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StepStone Hospitality Leads Twin Cities Hotel from Foreclosure to Top of the Marriott Brand

StepStone Hospitality Leads Twin Cities Hotel from Foreclosure to Top of the Marriott Brand

June 2, 2015

Minneapolis Marriott Northwest Named Hotel of the Year  MINNEAPOLIS (June 2, 2015) - The Minneapolis Marriott Northwest has been named “Hotel of the...

VingCard Elsafe Takes the Family Name to Become ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

VingCard Elsafe Takes the Family Name to Become ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

June 2, 2015

New name for trusted security brand opens the door to future growth and innovationJune 2, 2015 —Hotel security innovator VingCard Elsafe has changed its...

Hotels That Offer Free 24 Hour Hold on their Websites Discover Surprising Opportunity

Hotels That Offer Free 24 Hour Hold on their Websites Discover Surprising Opportunity

June 2, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia (June 2, 2015) - Hotels using the Regatta booking engine on their websites have yet another competitive advantage.  Regatta...

RoamBOOST Advises NOW is the Time to Plan Your Hotel 4G Cellular Infrastructure

RoamBOOST Advises NOW is the Time to Plan Your Hotel 4G Cellular Infrastructure

June 2, 2015

The need to migrate from a 3G voice to 4G voice + data cellular network is closer than hoteliers think; Visit RoamBoost at HITEC in Booth # 352BOSTON, MASS....

RMS 9+ Mobile is Coming to HITEC!

RMS 9+ Mobile is Coming to HITEC!

June 2, 2015

Mobile integration to The Hospitality Cloud from RMS is enabling hoteliers to increase productivity, streamline tasks and improve on guest satisfaction; Visit...

HVS Releases 2015 U.S. Hotel Valuation Index

HVS Releases 2015 U.S. Hotel Valuation Index

June 2, 2015

HVS, the world’s leading hospitality consulting and valuation firm, in collaboration with Smith Travel Research, is pleased to deliver the 2015 U.S. Hotel...

ISHC CapEx 2014 Study Offers Insight, Analysis of Hotel Capital Expenditures

ISHC CapEx 2014 Study Offers Insight, Analysis of Hotel Capital Expenditures

June 2, 2015

Orlando, Florida, June 2015—The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in conjunction with the Hotel Asset Managers Association (HAMA) has...

The Pleasure of Taste is a Right, not a Privilege

The Pleasure of Taste is a Right, not a Privilege

June 2, 2015

by ​Georges PanayotisJust a few years ago, hoteliers looked disdainfully upon the appearance of collaborative accommodations websites. They were certain that...

Hilton Worldwide Announces Five New Signings for Curio – A Collection by Hilton

Hilton Worldwide Announces Five New Signings for Curio – A Collection by Hilton

June 2, 2015

MCLEAN, Va.—June 2, 2015—Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the addition of five new property signings to the development pipeline of...

WoodSpring Suites Inks Deal with Pure Strike Development & CAMTOD Group for 6 New Hotels in Denver

WoodSpring Suites Inks Deal with Pure Strike Development & CAMTOD Group for 6 New Hotels in Denver

June 2, 2015

NEW YORK—June 2, 2015—WoodSpring Suites, the nation’s fastest growing value segment extended-stay hotel brand, has entered into a multi-unit...

Brookfield Agrees to Acquire the UK’s Center Parcs from Blackstone

Brookfield Agrees to Acquire the UK’s Center Parcs from Blackstone

June 2, 2015

LONDON—June 2, 2015—Blackstone (NYSE: BX) and Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPY; TSX: BPY.UN) announce that a Brookfield-managed fund...

Kingdom Hotel Investments Sells 50% Interest in Four Seasons Mauritius to JV Partner, Sun Resorts

Kingdom Hotel Investments Sells 50% Interest in Four Seasons Mauritius to JV Partner, Sun Resorts

| Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia | June 2, 2015

June 02--RIYADH -- Kingdom Hotel Investments (KHI), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Saudi Arabian conglomerate Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) chaired by...

Fibra Inn Acquires Holiday Inn Reynosa Industrial Poniente & Hampton Inn by Hilton Hermosillo

Fibra Inn Acquires Holiday Inn Reynosa Industrial Poniente & Hampton Inn by Hilton Hermosillo

June 2, 2015

MONTERREY, Mexico--June 2, 2015--Deutsche Bank Mexico, S.A., Banking institution, Trust Division F/1616 or Fibra Inn (BMV:FINN13) (“Fibra Inn” or...

Outrigger Resorts Acquires AKARYN Koh Samui Resort and Spa in Thailand

Outrigger Resorts Acquires AKARYN Koh Samui Resort and Spa in Thailand

June 2, 2015

The Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort is now open on a secluded half-mile beach in Koh Samui, Thailand WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII -- Outrigger Resorts has...

Hotel WiFi Test Ranks Hotel Chains

Hotel WiFi Test Ranks Hotel Chains

June 2, 2015

This report focuses on WiFi quality in hotel chains. Two characteristics of hotel WiFi are considered: the quality of the WiFi and whether in-room WiFi is...

Beyond the Hotel Performance, How to Identify a Correct Hotel Competitive Set?

Beyond the Hotel Performance, How to Identify a Correct Hotel Competitive Set?

June 2, 2015

by Ahmed Mahmoud Accurately identifying a competitive set is important for a hotel market study because the data provide both a more accurate perspective on a...

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