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How Hoteliers Can Protect Against USB Attacks

How Hoteliers Can Protect Against USB Attacks

June 28, 2016

By Jeff Parker – Vice President of Hotel Technology, Interstate Hotels & Resorts  You might be your hotel’s biggest problem. ...

TravelClick’s New Media Suite Offering Increases Direct Hotel Bookings

TravelClick’s New Media Suite Offering Increases Direct Hotel Bookings

June 28, 2016

NEW YORK, June 28, 2016 – TravelClick (“the Company”), a global provider of innovative cloud-based, revenue-generating solutions for the...

Anatomy of an Email

Anatomy of an Email

June 28, 2016

Curate the guest experience with data and design Data is changing the foundations of hospitality marketing. With personalized content, hoteliers can now...

JQH Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy to Restructure Financial Footing

JQH Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy to Restructure Financial Footing

June 28, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(June 28, 2016)--John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that the family of companies, the Revocable Trust of John Q....

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over a Law it Helped Create

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over a Law it Helped Create

Tracey Lien and Emily Alpert Reyes | Los Angeles Times | June 28, 2016

June 28--REPORTING FROM SAN FRANCISCO -- Airbnb Inc. filed a lawsuit against its home city of San Francisco on Monday in an attempt to block new regulation...

Why Digital Messaging is the Top Key to Loyalty for Travel Brands

Why Digital Messaging is the Top Key to Loyalty for Travel Brands

June 28, 2016

To earn customers' brand loyalty, even the largest global travel brands are willing to spend big. Case in point: Hilton ponied up an estimated $100,000 or...

IKGH Provides Additional Details on Planned Acquisition of the Jeju Sun Hotel & Casino in Jeju, Korea

IKGH Provides Additional Details on Planned Acquisition of the Jeju Sun Hotel & Casino in Jeju, Korea

June 28, 2016

HONG KONG--(June 28, 2016)--Iao Kun Group Holding Company Limited (“IKGH”) (NASDAQ:IKGH), which operates through its subsidiaries and related...

The Westin Buffalo Chooses GuestTek’s Triple Play Solution for Full Convergence

The Westin Buffalo Chooses GuestTek’s Triple Play Solution for Full Convergence

June 28, 2016

CALGARY, Alberta, and BUFFALO, New York – June 28, 2016 – The Westin Buffalo, which is set to open later this summer, has opted for full...

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Opens Hotel in Cordova, TN

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Opens Hotel in Cordova, TN

June 28, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (June 28, 2016) -- Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leading upper-midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn &...

Intelity Delivers Noble House Hotels & Resorts Brand-Wide Enterprise Mobile App

Intelity Delivers Noble House Hotels & Resorts Brand-Wide Enterprise Mobile App

June 28, 2016

Noble House Hotels & Resorts has chosen to create a hotel brand mobile app with Intelity, the leading provider of mobile guest engagement solutions for...

Meyer Jabara Hotels Taps Local Talent to Transform Cambria Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh-Downtown

Meyer Jabara Hotels Taps Local Talent to Transform Cambria Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh-Downtown

June 28, 2016

To match the stunning $3 million physical renovations that will delight visitors new and old, MJH brings in well-respected hotel talent from within the city to...

HFTP’s Frank Wolfe, CAE to Remain CEO Until May 2022

HFTP’s Frank Wolfe, CAE to Remain CEO Until May 2022

June 28, 2016

Poised to extend its global reach, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) has opted to maintain its momentum by retaining...

Travel Community Declares Victory for Open Skies Agreements

Travel Community Declares Victory for Open Skies Agreements

June 28, 2016

WASHINGTON (June 28, 2016)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on reports that the U.S. government has...

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Resort in Arizona Sells for $45.5 Million to Local Developers

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Resort in Arizona Sells for $45.5 Million to Local Developers

Gabriela Rico | The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson | June 28, 2016

June 28--Local developers have bought The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain resort -- the only Forbes five-star-rated hotel in Arizona. David Mehl, of Cottonwood...

Wayzata-Rochester 16 Hospitality Assoc. Files for Bankruptcy Narrowly Avoiding Foreclosure on the Wyndham Garden Hotel

Wayzata-Rochester 16 Hospitality Assoc. Files for Bankruptcy Narrowly Avoiding Foreclosure on the Wyndham Garden Hotel

Jeff Kiger | Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. | June 28, 2016

June 28--To avoid foreclosure, owners of a prominent South Broadway hotel have filed for bankruptcy as they search for a new buyer or attempt to refinance the...

Hendricks Commercial Properties to Break Ground on Ironworks Hotel Indianapolis

Hendricks Commercial Properties to Break Ground on Ironworks Hotel Indianapolis

June 28, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS--(June 28, 2016)--Hendricks Commercial Properties, the developer behind Ironworks at Keystone, is proud to announce the groundbreaking ceremony...

10,000 New Hotel Rooms to Open in Dubai Throughout 2016

10,000 New Hotel Rooms to Open in Dubai Throughout 2016

| Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | June 28, 2016

June 28--DUBAI -- 10,000 new hotel rooms will open in Dubai throughout 2016, according to a new report. The Dubai Hotel Market Overview prepared by JLL for...

IHG and Alkoer to Develop Two Staybridge Suites® Hotels in Guanajuato, Mexico

IHG and Alkoer to Develop Two Staybridge Suites® Hotels in Guanajuato, Mexico

June 28, 2016

MEXICO, D.F. – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, and Mexican-based Alkoer announce a joint venture...

Ames Boston Hotel to Undergo $5 Million Face-Lift and Join Hilton’s Curio Collection

Ames Boston Hotel to Undergo $5 Million Face-Lift and Join Hilton’s Curio Collection

Donna Goodison | Boston Herald | June 28, 2016

June 28--The Ames Boston Hotel is undergoing a $5 million face-lift that its latest owners hope will re-energize an undererforming property in part by...

New 146-Suite Residence Inn by Marriott Opens in Hillsboro, Oregon Under General Manager Marisa Hoiem

New 146-Suite Residence Inn by Marriott Opens in Hillsboro, Oregon Under General Manager Marisa Hoiem

June 28, 2016

Hillsboro, OR – June 28, 2016 – The 146-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Hillsboro, Oregon is scheduled to open today. Located at 3160 NE...

UNYQ Opens 71-Room Hampton Inn by Hilton in White House, Tennessee

UNYQ Opens 71-Room Hampton Inn by Hilton in White House, Tennessee

June 28, 2016

WHITE HOUSE, Tenn. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel that serves value-conscious and...

General Manager Ginger Sickels Welcomes Guests to New Residence Inn by Marriott in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

General Manager Ginger Sickels Welcomes Guests to New Residence Inn by Marriott in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

June 28, 2016

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – June 28, 2016 – The 95-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is scheduled to open today. Located at 730 33rd...

The Hotel Group Welcomes Two New Executive Team Members

The Hotel Group Welcomes Two New Executive Team Members

June 28, 2016

Edmonds, Wash. — June 28, 2016 — The Hotel Group (THG) is proud to welcome Eric McCarthy as Vice President of Hotel Accounting and Don Haggerty as...

Sage Hospitality names Kara Akers Associate Director of Sales at The Oxford Hotel & The Crawford Hotel

Sage Hospitality names Kara Akers Associate Director of Sales at The Oxford Hotel & The Crawford Hotel

June 28, 2016

Denver, Colo. (June 28, 2016) – Denver’s Sage Hospitality, one of the nation’s top hotel investment and management companies, is pleased to...

One&Only Resorts Appoint Viktoria Riley as Director of Sales and Marketing, One&Only Ocean Club

One&Only Resorts Appoint Viktoria Riley as Director of Sales and Marketing, One&Only Ocean Club

June 28, 2016

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JUNE 28, 2016 – One&Only Resorts, the award-winning collection of ultra-luxury resorts, announce the appointment...

Hunt Valley Inn Appoints Todd Rodemyer as New Director of Food & Beverage

Hunt Valley Inn Appoints Todd Rodemyer as New Director of Food & Beverage

June 28, 2016

BALTIMORE, Md. (June 28, 2016) – Hunt Valley Inn, a Wyndham Grand, the premier destination for meetings, conferences and social escapes in the greater...

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