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How Customers and Tech Are Changing Hotel Bookings

How Customers and Tech Are Changing Hotel Bookings

August 19, 2014

Aug. 18 (Bloomberg) –- Travel Technology Consulting President Norm Rose and Switchfly CEO Daniel Farrar discuss the tech behind hotel bookings and how social...

Golden Nugget Lake Charles Chooses Comprehensive Agilysys Solution Suite

Golden Nugget Lake Charles Chooses Comprehensive Agilysys Solution Suite

August 19, 2014

Hotel Selects Systems for Property Management, Ticketing, Golf Management and More ALPHARETTA, GA. - August 19, 2014 - Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a...

A Quality Result as Thomas Cook Partners with TrustYou

A Quality Result as Thomas Cook Partners with TrustYou

August 19, 2014

Holiday Company Signs Multi-Year Partnership With Online Reputation Management Specialists to bolster Quality Assurance across its holiday offeringThomas Cook...

Revel Lawyer Speculates that Planned September 2 Closure for the AC Casino Could Help Spur its Sale

Revel Lawyer Speculates that Planned September 2 Closure for the AC Casino Could Help Spur its Sale

Harold Brubaker | The Philadelphia Inquirer | August 19, 2014

Aug. 19--As painful as the Sept. 2 closure of the Revel casino in Atlantic City will be for the more than 4,000 employees who work there, it could help spur a...

In Memoriam: Hotelier of The Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY, John K. Desmond Jr., Dies at 90

In Memoriam: Hotelier of The Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY, John K. Desmond Jr., Dies at 90

Larry Rulison | Times Union, Albany, N.Y. | August 19, 2014

Aug. 19--COLONIE -- John K. Desmond Jr., a businessman with a keen eye for history who built the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center 40 years ago, died Saturday...

Three Developers Jointly Acquire Hollywood, FL Site for $10M; Planning Mixed-Use Condo/Hotel Project

Three Developers Jointly Acquire Hollywood, FL Site for $10M; Planning Mixed-Use Condo/Hotel Project

Martha Brannigan | The Miami Herald | August 19, 2014

Aug. 19--THREE MIAMI DEVELOPERS -- the Related Group, 13th Floor Investments and Key International --formed a joint venture and acquired a 2.4-acre parcel...

Sheraton Centre Toronto to Begin $90M Renovation of 1,371 Guest Rooms & Suites to Debut in 2015

Sheraton Centre Toronto to Begin $90M Renovation of 1,371 Guest Rooms & Suites to Debut in 2015

August 19, 2014

August 19, 2014 - TORONTO - From IncentiveWorks in Toronto, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., (NYSE:HOT) today announced that it will embark on a $90...

JMBM Announces 25th Annual Meet the Money® National Hotel Finance Conference

JMBM Announces 25th Annual Meet the Money® National Hotel Finance Conference

August 19, 2014

By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com 19 August 2014 Today, the Hotel Lawyers in JMBM's Global...

3 Things Hoteliers Must Budget for in 2015

3 Things Hoteliers Must Budget for in 2015

August 19, 2014

What every hotelier should consider and budget for in 2015 PARSIPPANY, N.J. - AUGUST 19, 2014 - Given recent trends, digital marketing is set to become a...

FCS Computer Systems Expands to New Office Location in Mumbai, India

FCS Computer Systems Expands to New Office Location in Mumbai, India

August 19, 2014

Company's growing regional presence results in new office location to better serve nation's rapidly developing hospitality market  Mumbai, India - August...

IHMRS Names Finalists for the 34th Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design

IHMRS Names Finalists for the 34th Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design

August 19, 2014

Winners & Finalists to be Recognized at November 10, 2014 Gala CINCINNATI, OH, August 19, 2014 - The finalists for the 34th Gold Key Award for Excellence in...

Etihad’s “Residence Experience” starts with the Savoy Butler Academy

Etihad’s “Residence Experience” starts with the Savoy Butler Academy

August 19, 2014

Etihad Airways is the first commercial airline to offer in its new Airbus A380 an extra-large private VIP suite dubbed “The Residence” along with nine...

HICA’s Hot Topics to Include Policy and Infrastructure Development in the Sub-Saharan Region

HICA’s Hot Topics to Include Policy and Infrastructure Development in the Sub-Saharan Region

August 19, 2014

Hotel Investment Conference Africa to Occur September 14-16 in South Africa Pretoria, 19 August 2014: With less than four weeks to go to the 8th annual Hotel...

Hotel Equities Breaks Ground on 92-rooom Residence Inn by Marriott Lake Charles, LA

Hotel Equities Breaks Ground on 92-rooom Residence Inn by Marriott Lake Charles, LA

August 19, 2014

Atlanta, GA-August 19, 2014 - Atlanta-based Hotel Equities (www.hotelequities.com) broke ground recently on the 92-room Residence Inn by Marriott in Lake...

Opening Projected for 2016 for Myrtle Beach, FL Resort on Site of Palmetto Shores Oceanfront Resort

Opening Projected for 2016 for Myrtle Beach, FL Resort on Site of Palmetto Shores Oceanfront Resort

Maya T. Prabhu | The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) | August 19, 2014

Aug. 19--Another new high-rise resort could be in store for Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, replacing the Palmetto Shores Oceanfront Resort. Demolition of...

New-Build 220-room Marriott Minsk Hotel Set to Open in Belarus in 2015

New-Build 220-room Marriott Minsk Hotel Set to Open in Belarus in 2015

August 19, 2014

London, August 19, 2014 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) is expanding in Belarus with plans to open a second hotel in the country.  The...

February 2015 Opening Set for the 257-room Hyatt The Loop Chicago; Housed in a Circa 1920s Building

February 2015 Opening Set for the 257-room Hyatt The Loop Chicago; Housed in a Circa 1920s Building

Peter Frost | Chicago Tribune | August 19, 2014

Aug. 18--Hyatt The Loop Chicago is slated to open in February in a converted vintage office building at 100 W. Monroe, the project's developer and the hotel...

Miramar Group Launches the 50-room Mira Cube Hotel in Hong Kong to Open in January 2015

Miramar Group Launches the 50-room Mira Cube Hotel in Hong Kong to Open in January 2015

August 19, 2014

19 August 2014, Hong Kong - Miramar Hotel & Investment Company, Ltd (Miramar Group) - owner of The Mira Hong Kong and recently opened Mira Moon Hotel will open...

Shree Hospitality Reopens Former Wyndham Hotel as Four Points by Sheraton Nashville Airport

Shree Hospitality Reopens Former Wyndham Hotel as Four Points by Sheraton Nashville Airport

August 19, 2014

STAMFORD, Conn.-- Accelerating growth in dynamic markets across the globe, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the...

JHM Hotels to Open the 196-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Charlotte Uptown in North Carolina this Month

JHM Hotels to Open the 196-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Charlotte Uptown in North Carolina this Month

August 19, 2014

Charlotte, North Carolina - August 19, 2014 - The 196-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Charlotte, North Carolina is scheduled to open later this...

Owned & Managed by Hospitality Specialists, the 100-key Residence Inn Bloomington Opens in Illinois

Owned & Managed by Hospitality Specialists, the 100-key Residence Inn Bloomington Opens in Illinois

August 19, 2014

Bloomington, Illinois - August 19, 2014 - The 100-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Bloomington, Illinois is scheduled to open today. Located at 2160 Ireland...

The 102-room Staybridge Suites Denver-Stapleton Opens in Colorado

The 102-room Staybridge Suites Denver-Stapleton Opens in Colorado

August 19, 2014

Owned by Gary Tharaldson and Managed by Tharaldson Hospitality Management 19 August, 2014 - ATLANTA – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the...

HMC Opens the Newly Built 83-key Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Kenedy in Texas

HMC Opens the Newly Built 83-key Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Kenedy in Texas

August 19, 2014

Monday, August 19, 2014 - Dallas, TX - Leo Spriggs, President and CEO of Hospitality Management Corporation (HMC), proudly announces the opening of the newly...

NorthPointe Hospitality Named Management Company of The Partridge Inn, Augusta, GA

NorthPointe Hospitality Named Management Company of The Partridge Inn, Augusta, GA

August 19, 2014

Historic Hotel to undergo a $6 Million RenovationAtlanta -- August 19, 2014 -- Following a June auction, Partridge Inn Holdings, LLC has officially acquired...

Benchmark Names Rubin Sabater Director of Operations at ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa, Miami Beach

Benchmark Names Rubin Sabater Director of Operations at ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa, Miami Beach

August 19, 2014

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, August 19, 2014 - Benchmark Hospitality International®, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has appointed...

Arizona Resort, The Wigwam, Appoints Patrick Connors as Vice President of Resort Sales and Marketing

Arizona Resort, The Wigwam, Appoints Patrick Connors as Vice President of Resort Sales and Marketing

August 19, 2014

PHOENIX (Aug. 19, 2014) - The Wigwam, an iconic AAA Four-Diamond Arizona resort designated as a "Historic Hotel of America," is proud to announce Patrick...

Celyta Jackson Appointed as Director of Sales for The Setai, Miami Beach in Florida

Celyta Jackson Appointed as Director of Sales for The Setai, Miami Beach in Florida

August 19, 2014

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - August 19, 2014 - South Florida's preeminent luxury hotel, The Setai, Miami Beach, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Celyta...

Gastón Sánchez Named as Executive Chef for the 152-room National Hotel Miami Beach in Florida

Gastón Sánchez Named as Executive Chef for the 152-room National Hotel Miami Beach in Florida

August 19, 2014

August 19, 2014 - As part of the $12 million renovation that was completed in early 2014, the National Hotel Miami Beach, an Art Deco landmark in the heart of...

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