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Donald Trump’s 12 Business Lessons

Donald Trump’s 12 Business Lessons

Wes Moss | AdviceIQ | September 3, 2015

Sept. 02--Donald Trump is one controversial guy. Love him or hate him, though, no one denies he is a good businessman. In 2004, I was a contestant on his TV...

The Brunswick Hotel & Tavern in Maine Notifies 2,600 Guests of Possible Payment Card Data Breach

The Brunswick Hotel & Tavern in Maine Notifies 2,600 Guests of Possible Payment Card Data Breach

J. Craig Anderson | Portland Press Herald, Maine | September 3, 2015

Sept. 02--The Brunswick Hotel & Tavern in Brunswick has notified roughly 2,600 former guests that a malicious program found on the hotel's computer system may...

Dickinson, ND Hotels, at 50 percent Occupancy, Feeling Sting of Bakken Oilfield Slowdown

Dickinson, ND Hotels, at 50 percent Occupancy, Feeling Sting of Bakken Oilfield Slowdown

Andrew Haffner | The Dickinson Press, N.D. | September 3, 2015

Sept. 03--News Dickinson,North Dakota  Andrew Haffner The Dickinson Press Dickinson hotels, at 50 percent occupancy, feel sting of Bakken oilfield...

5 Ways to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Engaging

5 Ways to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Engaging

Kevin Eikenberry | Business Management Daily | September 3, 2015

Sept. 02--This article was originally written by Kevin Eikenberry for Remarkable Leadership with Kevin...

Desperately Seeking an Identity

Desperately Seeking an Identity

September 3, 2015

by Georges PanayotisThe official priority of hotel groups today is to build a recognized brand, convinced that it is the best response to the banalization...

Spring Into Action to Address or Reverse a Poor TripAdvisor Review

Spring Into Action to Address or Reverse a Poor TripAdvisor Review

September 3, 2015

by John SmallwoodIf you have 60 seconds, I have about 300 words that might help at the NOI line.As hoteliers, we have all had that sinking feeling when we...

Tourism Tidbits: Tourism & Tourism Trends: Changes in the Way We Spend Our Time

Tourism Tidbits: Tourism & Tourism Trends: Changes in the Way We Spend Our Time

September 3, 2015

​by Dr. Peter TarlowDuring the last decades, upward mobile people bragged that they were ever more increasingly busy.  The “snowed-under” phenomenon...

RLHC RedLion.com Website Earns Top Honors

RLHC RedLion.com Website Earns Top Honors

September 3, 2015

Web Marketing Association Awards RedLion.com Top Hotel and Lodging Website Spokane, Wash., Sept. 3, 2015 – RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) (NYSE: RLH)...

13th Annual Southern Lodging Summit Introduces Its First “State-of-the-Industry” Report

13th Annual Southern Lodging Summit Introduces Its First “State-of-the-Industry” Report

September 3, 2015

100 Percent of Polled Participants Believe 2016 Will be at Least as Strong as 2015MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 3, 2015— Officials of the Southern Lodging...

Hospitality Student Perspectives on the Southern Lodging Summit: Takeaways and Industry Summations

Hospitality Student Perspectives on the Southern Lodging Summit: Takeaways and Industry Summations

September 3, 2015

(September 3, 2015, East Lansing, Michigan) Two students from The School attended the Southern Lodging Summit in Memphis, TN August 18-19. They were...

Apple Hospitality Acquires Courtyard by Marriott in San Diego, CA for $56 Million

Apple Hospitality Acquires Courtyard by Marriott in San Diego, CA for $56 Million

September 3, 2015

RICHMOND, Va.--September 3, 2015--Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. (NYSE: APLE) (“Apple Hospitality” or the “Company”) today announced that it has...

Island Investment Finalizes Purchase of Holiday Inn Express in St. Cloud, Minnesota

Island Investment Finalizes Purchase of Holiday Inn Express in St. Cloud, Minnesota

Vicki Ikeogu | St. Cloud Times, Minn. | September 3, 2015

Sept. 02--A Superior, Wisconsin-based investment firm has acquired a hotel in St. Cloud. On Monday, Island Investment Inc. finalized the purchase of the...

Hall Equities Plans to Invest $40 Million in Improvements to Recently Purchased ZMC Portfolio

Hall Equities Plans to Invest $40 Million in Improvements to Recently Purchased ZMC Portfolio

Andrew McGall | Contra Costa Times | September 3, 2015

Sept. 03--WALNUT CREEK -- A local real estate investment group has bought out a Minnesota hotel company to enlarge its empire with some 4,000 rooms. The...

Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Break Ground on $175M Expansion of Graton Resort & Casino

Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Break Ground on $175M Expansion of Graton Resort & Casino

September 3, 2015

ROHNERT PARK, Calif.--September 3, 2015--The leadership of the Federated Indians of the Graton Rancheria broke ground today on a $175 million expansion...

City Council Approves Waterfront Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel in Alameda, California

City Council Approves Waterfront Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel in Alameda, California

Peter Hegarty | The Oakland Tribune | September 3, 2015

Sept. 02--ALAMEDA -- An effort to put the brakes on a hotel proposed for the Harbor Bay Business Park failed Tuesday, when the City Council rejected an appeal...

First New Hotel in 20 Years, The Marker Waterfront Resort Opens in Old Town, Key West

First New Hotel in 20 Years, The Marker Waterfront Resort Opens in Old Town, Key West

September 3, 2015

Key West, Florida – September 3, 2015 - It’s been 20 years since a new hotel opened in Old Town, Key West. Over that same time period, dozens of high-rise...

Real Hospitality Group Opens the 112-suite Bethany Beach Ocean Suites, Bethany Beach, DE

Real Hospitality Group Opens the 112-suite Bethany Beach Ocean Suites, Bethany Beach, DE

September 3, 2015

OCEAN CITY, MD (September 3, 2015) - Real Hospitality Group (RHG) is proud to announce the official opening of Bethany Beach Ocean Suites. Designed...

BPR Pooler and BPR Properties Open the 117-Suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Pooler, GA

BPR Pooler and BPR Properties Open the 117-Suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Pooler, GA

September 3, 2015

Pooler, Georgia – September 3, 2015 – The 117-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Pooler, Georgia is now open for business. Located at 900 Towne Center...

Insignia Hospitality Group Opens the 111-Room Courtyard by Marriott Houston Katy Mills in Katy, TX

Insignia Hospitality Group Opens the 111-Room Courtyard by Marriott Houston Katy Mills in Katy, TX

September 3, 2015

Katy, Texas – September 3, 2015 – Courtyard by Marriott Houston Katy Mills is scheduled to open its doors in Katy, Texas today. Featuring an innovative...

San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Completes $18 Million Guest Room Renovation

San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Completes $18 Million Guest Room Renovation

September 3, 2015

BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 3, 2105 -- Overlooking the San Francisco Bay, San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront recently completed an $18 million...

Gemstone Hotels & Resorts Unveils Fully Renovated Mosaic Hotel in Beverly Hills

Gemstone Hotels & Resorts Unveils Fully Renovated Mosaic Hotel in Beverly Hills

September 3, 2015

PARK CITY, Utah/ September 3, 2015—Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, a full-service hotel management company that specializes in owning and operating luxury and...

HRI Lodging Selected to Manage Daddy-O Hotel in Bay Harbor Islands, Miami

HRI Lodging Selected to Manage Daddy-O Hotel in Bay Harbor Islands, Miami

September 3, 2015

MIAMI BEACH – September 3, 2015 – HRI Lodging announced today that they have been selected to manage the Daddy-O Hotel in Bay Harbor Islands, Miami,...

Fairmont Hotels Promotes Two Key Marketing Positions in the Pacific Northwest

Fairmont Hotels Promotes Two Key Marketing Positions in the Pacific Northwest

September 3, 2015

VANCOUVER, September 3, 2015: Helen Pratt has been appointed Regional Director, Sales & Marketing for Fairmont Hotels, Pacific Northwest, based in...

Janet Eason Appointed Vice President of Marketing of Main Street Hospitality Group in The Berkshires

Janet Eason Appointed Vice President of Marketing of Main Street Hospitality Group in The Berkshires

September 3, 2015

STOCKBRIDGE, MA (September 3, 2015) – Sarah Eustis, CEO of Main Street Hospitality Group, a Berkshires-based hotel management company, announced the...

Brad Randall Named Director of Food and Beverage at Turnberry Isle Miami

Brad Randall Named Director of Food and Beverage at Turnberry Isle Miami

September 3, 2015

AVENTURA, FL (September 3, 2015) – Turnberry Isle Miami is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Randall as Director of Food & Beverage for the iconic...

B Ocean Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Appoints Adrian Deacon as Executive Chef & B

B Ocean Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Appoints Adrian Deacon as Executive Chef & B

September 3, 2015

Fort Lauderdale, FL (September 3, 2015) - B Ocean Resort in Fort Lauderdale proudly announces their new Executive Chef & B Adrian Deacon, an award-winning...

Waterford Hotel Group Adds Five Hotels to Growing Portfolio

Waterford Hotel Group Adds Five Hotels to Growing Portfolio

September 4, 2015

Waterford, CT (September 4, 2015) --- Waterford Hotel Group, one of the nation's leading hospitality companies, has added five hotels to its portfolio...

HVS Hotel Management Opens the Days Inn, Cadiz Ohio

HVS Hotel Management Opens the Days Inn, Cadiz Ohio

September 4, 2015

Newport, RI – September 4, 2015 – HVS Hotel Management, a national hotel Management company based in Newport Rhode Island today announced the opening of a...

Hilton Worldwide Partners with Tristar Hotel GmbH to add 10 New Hotels across Germany

Hilton Worldwide Partners with Tristar Hotel GmbH to add 10 New Hotels across Germany

September 4, 2015

BERLIN and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is furthering the expansion of its Hampton by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands in Germany...

Blocking FCC-Approved Wi-Fi Hotspots is “Patently Illegal” – What You Need to Know

Blocking FCC-Approved Wi-Fi Hotspots is “Patently Illegal” – What You Need to Know

September 4, 2015

By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com 04 September 2015 Blocking Wi-Fi connections...

Hilton Signs with Star Mountain Plaza to Build Hilton Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea

Hilton Signs with Star Mountain Plaza to Build Hilton Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea

September 4, 2015

SYDNEY, Australia and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of its first Hilton Hotels & Resorts branded hotel in Papua...

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