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Agilysys Announces Latest Version of Its Industry-Leading Stratton Warren System for Inventory and Procurement

Agilysys Announces Latest Version of Its Industry-Leading Stratton Warren System for Inventory and Procurement

September 29, 2016

Made-for-Hospitality Solution Includes Enhancements that Streamline Efficiency, Increase Revenue and Improve Compliance ALPHARETTA, GA. — Sept. 29, 2016...

C&J Bus Lines Keeps Airport-Bound Clients Informed with Flyte Systems®

C&J Bus Lines Keeps Airport-Bound Clients Informed with Flyte Systems®

September 29, 2016

Luxury Motorcoach Company Implements FlyteBoard Real-Time Airline Information in Three Terminals Portsmouth, NH – September 29, 2016 – C&J Bus...

Rainmaker Group Takes Gold in 16th Annual GGB Gaming & Technology Awards

Rainmaker Group Takes Gold in 16th Annual GGB Gaming & Technology Awards

September 29, 2016

Alpharetta, Georgia – September 29, 2016 – The Rainmaker Group, the premier provider of revenue and profit optimization solutions to the gaming...

Choice Hotels Introduces Industry-Leading Parental Leave and Caretaking Benefits

Choice Hotels Introduces Industry-Leading Parental Leave and Caretaking Benefits

September 29, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 29, 2016  -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) announced today new parental leave and caretaking benefits, placing...

7 Serious Themes Shaking Up Travel and Hospitality

7 Serious Themes Shaking Up Travel and Hospitality

September 29, 2016

In a week where the Marriott-Starwood deal concludes and Amazon Alexa forays into the UK with Skyscanner integrated as its flight search engine, we consider...

Get out of Your Blog Fog – 5 Reasons You Should Be Blogging for Your Hotel Now

Get out of Your Blog Fog – 5 Reasons You Should Be Blogging for Your Hotel Now

September 29, 2016

By Cory Falter There’s no doubt about it, in today’s online-centric world if you aren’t blogging then you’re simply pouring revenue...

Hotel Industry Commends Congressional Action on $1.1 Billion Zika Funding, House Passage of 6-Month Overtime Rule Delay

Hotel Industry Commends Congressional Action on $1.1 Billion Zika Funding, House Passage of 6-Month Overtime Rule Delay

September 29, 2016

Washington, D.C. – September 29, 2016 – The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA) today commended Congressional action to pass $1.1...

Bipartisan Senate Bill Introduced to Protect Consumers from Online Hotel Booking Scams

Bipartisan Senate Bill Introduced to Protect Consumers from Online Hotel Booking Scams

September 29, 2016

Washington, D.C. – September 29, 2016 – The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) applauded a group of bipartisan Senate...

Charlotte Unrest Deals ‘Huge Blow’ to Uptown Hospitality Industry

Charlotte Unrest Deals ‘Huge Blow’ to Uptown Hospitality Industry

Katherine Peralta | The Charlotte Observer | September 29, 2016

Sept. 28--Pierre Bader has operated uptown restaurants for three decades. The owner of Aria Tuscan Grill and City Smoke, Bader says he's seen the city...

Exa Ushers in the Next Generation of Guest Engagement Using Voice Automation

Exa Ushers in the Next Generation of Guest Engagement Using Voice Automation

September 29, 2016

Hotel technology startup Exa offers a serious glimpse into the future of intelligent hotels New York City, NY (September 29, 2016)  – New York City...

Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association’s Leadership Event Debuts at UCLA Luskin Conference Center in October

Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association’s Leadership Event Debuts at UCLA Luskin Conference Center in October

September 29, 2016

Leading hotel and restaurant owners, developers, and vendors to partake in symposium UCLA Extension to teach a first-of-its-kind education day at the...

Fattal and Shlomo Group Acquire Gran Atlanta Hotel in Madrid, Spain for €24Million ($26.9M)

Fattal and Shlomo Group Acquire Gran Atlanta Hotel in Madrid, Spain for €24Million ($26.9M)

Aviv Levy | Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel | September 29, 2016

Sept. 28--Shlomo Group unit SHIR Shlomo Real Estate Ltd. has expanded its cooperation with Fattal Properties (Europe) in Europe. Both companies announced that...

Cachet Hotel Group Partners with Wuhan King Land Co. to Develop Dual-Branded Cachet Hotel Apartments and URBN Boutique Hotel in Wuhan, China

Cachet Hotel Group Partners with Wuhan King Land Co. to Develop Dual-Branded Cachet Hotel Apartments and URBN Boutique Hotel in Wuhan, China

September 29, 2016

HONG KONG, Sept. 29, 2016 -- Cachet Hotel Group (CHG) announced today the signing of a management agreement with real estate developer Wuhan King...

Hyatt and Dogus Croatia Partner to Develop First Hyatt Regency in Croatia, Slated for Spring 2019 Opening

Hyatt and Dogus Croatia Partner to Develop First Hyatt Regency in Croatia, Slated for Spring 2019 Opening

September 29, 2016

CHICAGO--  Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Dogus Croatia today announced plans for a Hyatt Regency hotel in Zadar, Croatia – the first...

Solara Hospitality Developing 108-Room Residence Inn by Marriott in Lexington, South Carolina

Solara Hospitality Developing 108-Room Residence Inn by Marriott in Lexington, South Carolina

Jeff Wilkinson | The State (Columbia, S.C.) | September 29, 2016

Sept. 29--A local developer is hoping his new Lexington County property can tap into downtown's hotel boom. The new 108-room Residence Inn by Marriott is...

November Opening Planned for First U.S. and Flagship Radisson RED in Minneapolis

November Opening Planned for First U.S. and Flagship Radisson RED in Minneapolis

September 29, 2016

September 29, 2016 — Radisson RED, a new hotel philosophy and lifestyle brand inspired by art, music and fashion will open its first U.S. location and...

Pendry Hotels Set for December Debut of Flagship Property in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter

Pendry Hotels Set for December Debut of Flagship Property in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter

September 29, 2016

Septeber 29, 2016--  Pendry Hotels (www.pendryhotels.com), the new luxury brand from Montage Hotels & Resorts, will be debuting later this year....

Propel Management Set to Open New Courtyard by Marriott Denver Southwest/Littleton in Colorado

Propel Management Set to Open New Courtyard by Marriott Denver Southwest/Littleton in Colorado

September 29, 2016

Littleton, CO – September 29, 2016 – Courtyard by Marriott Denver Southwest/Littleton is scheduled to open its doors in Littleton, Colorado on...

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Oahu Kapolei Opens with General Manager Wade Gesteuyala at the Helm

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Oahu Kapolei Opens with General Manager Wade Gesteuyala at the Helm

September 29, 2016

KAPOLEI, Hawaii and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel that serves value-conscious and quality-driven...

Owned and Managed by YQR Ventures Hotels & Resorts, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Opens in Regina, Saskatchewan

Owned and Managed by YQR Ventures Hotels & Resorts, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Opens in Regina, Saskatchewan

September 29, 2016

Regina, Saskatchewan – September 29, 2016 – The 123-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Regina, Saskatchewan is now open for business...

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa Completes Guest Room Renovation

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa Completes Guest Room Renovation

September 29, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (SEPTEMBER 29, 2016) – Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa announced today that guests arriving to the property...

Comfort Suites Paradise Island Appoints Jermaine Wright as New General Manager

Comfort Suites Paradise Island Appoints Jermaine Wright as New General Manager

September 29, 2016

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (September 29, 2016) - Comfort Suites Paradise Island has appointed Jermaine C. Wright as its new General Manager and promoted...

JQH Appoints Stephanie McClure Director of Sales for Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel

JQH Appoints Stephanie McClure Director of Sales for Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel

September 29, 2016

DALLAS & RICHARDSON, Texas & SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Stephanie McClure has joined the...

Sagamore Pendry Baltimore Appoints Jon Chocklett as Director of Sales and Marketing

Sagamore Pendry Baltimore Appoints Jon Chocklett as Director of Sales and Marketing

September 29, 2016

BALTIMORE (Sept. 29, 2016) – Sagamore Pendry Baltimore is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Jon Chocklett as the director of sales...

Houston Occupancy Rates Expected to Fall to 62 Percent in 2017 Due to Slowdown in Oil Patch

Houston Occupancy Rates Expected to Fall to 62 Percent in 2017 Due to Slowdown in Oil Patch

Erin Mulvaney | Houston Chronicle | September 30, 2016

Sept. 30--The slowdown in the oil patch is taking a toll on the local hotel industry, which has seen the parties, conventions and business travel slow even as...

Larson Companies Opens The Oxbow Hotel in Eau Claire, Wisconsin Following Complete Renovation by New Owners

Larson Companies Opens The Oxbow Hotel in Eau Claire, Wisconsin Following Complete Renovation by New Owners

Andrew Dowd | The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. | September 30, 2016

Sept. 30--The 30-room boutique-style The Oxbow Hotel opened its doors to guests Wednesday in downtown Eau Claire. Formerly the Green Tree Inn & Suites,...

Sacramento Hotels See Strong Revenue Numbers for First Half of 2016 but Slight Drop in Occupancy

Sacramento Hotels See Strong Revenue Numbers for First Half of 2016 but Slight Drop in Occupancy

Mark Glover | The Sacramento Bee | September 30, 2016

Sept. 29--Sacramento-area motel and hotel operators continued to see strong numbers through the first half of 2016, according to the latest report from CBRE...

HRI Properties to Develop $120.8 Million Mixed-Use Tower to Include 223-Room Hyatt Centric Hotel in Downtown Tampa, Florida

HRI Properties to Develop $120.8 Million Mixed-Use Tower to Include 223-Room Hyatt Centric Hotel in Downtown Tampa, Florida

Richard Danielson | Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla. | September 30, 2016

Sept. 29--TAMPA -- New Orleans-based HRI Properties emerged Thursday as the winning bidder for a city-owned block in the heart of downtown that has sat vacant...

Oahu Occupancy Through August Ranks Second Best in Nation Behind San Francisco/San Mateo

Oahu Occupancy Through August Ranks Second Best in Nation Behind San Francisco/San Mateo

Allison Schaefers | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | September 30, 2016

Sept. 30--The U.S. lodging industry is still growing, and Hawaii will remain one of its most important hotel, timeshare and vacation rental markets in the...

Westside Ventures Plans Hotel in Mixed-Used Development in Katy, Texas

Westside Ventures Plans Hotel in Mixed-Used Development in Katy, Texas

Katherine Feser | Houston Chronicle | September 30, 2016

Sept. 30--Trademark Property Co., developer of Market Street The Woodlands, has been tapped to create a mixed-use town center on a prime parcel in the Katy...

Do the Ravens Mean a Touchdown for Baltimore Hotels? Not Necessarily.

Do the Ravens Mean a Touchdown for Baltimore Hotels? Not Necessarily.

Natalie Sherman | The Baltimore Sun | September 30, 2016

Sept. 29--The dismal performance of the Baltimore Ravens last year produced some fumbles off the field also -- at least that's one possible interpretation...

What Does the Seminole Tribe’s Surprise Ouster of James Billie Means for Florida Gambling and Tampa’s Hard Rock?

What Does the Seminole Tribe’s Surprise Ouster of James Billie Means for Florida Gambling and Tampa’s Hard Rock?

Jerome R. Stockfisch | Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla. | September 30, 2016

Sept. 29--The ouster of James Billie, the chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, could further complicate the state's gambling industry, already mired...

Proposal Presented to Transform San Diego’s Solana Beach Transit Center into Downtown Hub Featuring Boutique Hotel

Proposal Presented to Transform San Diego’s Solana Beach Transit Center into Downtown Hub Featuring Boutique Hotel

Phil Diehl | The San Diego Union-Tribune | September 30, 2016

Sept. 29--A design team presented its top-ranked proposal this week for transforming the Solana Beach Transit Center into an eclectic downtown hub that would...

UNLV’s Hospitality Lab Challenges Students in Future Hotel Room Design

UNLV’s Hospitality Lab Challenges Students in Future Hotel Room Design

Thomas Moore | Las Vegas Sun | September 30, 2016

Sept. 29--Robert Rippee of UNLV's International Gaming Institute recently asked his students two questions about hotel rooms and hotel room desks....

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