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Agilysys Announces General Availability of InfoGenesis™ POS v4.4.5

Agilysys Announces General Availability of InfoGenesis™ POS v4.4.5

September 30, 2014

Enhanced Features and Functionality Boost Efficiency and Profitability, Prevent FraudALPHARETTA, GA. - Sept. 30, 2014 - Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a...

Mobile Simple is Turning Manual Minibars into Profit Centers by Adding ABreez

Mobile Simple is Turning Manual Minibars into Profit Centers by Adding ABreez

September 30, 2014

Selling just one bottle of water each month per room will recoup hoteliers’ minimal investment in hospitality first, cloud-based, mobile, Managed Minibar...

Germany Remains Darling of Hotel Investment Sector; Transaction Levels Heading for €2B, Reveals HVS

Germany Remains Darling of Hotel Investment Sector; Transaction Levels Heading for €2B, Reveals HVS

September 30, 2014

30 September 2014, London:  Germany’s hotel market is going from strength to strength, with year-to-July 2014 data showing hotel investment volumes...

Re2pect – to Receive it, One has to Give it

Re2pect – to Receive it, One has to Give it

September 30, 2014

By Dr. John Hogan, CHA CHMS CHE CHO Aretha Franklin has sung about it for the past 50 years.  The United States military has evolved from the pain...

The UAE’s Mid-Market Hotel Segment to Embark on a Building Frenzy as 151 Applications Were Received

The UAE’s Mid-Market Hotel Segment to Embark on a Building Frenzy as 151 Applications Were Received

Rohma Sadaqat Staff Reporter | Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | September 30, 2014

Sept. 30--Dubai has received 151 applications for 3- and 4-star properties Dubai: The growing influx of visitors, that will result in the wake of Dubai...

Outrigger Enterprises Launches Luxury Resort Brand

Outrigger Enterprises Launches Luxury Resort Brand

Allison Schaefers | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | September 30, 2014

Sept. 30--Outrigger Enterprises Group, which got its start as a kama?aina hotelier in the 1940s catering to middle-income visitors, is putting more of an...

SiteMinder Pioneers New Two-way XML Integration with China’s Leading Online Travel Service, Ctrip

SiteMinder Pioneers New Two-way XML Integration with China’s Leading Online Travel Service, Ctrip

September 30, 2014

Dallas, US - September 30, 2014 - One of the world's leading providers of online distribution technology, SiteMinder, has today announced a strategic...

Educational Institute Partners with Aspire. People. Performance. Profits. on Leadership Development

Educational Institute Partners with Aspire. People. Performance. Profits. on Leadership Development

September 30, 2014

September 2014, Orlando, Florida-The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) is partnering with Aspire. People. Performance. Profits. (Aspire)...

Duetto Appoints Top Gaming Professionals - Julie Beas and Araz Feyzi

Duetto Appoints Top Gaming Professionals - Julie Beas and Araz Feyzi

September 30, 2014

Las Vegas, September 30, 2014 - Leading casino hotel and resort profit optimization software provider, Duetto, today announced the addition of more top talent...

The Plasencia Group Announces the Addition of John Plasencia, Senior Financial Analyst

The Plasencia Group Announces the Addition of John Plasencia, Senior Financial Analyst

September 30, 2014

Tampa, Fla.  (September 30, 2014) – John Plasencia has joined The Plasencia Group (“TPG”) as a Senior Financial Analyst, supporting the firm’s...

Evelyn Adams Honored as the 2014 HFTP Paragon Award Recipient

Evelyn Adams Honored as the 2014 HFTP Paragon Award Recipient

September 30, 2014

AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA (September 30, 2014) - Evelyn Adams, was selected as the 2014 Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) Paragon Award...

Hawaii’s Arrival Numbers Down Slightly in August but Still on Pace for Record in 2014

Hawaii’s Arrival Numbers Down Slightly in August but Still on Pace for Record in 2014

Allison Schaefers | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | September 30, 2014

Sept. 30--Although visitor arrivals in August declined slightly and spending was flat against the same month last year, year-to-date results for Hawaii's...

Starwood Hotels to Relocate Headquarters from U.S. to India for a Month

Starwood Hotels to Relocate Headquarters from U.S. to India for a Month

P.R. Sanjai | Mint, New Delhi | September 30, 2014

Oct. 01--MUMBAI -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. on Tuesday said that it will relocate its global headquarters from the US to India in March for a...

R.D. Olson Construction Begins Construction of 144-key Residence Inn by Marriott in Pasadena, CA

R.D. Olson Construction Begins Construction of 144-key Residence Inn by Marriott in Pasadena, CA

September 30, 2014

Pasadena, Calif. - September 30, 2014 - R.D. Olson Construction has begun construction on a five-story, 144-room Residence Inn by Marriott extended stay hotel...

Two Hilton Garden Inn Projects Launched in Nigeria; Part of New Fast Build Modular Development Plan

Two Hilton Garden Inn Projects Launched in Nigeria; Part of New Fast Build Modular Development Plan

September 30, 2014

ADDIS ABABA, and McLean, VA. - 30 September 2014 - Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of agreements to open a further two Hilton Garden Inn hotels in...

Wyndham Hotel Group Signs Management Contract for 136-room Ramada Addis in Ethiopia; To Open in 2015

Wyndham Hotel Group Signs Management Contract for 136-room Ramada Addis in Ethiopia; To Open in 2015

September 30, 2014

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (Sept. 30, 2014) – Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,540 hotels and part of Wyndham...

Marcus Hotels Acquires Interest in and Assumes Management of The Hotel Zamora in St. Pete Beach, FL

Marcus Hotels Acquires Interest in and Assumes Management of The Hotel Zamora in St. Pete Beach, FL

September 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 - MILWAUKEE - Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced it has entered into an agreement...

R Hotels, the Management Division of Ajman-based R Holding, Acquires Fifth Hotel in UAE

R Hotels, the Management Division of Ajman-based R Holding, Acquires Fifth Hotel in UAE

| Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | September 30, 2014

Sept. 30--In line with its expansion plans, R Hotels, the hospitality management division of the Ajman-based R Holding, has announced the acquisition of its...

RB Capital Appoints IHG to Launch the 225-key InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay in Singapore

RB Capital Appoints IHG to Launch the 225-key InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay in Singapore

September 30, 2014

To Open in 2016 30 September, 2014 - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announced the signing of a new...

Morgans Hotel Group Opens the 359-room Mondrian London at Sea Containers in the U.K.

Morgans Hotel Group Opens the 359-room Mondrian London at Sea Containers in the U.K.

September 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 -- Today, Morgans Hotel Group opened its newest hotel, Mondrian London at Sea Containers, a 359-room luxury hotel fusing inventive...

Hoteles City Opens the 104-room City Express Apizaco in Mexico

Hoteles City Opens the 104-room City Express Apizaco in Mexico

September 30, 2014

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 30, 2014 -- Hoteles City Express, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Hoteles City" or "the Company") (BMV: HCITY), announced today the opening of City express...

The Newly Built 124-room Value Place Opens in Grand Junction, Colorado

The Newly Built 124-room Value Place Opens in Grand Junction, Colorado

September 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 - GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Value Place, the nation’s largest economy extended-stay hotel brand, has announced the grand opening of a newly...

Spire Hospitality Completes Renovation of 123-room Courtyard by Marriott Durham in North Carolina

Spire Hospitality Completes Renovation of 123-room Courtyard by Marriott Durham in North Carolina

September 30, 2014

CHICAGO (September 30, 2014) - Spire Hospitality, one of the nation's leading and most respected hotel management companies announces the completion of an...

Connecticut Lodging Association’s “Stars of the Industry” Award Winners Honored

Connecticut Lodging Association’s “Stars of the Industry” Award Winners Honored

September 30, 2014

New Haven, CT - September 30, 2014 - The Connecticut Lodging Association (CLA) held their 110th Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner on September 25th at the...

Destination Hotels Promotes Michael J. Slosser to VP & Area Managing Director for California Hotels

Destination Hotels Promotes Michael J. Slosser to VP & Area Managing Director for California Hotels

September 30, 2014

San Diego, Calif.- September 30, 2014 - Destination Hotels announced the promotion of Michael J. Slosser to vice president and area managing director. In his...

Wilbur Bodden Joins Hospitality Management Corp. as General Manager of Wyndham Garden Amarillo, TX

Wilbur Bodden Joins Hospitality Management Corp. as General Manager of Wyndham Garden Amarillo, TX

September 30, 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Dallas, TX - Leo Spriggs, President and CEO of Hospitality Management Corporation (HMC), proudly announces the addition of Wilbur...

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Appoints New Director of Food and Beverage and Executive Chef

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Appoints New Director of Food and Beverage and Executive Chef

September 30, 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (September 30, 2014) - Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the first luxury resort development in the British Virgin Islands in more than...

Chesapeake Lodging Trust Sells Courtyard Anaheim at Disneyland Resort for $32.5M, or $212K per key

Chesapeake Lodging Trust Sells Courtyard Anaheim at Disneyland Resort for $32.5M, or $212K per key

October 1, 2014

October 1, 2014 - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP) (the “Trust”) announced today that it has closed on the previously announced sale...

Development Launched, the 151-key Element Orlando is Slated to Open in July 2016 in Florida

Development Launched, the 151-key Element Orlando is Slated to Open in July 2016 in Florida

October 1, 2014

Owned by Barakat Orlando Resort, Developed by GCD Associates, and Managed by Paramount Hotel GroupOctober 1, 2014 - STAMFORD, Conn. - Starwood Hotels & Resorts...

A Brand Debut in Colombia, the 123-room Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla Opens

A Brand Debut in Colombia, the 123-room Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla Opens

October 1, 2014

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia and MCLEAN, Va. - October 1, 2014 - Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the newly-built Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla, a 123-room...

Skwachàys Lodge, Canada’s First Aboriginal Arts & Culture Hotel, Opens in Vancouver, BC

Skwachàys Lodge, Canada’s First Aboriginal Arts & Culture Hotel, Opens in Vancouver, BC

October 1, 2014

A New Model for Sustainable Affordable Housing Includes Live/Work Studios for Aboriginal Artists; Owned and Operated by the Vancouver Native Housing...

TravelClick Continues to Win More Awards Year-Over-Year at Prestigious Global Competitions

TravelClick Continues to Win More Awards Year-Over-Year at Prestigious Global Competitions

October 1, 2014

TravelClick Wins 44 Awards for Excellence in Web Design at the Web Marketing Association's WebAwards, W3 & the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards NEW YORK - October...

The Knowland Group Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer, Tim Hart

The Knowland Group Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer, Tim Hart

October 1, 2014

Business intelligence in the group meetings marketplace to be redefined Washington, D.C. (Oct. 1, 2014) - The Knowland Group, the leading business intelligence...

The 143-room Hampton Inn & Suites Gulfport Opens in Mississippi

The 143-room Hampton Inn & Suites Gulfport Opens in Mississippi

October 1, 2014

Owned by Coastal Hospitality and Managed by Ascent Hospitality Management Company   October 1, 2014 - GULFPORT, Miss. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton...

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