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Milestone Digital Marketing Conference: Evolving Digital Strategies for Hotel Direct Revenue Streams

Milestone Digital Marketing Conference: Evolving Digital Strategies for Hotel Direct Revenue Streams

July 28, 2015

SANTA CLARA, CA (July 28, 2015) – Milestone Internet Marketing announces the dates and agenda for their 2nd annual Digital Marketing Conference on September...

IDeaS Drives Improved Revenue Management for Serviced Apartment Specialist Staycity

IDeaS Drives Improved Revenue Management for Serviced Apartment Specialist Staycity

July 28, 2015

LONDON – July 28, 2015 – IDeaS Revenue Solutions, the leading provider of revenue management software solutions and advisory services, today announced a...

Second Quarter 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part Two: Pebblebrook, Wyndham & Felcor

Second Quarter 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part Two: Pebblebrook, Wyndham & Felcor

July 28, 2015

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust reported second quarter 2015 net income of $20 million compared to $16.6 million the year ago quarter. Same-Property EBITDA...

Not Many Travel Apps Worth Downloading, According to Study by Application Resource Center

Not Many Travel Apps Worth Downloading, According to Study by Application Resource Center

Gregory Karp | Chicago Tribune | July 28, 2015

July 27--Not all mobile travel apps are worthy of space on your smartphone, but there are some gems you should download and take along on trips or use for...

How Future Mobile Device Usage Can Give Your Hotel a Competitive Advantage

How Future Mobile Device Usage Can Give Your Hotel a Competitive Advantage

July 28, 2015

​By Maria Franco, Communications Manager, SiteMinder Technology is a disruptive force in every industry, and hospitality is no different....

Sommelier, Kim Wood, Director of Wine at Aria, Talks Wine, Science and Baseball

Sommelier, Kim Wood, Director of Wine at Aria, Talks Wine, Science and Baseball

| Las Vegas Sun | July 28, 2015

July 27--Kim Wood, director of wine at Aria, was responsible for selecting the wine pairings at this year's Vegas Uncork'd for a celebrity chef brunch at...

Swire Hotels Reveals Photo Renderings of its First U.S. Property, EAST, Miami

Swire Hotels Reveals Photo Renderings of its First U.S. Property, EAST, Miami

July 28, 2015

MIAMI - July 28, 2015 – EAST, Miami, a lifestyle hotel, is pleased to release the first-ever photo renderings of the highly anticipated hotel slated to open...

The Sherry-Netherland Relies on Digital Alchemy to Convey 5-Star Luxury with a Human Touch

The Sherry-Netherland Relies on Digital Alchemy to Convey 5-Star Luxury with a Human Touch

July 28, 2015

How Can Online Communications Convey White-Glove Service? With Stunning Visuals, Personal Messages and Digital Alchemy July 28, 2015 – The...

Agilysys Recognized for Mobile Cloud-Based Point-of-Sale Solution

Agilysys Recognized for Mobile Cloud-Based Point-of-Sale Solution

July 28, 2015

Company Named 2015 Stratus Award Finalist for InfoGenesis™ Flex POS Solution ALPHARETTA, GA. — July 28, 2015 — Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading...

ZDirect Awarded Comprehensive TRUSTe Enterprise Privacy Certification Across Cloud Platforms

ZDirect Awarded Comprehensive TRUSTe Enterprise Privacy Certification Across Cloud Platforms

July 28, 2015

TRUSTe, the leading data privacy management company, certifies that ZDirect provides the industry standard in online privacy, ensuring reliability in consumer...

Mark Loyd Joins PAR Springer-Miller as General Manager of ATRIO

Mark Loyd Joins PAR Springer-Miller as General Manager of ATRIO

July 28, 2015

STOWE, VT — July 28, 2015 — PAR Springer-Miller Systems, Inc. (PSMS) --- a wholly owned subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE:PAR ) and the...

Notes from the 3rd Annual Travelers Mindset Conference, Co-Hosted by HeBS Digital, Google & HSMAI

Notes from the 3rd Annual Travelers Mindset Conference, Co-Hosted by HeBS Digital, Google & HSMAI

July 28, 2015

New York, NY July 28, 2015 –  HeBS Digital, the leading hotel digital technology, full-service digital marketing and website revenue optimization...

Winwood Hospitality Group to Break Ground on Hotel in Downtown Raleigh, NC

Winwood Hospitality Group to Break Ground on Hotel in Downtown Raleigh, NC

David Bracken | The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) | July 28, 2015

July 28--RALEIGH -- A Morrisville hotel developer has acquired the Enterprise Rent-A-Car site directly north of the downtown Raleigh Convention Center....

Al Hamra Real Estate to Develop New Hotel at Al Hamra Village in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Al Hamra Real Estate to Develop New Hotel at Al Hamra Village in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Muzaffar Rizvi | Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | July 28, 2015

July 25--Ras Al Khaimah has established a well-deserved reputation as a leading tourism destination in the UAE, and Al Hamra Real Estate will play an...

Pinnacle Partners with Ustler Development to Open Residence Inn by Marriott in Downtown Orlando, FL

Pinnacle Partners with Ustler Development to Open Residence Inn by Marriott in Downtown Orlando, FL

July 28, 2015

Orlando, Florida – July 28, 2015 – The 138-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Orlando, Florida is scheduled to open this Friday and will feature the...

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort in Smoky Mountains Welcomes First Guests

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort in Smoky Mountains Welcomes First Guests

Carly Harrington | The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn. | July 28, 2015

July 27--Dollywood's DreamMore Resort welcomed its first overnight guests Monday at the expansive Smoky Mountain hotel complex. Construction on the 300-room...

General Manager, Kathy Tabora, Opens New Build Hampton Inn by Hilton in Albany, NY

General Manager, Kathy Tabora, Opens New Build Hampton Inn by Hilton in Albany, NY

July 28, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. and MCLEAN, Va. - July 28, 2015 - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced the opening of Hampton Inn by Hilton Albany-Western Ave/University Area,...

Hyatt Place Opens Second Middle East Property in Dubai

Hyatt Place Opens Second Middle East Property in Dubai

Muzaffar Rizvi | Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | July 28, 2015

July 28--The Hyatt Place brand has expanded its portfolio in Dubai with the opening of second property in the heart of the old city in Deira's Baniyas...

Newly Rebranded Southernmost Beach Resort is Combination of Four Historic Key West Properties

Newly Rebranded Southernmost Beach Resort is Combination of Four Historic Key West Properties

July 28, 2015

KEY WEST, Fla. — July 28, 2015 — The 261-room Southernmost Beach Resort Key West is proud to announce its new moniker in conjunction with the unification...

Coastal Hotels Completes Multimillion Dollar Restoration of Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, Washington

Coastal Hotels Completes Multimillion Dollar Restoration of Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, Washington

July 28, 2015

BLAINE, Wash. - (July 28, 2015) - Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa, an iconic seaside resort located just 90 minutes north of Seattle and 45 minutes south of...

The Palace Hotel, San Francisco  Concludes Yearlong Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

The Palace Hotel, San Francisco Concludes Yearlong Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

July 28, 2015

San Francisco, CA – July 2015 – The Luxury Collection® Hotels & Resorts announces today that the brand and its owners, Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts, will soon...

Laurie Hobbs Joins Marcus® Hotels & Resorts as Vice President of Marketing

Laurie Hobbs Joins Marcus® Hotels & Resorts as Vice President of Marketing

July 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE--July 28, 2015--Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced that Laurie Hobbs has been named...

Noble House Promotes Tyler Barker to Area General Manager of Jackson Hole Resort Collection

Noble House Promotes Tyler Barker to Area General Manager of Jackson Hole Resort Collection

July 28, 2015

Along with Barker’s promotion, Noble House Hotels & Resorts also appoints Sally Brin to Hotel Manager of Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa and Will Farrow to Hotel...

Hotel Equities Promotes Elizabeth Derby, Jeff Shockley to Expanded Roles

Hotel Equities Promotes Elizabeth Derby, Jeff Shockley to Expanded Roles

July 28, 2015

ATLANTA, GA (July 28, 2015) – To support its unprecedented growth in 2015, Atlanta-based Hotel Equities (HE) www.hotelequities.com announced promotions and...

Trump SoHo® New York Appoints Brian Honan New Director of Sales and Marketing

Trump SoHo® New York Appoints Brian Honan New Director of Sales and Marketing

July 28, 2015

NEW YORK (July 28, 2015) – Trump SoHo® New York, the first Trump Hotel Collection property in downtown Manhattan and the neighborhood’s only AAA Five...

The Carillon Hotel & Spa in Miami Names Johann Friedrich “Fritz” Zwahlen VP and Executive Chef

The Carillon Hotel & Spa in Miami Names Johann Friedrich “Fritz” Zwahlen VP and Executive Chef

July 28, 2015

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 28, 2015 - The Carillon Hotel & Spa, a world-class beachfront boutique hotel and luxury spa in Miami Beach, today announced that Johann...

Albert Charbonneau to Lead Food & Beverage Operations at Condado Vanderbilt Hotel as Director

Albert Charbonneau to Lead Food & Beverage Operations at Condado Vanderbilt Hotel as Director

July 28, 2015

San Juan, PR (July 28, 2015) -- International Hospitality Enterprises (IHE), a leader in the development and management of award-winning hotels in Puerto Rico,...

Historic South African Vineyard Hotel Transitions to Latest IDeaS Revenue Management System

Historic South African Vineyard Hotel Transitions to Latest IDeaS Revenue Management System

July 29, 2015

Cape Town – July 29, 2015 – IDeaS Revenue Solutions, the leading provider of revenue management software solutions and advisory services, today announced...

Xenia Hotels & Resorts Acquires 3 Lifestyle Boutique Hotels for a Purchase Price of $245 million

Xenia Hotels & Resorts Acquires 3 Lifestyle Boutique Hotels for a Purchase Price of $245 million

July 29, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2015 -- Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: XHR) ("Xenia" or the "Company") today announced that it has acquired the fee simple...

Hylandia by Shangri-la Prepares for Opening in Northwestern Yunnan

Hylandia by Shangri-la Prepares for Opening in Northwestern Yunnan

July 29, 2015

BEIJING, July 29, 2015 -- Shrouded in mist and myth, explorers have long sought to find the paradise rumoured to be hidden deep within the Snow...

AHLEI Selected to Lead Hospitality Training Project in India

AHLEI Selected to Lead Hospitality Training Project in India

July 29, 2015

Orlando, Florida, July 2015—The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tourism and...

HVMG to Develop and Manage SpringHill Suites at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama

HVMG to Develop and Manage SpringHill Suites at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama

July 29, 2015

ATLANTA, Ga., July 29, 2015 – Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based, private hotel management company, has been selected by Wharf...

Concord Hospitality to Develop and Operate First Marriott Hotel and Residence Inn Dual-Branded Hotel

Concord Hospitality to Develop and Operate First Marriott Hotel and Residence Inn Dual-Branded Hotel

July 29, 2015

July 29, 2015 (Columbus, Ohio) - University Plaza in Columbus, Ohio, will soon welcome visitors to the first Marriott Hotel and Residence Inn shared brand...

Serenata and TrustYou Team Up to Help Hotels Personalize Their Guests’ Experiences

Serenata and TrustYou Team Up to Help Hotels Personalize Their Guests’ Experiences

July 29, 2015

July 29, 2015 – Munich, Germany – Serenata IntraWare, one of the leading CRM providers (customer relationship management) for the hospitality industry,...

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