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Zika and Tourism – Let’s Put This in Perspective

Zika and Tourism – Let’s Put This in Perspective

August 29, 2016

by Michelle Renn Zika is gripping national and international headlines on a daily basis. With tourism being the lifeblood for hospitality and the flow of...

VISIT Lake Geneva Selects Regatta Travel Solutions to Power Booking Engine on VisitLakeGeneva.com

VISIT Lake Geneva Selects Regatta Travel Solutions to Power Booking Engine on VisitLakeGeneva.com

August 29, 2016

Charlottesville, Virginia (August 29, 2016) – Regatta Travel Solutions announced today that VISIT Lake Geneva has selected Regatta Travel Solutions...

Petit Palace Hoteles Increases Revenues and Improves Guest Experiences Through TrustYou Partnership

Petit Palace Hoteles Increases Revenues and Improves Guest Experiences Through TrustYou Partnership

August 29, 2016

Generates 40% Increase in Revenue in Two Years; Committing to Guest Experience Through Significantly Enhancing Response Rate Munich, 29 August 2016 –...

HVS Key Takeaways: The Southern Lodging Summit 2016

HVS Key Takeaways: The Southern Lodging Summit 2016

August 29, 2016

By Daniel P. McCoy, Aug 29, 2016 The 2016 Southern Lodging Summit drew a crowd of hoteliers and industry experts to Memphis. While delegates shared optimism...

New U.S. Hotel Openings Up for 2016 with Marriott Leading Q2 with 53 Hotels

New U.S. Hotel Openings Up for 2016 with Marriott Leading Q2 with 53 Hotels

August 29, 2016

August 29, 2016 – PORTSMOUTH, NH – Lodging Econometrics (LE) reports that 902 Hotels/101,454 Rooms are expected to open in the United States by the...

The ‘Staycation’ is on the Rise – Are You Capitalizing on the New Trend?

The ‘Staycation’ is on the Rise – Are You Capitalizing on the New Trend?

August 28, 2016

For many travelers, volatile exchange rates, changing visa regulations and political instability have contributed to a certain reluctance to travel abroad....

ALICE Concierge Delivers a Customized Solution at NYC’s Dream Downtown, Quickly Helping the Concierge Team Take Guest Satisfaction to New Heights

ALICE Concierge Delivers a Customized Solution at NYC’s Dream Downtown, Quickly Helping the Concierge Team Take Guest Satisfaction to New Heights

August 29, 2016

NEW YORK, August 29, 2016 – In just a few months since adopting the new ALICE Concierge tool, guest services at Manhattan’s 314-room Dream Downtown...

Duetto GameChanger Empowers Hotels, Casinos With Personalized Loyalty Pricing

Duetto GameChanger Empowers Hotels, Casinos With Personalized Loyalty Pricing

August 29, 2016

Breakthrough Revenue Strategy Solution Enables Properties to Differentiate and Grow Profits by Driving High-Value, Loyal Guests to Book Direct San Francisco,...

Not Your Basement Business Center Anymore…

Not Your Basement Business Center Anymore…

August 29, 2016

New York, NY – August 29, 2016 – TTI Technologies, a supplier of ID/Passport Scanners, Business Centers, Lobby Tablets, Hotel Information Boards,...

DHISCO Further Expands Into Alternative Lodging With RentalsCombined.net

DHISCO Further Expands Into Alternative Lodging With RentalsCombined.net

August 29, 2016

DALLAS (Aug. 29, 2016) – DHISCO Inc., the world’s leading hospitality distribution company, today announced its expansion into the alternative...

Visit Orlando’s New Mobile App a First for Travelers

Visit Orlando’s New Mobile App a First for Travelers

August 29, 2016

App Embeds WayBlazer's IBM-Watson Technology for Tailored Travel Recommendations; Also Features Augmented Reality  ORLANDO, Fla., (August 29,...

Improved Hotel Sustainability Benchmarks Outlined by Cornell Study

Improved Hotel Sustainability Benchmarks Outlined by Cornell Study

August 29, 2016

Ithaca, NY, August 29, 2016 - Cornell’s Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) has released the latest benchmarks from an ongoing international project to...

Memphis has Growing Pipeline of Small Hotels, but Lacks Enough Big Hotels for Conventions

Memphis has Growing Pipeline of Small Hotels, but Lacks Enough Big Hotels for Conventions

Thomas Bailey Jr. | The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. | August 29, 2016

Aug. 27--Memphis has an unusually large number of hotels -- 30 totaling 4,192 rooms -- either being planned or under construction, according to Smith Travel...

The Nam Hai Luxury Resort Set to Re-Open as Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam in Late 2016

The Nam Hai Luxury Resort Set to Re-Open as Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam in Late 2016

August 29, 2016

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2016 -- Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, Hotel Properties Limited (HPL) and ASB...

202-Room EVEN Hotels Brooklyn Opens in New York City

202-Room EVEN Hotels Brooklyn Opens in New York City

August 29, 2016

ATLANTA, Aug. 29, 2016 -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, today announces the opening of the EVEN®...

Owned by Argus Properties and Managed by Inn-Trust Hospitality, Home2 Suites Opens in Fort St. John, BC

Owned by Argus Properties and Managed by Inn-Trust Hospitality, Home2 Suites Opens in Fort St. John, BC

August 29, 2016

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. and MCLEAN, Va. - Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced...

New 100-Suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott Set to Open in Somerset, New Jersey

New 100-Suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott Set to Open in Somerset, New Jersey

August 29, 2016

Somerset, NJ – August 29, 2016 – The 100-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Somerset, New Jersey is scheduled to open this Thursday, September...

Hotel in Fort Morgan, Colorado Joins Best Western as Best Western Plus Overland Inn & Suites

Hotel in Fort Morgan, Colorado Joins Best Western as Best Western Plus Overland Inn & Suites

August 29, 2016

FORT MORGAN, Colo. August 29, 2016— Best Western Hotels & Resorts announces the addition of the BEST WESTERN PLUS Overland Inn & Suites, located...

General Manager Sharad Chand Set to Welcome Guests to New 150-Suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Watertown, Massachusetts

General Manager Sharad Chand Set to Welcome Guests to New 150-Suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Watertown, Massachusetts

August 29, 2016

Watertown, MA – August 29, 2016 – The 150-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Watertown, Massachusetts is scheduled to open this Thursday, September...

Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort Reveals Extensive AUD $43 Million (US $32.6M) Renovation

Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort Reveals Extensive AUD $43 Million (US $32.6M) Renovation

August 29, 2016

PORT DOUGLAS, Australia - August 29, 2016 - Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HOT), today announced the completion of an...

Strand Hospitality Services Assumes Management of the Courtyard by Marriott-Memphis East, Tenn.

Strand Hospitality Services Assumes Management of the Courtyard by Marriott-Memphis East, Tenn.

August 29, 2016

(Memphis, Tenn.) August 29, 2016 – Strand Hospitality Services, a leading provider of hospitality operations, consulting and advisory services, recently...

Robert Tedesco Named Senior Vice President and Assistant General Manager Of Maryland Live! Casino

Robert Tedesco Named Senior Vice President and Assistant General Manager Of Maryland Live! Casino

August 29, 2016

HANOVER, Md., Aug. 29, 2016 -- The Cordish Companies' Maryland Live! Casino today announced a key appointment to its executive management team, naming...

Hawks Cay Resort Names Yunior Rodriguez, Resort Director, and Jessica Barrett, F&B Director

Hawks Cay Resort Names Yunior Rodriguez, Resort Director, and Jessica Barrett, F&B Director

August 29, 2016

DUCK KEY, Fla. – August 29, 2016 – Hawks Cay Resort Vice President Managing Director Sheldon Suga recently appointed Yunior Rodriguez to resort...

Likely Boost for Hotel Profits According to Cornell Analysis

Likely Boost for Hotel Profits According to Cornell Analysis

August 30, 2016

Ithaca, NY, August 30, 2016 - Although the U.S. recovery from the Great Recession has been slow and uneven, unemployment has gradually dropped, and both...

Rick Rausch to Lead RoamBOOST Growing Sales Effort

Rick Rausch to Lead RoamBOOST Growing Sales Effort

August 30, 2016

With expertise in Radio Frequency, Wireless Networks and Distributed Antenna Systems, Rausch will direct ongoing business development and oversee the RoamBOOST...

The Hotel at Oberlin: Cutting Edge Green Technology, Architecture & Design

The Hotel at Oberlin: Cutting Edge Green Technology, Architecture & Design

August 30, 2016

The Hotel at Oberlin will officially open on September 13, 2016, a 70-room property designed to be one of the most environmentally sustainable hotels in the...

HFTP to Honor 2016 CHAE Recipient Kelly Montgomery at Annual Convention in October

HFTP to Honor 2016 CHAE Recipient Kelly Montgomery at Annual Convention in October

August 30, 2016

AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA (August 30, 2016) — Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) will honor Kelly Montgomery, CHAE as the 2016...

Coral Towers at Atlantis, Paradise Island in The Bahamas to Undergo $20 Million Renovation and Reopen as The Corals Atlantis

Coral Towers at Atlantis, Paradise Island in The Bahamas to Undergo $20 Million Renovation and Reopen as The Corals Atlantis

August 30, 2016

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS (August 30, 2016) – Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas has launched its first phase of a $20 million...

Weakening Reservation Pace Continues into Final Summer Months

Weakening Reservation Pace Continues into Final Summer Months

August 30, 2016

New August Bookings Indicate Prolonged Decline in North American Markets NEW YORK – August 30, 2016 – Heading into the latter summer months,...

The Siegel Group Acquires Legacy Suites in Tolleson, Arizona for $16.6 Million

The Siegel Group Acquires Legacy Suites in Tolleson, Arizona for $16.6 Million

August 30, 2016

LAS VEGAS —August 30, 2016 — The Siegel Group Nevada, Inc., a real estate investment and management company announced today that it had acquired a...

LBA Hospitality Opens New Hampton Inn & Suites Carolina Beach - Oceanfront in North Carolina

LBA Hospitality Opens New Hampton Inn & Suites Carolina Beach - Oceanfront in North Carolina

August 30, 2016

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (August 30, 2016) – Today, LBA Hospitality, a full-scale hotel management, development and consulting firm, opened the new Hampton...

Noble Investment Group Completes Renovation of Residence Inn Tampa Westshore Airport

Noble Investment Group Completes Renovation of Residence Inn Tampa Westshore Airport

August 30, 2016

Atlanta, GA (August 30, 16) Noble Investment Group announced today the Residence Inn Tampa Westshore Airport has undergone the finishing touches of its latest...

Cleveland Research Report Indicates Lodging Companies Lowering 2016 Outlook to 2.4% Growth

Cleveland Research Report Indicates Lodging Companies Lowering 2016 Outlook to 2.4% Growth

August 30, 2016

Lodging Industry 2Q Results and Outlook for 3Q Key Points RevPAR Growth: Following a softer than anticipated 1H, lodging companies reduced their full year...

U.S. Lodging Industry Fees and Surcharges Forecast to Increase to a New Record Level in 2016 – $2.55 Billion

U.S. Lodging Industry Fees and Surcharges Forecast to Increase to a New Record Level in 2016 – $2.55 Billion

August 30, 2016

By Bjorn Hanson, PhD, Clinical Professor NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism Following the 2015 record of...

Redefining Luxury for 21st Century Hotels

Redefining Luxury for 21st Century Hotels

August 30, 2016

by Maggie Nichols | 30 August 2016 It’s 1930 and you’re checking into one of the finest luxury hotels in the atmospheric Italian city of...

2016 HVS Lodging Tax Report - USA

2016 HVS Lodging Tax Report - USA

August 30, 2016

By Thomas A Hazinski and Alex Moon In the 5th annual Lodging Tax Report, HVS explores lodging tax trends in the USA. This updated version provides lodging tax...

Wyndham Hotel Group to Manage New Build Wyndham Soleil Danang Slated to Open in 2018

Wyndham Hotel Group to Manage New Build Wyndham Soleil Danang Slated to Open in 2018

August 30, 2016

Danang, Vietnam (Wednesday 30 August, 2016) – Wyndham Hotel Group unveiled plans at a recent signing ceremony for a five-star Wyndham Hotels and...

Carr City Centers Secures Funds for Development of Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel in Charlottesville, Virginia

Carr City Centers Secures Funds for Development of Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel in Charlottesville, Virginia

August 30, 2016

Washington, D.C. (August 30, 2016) – Carr City Centers, one of the most successful mixed-use acquisition and development companies operating in the...

Spire Hospitality Welcomes George North as Vice President of Revenue Management

Spire Hospitality Welcomes George North as Vice President of Revenue Management

August 30, 2016

CHICAGO (Aug. 30, 2016) – Spire Hospitality, one of the nation’s leading and most respected hotel management companies, announces George North as...

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