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7 Trends for the Internet of Things in Hospitality

7 Trends for the Internet of Things in Hospitality

August 23, 2016

By: Jesse DePinto, Product Manager at Telkonet, Inc.   There is no doubt that the Internet of Things will impact the way we do business today. Intel...

BTC Wins Prestigious National Hyatt PR & Marketing Award for the Third Consecutive Year

BTC Wins Prestigious National Hyatt PR & Marketing Award for the Third Consecutive Year

August 24, 2016

WAYNE, Pa. – (August 24, 2016) ­– BTC, an innovative hospitality public relations & marketing firm, has been presented with Hyatt’s...

Hotel Defenders Releases Hotel Security and Back Office Services Solution

Hotel Defenders Releases Hotel Security and Back Office Services Solution

August 24, 2016

Hotel Defenders, LLC is introducing a solution that solves two long-standing and inter-related problems in the hospitality market: growing cyber security...

Rainmaker Group Ranks on Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-growing Private Companies for Sixth Consecutive Year

Rainmaker Group Ranks on Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-growing Private Companies for Sixth Consecutive Year

August 24, 2016

Alpharetta, Georgia – August 24, 2016 – The Rainmaker Group, the premier provider of revenue and profit optimization solutions to the hospitality...

Redefining Modern American Cuisine

Redefining Modern American Cuisine

August 24, 2016

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) When it comes to food, the United States of America has 50 states and 320 million people with clam chowder in...

Changing Relationship of Supervisors and Employees Revealed in Cornell Study

Changing Relationship of Supervisors and Employees Revealed in Cornell Study

August 24, 2016

Ithaca, NY, August 24, 2016 - Fairness is the beginning of a solid relationship between supervisors and employees, but other factors soon become more...

Standard & Poor’s Warns Zika Harm to Miami-Dade Tourism is Inevitable

Standard & Poor’s Warns Zika Harm to Miami-Dade Tourism is Inevitable

Douglas Hanks | The Miami Herald | August 24, 2016

Aug. 23--A top credit agency warned Tuesday that Zika will hurt tourism in Miami-Dade, with the only question being "how much" damage the...

Hotel Guests Engaged During Stay 40% More Likely to Come Back

Hotel Guests Engaged During Stay 40% More Likely to Come Back

August 24, 2016

Local Measure, the leading location-based social media platform for hotels, today released the results of a 16 month study across 75 hotels and...

Hotel AG Announces Recent Closings

Hotel AG Announces Recent Closings

August 24, 2016

ATLANTA – August 24, 2016 – Hotel AG announced today the firm has closed 16 hotel transactions since its last press release.  The transactions...

Springer-Miller Systems Addresses Growing Luxury Hospitality Technology Market

Springer-Miller Systems Addresses Growing Luxury Hospitality Technology Market

August 24, 2016

Selwah Named President, Young named Vice President STOWE, VT — August 24, 2016 — Stowe, VT— Springer-Miller Systems (SMS), the leading...

U.S. Citizen International Travel up Seven Percent in April 2016

U.S. Citizen International Travel up Seven Percent in April 2016

August 24, 2016

U.S. citizen outbound totaled 5.8 million travelers for the month and 22.9 million YTD 2016 Year-to-Date Travel up 10 Percent April 2016/2015...

Hamister Group Acquires Trio of Hotels in Hazleton, PA

Hamister Group Acquires Trio of Hotels in Hazleton, PA

Jim Dino | Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa. | August 24, 2016

Aug. 24--The local Hampton Inn, Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites and Residence Inn by Marriott have been acquired by a Buffalo, New York-based hospitality...

Carlson Signs with Zhejiang Wanxiang Real Estate to Develop Radisson Hangzhou Qianjiang in East China

Carlson Signs with Zhejiang Wanxiang Real Estate to Develop Radisson Hangzhou Qianjiang in East China

August 24, 2016

SINGAPORE (AUGUST 24, 2016) – Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today signed a management...

New Hilton Garden Inn Chengdu Huayang Opens in Sichuan’s Capital of Chengdu

New Hilton Garden Inn Chengdu Huayang Opens in Sichuan’s Capital of Chengdu

August 24, 2016

CHENGDU, Sichuan and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) upscale global hotel brand, today announced the opening of Hilton...

Owned and Managed by Chartwell Hospitality, Dual Branded Courtyard & Residence Inn Set to Open in Kansas City, Missouri

Owned and Managed by Chartwell Hospitality, Dual Branded Courtyard & Residence Inn Set to Open in Kansas City, Missouri

August 24, 2016

Kansas City, Missouri – August 24, 2016 – Marriott International, Inc. today announced that a combined 153-room Courtyard hotel and 108-suite...

New 119-Villa W Hotel Opens in Punta de Mita, Mexico

New 119-Villa W Hotel Opens in Punta de Mita, Mexico

August 24, 2016

PUNTA DE MITA, Mexico -- August 24, 2016 -- W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), expands its Latin American...

Crescent Hotels & Resorts Assumes Management of Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort

Crescent Hotels & Resorts Assumes Management of Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort

August 24, 2016

Miami Beach, FL (August 24, 2016) – The Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort has announced a management agreement with Crescent Hotels & Resorts....

Davidson Hotels & Resorts Adds Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach To Portfolio

Davidson Hotels & Resorts Adds Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach To Portfolio

August 24, 2016

ATLANTA, Aug. 24, 2016 -- Davidson Hotels & Resorts announces the addition of the 161-room Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach, set amongst...

Six Senses Con Dao Appoints Nicholas Juett as General Manager

Six Senses Con Dao Appoints Nicholas Juett as General Manager

August 24, 2016

CON DAO, Vietnam – August 24, 2016 – Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has appointed Nicholas John Juett as general manager of Six Senses...

Hotel Crescent Court Appoints Saun Lightbourne as Director of Sales and Marketing

Hotel Crescent Court Appoints Saun Lightbourne as Director of Sales and Marketing

August 24, 2016

DALLAS, Aug. 24, 2016 -- The iconic Hotel Crescent Court – a 220-room luxury hotel capturing the heartbeat of Dallas' vibrant Uptown...

JQH Names Sanaida Goodner Director of Sales at Embassy Suites by Hilton Northwest Arkansas

JQH Names Sanaida Goodner Director of Sales at Embassy Suites by Hilton Northwest Arkansas

August 24, 2016

ROGERS, Ark. & SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- August 24, 2016 -- John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Sanaida Goodner is the new...

Rosewood Cordevalle Names Victor Manuel Palma as Executive Chef

Rosewood Cordevalle Names Victor Manuel Palma as Executive Chef

August 24, 2016

Victor Palma has been appointed executive chef of Rosewood CordeValle, one of the world’s leading golf resorts, located in San Martin, California. In his...

Warmbrodt Hotel Investments Merges with HREC; “Best in Class” Brokerage Penetration in Mid-West and Texas

Warmbrodt Hotel Investments Merges with HREC; “Best in Class” Brokerage Penetration in Mid-West and Texas

August 25, 2016

Herb Warmbrodt HREC Principal - Kansas City Mike Cahill CEO & Founder - HREC (Kansas City, MO; Denver, CO) –...

Building a Smart Distribution Strategy

Building a Smart Distribution Strategy

August 25, 2016

By Kelly A. McGuire CHR Insights features industry analysis and commentary from Kelly A. McGuire, MMH ’01, PhD ’07, who is a CHR fellow and vice...

IBC Hotels Continues to Win Awards

IBC Hotels Continues to Win Awards

August 25, 2016

‘Independent Hotel Company of the Year,’ ‘Best Independent Hotel Booking Agency – USA’ and ‘Most Innovative Travel Rewards...

Stefan Schär Appointed as New General Manager of the Jaz Stuttgart

Stefan Schär Appointed as New General Manager of the Jaz Stuttgart

August 25, 2016

Swiss-born Stefan Schär (44) will take on the position of General Manager of the Jaz Hotel in Stuttgart with effect from 1 September. The hotel is...

GHM Enters Mid-Tier Segment with New Joint Venture Partnership to Launch Tin Hotels

GHM Enters Mid-Tier Segment with New Joint Venture Partnership to Launch Tin Hotels

August 25, 2016

SINGAPORE (August 25, 2016) — GHM has partnered with van de Bunt Partners in a milestone agreement to launch Tin Hotels, a mid-market brand of...

5 Ways To Attract Last Minute Summer Travelers

5 Ways To Attract Last Minute Summer Travelers

August 25, 2016

By Sam Jones The procrastination of last minute travelers can mean extra profits for your hotel business. The question is how you can better capitalize on it?...

IHG Signs with Long-Standing Partners, TriStar and Primestar, for Five New Holiday Inn and Holiday Express Hotels Across Germany

IHG Signs with Long-Standing Partners, TriStar and Primestar, for Five New Holiday Inn and Holiday Express Hotels Across Germany

August 25, 2016

InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today announced that the group will add five new Holiday Inn and Holiday...

Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Garden Inn Hotels Part of $900 Million Fourth Phase Expansion of Kuwait’s Largest Mall

Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Garden Inn Hotels Part of $900 Million Fourth Phase Expansion of Kuwait’s Largest Mall

August 25, 2016

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton and Al-Rai Real Estate Co - owned by Mabanee Co - announced plans today which will see Conrad Hotels &...

IHG Appoints Jacque Riley as Brand Director, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Europe

IHG Appoints Jacque Riley as Brand Director, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Europe

August 25, 2016

InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacque Riley, Brand...

Noble House Hotels and Resorts Notified of Payment Card Security Incident at Ocean Key Resort & Spa

Noble House Hotels and Resorts Notified of Payment Card Security Incident at Ocean Key Resort & Spa

August 25, 2016

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 24, 2016 -- Noble House Hotels and Resorts was notified by the Secret Service on July 13, 2016, about possible fraudulent activity on the...

Millennium Hotels & Resorts North America Informed of Potential Data Security Incident

Millennium Hotels & Resorts North America Informed of Potential Data Security Incident

August 25, 2016

DENVER--August 25, 2016-Millennium Hotels & Resorts North America (MHR) has become aware of a data security incident involving food and beverage point of...

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