Go Ahead to 104-key Inn at the Pier Hotel Development

Cynthia Lambert | The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) | September 18, 2014

Sept. 17--A key hotel development in the heart of downtown Pismo Beach received unanimous approval from the Pismo Beach City Council this week. The Inn at...

New 100-room “Terrace Hotel” Proposed for Austin, Texas

New 100-room “Terrace Hotel” Proposed for Austin, Texas

Lori Hawkins and Shonda Novak | Austin American-Statesman | September 18, 2014

Sept. 17-- Another upscale boutique hotel could be coming to the South Congress area. The proposed Terrace Hotel is a new concept that Austin businesswoman...

Paradisus Palma Real Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to Undergo $12M Renovation

Paradisus Palma Real Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to Undergo $12M Renovation

September 18, 2014

To Include New Family Concierge Concept and Area of the Resort September 18, 2014 - Paradisus Palma Real, the award-winning, luxury all-inclusive resort in...

Under Development in Florida, the 255-room Westin Sarasota Will Open in Summer 2016

Under Development in Florida, the 255-room Westin Sarasota Will Open in Summer 2016

September 18, 2014

September 18, 2014 - STAMFORD, Conn. - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced that it has broken ground on its first Westin hotel...

Hoteles City Opens the 124-room City Express Central de Abastos in Mexico City

Hoteles City Opens the 124-room City Express Central de Abastos in Mexico City

September 18, 2014

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 18, 2014 -- Hoteles City Express, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Hoteles City" or "the Company") (BMV: HCITY), announced today the opening of City express...

The Luxury Collection Completes $14 Million Restoration of Hotel Imperial in Vienna, Austria

The Luxury Collection Completes $14 Million Restoration of Hotel Imperial in Vienna, Austria

September 18, 2014

September 18, 2014 - VIENNA - As part of a multi-million dollar investment to restore Europe’s most iconic hotels under The Luxury Collection, Starwood...

Wyndham Vacation Rentals Names Mary Lynn Clark President of Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America

Wyndham Vacation Rentals Names Mary Lynn Clark President of Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America

September 18, 2014

Parsippany, N.J. (September 18, 2014) - Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world's largest professional manager of vacation rentals and part of the Wyndham...

Steve Magnuson Joins Kalahari Resorts as VP and Managing Director of New Pocono Mountains Resort

Steve Magnuson Joins Kalahari Resorts as VP and Managing Director of New Pocono Mountains Resort

September 18, 2014

September 18, 2014 - WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. - Today, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions announces the addition of Steve Magnuson to its senior leadership team. In...

Swire Hotels Appoints Laurent Fraticelli as General Manager for EAST, Miami Set to Open in 2015

Swire Hotels Appoints Laurent Fraticelli as General Manager for EAST, Miami Set to Open in 2015

September 18, 2014

(18 September, 2014) – Anticipating the launch of its first-ever hotel in the United States, Swire Hotels has named hotelier veteran, Laurent Fraticelli...

Meredith Manee Appointed as Chef De Cuisine of 1500 OCEAN at the Hotel Del Coronado in California

Meredith Manee Appointed as Chef De Cuisine of 1500 OCEAN at the Hotel Del Coronado in California

September 18, 2014

September 18, 2014 - Coronado, Calif. - Hotel del Coronado, California's iconic luxury hotel by the sea, today has appointed Meredith Manee as its new Chef de...

Ellen Mcginnis Appointed Spa Director at The 513-room Omni Grove Park Inn in North Carolina

Ellen Mcginnis Appointed Spa Director at The 513-room Omni Grove Park Inn in North Carolina

September 18, 2014

September 18, 2014 (Asheville, N.C.) - The Omni Grove Park Inn has announced the appointment of Ellen McGinnis as spa director. With more than 20 years of...

Hyatt to Sell Portfolio of 38 Hyatt Place & Hyatt House Hotels for $590M; To Remain Hyatt Branded

Hyatt to Sell Portfolio of 38 Hyatt Place & Hyatt House Hotels for $590M; To Remain Hyatt Branded

September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014 - CHICAGO - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that Hyatt affiliates have agreed to sell 38 hotels to a company organized by...

France Welcomes 57-room Hotel Indigo Paris – Opera; Hotel Opens with Vincent Poulingue as GM

France Welcomes 57-room Hotel Indigo Paris – Opera; Hotel Opens with Vincent Poulingue as GM

September 19, 2014

19 September, 2014 - InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the debut of its boutique brand, Hotel...

Breckenridge Grand Vacations Announces New Resort; Private Offering Event Scheduled this December

Breckenridge Grand Vacations Announces New Resort; Private Offering Event Scheduled this December

September 19, 2014

BRECKENRIDGE, COLO. (Sept. 19, 2014) - Breckenridge Grand Vacations (BGV) has announced the name of their fourth resort in Breckenridge, Colorado.  It...

Michael Molloy Appointed as Executive Chef for Florida’s Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place

Michael Molloy Appointed as Executive Chef for Florida’s Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place

September 19, 2014

JUPITER. Fla. (September 19, 2014) - Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place, Jupiter's newest upscale hotel scheduled to open this fall, has appointed...

Club Med Preparing to Open Finolhu Villas on Private Island Resort in the Maldives

Club Med Preparing to Open Finolhu Villas on Private Island Resort in the Maldives

September 19, 2014

(September 19, 2014 - Miami) - Club Med - the original all-inclusive resort company - proudly announces the opening of Finolhu Villas, an exclusive resort on a...

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