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The Dark Side of Hotel Brand PIPs

The Dark Side of Hotel Brand PIPs

August 25, 2016

By Thomas Magnuson, Co-Founder & CEO Magnuson Hotels It is claimed that PIPs (property improvement plans) exist to ensure all franchisees are brand...

Building a Smart Distribution Strategy

Building a Smart Distribution Strategy

August 25, 2016

By Kelly A. McGuire CHR Insights features industry analysis and commentary from Kelly A. McGuire, MMH ’01, PhD ’07, who is a CHR fellow and vice...

Aloft Hotels Unveils ‘Project: Jetson’, the First-Ever Voice Activated Hotel Room

Aloft Hotels Unveils ‘Project: Jetson’, the First-Ever Voice Activated Hotel Room

August 25, 2016

Aloft Boston Seaport and Aloft Santa Clara Offer Guests Access to In-Room iPad to Control Temperature, Lighting and More Simply By Using "Hey Siri”...

Millennium Hotels & Resorts North America Informed of Potential Data Security Incident

Millennium Hotels & Resorts North America Informed of Potential Data Security Incident

August 25, 2016

DENVER--August 25, 2016-Millennium Hotels & Resorts North America (MHR) has become aware of a data security incident involving food and beverage point of...

Noble House Hotels and Resorts Notified of Payment Card Security Incident at Ocean Key Resort & Spa

Noble House Hotels and Resorts Notified of Payment Card Security Incident at Ocean Key Resort & Spa

August 25, 2016

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 24, 2016 -- Noble House Hotels and Resorts was notified by the Secret Service on July 13, 2016, about possible fraudulent activity on the...

Warmbrodt Hotel Investments Merges with HREC; “Best in Class” Brokerage Penetration in Mid-West and Texas

Warmbrodt Hotel Investments Merges with HREC; “Best in Class” Brokerage Penetration in Mid-West and Texas

August 25, 2016

Herb Warmbrodt HREC Principal - Kansas City Mike Cahill CEO & Founder - HREC (Kansas City, MO; Denver, CO) –...

IBC Hotels Continues to Win Awards

IBC Hotels Continues to Win Awards

August 25, 2016

‘Independent Hotel Company of the Year,’ ‘Best Independent Hotel Booking Agency – USA’ and ‘Most Innovative Travel Rewards...

Mark Loyd Appointed President of MSI Solutions

Mark Loyd Appointed President of MSI Solutions

August 25, 2016

CloudPM PMS Solution Driving Growth PHOENIX, AZ — August 25, 2016 —MSI Solutions (MSI), a leading provider of mid-market property management...

5 Ways To Attract Last Minute Summer Travelers

5 Ways To Attract Last Minute Summer Travelers

August 25, 2016

By Sam Jones The procrastination of last minute travelers can mean extra profits for your hotel business. The question is how you can better capitalize on it?...

GHM Enters Mid-Tier Segment with New Joint Venture Partnership to Launch Tin Hotels

GHM Enters Mid-Tier Segment with New Joint Venture Partnership to Launch Tin Hotels

August 25, 2016

SINGAPORE (August 25, 2016) — GHM has partnered with van de Bunt Partners in a milestone agreement to launch Tin Hotels, a mid-market brand of...

IHG Signs with Long-Standing Partners, TriStar and Primestar, for Five New Holiday Inn and Holiday Express Hotels Across Germany

IHG Signs with Long-Standing Partners, TriStar and Primestar, for Five New Holiday Inn and Holiday Express Hotels Across Germany

August 25, 2016

InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today announced that the group will add five new Holiday Inn and Holiday...

Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Garden Inn Hotels Part of $900 Million Fourth Phase Expansion of Kuwait’s Largest Mall

Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Garden Inn Hotels Part of $900 Million Fourth Phase Expansion of Kuwait’s Largest Mall

August 25, 2016

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton and Al-Rai Real Estate Co - owned by Mabanee Co - announced plans today which will see Conrad Hotels &...

HRI Properties Opens Embassy Suites Minneapolis Downtown Following Renovation of Historic Plymouth Building

HRI Properties Opens Embassy Suites Minneapolis Downtown Following Renovation of Historic Plymouth Building

August 25, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS and MCLEAN, Va. - Embassy Suites by Hilton, a global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels from Hilton (NYSE: HLT), announced today the opening of its...

New 115-Room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Set to Open in Uptown Cincinnati, Ohio

New 115-Room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Set to Open in Uptown Cincinnati, Ohio

August 25, 2016

Cincinnati, OH – August 25, 2016 – The 115-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Cincinnati, Ohio is scheduled to open on Friday,...

IHG Appoints Jacque Riley as Brand Director, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Europe

IHG Appoints Jacque Riley as Brand Director, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Europe

August 25, 2016

InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacque Riley, Brand...

Kennebunkport Resort Collection Names Corinne Finn-Heyl General Manager of Kennebunkport Inn and Cape Arundel Inn & Resort

Kennebunkport Resort Collection Names Corinne Finn-Heyl General Manager of Kennebunkport Inn and Cape Arundel Inn & Resort

August 25, 2016

KENNEBUNKPORT, ME (August 25, 2016) – In a continuing effort to redefine coastal Maine’s hospitality landscape, Bill Bamford, CFO & COO of...

Stefan Schär Appointed as New General Manager of the Jaz Stuttgart

Stefan Schär Appointed as New General Manager of the Jaz Stuttgart

August 25, 2016

Swiss-born Stefan Schär (44) will take on the position of General Manager of the Jaz Hotel in Stuttgart with effect from 1 September. The hotel is...

The Iron Horse Hotel Appoints Joshua Rogers as Executive Chef

The Iron Horse Hotel Appoints Joshua Rogers as Executive Chef

August 25, 2016

(MILWAUKEE, WI; August 25, 2016)-The Iron Horse Hotel (500 W. Florida St.) announces the appointment of Executive Chef Joshua Rogers along with refreshing...

Juan Licerio Alcala Named Executive Chef of New Grand Velas Los Cabos, Opening Late 2016

Juan Licerio Alcala Named Executive Chef of New Grand Velas Los Cabos, Opening Late 2016

August 25, 2016

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (August 25, 2016) – Juan Licerio Alcala has been named Executive Chef of the new Grand Velas Los Cabos, the fifth property of the...

San Diego Chargers Stadium Study Finds Boost to Hotel Industry

San Diego Chargers Stadium Study Finds Boost to Hotel Industry

Dan McSwain | The San Diego Union-Tribune | August 25, 2016

Aug. 25--The Chargers released a study Wednesday that forecast 900,000 new visitors each year to its proposed $1.8 billion stadium and convention center in...

Dubai Hotels See Surge in Occupancy of 17.6% and RevPAR Increase of 7.5% in July

Dubai Hotels See Surge in Occupancy of 17.6% and RevPAR Increase of 7.5% in July

| Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | August 25, 2016

Aug. 25--DUBAI -- Hotels in Dubai experienced a 17.6 per cent increase in occupancy to 67.5 per cent during July 2016, while revenue per available room...

4PANT and Dream Hotel Group Celebrate Groundbreaking of Dream Hotel in Downtown Nashville’s Printers Alley

4PANT and Dream Hotel Group Celebrate Groundbreaking of Dream Hotel in Downtown Nashville’s Printers Alley

August 25, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN – Developed by 4PANT, LLC, in partnership with Dream Hotel Group, Dream Nashville will be a driving force in the ongoing restoration and...

Loews Hotels Appoints Greg O’Stean as Chief Investment Officer

Loews Hotels Appoints Greg O’Stean as Chief Investment Officer

August 25, 2016

NEW YORK (August 25, 2016) - Loews Hotels has announced the appointment of Greg O'Stean as Chief Investment Officer. Drawing on nearly three decades...

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