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Carlson President & CEO, Trudy Rautio, to Retire

Carlson President & CEO, Trudy Rautio, to Retire

March 5, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (March 5, 2015) – Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company, today announced that Trudy Rautio, president and chief executive officer,...

Latest Version of InfoGenesis™ Includes Support of Apple Pay™, Mobility Improvements and More

Latest Version of InfoGenesis™ Includes Support of Apple Pay™, Mobility Improvements and More

March 5, 2015

Agilysys Point-of-Sale Solutions Include Enhancements that Boost Efficiency and Service ALPHARETTA, GA. - March 5, 2015 - Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a...

Every Booming Village Needs One and Flip.to Has A Weibel

Every Booming Village Needs One and Flip.to Has A Weibel

March 5, 2015

ORLANDO, FL - March 2015 -  Flip.to announces the addition of industry veteran, Jeff Weibel as its Chief Marketing Officer. Weibel was one of the original...

Mandarin Oriental Confirms Credit Card Data Breach and Provides a Statement

Mandarin Oriental Confirms Credit Card Data Breach and Provides a Statement

March 5, 2015

Mandarin Oriental can confirm that the credit card systems in an isolated number of our hotels in the US and Europe have been accessed without authorization...

AEG to Invest $500 million for Expansion Adding 755 Rooms to JW Marriott Complex at L.A. Live

AEG to Invest $500 million for Expansion Adding 755 Rooms to JW Marriott Complex at L.A. Live

Roger Vincent | Los Angeles Times | March 5, 2015

March 05--Sports and entertainment giant AEG will make a $500-million expansion to its Marriott complex at L.A. Live as the demand for hotel rooms rises in...

Following 2011’s 75% Decline in New Hotel Openings, Trend Expected to Break by End of Decade Says LE

Following 2011’s 75% Decline in New Hotel Openings, Trend Expected to Break by End of Decade Says LE

March 5, 2015

MARCH 5, 2015 - PORTSMOUTH, NH  - Lodging Econometrics reported that new hotel supply growth bottomed in 2011 with the opening of only 347 Hotels/37,404...

Post-Stay Survey Management 101 - Part One

Post-Stay Survey Management 101 - Part One

March 5, 2015

By RJ Friedlander The majority of hotels have been using some form of guest survey for years, but recently a shift has been happening in the way that hotels...

Hotel AG Continues Closing Pace

Hotel AG Continues Closing Pace

March 5, 2015

ATLANTA - March 5, 2015 - Hotel Assets Group, LLC (Hotel AG), announced today the firm continues to see a rapid pace of closings. The firm has sold or advised...

Hotelogix Cloud-Based PMS Helping Bond Hotel Boost Occupancy from 55 percent to 95 percent

Hotelogix Cloud-Based PMS Helping Bond Hotel Boost Occupancy from 55 percent to 95 percent

March 5, 2015

Independent hotel in Boise transitions transient roomnights to seven-day minimum extended stays - thanks to the raised occupancy [SAN JOSE, CALIF. - March...

Villa L’Auberge Awarded with RCI Gold Crown Resort® Property Designation Based on Guest Feedback

Villa L’Auberge Awarded with RCI Gold Crown Resort® Property Designation Based on Guest Feedback

March 5, 2015

Resort honored for excellence in accommodations, hospitality and RCI subscribing member experience Del Mar, CA - March 5, 2015 - Villa L'Auberge announced it...

AHLEI Announces Sponsors of 2015 HTMP International Competition

AHLEI Announces Sponsors of 2015 HTMP International Competition

March 5, 2015

Orlando, Florida, March 2015-The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has announced the sponsors of the 2015 HTMP International Competition....

Guestware Partners with iRiS Software Systems to Automate the Entire Hotel Guest Request Process

Guestware Partners with iRiS Software Systems to Automate the Entire Hotel Guest Request Process

March 5, 2015

Houston, Texas - Guestware and iRiS Software Systems recently partnered to create a two-way software integration to help streamline hotel guest requests and...

Interel’s connectBsmart Bluetooth Beacons Named Top Hotel Technology Innovation by HTNG Members

Interel’s connectBsmart Bluetooth Beacons Named Top Hotel Technology Innovation by HTNG Members

March 5, 2015

Revinate and IDeaS Products Earn Runner-Up TitlesCHICAGO  (March 5, 2015) – Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG), the membership association that...

AH&LA Praises Senate Vote to Overturn NLRB “Ambush” Election Rules

AH&LA Praises Senate Vote to Overturn NLRB “Ambush” Election Rules

March 5, 2015

Washington, D.C. – March 5, 2015 – The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), the sole national association representing all segments of the 1.8...

Tryperion & Vesta Joint Venture Acquires Iconic Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center in Bend, Oregon

Tryperion & Vesta Joint Venture Acquires Iconic Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center in Bend, Oregon

March 5, 2015

March 05, 2015, LOS ANGELES -- A joint venture between Tryperion Partners and Vesta Hospitality has acquired the Riverhouse Hotel & Convention...

AJ Capital Partners Acquires Former Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Richmond Downtown

AJ Capital Partners Acquires Former Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Richmond Downtown

March 5, 2015

Now Closed to Convert and Open as Graduate Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Virginia in Early 2016 Richmond, Va. - AJ Capital Partners is pleased to announce...

Vision Hospitality Group Breaks Ground on Home2 Suites by Hilton in Greater Nashville

Vision Hospitality Group Breaks Ground on Home2 Suites by Hilton in Greater Nashville

March 5, 2015

CHATTANOOGA, TENN., MARCH 5, 2015 - Chattanooga-based Vision Hospitality Group, Inc. recently broke ground on the six-story Home2 Suites by Hilton...

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