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Interstate Hotels & Resorts Acquired by Kohlberg & Company from Thayer Lodging and Jin Jiang International Hotels

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Acquired by Kohlberg & Company from Thayer Lodging and Jin Jiang International Hotels

May 4, 2016

ARLINGTON, Va. / NEW YORK, N.Y. May 4, 2016 – Interstate Hotels & Resorts (“Interstate” or the “Company”), the global leader...

Online and Mobile Bookings Continue to Strengthen Hotel Performance

Online and Mobile Bookings Continue to Strengthen Hotel Performance

May 4, 2016

North American Hotels Capitalize on Digital Trend Continuing into 2016 NEW YORK – May 4, 2016 – Hotel industry performance is strengthening, with...

In Memoriam: HVS’s William G. Sipple

In Memoriam: HVS’s William G. Sipple

May 4, 2016

Bill will be sorely missed by the HVS community and many others in the hospitality industry. Denver, CO – Bill Sipple, Executive Managing Director of...

Dinosaur Metrics Are Taking a Bite Out of Your Hotel Marketing Performance

Dinosaur Metrics Are Taking a Bite Out of Your Hotel Marketing Performance

May 4, 2016

By Vikram Singh Marketing is evolving as I am typing this sentence. I’m here to make sure you are not wasting your time, energy and marketing...

The “Internet of Things” Is Making Hotels Smarter

The “Internet of Things” Is Making Hotels Smarter

May 4, 2016

By Aravind Chamarti, Ph.D. Imagine a hotel experience in which guests’ smartphones ask permission to access hotel preference settings hours before...

The Hotelier’s Essentials for Big Name Competition

The Hotelier’s Essentials for Big Name Competition

May 4, 2016

By Jason Winberg Again and again, studies have highlighted how properly addressing sales and marketing, reputation, social engagement and a sound revenue...

Go Moment Announces Guest Texting Integration with RoomKeyPMS

Go Moment Announces Guest Texting Integration with RoomKeyPMS

May 4, 2016

RoomKeyPMS selects Go Moment’s Ivy Platform as its Preferred Guest Engagement Texting Service for Hotels May 4, 2016 – Santa Monica, CA...

5 Essential Steps to Compose Award-Winning Emails

5 Essential Steps to Compose Award-Winning Emails

May 4, 2016

Step 1: Make it Mean Something “UGH, another email?” Do you ever feel like that? Well sometimes, so do your subscribers. According to a 2015 study...

Webinar on Q2 2016 Hospitality Technology and Marketing Strategy Forecast & Action Plan

Webinar on Q2 2016 Hospitality Technology and Marketing Strategy Forecast & Action Plan

May 4, 2016

New York, NY – May 4, 2016 – With the constant influx of news in our industry, along with the hundreds of other daily duties of the hotelier, it...

Choice Hotels International Reports First Quarter 2016 Results; Domestic RevPAR up 1.2%

Choice Hotels International Reports First Quarter 2016 Results; Domestic RevPAR up 1.2%

May 4, 2016

Domestic Pipeline of Hotels Under Construction, Awaiting Conversion or Approved for Development Increased 12% ROCKVILLE, Md. , May 4, 2016 --  Choice...

Summit Hotel Properties Reports First Quarter 2016 Net Income of $44.3 million Compared to $6.4 million in the Year Ago Quarter

Summit Hotel Properties Reports First Quarter 2016 Net Income of $44.3 million Compared to $6.4 million in the Year Ago Quarter

May 4, 2016

Same-Store RevPAR increases 4.5 percent Adjusted FFO per share climbs 21.2 percent to $0.32 per share Common Dividend Increase of 12.8 percent AUSTIN,...

Starwood Partners with Shin Chang Co. for New Aloft Hotel in Seoul, South Korea

Starwood Partners with Shin Chang Co. for New Aloft Hotel in Seoul, South Korea

May 4, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea-- May 4, 2016 -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the signing of Aloft Seoul Myeongdong, the second...

Dream Hotel Group Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at The Time Nyack in Anticipation of Grand Opening Later this Month

Dream Hotel Group Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at The Time Nyack in Anticipation of Grand Opening Later this Month

May 4, 2016

Nyack, NY (May 4, 2016) - The Time Nyack hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday to celebrate the 133-room luxury lifestyle hotel, which opens its...

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