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U.S. Hotels In Profitability Sweet Spot: Double-Digit Gains In NOI Forecast Through 2015

U.S. Hotels In Profitability Sweet Spot: Double-Digit Gains In NOI Forecast Through 2015

April 24, 2014

PKF’s 2014 Edition of Trends® in the Hotel Industry Annual Report Tracks Hotel Revenues, Expenses, and Profits April 24, 2014, Atlanta, Ga....

TrustYou Integrates Property Reputation Summaries to KAYAK Hotel Owners Pages

TrustYou Integrates Property Reputation Summaries to KAYAK Hotel Owners Pages

April 24, 2014

Munich, Germany and Dallas, TX, USA - April 24, 2014 TrustYou, the market leader in big data and online reputation management for the hospitality and travel...

Casa Ybel Resort Selects Agilysys Visual One™ PMS

Casa Ybel Resort Selects Agilysys Visual One™ PMS

April 24, 2014

Property Management System Streamlines Guest Service at Florida Destination Resort ALPHARETTA, GA. - April 24, 2014 - Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading...

Wyndham Worldwide Reports Q1 2014 Net Income of $90M; Domestic RevPAR up 7.6%

Wyndham Worldwide Reports Q1 2014 Net Income of $90M; Domestic RevPAR up 7.6%

April 24, 2014

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 24, 2014 —Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN) today announced results for the three months ended March 31, 2014....

Starwood Reports Q1 2014 Net Income of $137M, Down 36% Over Last Year; RevPAR Up 6.3%

Starwood Reports Q1 2014 Net Income of $137M, Down 36% Over Last Year; RevPAR Up 6.3%

April 24, 2014

April 24, 2014 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time - STAMFORD, Conn.-Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today reported first quarter 2014...

LaSalle Hotel Properties Reports Q1 2014 Net Loss of $8.9M; RevPAR up 4%

LaSalle Hotel Properties Reports Q1 2014 Net Loss of $8.9M; RevPAR up 4%

April 24, 2014

April 23, 2014 04:08 PM Eastern Daylight Time - BETHESDA, Md.—-LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) today announced results for the quarter ended...

Chicago’s McCormick Place Entertainment District Project, Including 1,200-key Marriott, Gets OK

Chicago’s McCormick Place Entertainment District Project, Including 1,200-key Marriott, Gets OK

Ellen Jean Hirst | Chicago Tribune | April 24, 2014

April 23--The Chicago Plan Commission approved project development and zoning on Wednesday for a McCormick Place entertainment district, which will include a...

Peter Savio Buys Maui Beach Hotel to Expand Pagoda Brand; Plans new 155-room Hotel on Adjacent Lot

Peter Savio Buys Maui Beach Hotel to Expand Pagoda Brand; Plans new 155-room Hotel on Adjacent Lot

Allison Schaefers | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | April 24, 2014

April 24--Local developer Peter Savio plans to expand his Pagoda hotel brand to Maui with the purchase of the Maui Beach Hotel, an adjacent golf course and a...

Horton Grand Hotel Partners with Stash Hotel Rewards

Horton Grand Hotel Partners with Stash Hotel Rewards

April 24, 2014

Historic San Diego Hotel Now Part of Nation’s Largest Points-Based Rewards Program SAN DIEGO, CA – April 24, 2014 – Horton Grand Hotel,...

Is Your Hotel Website Responsive to Meet Google Requirements and Boost SEO?

Is Your Hotel Website Responsive to Meet Google Requirements and Boost SEO?

April 24, 2014

Lodging Interactive, named among the best interactive agencies worldwide for its excellence in website design, is assisting hoteliers by building responsive...

Guest-tek™ and LG Electronics Unite One View™ Application and Pro:Centric® IPTV Platform

Guest-tek™ and LG Electronics Unite One View™ Application and Pro:Centric® IPTV Platform

April 24, 2014

Collaboration Offers Advanced IPTV Platform for Hospitality Industry Providing the Ultimate In-Room ExperienceCalgary, Alberta - April 24, 2014 -...

The Academy Hotel Chooses Skyware’s Integrated Enterprise PMS Suite and Online Booking Engine

The Academy Hotel Chooses Skyware’s Integrated Enterprise PMS Suite and Online Booking Engine

April 24, 2014

Skyware Hospitality Solutions is proud to announce that The Academy Hotel has selected Skyware's Property Management System (PMS) as its preferred online...

HITEC 2014 Exhibit Space Sold Out

HITEC 2014 Exhibit Space Sold Out

April 24, 2014

AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA (April 24, 2014) - Exhibit space for the 2014 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®), a service of Hospitality...

Delta Hotels and Resorts Moves Beyond PCI Compliance with Merchant Link Solutions

Delta Hotels and Resorts Moves Beyond PCI Compliance with Merchant Link Solutions

April 24, 2014

Delta Turns to Merchant Link's TransactionVault®, TransactionShield® and E-commerce Security Solutions April 24, 2014 - Delta Hotels and Resorts Case Study...

Central Florida’s Hotel Industry Has Strong March 2014; RevPAR Up 5% Over March 2013

Central Florida’s Hotel Industry Has Strong March 2014; RevPAR Up 5% Over March 2013

Jim Stratton | Orlando Sentinel | April 24, 2014

April 24--Central Florida's hotel industry had a strong month in March, with both occupancy rates and average daily room rates increasing compared with the...

The Bushkill Inn in Lehman Township, Pennsylvania Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

The Bushkill Inn in Lehman Township, Pennsylvania Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Beth Brelje | Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, Pa. | April 24, 2014

April 24--The Bushkill Inn and Conference Center in Lehman Township has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy under the name Pocmont Properties. Further, court...

Las Vegas, Nevada’s Mandalay Bay Plans to Expand its Convention Center by Over 2 Million Square Feet

Las Vegas, Nevada’s Mandalay Bay Plans to Expand its Convention Center by Over 2 Million Square Feet

April 24, 2014

LAS VEGAS, April 24, 2014 -- Strengthening its position as a leader in the meetings and convention industry, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino today announced...

Developer of Stalled 50-key Oceana Water Resort Says On-the-Water Project Still a Go in Florida

Developer of Stalled 50-key Oceana Water Resort Says On-the-Water Project Still a Go in Florida

Kevin Wadlow | Florida Keys Keynoter, (Marathon, Fla.) | April 24, 2014

April 23--An attempt to place a 50-room hotel in the Gulf of Mexico could pick up pace in coming months, Oceana Water Resort developer Doug Pope says. "The...

Lake County, Florida OKs 100-unit Lodge at Bella Collina, a Community Development Near Montverde

Lake County, Florida OKs 100-unit Lodge at Bella Collina, a Community Development Near Montverde

Jerry Fallstrom | Orlando Sentinel | April 24, 2014

April 23--TAVARES -- With its Tuscan-inspired facilities, the Bella Collina luxury development near Montverde has become a popular place for couples to tie...

Tartan Realty Plans Mid-May Construction Start for $25 M Hyatt Place Hotel in Normal, Illinois

Tartan Realty Plans Mid-May Construction Start for $25 M Hyatt Place Hotel in Normal, Illinois

Mary Ann Ford | The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. | April 24, 2014

April 24--NORMAL -- Construction on the Hyatt Place Hotel in uptown Normal is expected to begin mid-May. Developer Doug Reichl of Tartan Realty of Chicago...

Construction of 130-room Marriott SpringHill Suites Underway in Atascadero, CA; To Open December ‘14

Construction of 130-room Marriott SpringHill Suites Underway in Atascadero, CA; To Open December ‘14

Tonya Strickland | The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) | April 24, 2014

April 23--A 130-room Marriott SpringHill Suites hotel going up on Atascadero's north end is expected to be complete by December. Utilities and landscaping...

Accor & Moorfield Group to Add 3 MGallery Collection Hotels & Create 6 Mercure Flagship Hotels in UK

Accor & Moorfield Group to Add 3 MGallery Collection Hotels & Create 6 Mercure Flagship Hotels in UK

April 24, 2014

London, 24th April 2014 - Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe, and Moorfield Group (Moorfield), one of the UK’s leading...

Holiday Inn® Sherwood Park - Conference Centre to Open in Alberta, Canada Following $6 M Renovation

Holiday Inn® Sherwood Park - Conference Centre to Open in Alberta, Canada Following $6 M Renovation

April 24, 2014

The 258-room Hotel is Owned by Prem Singhmar and Operated by AUM Hotels Group 24 April, 2014 - SHERWOOD PARK, ALBERTA – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)...

The Newly-Built 191-room Woolley’s Classic Suites, Denver Airport Nears Opening in Colorado

The Newly-Built 191-room Woolley’s Classic Suites, Denver Airport Nears Opening in Colorado

April 24, 2014

April 24, 2014 - AURORA, COLORADO - The new Woolley's Classic Suites, Denver Airport, will open to guests on May 22, 2014. The Aurora Woolley's Classic Suites...

The 178-key ANA Holiday Inn Sapporo Susukino Opens on Japanese Island of Hokkaido Through Conversion

The 178-key ANA Holiday Inn Sapporo Susukino Opens on Japanese Island of Hokkaido Through Conversion

April 24, 2014

Sapporo, Japan (24 April 2014): The world’s most recognised hotel brand has entered Hokkaido, opening in the island’s largest city, Sapporo, a city which...

Vision Hospitality Group Assumes Management of Homewood Suites in Charleston

Vision Hospitality Group Assumes Management of Homewood Suites in Charleston

April 24, 2014

Vision Hospitality Group was selected to manage the 107-room Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston/Mt. Pleasant. Assuming management of the hotel marks...

Alan Baer Joins Richfield Hospitality as Chief Financial Officer

Alan Baer Joins Richfield Hospitality as Chief Financial Officer

April 24, 2014

DENVER, Colo. - April 24, 2014 -Richfield Hospitality, a leading hotel management company, today announced that Alan Baer has been named chief financial...

Windsor Management Services Assembles New Leadership; Paul Francisco Named Chief Operating Officer

Windsor Management Services Assembles New Leadership; Paul Francisco Named Chief Operating Officer

April 24, 2014

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. - April 24, 2014 - Windsor Management Services, a premier hotel management company that owns and operates full-service, focused, upscale...

Soon-To-Open Embassy Suites Hotel Downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama Selects Jon Crisp as General Manager

Soon-To-Open Embassy Suites Hotel Downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama Selects Jon Crisp as General Manager

April 24, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, AL, APRIL, 24, 2014 - Embassy Suites Hotel Downtown Tuscaloosa has chosen Jon Crisp as General Manager for the under-construction hotel located at...

Samuel Ward Appointed as General Manager for Holiday Inn & Suites Wolfchase in Memphis, Tennessee

Samuel Ward Appointed as General Manager for Holiday Inn & Suites Wolfchase in Memphis, Tennessee

April 24, 2014

MEMPHIS, TN, APRIL 24, 2014 - Wilson Hotel Management, LLC, today announced that Samuel Ward has been named General Manager of the Holiday Inn & Suites Memphis...

Strand Development Company Names Michael Perkins as Corporate Director of Revenue Management

Strand Development Company Names Michael Perkins as Corporate Director of Revenue Management

April 24, 2014

(Myrtle Beach, S.C.) April 24, 2014- Strand Development Company, LLC recently named Michael Perkins as the Corporate Director of Revenue Management.  In...

CSM Lodging Names Cynthia Jennings DOSM of Hilton Garden Inn Portland Beaverton, Oregon

CSM Lodging Names Cynthia Jennings DOSM of Hilton Garden Inn Portland Beaverton, Oregon

April 24, 2014

Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 24, 2014 - CSM Lodging, a division of CSM Corporation, has named Cynthia Jennings director of sales and marketing for the Hilton...

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