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5 Ways to Drive, Capture, and Convert Reservation Demand for Greater Revenue Generation

5 Ways to Drive, Capture, and Convert Reservation Demand for Greater Revenue Generation

December 17, 2014

The Direct Channel is Your Top Revenue Source; Two Leading Operators Discuss 5 Proven Strategies That Increase Direct Channel Success December 17, 2014 -...

Flip.to Partners with PAR Springer-Miller’s ATRIO® PMS

Flip.to Partners with PAR Springer-Miller’s ATRIO® PMS

December 17, 2014

Makes the Revenue Boost from Guest Advocacy a Cinch for HotelsORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 2014 - Flip.to has forged its first strategic partnership with a Property...

nSight Introduces nGenius; Partners with Expedia and ADARA

nSight Introduces nGenius; Partners with Expedia and ADARA

December 17, 2014

The First Integrated Big Data and Multi-Channel Digital Marketing Platform for the Travel Industry Partnerships with Expedia and ADARA make it easy for hotels...

Kevin Costello Is Newest Member of The Rainmaker Group’s Board Of Directors

Kevin Costello Is Newest Member of The Rainmaker Group’s Board Of Directors

December 17, 2014

ATLANTA, GA - December 17, 2014 - The Rainmaker Group, the market leader in automated profit optimization software and services for the multifamily housing and...

Blueprint RF Reaffirms Stand Against Nomadix Gateway Server Technology Lawsuit

Blueprint RF Reaffirms Stand Against Nomadix Gateway Server Technology Lawsuit

December 17, 2014

ATLANTA (December 17) - Blueprint RF, a rapidly expanding hotel Internet service provider, reaffirmed its stand against a patent infringement lawsuit asserted...

Sam Nazarian Loses Control of SLS Las Vegas Hotel after Embarrassing Past Surfaces

Sam Nazarian Loses Control of SLS Las Vegas Hotel after Embarrassing Past Surfaces

Hugo Martin | Los Angeles Times | December 17, 2014

Dec. 17--Los Angeles nightclub mogul Sam Nazarian has relinquished control of his newest hotel in Las Vegas after a gaming license investigation disclosed he...

Two Hotel Industry Hotel Groups File Lawsuit Over Los Angeles’ Minimum Wage for Hotel Workers

Two Hotel Industry Hotel Groups File Lawsuit Over Los Angeles’ Minimum Wage for Hotel Workers

David Zahniser and Emily Alpert Reyes | Los Angeles Times | December 17, 2014

Dec. 16--Two hotel industry groups filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday challenging a new Los Angeles law that requires a higher minimum wage at the city's larger...

Protracted Prosperity: Profits and Resulting Values Expected to Increase

Protracted Prosperity: Profits and Resulting Values Expected to Increase

December 17, 2014

by Scott Smith, MAI, and Gary McDade U.S. hotels have realized significant increases in occupancy, average daily rate (ADR), and top-line revenue over the past...

Where Are Your ‘Wow’ Moments?

Where Are Your ‘Wow’ Moments?

December 17, 2014

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) Did you ever notice that it is the little, unexpected nuances that grab your attention?  From the world of...

TripAdvisor Names Winners of Its Exceptional Service Awards for 2014

TripAdvisor Names Winners of Its Exceptional Service Awards for 2014

December 17, 2014

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 17, 2014 - TripAdvisor(R), the world's largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its inaugural Exceptional Service Awards....

Meetings Focus Wins Folio Eddie Award for Best Issue

Meetings Focus Wins Folio Eddie Award for Best Issue

December 16, 2014

March 2014 issue grabs B-to-B Travel category honors SAN FRANCISCO - Meetings Focus won the prestigious Eddie Award for its March 2014 issue, in the category...

The Hotel Collection Welcomes New Generation of Travellers with SiteMinder’s Channel Manager

The Hotel Collection Welcomes New Generation of Travellers with SiteMinder’s Channel Manager

December 17, 2014

London, UK - UK provincial hotel group The Hotel Collection has today selected SiteMinder's Channel Manager to provide its entire four-star portfolio real-time...

Bittel is Bringing Major Changes to Hotel Nightstands with the Debut of UNOMedia 5

Bittel is Bringing Major Changes to Hotel Nightstands with the Debut of UNOMedia 5

December 17, 2014

San Jose, Calif. - December 17, 2014 - Today's mobile-dependent travelers are demanding convenient guestroom charging of their personal mobile devices, while...

Bluestone National Park Resort Enhancing Guest Communications & Boosting Revenues via ZDirect

Bluestone National Park Resort Enhancing Guest Communications & Boosting Revenues via ZDirect

December 17, 2014

In partnership with hospitality's leading provider of above property marketing solutions for two years, the Wales resort reaps a remarkable return on its...

Study Confirms Front Desk Upselling’s Role in Boosting Guest Satisfaction & Reputation for Hotels

Study Confirms Front Desk Upselling’s Role in Boosting Guest Satisfaction & Reputation for Hotels

December 17, 2014

Joint study conducted by TSA Solutions, Brand Karma and Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts reveals definitive link between successful front desk upselling and...

Congress’ Failure to Extend TRIA is Short-Sighted and Irresponsible says AHLA

Congress’ Failure to Extend TRIA is Short-Sighted and Irresponsible says AHLA

December 17, 2014

Washington, D.C. - December 17, 2014 - The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) issued the following statement after the Senate adjourned and failed to...

Cornell Study Finds that Loyal Sports Fans Focus on Complete Service Experience

Cornell Study Finds that Loyal Sports Fans Focus on Complete Service Experience

December 17, 2014

Ithaca, NY, December 17, 2014 - The most loyal sports fans have very different expectations from first-time customers, according to a study published by the...

PolyU Study Finds Opportunities Abound for Medical Tourism in Korea

PolyU Study Finds Opportunities Abound for Medical Tourism in Korea

December 17, 2014

17 December 2014 - To maximise the potential of its medical tourism industry, Korea needs to maximise its strengths, "utilise its opportunities, overcome its...

Resorttrust Acquires HI’s Kahala Hotel & Resort for $290M; Step toward Company’s Global Expansion

Resorttrust Acquires HI’s Kahala Hotel & Resort for $290M; Step toward Company’s Global Expansion

December 17, 2014

December 17, 2014 - HONOLULU - Resorttrust, the operator of 44 luxury resorts throughout Japan that acquired The Kahala Hotel & Resort for $290 million on...

Hyatt Sells the 346-room Park Hyatt Toronto to Oxford Properties for $90 Million

Hyatt Sells the 346-room Park Hyatt Toronto to Oxford Properties for $90 Million

December 17, 2014

TORONTO AND CHICAGO (December 17, 2014) – Oxford Properties Group and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that Oxford Properties has purchased...

Triumph Hotels Transforming NYC’s The Gershwin Hotel into The Evelyn with $30M Renovation

Triumph Hotels Transforming NYC’s The Gershwin Hotel into The Evelyn with $30M Renovation

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK CITY (December 17, 2014) - Triumph Hotels has a collection of six boutique hotels located in Manhattan and is transforming The Gershwin Hotel into The...

Indonesian Development Launched on 350-key InterContinental Jakarta West Hotel & Serviced Residences

Indonesian Development Launched on 350-key InterContinental Jakarta West Hotel & Serviced Residences

December 17, 2014

New Delhi, India, 17 December 2014: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with PT. Ciputra Puri Trisula, part of PT Ciputra...

Hyatt Plans Two New Hotels in Brazil; Hyatt Place Sorocaba and Hyatt Place Macaé to Open in 2017

Hyatt Plans Two New Hotels in Brazil; Hyatt Place Sorocaba and Hyatt Place Macaé to Open in 2017

December 17, 2014

December 17, 2014 - CHICAGO - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) and FSA Group S.A. announced today that joint venture entities formed by Hyatt affiliates and...

NewcrestImage to Develop a 132-room Hyatt House in Frisco, Texas; Late 2015 Opening Planned

NewcrestImage to Develop a 132-room Hyatt House in Frisco, Texas; Late 2015 Opening Planned

December 17, 2014

FRISCO, TEXAS (December 17, 2014) - NewcrestImage announced plans to construct a 132-room, six-story Hyatt House Hotel in Frisco, Texas. Optimally located at...

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