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Sabre Acquires Genares, a Global CRS and Technology Provider to the Hospitality Industry

Sabre Acquires Genares, a Global CRS and Technology Provider to the Hospitality Industry

September 12, 2014

Genares customers to benefit from Sabre’s proven ability to help independent and chain hoteliers prosper and growSOUTHLAKE, Texas - Sept. 12, 2014 -...

TrustYou Provides HEI Hotels & Resorts a Simple and Effective Online Reputation Management Platform

TrustYou Provides HEI Hotels & Resorts a Simple and Effective Online Reputation Management Platform

September 12, 2014

TrustYou platform offers an efficient and easy-to-use system for tracking and responding to online reviewsThe following interview is with Emma Shaybani of HEI...

Sherwood Taipei Increases Revenue and Bookings with Sabre Hospitality Solutions

Sherwood Taipei Increases Revenue and Bookings with Sabre Hospitality Solutions

September 12, 2014

SOUTHLAKE, Texas - Sept. 12, 2014 - Sherwood Taipei, a luxury boutique hotel, has  reported its revenues have increased by 21 percent following  its...

Developer Glenn Straub Sets Sights on Atlantic City with Plans to Invest $1.5 billion in Real Estate

Developer Glenn Straub Sets Sights on Atlantic City with Plans to Invest $1.5 billion in Real Estate

Jeff Ostrowski | The Palm Beach Post, Fla. | September 12, 2014

Sept. 12--Wellington developer Glenn Straub says his $90 million bid for a bankrupt casino in Atlantic City, N.J., is just the buy in. He boasts a larger...

Reignwood International Acquires 1,100 Acres of the Princeville Resort in Hanalei for $343 million

Reignwood International Acquires 1,100 Acres of the Princeville Resort in Hanalei for $343 million

Kristen Consillio | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | September 12, 2014

Sept. 12--Prominent Hawaii developer Jeff Stone has formed a partnership with a Chinese investment group to build out 1,100 acres of Kauai's Princeville...

Vail Resorts Acquires Park City Mountain Resort in Park City, Utah for $182.5 Million

Vail Resorts Acquires Park City Mountain Resort in Park City, Utah for $182.5 Million

September 12, 2014

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 12, 2014 -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that the Company has acquired Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) from Powdr...

Privacy Invasion

Privacy Invasion

September 12, 2014

by Georges PanayotisWhere does one draw the line between knowing the habits of customers in order to provide individualized and personalized service and...

Are You Recognizing Your Hotel’s Unsung Heroes?

Are You Recognizing Your Hotel’s Unsung Heroes?

September 12, 2014

CHICAGO - Sept. 12, 2014 - A recent survey conducted by salary.com [1] found almost 35 percent of employees leave their jobs due to lack of recognition. A...

University of Delaware’s Fred DeMicco Examines Worldwide Changes in Casino Industry

University of Delaware’s Fred DeMicco Examines Worldwide Changes in Casino Industry

September 12, 2014

by Sunny Rosen Recent research by the University of Delaware’s Fred DeMicco examines upcoming significant changes in the casino industry, both in the United...

Is Revenue Management Only Useful for Luxury Hotels?

Is Revenue Management Only Useful for Luxury Hotels?

September 12, 2014

By Jean Francois Mourier In the past, revenue management was a practice that only high-end, luxury properties implemented for two major reasons: first, it was...

Duetto Scales its Global Sales Solutions Team

Duetto Scales its Global Sales Solutions Team

September 12, 2014

San Francisco and Las Vegas, September 12 2014 -- Duetto, the market leader in hotel profit optimization software, announced the expansion of its sales...

Glen Cove Mansion Announces Special Complete Meeting Package Rates for Winter 2015

Glen Cove Mansion Announces Special Complete Meeting Package Rates for Winter 2015

September 12, 2014

Plan Ahead & Save! Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, September 2014 … The I.A.C.C.-certified Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center, located on Long...

Live the Legend, Reap the Rewards, Adare Manor Castle Brings the WOW Factor to Incentive Meetings

Live the Legend, Reap the Rewards, Adare Manor Castle Brings the WOW Factor to Incentive Meetings

September 12, 2014

Increased Airlift, Affordable Luxury, Fine Cuisine, World Class Golf, Storybook Castle Adare Village, (Co. Limerick), Ireland, September 2014 …...

FCS Adds Global Gossip Group to its Expanding Valued Business Partnership Program

FCS Adds Global Gossip Group to its Expanding Valued Business Partnership Program

September 12, 2014

Leading provider of network communications solutions throughout the Pacific Rim is latest company to bolster its offerings by providing access to FCS software...

Scout Hotels Select PAR’s ATRIO® for Property Management System

Scout Hotels Select PAR’s ATRIO® for Property Management System

September 12, 2014

New Hartford, NY - (September 12, 2014) - PAR Springer-Miller Systems, Inc. (PSMS) --- a wholly owned subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE:PAR) and...

The Landmark Bangkok Selects Newmarket Technology to Streamline Business

The Landmark Bangkok Selects Newmarket Technology to Streamline Business

September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014 - Portsmouth, NH - The Landmark Bangkok ("Landmark Bangkok"), part of the prominent Landmark Lancaster Hotel Group and Summit Hotels and...

HeBS Digital Acclaimed With Six IMA Awards, Including Three Best in Class

HeBS Digital Acclaimed With Six IMA Awards, Including Three Best in Class

September 12, 2014

HeBS Digital, the industry's leading digital technology, full-service hotel marketing and website design firm, has received six Interactive Media Awards (IMA),...

Midas Hospitality Acquires the 128-room Hampton Inn - Ft. Lauderdale / Plantation in Florida

Midas Hospitality Acquires the 128-room Hampton Inn - Ft. Lauderdale / Plantation in Florida

September 12, 2014

SAINT LOUIS, MO, September 12, 2014 - An investment group led by Midas Hospitality, LLC has acquired the 128-room Hampton Inn - Ft. Lauderdale / Plantation,...

Tampa City Council Gives Initial Nod to 400-room Hotel Proposed by Tampa Bay Lightning Owner

Tampa City Council Gives Initial Nod to 400-room Hotel Proposed by Tampa Bay Lightning Owner

Richard Danielson | Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla. | September 12, 2014

Sept. 12--TAMPA -- The first in what is expected to be a series of projects to create an entertainment district around the Amalie Arena cleared an early...

Development is Underway for the 151-room Wyndham Papagayo Yu Resort in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Development is Underway for the 151-room Wyndham Papagayo Yu Resort in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

September 12, 2014

Owned by ASECCSS GUANACASTE, Costa Rica (Sept. 12, 2014) – Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,540 hotels and part...

Sierra Hotel Management & IHG to Develop Holiday Inn Express Karlsruhe - City Park in Germany

Sierra Hotel Management & IHG to Develop Holiday Inn Express Karlsruhe - City Park in Germany

September 12, 2014

12 September, 2014 - IHG® announces its seventh multiple development agreement in Germany InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s largest...

St. Helena, CA’s Grandview Hotel & Spa to be Converted to Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel

St. Helena, CA’s Grandview Hotel & Spa to be Converted to Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel

September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014 - NEW YORK - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced its plans to debut The Luxury Collection brand in...

Ameritel Inns Opens the 114-room Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel in Bend, Oregon

Ameritel Inns Opens the 114-room Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel in Bend, Oregon

September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014 - BEND, Ore., and MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton Hotels, Hilton Worldwide's global brand of more than 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn &...

HEI Hotels & Resorts Completes $20M Conversion of Arlington, VA Sheraton to The Westin Crystal City

HEI Hotels & Resorts Completes $20M Conversion of Arlington, VA Sheraton to The Westin Crystal City

September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014 - STAMFORD, Conn. - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced that its world-renowned Westin brand has opened its...

Aimbridge Hospitality Completes $15M Renovation of the 547-key Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum Hotel

Aimbridge Hospitality Completes $15M Renovation of the 547-key Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum Hotel

September 12, 2014

DALLAS, TEXAS (September 12, 2014) - Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality, the nation's second largest independent hotel management and investment firm,...

Aimbridge Hospitality Selected to Manage Portfolio of 11 Marriott Hotels in Ohio

Aimbridge Hospitality Selected to Manage Portfolio of 11 Marriott Hotels in Ohio

September 12, 2014

Dallas, Texas (September 12, 2014) - Aimbridge Hospitality announces it was chosen to manage a portfolio of 11 Marriott Ohio hotels, owned by an affiliate of...

Summit Hotel Properties Appoints Greg A. Dowell Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Summit Hotel Properties Appoints Greg A. Dowell Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014 - AUSTIN, Texas - Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN) (“the Company”) announced today that Mr. Greg A. Dowell has been appointed...

FRHI Hotels & Resorts Appoints Martin Kandrac Executive Vice President, Real Estate & Development

FRHI Hotels & Resorts Appoints Martin Kandrac Executive Vice President, Real Estate & Development

September 12, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO - Sept. 12, 2014 - FRHI Hotels & Resorts, the leading operator of Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Swissôtel Hotels &...

Marriott International Appoints Toni Stoeckl Vice President, Lifestyle Brands

Marriott International Appoints Toni Stoeckl Vice President, Lifestyle Brands

September 12, 2014

Bethesda, Md., September 12, 2014  – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today the appointment of Toni Stoeckl  to Vice President...

Florida’s 1,000-room JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes Welcomes Tom Petrillo as General Manager

Florida’s 1,000-room JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes Welcomes Tom Petrillo as General Manager

September 12, 2014

Orlando, FL - September 12, 2014 - Tom Petrillo has recently been appointed General Manager of JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes. In this position he will...

Brian Hughes Appointed as General Manager of the 511-room Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in CA

Brian Hughes Appointed as General Manager of the 511-room Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in CA

September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014 (Rancho Mirage, Calif.) - Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa has announced the appointment of Brian Hughes as general manager. A member of...

Warren Janes Named GM of the 226-room Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa in British Columbia, Canada

Warren Janes Named GM of the 226-room Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa in British Columbia, Canada

September 12, 2014

OSOYOOS, BRITISH COLUMBIA, September 12, 2014 - Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren Janes as General Manager....

Seattle, Washington’s Cedarbrook Lodge Hires David Sullivan as General Manager

Seattle, Washington’s Cedarbrook Lodge Hires David Sullivan as General Manager

September 12, 2014

SEATAC, WASH. - (September 12, 2014) -Cedarbrook Lodge, the quintessentially Northwest business and leisure destination located less than five minutes from...

The Carolina Inn, A Destination Hotel in NC Names Jim Moss as Director of Sales and Marketing

The Carolina Inn, A Destination Hotel in NC Names Jim Moss as Director of Sales and Marketing

September 12, 2014

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (September 12, 2014) - The Carolina Inn, A Destination Hotel in North Carolina celebrating its 90th anniversary, announces the hiring of Jim...

CSM Lodging Promotes Eva Johnson to Director of Sales for TownePlace Suites Minneapolis Downtown

CSM Lodging Promotes Eva Johnson to Director of Sales for TownePlace Suites Minneapolis Downtown

September 12, 2014

Minneapolis, Minn. (September 12, 2014) - CSM Lodging, a division of CSM Corporation, congratulates Eva Johnson, recently promoted to Director of Sales of...

Benchmark Hospitality Appoints David Batson, CPA as Controller for Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV

Benchmark Hospitality Appoints David Batson, CPA as Controller for Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV

September 12, 2014

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, September 12, 2014 - Benchmark Hospitality International®, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has named...

Malaysian Chef Philip Leong is Driving Nobu Kuala Lumpur with Opening Day Looming Large

Malaysian Chef Philip Leong is Driving Nobu Kuala Lumpur with Opening Day Looming Large

Louisa Lim | The Star, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Asia News Network | September 12, 2014

Sept. 12--KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) -- Opening day is looming large and the atmosphere at Nobu Kuala Lumpur is tense. The staff are halfway through their...

James Samson Appointed as Executive Chef for Florida’s 726-room Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort

James Samson Appointed as Executive Chef for Florida’s 726-room Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort

September 12, 2014

MARCO ISLAND, FLORIDA - September 12, 2014 - The Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa is pleased to announce the appointment of new Executive...

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