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Video of NFL Great Matt Light Spooking Travelers at Epic Halloween Check-In

Video of NFL Great Matt Light Spooking Travelers at Epic Halloween Check-In

October 31, 2014

In the spirit of Halloween, former New England offensive lineman, Matt Light, dons a unique Halloween disguise-  a mannequin -  giving Courtyard by...

Grand Beach Hotel Group to Capture Online Market Share with nSight Travel Intelligence

Grand Beach Hotel Group to Capture Online Market Share with nSight Travel Intelligence

October 31, 2014

Miami-based Hotels Use Online Consumer Analytics to Take Control of International Growth NASHVILLE, TN - October 31, 2014 - nSight, the leader in online...

Third Quarter 2014 Financial Reports Round Up

Third Quarter 2014 Financial Reports Round Up

October 31, 2014

Marriott International reports third quarter 2014 net income of $192 million, a 20 percent increase over third quarter 2013; North American comparable...

Development Launched for EDITION Hotel & Residences in West Hollywood, CA; 2018 Opening Planned

Development Launched for EDITION Hotel & Residences in West Hollywood, CA; 2018 Opening Planned

October 31, 2014

BETHESDA, MD, October 31, 2014 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) and affiliates of The Witkoff Group and New Valley have signed agreements for the...

Florida’s 998-key Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood Joins Curio - A Collection by Hilton

Florida’s 998-key Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood Joins Curio - A Collection by Hilton

Arlene Satchell | Sun Sentinel | October 31, 2014

Oct. 31--The storied Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa has taken on a new name. As of Thursday, the 998-room resort, Broward County's largest, is known as the...

Grand Pacific Palisades Featured on KUSI TV’s “Good Morning San Diego”

Grand Pacific Palisades Featured on KUSI TV’s “Good Morning San Diego”

October 31, 2014

CARLSBAD, CA (October 31, 2014) - Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel made its television debut on KUSI - Channel 51 recently.  The popular "Good...

Guest-tek™ Appoints Neil Currie as Director of Global Marketing

Guest-tek™ Appoints Neil Currie as Director of Global Marketing

October 31, 2014

Calgary, Alberta - October  31, 2014 - Guest-tek™, the world's largest provider of IP based technology solutions for the hospitality industry, has...

Four Benchmark Properties Achieve Condé Nast Traveler’s “2014 Readers’ Choice Awards” List

Four Benchmark Properties Achieve Condé Nast Traveler’s “2014 Readers’ Choice Awards” List

October 31, 2014

Bardessono, Willows Lodge, Inn at Rancho Santa Fe and Turtle Bay Resort Receive the Honor The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, October 31, 2014 - Benchmark...

AH&LEF Awards Hospitality Scholarships to 104 Minority Students

AH&LEF Awards Hospitality Scholarships to 104 Minority Students

October 31, 2014

Hyatt Hotels, JHM Hotels Scholarship Funds Help Students Pursue Studies, Build Careers   Washington, D.C. - October 31, 2014 - The American Hotel &...

Carey Watermark Investors Acquires the 104-key Staybridge Suites Savannah in Georgia for $23 Million

Carey Watermark Investors Acquires the 104-key Staybridge Suites Savannah in Georgia for $23 Million

October 31, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2014 -- Carey Watermark Investors Incorporated (CWI), a non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing in lodging and...

Greenway Realty to Convert Pittsburgh’s Salvation Army Building into 186-key “Distrikt Pittsburgh”

Greenway Realty to Convert Pittsburgh’s Salvation Army Building into 186-key “Distrikt Pittsburgh”

Mark Belko | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | October 31, 2014

Oct. 31--Scott Schroeder is bringing a taste of Times Square to Downtown Pittsburgh. Greenway Realty Holdings, Mr. Schroeder's company, will convert the...

The 268-key Hilton Paris Opera to Debut in January 2015 Following $50 Million Renovation

The 268-key Hilton Paris Opera to Debut in January 2015 Following $50 Million Renovation

October 31, 2014

PARIS and McLean, Va. - October 31, 2014 - Hilton Paris Opera will debut in January 2015 following the completion of an extensive $50 million restoration and...

Cupertino Property Development II, LLC to Build 148-room Hyatt House in Cupertino, California

Cupertino Property Development II, LLC to Build 148-room Hyatt House in Cupertino, California

Matt Wilson | The Cupertino Courier, Calif. | October 30, 2014

Oct. 30--A Hyatt House hotel is coming to a back parking lot at Vallco Shopping Mall. The majority Cupertino City Council voted to give Cupertino Property...

Cachet Hotel Group & Realtop Real Estate to Develop 60-room URBN WINART in Yunnan Province, China

Cachet Hotel Group & Realtop Real Estate to Develop 60-room URBN WINART in Yunnan Province, China

October 31, 2014

To Open in Kunming in 2016  KUNMING, China, Oct. 31, 2014 -- Cachet Hotel Group (CHG), today announced that its URBN brand plans to debut in Kunming in...

A Brand Debut in Guatemala, the Newly Constructed Ramada Tikal Isla de Flores Opens

A Brand Debut in Guatemala, the Newly Constructed Ramada Tikal Isla de Flores Opens

October 31, 2014

PARSIPPANY, NJ (Oct. 31, 2014) -- Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,590 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide...

Hoteles City Express Opens the 89-room City Express D.F. Satelite in Mexico City, Mexico

Hoteles City Express Opens the 89-room City Express D.F. Satelite in Mexico City, Mexico

October 31, 2014

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 31, 2014 -- Hoteles City Express, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Hoteles City express" or "the Company") (BMV: HCITY), announced today the opening of City...

Austin, Texas Weighs Convention Center Expansion; Takes Steps to Acquire Necessary Land

Austin, Texas Weighs Convention Center Expansion; Takes Steps to Acquire Necessary Land

Gary Dinges and Shonda Novak | Austin American-Statesman | October 31, 2014

Oct. 31-- A belief that Austin has been missing out on large, lucrative conventions and trade shows has spurred developers to add thousands of hotel rooms...

Waterpark Ventures Management Services of the Wiconsin Dells Changes Name to Stand Rock Hospitality

Waterpark Ventures Management Services of the Wiconsin Dells Changes Name to Stand Rock Hospitality

Barry Adams | The Wisconsin State Journal | October 30, 2014

Oct. 30--Waterpark Ventures Management Services, a hotel and waterpark resort development and management company in Wisconsin Dells, has changed its name to...

Marcus van der Wal Named as Chief Operating Officer for Kempinski Hotels as Duncan O’Rourke Resigns

Marcus van der Wal Named as Chief Operating Officer for Kempinski Hotels as Duncan O’Rourke Resigns

October 31, 2014

October 31, 2014; Further to the group’s separate announcement regarding the retirement of Reto Wittwer and the succession of Alejandro Bernabé to CEO, as...

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