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Worldhotels Adds nSight as Preferred Partner

Worldhotels Adds nSight as Preferred Partner

February 9, 2016

Partnership will enable member hotels to see the future, and sell to it NEW YORK (Feb. 11, 2016) – Worldhotels, a leading global group for independent...

Serenity in the Skies or on the Ground: Flyte Systems Winter Travel Tips

Serenity in the Skies or on the Ground: Flyte Systems Winter Travel Tips

February 11, 2016

Travel Professional and Flyte Systems VP Scott Triphahn Offers Winter Travel Tips for Pros on the Go CHICAGO, IL – February 11, 2016 – I am in...

Alyssa Sanders Joins RoamBOOST as West Coast Regional VP of Sales

Alyssa Sanders Joins RoamBOOST as West Coast Regional VP of Sales

February 11, 2016

With a background in DAS and wireless environments, Sanders will educate hoteliers on the differences between Wi-Fi and Cellular and the impact an inadequate...

The Rainmaker Group Taps Dom Beveridge as Executive Vice President of Demand Generation

The Rainmaker Group Taps Dom Beveridge as Executive Vice President of Demand Generation

February 11, 2016

ATLANTA – Feb. 10, 2016 – Dom Beveridge is the new executive vice president of demand generation for The Rainmaker Group. The former general...

Digital and Mobile Channels Remain Driver of Hotel Bookings

Digital and Mobile Channels Remain Driver of Hotel Bookings

February 11, 2016

North American Hotels Experience Strong Revenue Growth in 2016 NEW YORK – February 11, 2016 – Hotel industry performance remains strong, with Q4...

Point – Counterpoint: Travel Tech and AH&LA Have Polar Opposite Views on How Best to Protect Consumers from Online Booking Scams

Point – Counterpoint: Travel Tech and AH&LA Have Polar Opposite Views on How Best to Protect Consumers from Online Booking Scams

February 11, 2016

Travel Tech claims the act is a solution in search of a problem while AH&LA states that consumers are worried about scams when booking online. Hoteliers...

MKG’s Annual European Hotel Ranking 2015: Premier Inn is European Champion of Supply Growth

MKG’s Annual European Hotel Ranking 2015: Premier Inn is European Champion of Supply Growth

February 11, 2016

The leaders are French but the growth is British and German. In 2014, Premier Inn posted the fastest supply growth in the EU. It is followed by Ibis and Motel...

Text Analytics Reveal the Impact of Guest Sentiment on Hotel Review Scores

Text Analytics Reveal the Impact of Guest Sentiment on Hotel Review Scores

February 11, 2016

Ithaca, NY, February 11, 2016 - Hotel guests often post a review of their stay along with a numerical rating of the hotel, but a new study from the Center for...

The Tallest Tree Grew out of a Single Seed

The Tallest Tree Grew out of a Single Seed

February 11, 2016

By Georges Panayotis In the 4th century B.C., the Greek philosopher Thukydides said: “History is a perpetual new beginning.” In fact, the...

Paramount Lodging Advisors Arranges the Sale of Texas Hampton Inn

Paramount Lodging Advisors Arranges the Sale of Texas Hampton Inn

February 11, 2016

Paramount Lodging Advisors (PLA) has completed the sale of the Hampton Inn, located in the suburban Dallas market. Broker Associate, Subu Thiagarajan of...

New American Airlines Flight Makes It Easier Than Ever To Visit Big Sky, MT

New American Airlines Flight Makes It Easier Than Ever To Visit Big Sky, MT

February 11, 2016

American Airlines Will Offer Non-Stop, Seasonal Flights from DFW to BZN Starting Summer 2016 Big Sky, Montana | February 11, 2016 - American Airlines has...

DHISCO Content Expert Anne Cole Appointed to HEDNA Board

DHISCO Content Expert Anne Cole Appointed to HEDNA Board

February 11, 2016

DALLAS (Feb. 11, 2016) – DHISCO, the world’s leading hospitality distribution company, today announced that its vice president for content, Anne...

Bathroad Corp Sarl & IHG Enter Franchisee Agreement for Dual Branded Hotel Development Near Heathrow Airport, London

Bathroad Corp Sarl & IHG Enter Franchisee Agreement for Dual Branded Hotel Development Near Heathrow Airport, London

February 11, 2016

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a dual branded hotel development near...

Choice Hotels International Signs with Ariel Development for New Cambria hotel & suites in Seattle, WA

Choice Hotels International Signs with Ariel Development for New Cambria hotel & suites in Seattle, WA

February 11, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 11, 2016 -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced it has...

Hyatt Makes Nicaraguan Debut with the Opening of New Hyatt Place Managua

Hyatt Makes Nicaraguan Debut with the Opening of New Hyatt Place Managua

February 11, 2016

CHICAGO--(February 11, 2016)--Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and LATAM Hotels Corp announce the opening of Hyatt Place Managua, the first Hyatt-branded...

Ocean Properties Set to Open New Opal Sands Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida

Ocean Properties Set to Open New Opal Sands Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida

February 11, 2016

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla., Feb. 11, 2016 -- Opal Sands Resort, the newest property under Ocean Properties Ltd. & Affiliates, is set to open in...

Originally Built in 1882, The Fully-Restored Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center Joins Curio - A Collection by Hilton

Originally Built in 1882, The Fully-Restored Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center Joins Curio - A Collection by Hilton

February 11, 2016

ROANOKE, Va. and MCLEAN, Va. - The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, with history dating back more than 130 years, has announced it will join Curio - A...

Ascent Hospitality Opens New Home2 Suites by Hilton in Gulfport, Mississippi

Ascent Hospitality Opens New Home2 Suites by Hilton in Gulfport, Mississippi

February 11, 2016

Hotel is located four miles from the Gulf of Mexico and area casinos GULFPORT, Miss. and MCLEAN, Va. – Feb. 11, 2016 – Home2 Suites by Hilton,...

Salt Lake City Welcomes New 105-Key Home2 Suites by Hilton Led by General Manager Brandy Adams

Salt Lake City Welcomes New 105-Key Home2 Suites by Hilton Led by General Manager Brandy Adams

February 11, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY, UT and MCLEAN, Va. – Feb.11, 2016 – Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) industry-first...

NewcrestImage Opens Newly-Built Hyatt Place in Downtown Lubbock, Texas

NewcrestImage Opens Newly-Built Hyatt Place in Downtown Lubbock, Texas

February 11, 2016

NewcrestImage has added another innovative project to its portfolio with the opening yesterday of a five-story, 125-room Hyatt Place in the heart of downtown...

Hyatt Hotels Corporation Appoints Patrick J. Grismer as New Chief Financial Officer

Hyatt Hotels Corporation Appoints Patrick J. Grismer as New Chief Financial Officer

February 11, 2016

CHICAGO (February 11, 2016) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the selection of Patrick J. Grismer as chief financial officer,...

Gansevoort Hotel Group Names Gemma Keating Corporate Director of Sales

Gansevoort Hotel Group Names Gemma Keating Corporate Director of Sales

February 11, 2016

New York, New York (February 11, 2016) – Gansevoort Hotel Group announces the appointment of Gemma Keating as Corporate Director of Sales. Keating will...

Keith Chouinard Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing for Hotel Viking

Keith Chouinard Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing for Hotel Viking

February 11, 2016

Newport, Rhode Island – February 2016 – Hotel Viking announced the appointment of Keith Chouinard as Director of Sales & Marketing. Chouinard...

Crescent Hotels & Resorts to Manage Palisades Conference Center in New York

Crescent Hotels & Resorts to Manage Palisades Conference Center in New York

February 12, 2016

Palisades, New York -- HNA Group has completed the acquisition of International Business Machines' (IBM) 106-acre, 450,000-square-foot Palisades...

Arden Group Acquires the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center in Gainesville, FL

Arden Group Acquires the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center in Gainesville, FL

February 12, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA – FEBRUARY 11, 2016 - Arden Group, through their discretionary fund affiliate Arden Real Estate Partners II, LP, announced today that...

Fillmore and Choice Hotels Celebrate Groundbreaking for Cambria hotel & suites in Nashville, TN

Fillmore and Choice Hotels Celebrate Groundbreaking for Cambria hotel & suites in Nashville, TN

February 12, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 12, 2016 -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, Fillmore Capital...

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