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Just in Time for Halloween: Tambourine Releases Top 10 Hotel Marketing Horror Stories

Just in Time for Halloween: Tambourine Releases Top 10 Hotel Marketing Horror Stories

October 30, 2014

Tambourine, a hotel and tourism marketing firm, has released Halloween Horror Stories, an annual list of the scariest mistakes in hotel...

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts Implements Revcaster Comp-Set Pricing Data for 1,000 Member Properties

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts Implements Revcaster Comp-Set Pricing Data for 1,000 Member Properties

October 30, 2014

How does HotelREZ Set Effective Day-by-Day Rate Strategies? With the Industry’s Most Affordable, User-Friendly Pricing Solution and Exceptional Customer...

Gemstone Deploys ProfitSword Applications for Business Intelligence Platform

Gemstone Deploys ProfitSword Applications for Business Intelligence Platform

October 30, 2014

Park City, Utah - October 30, 2014 - Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, LLC has chosen ProfitSword and the ProfitSage family of applications for its portfolio of...

Paul Golden Announces Plans to Break Ground on Long-Planned St. Croix Golf Resort & Casino

Paul Golden Announces Plans to Break Ground on Long-Planned St. Croix Golf Resort & Casino

Fiona Stokes | The Virgin Islands Daily News, St. Thomas | October 30, 2014

Oct. 29--ST. CROIX -- A new amendment to the Hotel Development Act signed into law by the governor has provided the impetus for Paul Golden to break ground on...

Hampton Hotels and Plateno Hotels Group Enter Agreement to Develop Over 400 Hotels in China

Hampton Hotels and Plateno Hotels Group Enter Agreement to Develop Over 400 Hotels in China

October 30, 2014

October 30, 2014 - MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide today announced an exclusive license agreement with Plateno Hotels Group, one of China’s leading...

Hotel Spas: Doing Well by Doing Good

Hotel Spas: Doing Well by Doing Good

October 30, 2014

BOSTON--(October 30, 2014)--As more travelers emphasize personal wellness while on the road, hotels are benefiting from increases in revenues and profits....

Saddle Brook, NJ’s Crowne Plaza Hotel & Four Other Hotels Generate Interest from Multiple Buyers

Saddle Brook, NJ’s Crowne Plaza Hotel & Four Other Hotels Generate Interest from Multiple Buyers

Linda Moss | The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) | October 30, 2014

Oct. 30--Several companies have expressed interest in buying the Crowne Plaza in Saddle Brook and four other hotels, in the event that a sale with a...

HeBS Digital Sets a New Standard for Destination-Based Sites with the Launch of Red Lion Hotels

HeBS Digital Sets a New Standard for Destination-Based Sites with the Launch of Red Lion Hotels

October 30, 2014

HeBS Digital announces the launch of Red Lion Hotel Corporation's new multi-property brand website www.redlion.com . Leveraging the latest smartCMS technology,...

Benchmark Announces Todd Allison as Recipient of the Bob Zappatelli Award for Culinary Excellence

Benchmark Announces Todd Allison as Recipient of the Bob Zappatelli Award for Culinary Excellence

October 30, 2014

Executive Chef, The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, near San Diego The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, October 2014 …   Benchmark Hospitality International, a...

GBTA Foundation Forecasts China Business Travel Spend to See Double Digit Increases in 2014, 2015

GBTA Foundation Forecasts China Business Travel Spend to See Double Digit Increases in 2014, 2015

October 30, 2014

China Economic Boost Driven By Exports, Household Consumption and Infrastructure Stimulus Spending SHANGHAI, Oct. 30, 2014 -- The Global Business Travel...

UAE Hospitality Industry KPI’s Continue to Demonstrate Strength & Growth

UAE Hospitality Industry KPI’s Continue to Demonstrate Strength & Growth

Muzaffar Rizvi - Business News Editor | Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | October 30, 2014

Oct. 30--Abu Dhabi turns corner as ARR rises; Dubai hotels? profit climbs Dubai: The UAE's hospitality industry sustained steady growth during the summer by...

Dallas Cowboys and Omni Hotels & Resorts Partner to Build 300-room Hotel at Cowboys HQ in Frisco, TX

Dallas Cowboys and Omni Hotels & Resorts Partner to Build 300-room Hotel at Cowboys HQ in Frisco, TX

October 30, 2014

October 30, 2014 - FRISCO, Texas - The Dallas Cowboys and Omni Hotels & Resorts are partnering to develop a new hotel at the future site of the Cowboys World...

Onyx Hospitality Group to Introduce its New Amari Havodda Maldives Hotel, Set to Open Q1 2016

Onyx Hospitality Group to Introduce its New Amari Havodda Maldives Hotel, Set to Open Q1 2016

Chadamas Chinmaneevong | Bangkok Post, Thailand | October 30, 2014

Oct. 30--Thai hotel management chain Onyx Hospitality Group will introduce its Maldivian luxury resort project at next week's World Travel Mart in London....

Erie County Convention Center Authority Breaks Ground for New Courtyard by Marriott Bayfront Hotel

Erie County Convention Center Authority Breaks Ground for New Courtyard by Marriott Bayfront Hotel

| Erie Times-News, Pa. | October 30, 2014

Oct. 30--The Erie County Convention Center Authority broke ground this morning for the new Courtyard by Marriott Bayfront Hotel, located west of the Bayfront...

Steve Robbins, GM, Set to Open New 125-room Hyatt Place & Faro Blanco Resort & Marina, Marathon, FL

Steve Robbins, GM, Set to Open New 125-room Hyatt Place & Faro Blanco Resort & Marina, Marathon, FL

William Axford | Florida Keys Keynoter, (Marathon, Fla.) | October 30, 2014

Oct. 29--The Hyatt Place Hotel and Faro Blanco Resort & Marina is slated for a Dec. 16 opening 14 years after Spottswood Cos. Vice President Bill Spottswood...

A Brand Debut in Panama, the 165-room Hyatt Place Panama City/Downtown Opens in Panama City

A Brand Debut in Panama, the 165-room Hyatt Place Panama City/Downtown Opens in Panama City

October 30, 2014

October 29, 2014 - CHICAGO - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Immobiliare Real Estate Development Group today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Panama...

Meliá Hotels International to Open the 41-key Meliá Campione by Year-End in Italy’s Campione Region

Meliá Hotels International to Open the 41-key Meliá Campione by Year-End in Italy’s Campione Region

October 30, 2014

Palma de Mallorca, Spain (October 30, 2014) - Meliá Hotels International today announced that it will open Meliá Campione later this year in the region of...

MCR Development Prepares to Open the 118-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott Next Week in Seguin, TX

MCR Development Prepares to Open the 118-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott Next Week in Seguin, TX

October 30, 2014

Seguin, Texas - October 30, 2014 - The 118-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Seguin, Texas is scheduled to open on Friday, November 7, 2014. Located at...

South Forbes Silangan Hotel Corp. Opens Microtel by Wyndham South Forbes in the Philippines

South Forbes Silangan Hotel Corp. Opens Microtel by Wyndham South Forbes in the Philippines

October 29, 2014

Cathay Land, developer of South Forbes Golf City, and Microtel Development Corporation, recently opened Microtel by Wyndham South Forbes under their...

The Newly Constructed 124-room Value Place Opens in Dayton, Ohio

The Newly Constructed 124-room Value Place Opens in Dayton, Ohio

October 30, 2014

October 30, 2014 - DAYTON, Ohio - Value Place, the nation’s largest economy extended-stay hotel brand, has announced the grand opening of a newly constructed...

Renovations Complete for the 315-room Courtyard Boston Downtown in Circa 1924 Building; More Planned

Renovations Complete for the 315-room Courtyard Boston Downtown in Circa 1924 Building; More Planned

October 30, 2014

BOSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 -- A historic hotel and hidden gem in downtown Boston steals the scene this fall, with a breathtaking top-to-bottom renovation that...

MCR Development LLC Completes Renovation at Hampton Inn & Suites St. Augustine-Vilano Beach, Florida

MCR Development LLC Completes Renovation at Hampton Inn & Suites St. Augustine-Vilano Beach, Florida

October 30, 2014

October 30, 2014 - ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - MCR Development LLC (“MCR”), one of the largest hotel owner-operators in the United States, announced today it has...

Hostmark Hospitality Group to Manage 303-room Hilton College Station & Conference Center in Texas

Hostmark Hospitality Group to Manage 303-room Hilton College Station & Conference Center in Texas

October 30, 2014

SCHAUMBURG, IL - October 30, 2014 - The Hilton College Station & Conference Center in Texas was purchased today by Cambridge I Holdings, LLC, and Hostmark...

Park Hotel Group Adds Two New Management Contracts in Thailand and Indonesia

Park Hotel Group Adds Two New Management Contracts in Thailand and Indonesia

October 30, 2014

To Open Park Hotel Khao Lak Beach Resort Phang Nga and Park Hotel Nusa Dua Bali Early in 2015Singapore, 30 October 2014 - Park Hotel Group ("PHG"), one of Asia...

Kempinski Announces Retirement of Reto Wittwer & Appointment of Alejandro Bernabé as CEO

Kempinski Announces Retirement of Reto Wittwer & Appointment of Alejandro Bernabé as CEO

October 30, 2014

As part of Kempinski Hotels' long-term succession planning, the group today announces that Reto Wittwer, President and CEO since 1995, has retired from this...

Wyndham Hotel Group Appoints Mark Kukulski to Lead Hotel Management Company

Wyndham Hotel Group Appoints Mark Kukulski to Lead Hotel Management Company

October 30, 2014

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Oct. 30, 2014) – Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,590 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide...

The Ivy Hotel in Baltimore, MD Appoints General Manager Robert Arthur and Executive Chef Mark Levy

The Ivy Hotel in Baltimore, MD Appoints General Manager Robert Arthur and Executive Chef Mark Levy

October 30, 2014

Baltimore, Maryland (October 30, 2014) - The Ivy Hotel, the premiere luxury hotel in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon neighborhood scheduled to open in early...

Ian Pullan Named as General Manager for The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Southern California

Ian Pullan Named as General Manager for The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Southern California

October 30, 2014

[Dana Point, Calif.] October 30, 2014 - The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), announced today the...

Sean R. Crump Joins Prestige Hospitality Group as Vice President of Operations

Sean R. Crump Joins Prestige Hospitality Group as Vice President of Operations

October 30, 2014

Albany, NY, October 30, 2014 - Justin D. Smith, President and Chief Operating Officer of Prestige Hospitality Group (PHG) has announced that Sean R. Crump has...

Strand Development Company, LLC Names Laura Luce  As Director of Human Resources

Strand Development Company, LLC Names Laura Luce As Director of Human Resources

October 30, 2014

(Myrtle Beach, S.C.) October 30, 2014- Strand Development Company, LLC recently announced Laura Luce as the Director of Human Resources. She will be...

Grand Pacific Palisades Featured on KUSI TV’s “Good Morning San Diego”

Grand Pacific Palisades Featured on KUSI TV’s “Good Morning San Diego”

October 31, 2014

CARLSBAD, CA (October 31, 2014) - Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel made its television debut on KUSI - Channel 51 recently.  The popular "Good...

Guest-tek™ Appoints Neil Currie as Director of Global Marketing

Guest-tek™ Appoints Neil Currie as Director of Global Marketing

October 31, 2014

Calgary, Alberta - October  31, 2014 - Guest-tek™, the world's largest provider of IP based technology solutions for the hospitality industry, has...

Marcus van der Wal Named as Chief Operating Officer for Kempinski Hotels as Duncan O’Rourke Resigns

Marcus van der Wal Named as Chief Operating Officer for Kempinski Hotels as Duncan O’Rourke Resigns

October 31, 2014

October 31, 2014; Further to the group’s separate announcement regarding the retirement of Reto Wittwer and the succession of Alejandro Bernabé to CEO, as...

AH&LEF Awards Hospitality Scholarships to 104 Minority Students

AH&LEF Awards Hospitality Scholarships to 104 Minority Students

October 31, 2014

Hyatt Hotels, JHM Hotels Scholarship Funds Help Students Pursue Studies, Build Careers   Washington, D.C. - October 31, 2014 - The American Hotel &...

The 268-key Hilton Paris Opera to Debut in January 2015 Following $50 Million Renovation

The 268-key Hilton Paris Opera to Debut in January 2015 Following $50 Million Renovation

October 31, 2014

PARIS and McLean, Va. - October 31, 2014 - Hilton Paris Opera will debut in January 2015 following the completion of an extensive $50 million restoration and...

Four Benchmark Properties Achieve Condé Nast Traveler’s “2014 Readers’ Choice Awards” List

Four Benchmark Properties Achieve Condé Nast Traveler’s “2014 Readers’ Choice Awards” List

October 31, 2014

Bardessono, Willows Lodge, Inn at Rancho Santa Fe and Turtle Bay Resort Receive the Honor The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, October 31, 2014 - Benchmark...

Video of NFL Great Matt Light Spooking Travelers at Epic Halloween Check-In

Video of NFL Great Matt Light Spooking Travelers at Epic Halloween Check-In

October 31, 2014

In the spirit of Halloween, former New England offensive lineman, Matt Light, dons a unique Halloween disguise- a mannequin - giving Courtyard by Marriott...

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