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The Seventh Inning Begins

The Seventh Inning Begins

March 4, 2015

By Robert A. Rauch Baseball is a great game. Even if you do not play it, you can watch it or use it as a metaphor to depict where we are in the economic cycle....

Want Better TripAdvisor Rankings?  Do These 3 Things

Want Better TripAdvisor Rankings?  Do These 3 Things

March 4, 2015

To date, there You But what will it take for your property to place in the top 30 search While we believe 3 primary factors contribute to...

Transforming the F&B Department in F&F

Transforming the F&B Department in F&F

March 4, 2015

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) In the good old days of hospitality, food and beverage was part of the core. Management treated the department...

Technology and Today’s Hotel Guest

Technology and Today’s Hotel Guest

March 4, 2015

By Kevin Edwards, Managing Director, Avenue9 Whilst there has been a continued investment into increasing the hotel guest experience, the UK hotel...

Fashion Powerhouse Families Nakash & Von Furstenberg Join Forces as New Owners of Setai Miami Beach

Fashion Powerhouse Families Nakash & Von Furstenberg Join Forces as New Owners of Setai Miami Beach

March 4, 2015

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 3, 2015 —The Setai Miami Beach announced today new ownership by Nakash Holdings and the von Furstenberg family. Nakash Holdings...

BridgeStreet’s IQ Report Reveals Business Travel Insights for 2015

BridgeStreet’s IQ Report Reveals Business Travel Insights for 2015

March 4, 2015

Emerging Business Travel Data Unveiled at the Business Travel ShowHERNDON, VA — March 4, 2015 — BridgeStreet Global Hospitality – the leading provider of...

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Americas Names Annual Award Winners

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Americas Names Annual Award Winners

March 4, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (March 4, 2015) - Carlson Rezidor Hotel Groups, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, announced the companies top...

Busy Rooms Releases its Revenue Optimization Module!

Busy Rooms Releases its Revenue Optimization Module!

March 4, 2015

The all-in-one central reservation system now provides property owners & revenue managers with detailed revenue optimization information. Berlin,...

The Plasencia Group Advises on Sale of The Former DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Richmond Downtown

The Plasencia Group Advises on Sale of The Former DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Richmond Downtown

March 4, 2015

Tampa, Fla.  (March 4, 2015) - The Plasencia Group is pleased to announce the sale of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Richmond Downtown, located in...

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Launches RevPASH Calculator

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Launches RevPASH Calculator

March 4, 2015

Benefitting F&B Operators, Industry’s first web-based app calculating revenue per available seat hour (Boston) - Boston University School of Hospitality...

TMI Hospitality & General Manager, Jack Butler, Open the 105 room Hyatt Place Canton Hotel in Ohio

TMI Hospitality & General Manager, Jack Butler, Open the 105 room Hyatt Place Canton Hotel in Ohio

March 4, 2015

CHICAGO (March 4, 2015) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and TMI Hospitality today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Canton, a 105-room hotel located...

The 105-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Daytona Beach Shores Opens in  Florida

The 105-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Daytona Beach Shores Opens in Florida

March 4, 2015

Daytona Beach Shores, Florida - March 4, 2015 - The 105-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida is scheduled to open this Friday and...

Carr Hospitality Opens the 109-room Hilton Garden Inn Alexandria Old Town in Virginia

Carr Hospitality Opens the 109-room Hilton Garden Inn Alexandria Old Town in Virginia

March 4, 2015

March 04, 2015 - ALEXANDRIA, Va. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide’s award-winning brand of upscale yet affordable hotels, announced...

The Newly Built 154-suite Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Downtown Opens in Alabama

The Newly Built 154-suite Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Downtown Opens in Alabama

March 4, 2015

Owned by Tuscaloosa Hotel Partners, LLC and Managed by Wilson Hotel Management, LLCMarch 04, 2015 - TUSCALOOSA, Ala. and MCLEAN, Va. - Embassy Suites Hotels,...

Owned by OPREM 390, the 35-key Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Opens in Mexico City

Owned by OPREM 390, the 35-key Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Opens in Mexico City

March 4, 2015

March 04, 2015 - MEXICO CITY - Accelerating growth in dynamic markets worldwide, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announces the...

Executive Hotels & Resorts Plans June 2015 Opening of the 163-key Executive Hotel Le Soleil New York

Executive Hotels & Resorts Plans June 2015 Opening of the 163-key Executive Hotel Le Soleil New York

March 4, 2015

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - March 4, 2015 - The arrival of the next-generation urban boutique Executive Hotel Le Soleil into the Herald Square/Bryant Park hotel...

Colwen Hotels Set to Open 140-suite TownePlace Suites Boston Logan Airport/Chelsea in Massachusetts

Colwen Hotels Set to Open 140-suite TownePlace Suites Boston Logan Airport/Chelsea in Massachusetts

March 4, 2015

Chelsea, Massachusetts - March 4, 2015 - The 140-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Chelsea, Massachusetts is scheduled to open this Friday, March 6, 2015....

Owned by Lawrenceville LLC & Managed by Colwen Hotels, Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge Opens

Owned by Lawrenceville LLC & Managed by Colwen Hotels, Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge Opens

March 4, 2015

Cambridge, Massachusetts - March 4, 2015 - The 123-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Cambridge, Massachusetts is scheduled to open this Friday,...

Mexico’s 100-room Staybridge Suites Chihuahua Hotel Opens

Mexico’s 100-room Staybridge Suites Chihuahua Hotel Opens

March 4, 2015

4 March, 2015 - CHIHUAHUA, Chih. – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the new...

PeakCM Selects American Resort Management to Manage Planned 84 Room Hotel for St. Albans, Vermont

PeakCM Selects American Resort Management to Manage Planned 84 Room Hotel for St. Albans, Vermont

March 4, 2015

St. Albans, VT – March, 2015 – PeakCM, developer and contractor for the recently announced 84 room downtown St. Albans Hotel has selected American Resort...

Hospitality Veteran William Blackham Joins Supertel Hospitality as CEO

Hospitality Veteran William Blackham Joins Supertel Hospitality as CEO

March 4, 2015

NORFOLK, Neb., March 4, 2015 - Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR), a real estate investment trust (REIT), today announced that hospitality and finance...

CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa Welcomes David Gauna as General Manager

CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa Welcomes David Gauna as General Manager

March 4, 2015

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (March 4, 2015) – CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa welcomes David Gauna as general manager of the four-diamond...

Omni Bedford Springs Resort Adds to Management Team with New GM, DOSM and Spa Director

Omni Bedford Springs Resort Adds to Management Team with New GM, DOSM and Spa Director

March 4, 2015

Bedford Springs, Pa. (March 4, 2015) - The historic Omni Bedford Springs Resort is strengthening its leadership team with the announcement of three...

Janelle Hopkin Named Deputy Managing Director of Spice Island Beach Resort

Janelle Hopkin Named Deputy Managing Director of Spice Island Beach Resort

March 4, 2015

GRENADA (March 4, 2015) - Sir Royston Hopkin KCMG, chairman & managing director of Spice Island Beach Resort (http://www.SpiceIslandBeachResort.com),...

Noble House Hotels & Resorts Names Michael E. Bloise as Executive Chef to Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Noble House Hotels & Resorts Names Michael E. Bloise as Executive Chef to Pelican Grand Beach Resort

March 4, 2015

SEATTLE, March 4, 2015 —Noble House Hotels & Resorts proudly announces the appointment of Michael Bloise as Executive Chef to Pelican Grand...

Interstar and IHG Enter Multiple Development Agreement for 10 Hotels in Germany

Interstar and IHG Enter Multiple Development Agreement for 10 Hotels in Germany

March 4, 2015

4 March, 2015 - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of its latest multiple...

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