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Katara Hospitality Opens Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Milan

Katara Hospitality Opens Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Milan

May 27, 2015

MILAN, Italy—The Luxury Collection® Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), today to announce the...

‘VirtualHotel™ for Groups’ App Ties to Hotels’ Loyalty Programs to Encourage Repeat Bookings

‘VirtualHotel™ for Groups’ App Ties to Hotels’ Loyalty Programs to Encourage Repeat Bookings

May 27, 2015

VirtualHotel™ now enables hotel groups and marketing alliances to showcase and promote their entire portfolios in a single app; Loyalty club members are more...

Maestro PMS Powers-Up Independents at HITEC 2015 with Apps, Mobile Solutions and Big Data Analysis

Maestro PMS Powers-Up Independents at HITEC 2015 with Apps, Mobile Solutions and Big Data Analysis

May 27, 2015

At HITEC Visit Maestro PMS in Booth #1029June 15 to 18 at the Austin Convention Center Maestro Gives Independents Mobile Apps and Wi-Fi Flexibility for...

Rainmaker Names Joseph Flynn VP of Sales, Gaming and Hospitality

Rainmaker Names Joseph Flynn VP of Sales, Gaming and Hospitality

May 27, 2015

ATLANTA, GA - May 27, 2015 - Rainmaker has named Joseph Flynn vice president of sales, gaming and hospitality.  Flynn assumes the newly created position...

Bright Outlook for Hotels This Summer Travel Season

Bright Outlook for Hotels This Summer Travel Season

May 27, 2015

Hoteliers Advised to Focus on Early Reservation Opportunities to Capture Seasonal Demand NEW YORK - May 27, 2015 - Hotels in major North American markets...

Dual-Branded Hotels: Do Operating Efficiencies Exist?

Dual-Branded Hotels: Do Operating Efficiencies Exist?

May 27, 2015

By Robert Mandelbaum and Gary McDadeThe pace of new hotel construction is picking up.  According to STR, Inc. there were 1,003 hotels under construction...

Chelsea Hotel Toronto Doubles Upsell Revenue After Implementing TSA Solutions’ Front Desk Upselling

Chelsea Hotel Toronto Doubles Upsell Revenue After Implementing TSA Solutions’ Front Desk Upselling

May 27, 2015

Front desk management and team members attribute additional $150,000 in annual revenue to enhanced TSA upselling strategies MINNEAPOLIS- MAY 27, 2015 - TSA...

Alliance Hospitality to Bring Oceanfront Home2 Suites to Virginia Beach

Alliance Hospitality to Bring Oceanfront Home2 Suites to Virginia Beach

May 27, 2015

VIRGINIA BEACH, May 27, 2015 — Alliance Hospitality, a premier hotel development and management company headquartered in Raleigh, NC, announced...

The Hotel Group Named Management Company for Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown Opening This Summer

The Hotel Group Named Management Company for Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown Opening This Summer

May 27, 2015

Seattle, Washington, May 27, 2015— The Hotel Group (THG), a nationally recognized Top 40 hotel company, has been named management company for the new Hilton...

Assila Investments and Shangri-La Sign MOU for Management of New Luxury Hotel in Jeddah

Assila Investments and Shangri-La Sign MOU for Management of New Luxury Hotel in Jeddah

May 27, 2015

Hong Kong, May 27, 2015 – Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited and Assila Investments have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in relation to...

Xanterra Parks & Resorts Appoints Dominie Lenz General Manager of Furnace Creek Resort

Xanterra Parks & Resorts Appoints Dominie Lenz General Manager of Furnace Creek Resort

May 27, 2015

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – May 27, 2015 – Xanterra Parks & Resorts, Inc. has announced the appointment of Dominie Lenz as General Manager of Furnace Creek...

Amaury Piedra Named Managing Director of Newly Renovated Hawks Cay Resort

Amaury Piedra Named Managing Director of Newly Renovated Hawks Cay Resort

May 27, 2015

Duck Key, Fla. – May 27, 2015 – Both first-time visitors and loyal repeat guests are sure to be delighted by the all-new Hawks Cay experience, now under...

Wyndham Hotel Group Signs Franchise Agreement for Ramada Suites Auckland Federal Street

Wyndham Hotel Group Signs Franchise Agreement for Ramada Suites Auckland Federal Street

May 27, 2015

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (May 27, 2015) - Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest and most diverse hotel company, today announced the continued expansion of...

Los Angeles Labor Leaders Seek Minimum Wage Exemption for Firms with Union Workers

Los Angeles Labor Leaders Seek Minimum Wage Exemption for Firms with Union Workers

Peter Jamison | Los Angeles Times | May 27, 2015

May 27--Labor leaders, who were among the strongest supporters of the citywide minimum wage increase approved last week by the Los Angeles City Council, are...

Commune Hotels & Resorts Reopens Chicago Athletic Association as a Luxury Hotel

Commune Hotels & Resorts Reopens Chicago Athletic Association as a Luxury Hotel

May 27, 2015

CHICAGO, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Commune Hotels & Resorts today proudly announces the opening of the 241-room luxury, boutique Chicago Athletic...

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