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Diamond Resorts Intl. Enters into Definitive Merger Agreement with Affiliates of Apollo Global Management for $2.2 billion in Cash

Diamond Resorts Intl. Enters into Definitive Merger Agreement with Affiliates of Apollo Global Management for $2.2 billion in Cash

June 30, 2016

LAS VEGAS - June 30, 2016 - Diamond Resorts International, Inc. (“Diamond Resorts” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DRII) today announced...

A Brief History of Boutique Hotels

A Brief History of Boutique Hotels

June 30, 2016

Provided Courtesy of BLLA Hotels haven’t changed too much since Joseph and Mary arrived at the inn in Bethlehem and the clerk told them that their...

Summer Travel Spotlight: What to Expect from American Travelers this Season

Summer Travel Spotlight: What to Expect from American Travelers this Season

June 30, 2016

Choice Hotels reveals the top findings from its annual summer poll of American leisure and business travelers  ROCKVILLE, Md., June 30,...

Fam Tours - Doing Them Right

Fam Tours - Doing Them Right

June 30, 2016

By Howard Hian I have been fortunate enough to be on both sides of the fam tour equation.  My CV includes a 10 year stint working in sales/marketing in...

Meeting Customer’s Expectations in the New Age of Personalization

Meeting Customer’s Expectations in the New Age of Personalization

June 30, 2016

by Beth Harvey It is no secret that personalization has been the hot topic for hotel marketers and technology professionals over the past couple of...

Duetto to Provide Revenue Strategy Solutions for River Spirit Casino

Duetto to Provide Revenue Strategy Solutions for River Spirit Casino

June 30, 2016

Tulsa’s Largest Resort Will Leverage Open Pricing at New 27-Story Hotel Anchoring $365 Million Expansion Tulsa, OK, June 30, 2016 – Duetto, the...

Jekyll Island-State Park Authority RFP 326: Request for Proposals to Design, Construct and Operate a 100+/- Room Limited Service Hotel

Jekyll Island-State Park Authority RFP 326: Request for Proposals to Design, Construct and Operate a 100+/- Room Limited Service Hotel

June 30, 2016

The Jekyll Island State Park Authority (the “Authority” or “JIA”) is seeking proposals from qualified and a highly experienced Hotel...

Newport Beach, CA Makes Way for New Lido House Hotel with Ceremonial Groundbreaking

Newport Beach, CA Makes Way for New Lido House Hotel with Ceremonial Groundbreaking

Hannah Fry | Daily Pilot, Costa Mesa, Calif. | June 30, 2016

June 30--With hard hats firmly affixed and shovels in hand, Newport Beach city officials and business leaders Wednesday ceremoniously broke ground on the Lido...

Agreements Signed to Introduce JW Marriott Brand to the South Beach Hotel and Open Singapore’s First EDITION Hotel

Agreements Signed to Introduce JW Marriott Brand to the South Beach Hotel and Open Singapore’s First EDITION Hotel

June 30, 2016

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) and South Beach Consortium Pte. Ltd. (a joint venture between City Developments Limited (CDL) and...

Swedish Companies Scandic and Pandox Extend Partnership on 19 Hotels

Swedish Companies Scandic and Pandox Extend Partnership on 19 Hotels

June 30, 2016

June 30, 2016 - The hotel property company Pandox and the hotel operator Scandic Hotels have renewed and extended lease agreements for 19 hotels in the...

San Juan’s Former Radisson Ambassador to Undergo Comprehensive Renovation and Conversion to AC Hotel by Marriott

San Juan’s Former Radisson Ambassador to Undergo Comprehensive Renovation and Conversion to AC Hotel by Marriott

June 30, 2016

The groundbreaking ceremony for the first AC Hotel by Marriott in San Juan, took place today at 1369 Ashford Avenue, a privileged location within the ...

Xiangshui Bay Marriott Resort & Spa Set to Open on Southern China’s Hainan Island

Xiangshui Bay Marriott Resort & Spa Set to Open on Southern China’s Hainan Island

June 30, 2016

Marriott International is set to open Xiangshui Bay Marriott Resort & Spa, a new beach resort under the flagship Marriott Hotels brand on Southern...

Newly-Built Courtyard by Marriott Westbury Long Island Set to Open in Westbury, New York

Newly-Built Courtyard by Marriott Westbury Long Island Set to Open in Westbury, New York

June 30, 2016

Westbury, New York – June 30, 2016 – Courtyard by Marriott Westbury Long Island is scheduled to open its doors in Westbury, New York this Friday,...

TMI Hospitality Opens Residence Inn by Marriott in Kingston, New York

TMI Hospitality Opens Residence Inn by Marriott in Kingston, New York

June 30, 2016

Kingston, NY – June 30, 2016 – The 92-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Kingston, New York is scheduled to open this Thursday, June 30, 2016....

New 91-Room Fairfield Inn & Suites Set to Open in Richmond, Virginia Under General Manager Chirelle Moseley

New 91-Room Fairfield Inn & Suites Set to Open in Richmond, Virginia Under General Manager Chirelle Moseley

June 30, 2016

Richmond, VA – June 30, 2016 – The 91-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Richmond, Virginia is scheduled to open this Friday, July 1,...

K.B. Kachru Appointed Chairman Emeritus and Principal Advisor, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, South Asia

K.B. Kachru Appointed Chairman Emeritus and Principal Advisor, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, South Asia

June 30, 2016

SINGAPORE (June 30, 2016) - Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, announces that K.B. Kachru has been...

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel Completes Renovation and Welcomes New General Manager Chuck O’Donnell

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel Completes Renovation and Welcomes New General Manager Chuck O’Donnell

June 30, 2016

COLUMBUS, OH--(Jun 30, 2016) - The Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel is unveiling big changes to both their guest rooms and their personnel. In 2016, the...

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa Appoints Terri Benich as Area Director of Sales and Marketing

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa Appoints Terri Benich as Area Director of Sales and Marketing

June 30, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (JUNE 30, 2016) – Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa, which is expected to open in September 2016, today announced the resort’s...

Terranea Resort Appoints Two Key Leadership Positions Within Food & Beverage and Capital Projects

Terranea Resort Appoints Two Key Leadership Positions Within Food & Beverage and Capital Projects

June 30, 2016

Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. (June 30, 2016) Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel, is pleased to announce two new appointments: Mitch Mehr as Vice...

YVE Hotel Miami Welcomes New Executive Chef Joseph Roberti and Food & Beverage Manager Cesar Zumaeta

YVE Hotel Miami Welcomes New Executive Chef Joseph Roberti and Food & Beverage Manager Cesar Zumaeta

June 30, 2016

MIAMI, FL (June 30, 2016) – YVE Hotel Miami, A Destination Hotel is pleased to announce the expansion of its culinary team with the recent acquisition of...

The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Appoints Jose Gomez as Executive Chef

The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Appoints Jose Gomez as Executive Chef

June 30, 2016

KEY WEST, Fla. – June 30, 2016 – The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort is proud to announce the appointment of Jose Gomez as the new executive chef....

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