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Carlson President & CEO, Trudy Rautio, to Retire

Carlson President & CEO, Trudy Rautio, to Retire

March 5, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (March 5, 2015) – Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company, today announced that Trudy Rautio, president and chief executive officer,...

Latest Version of InfoGenesis™ Includes Support of Apple Pay™, Mobility Improvements and More

Latest Version of InfoGenesis™ Includes Support of Apple Pay™, Mobility Improvements and More

March 5, 2015

Agilysys Point-of-Sale Solutions Include Enhancements that Boost Efficiency and Service ALPHARETTA, GA. - March 5, 2015 - Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a...

Every Booming Village Needs One and Flip.to Has A Weibel

Every Booming Village Needs One and Flip.to Has A Weibel

March 5, 2015

ORLANDO, FL - March 2015 -  Flip.to announces the addition of industry veteran, Jeff Weibel as its Chief Marketing Officer. Weibel was one of the original...

Mandarin Oriental Confirms Credit Card Data Breach and Provides a Statement

Mandarin Oriental Confirms Credit Card Data Breach and Provides a Statement

March 5, 2015

Mandarin Oriental can confirm that the credit card systems in an isolated number of our hotels in the US and Europe have been accessed without authorization...

Following 2011’s 75% Decline in New Hotel Openings, Trend Expected to Break by End of Decade Says LE

Following 2011’s 75% Decline in New Hotel Openings, Trend Expected to Break by End of Decade Says LE

March 5, 2015

MARCH 5, 2015 - PORTSMOUTH, NH  - Lodging Econometrics reported that new hotel supply growth bottomed in 2011 with the opening of only 347 Hotels/37,404...

Post-Stay Survey Management 101 - Part One

Post-Stay Survey Management 101 - Part One

March 5, 2015

By RJ Friedlander The majority of hotels have been using some form of guest survey for years, but recently a shift has been happening in the way that hotels...

Hotel AG Continues Closing Pace

Hotel AG Continues Closing Pace

March 5, 2015

ATLANTA - March 5, 2015 - Hotel Assets Group, LLC (Hotel AG), announced today the firm continues to see a rapid pace of closings. The firm has sold or advised...

Hotelogix Cloud-Based PMS Helping Bond Hotel Boost Occupancy from 55 percent to 95 percent

Hotelogix Cloud-Based PMS Helping Bond Hotel Boost Occupancy from 55 percent to 95 percent

March 5, 2015

Independent hotel in Boise transitions transient roomnights to seven-day minimum extended stays - thanks to the raised occupancy [SAN JOSE, CALIF. - March...

Villa L’Auberge Awarded with RCI Gold Crown Resort® Property Designation Based on Guest Feedback

Villa L’Auberge Awarded with RCI Gold Crown Resort® Property Designation Based on Guest Feedback

March 5, 2015

Resort honored for excellence in accommodations, hospitality and RCI subscribing member experienceDel Mar, CA - March 5, 2015 - Villa L’Auberge announced...

AHLEI Announces Sponsors of 2015 HTMP International Competition

AHLEI Announces Sponsors of 2015 HTMP International Competition

March 5, 2015

Orlando, Florida, March 2015-The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has announced the sponsors of the 2015 HTMP International...

Interel’s connectBsmart Bluetooth Beacons Named Top Hotel Technology Innovation by HTNG Members

Interel’s connectBsmart Bluetooth Beacons Named Top Hotel Technology Innovation by HTNG Members

March 5, 2015

Revinate and IDeaS Products Earn Runner-Up TitlesCHICAGO  (March 5, 2015) – Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG), the membership association that...

AH&LA Praises Senate Vote to Overturn NRLB “Ambush” Election Rules

AH&LA Praises Senate Vote to Overturn NRLB “Ambush” Election Rules

March 5, 2015

Washington, D.C. – March 5, 2015 – The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), the sole national association representing all segments of the...

Tryperion & Vesta Joint Venture Acquires Iconic Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center in Bend, Oregon

Tryperion & Vesta Joint Venture Acquires Iconic Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center in Bend, Oregon

March 5, 2015

March 05, 2015, LOS ANGELES— A joint venture between Tryperion Partners and Vesta Hospitality has acquired the Riverhouse Hotel &...

AJ Capital Partners Acquires Former Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Richmond Downtown

AJ Capital Partners Acquires Former Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Richmond Downtown

March 5, 2015

Now Closed to Convert and Open as Graduate Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Virginia in Early 2016 Richmond, Va. - AJ Capital Partners is pleased to announce...

The Rumors Are True - Viceroy to Debut in Chicago In 2017

The Rumors Are True - Viceroy to Debut in Chicago In 2017

March 5, 2015

LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2015 — Viceroy Hotel Group confirmed today plans for the brand’s hotly anticipated expansion to Chicago’s...

Wurzak Hotel Group Set to Build 300-room Dual-Branded Hotel in Fort Lauderdale

Wurzak Hotel Group Set to Build 300-room Dual-Branded Hotel in Fort Lauderdale

March 5, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, March 4, 2015 — The Wurzak Hotel Group is pleased to announce that it is under contract to build a premium 300 room dual-branded...

Chicago’s LondonHouse to Join Curio - a Collection by Hilton in Spring 2016

Chicago’s LondonHouse to Join Curio - a Collection by Hilton in Spring 2016

March 5, 2015

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide today announced the addition of LondonHouse to Curio - A Collection by Hilton, a global brand of distinctive upper upscale and...

Africa Hospitality Investments to Open New DoubleTree by Hilton Kinshasa - The Stanley

Africa Hospitality Investments to Open New DoubleTree by Hilton Kinshasa - The Stanley

March 5, 2015

A conversion from its previous designation as the French Embassy in the Capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo KINSHASA, DRC and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton...

Leonardo Hotels to Open Newly Rebranded Leonardo Hotel London Heathrow Airport

Leonardo Hotels to Open Newly Rebranded Leonardo Hotel London Heathrow Airport

March 5, 2015

BERLIN, March 5, 2015 Leonardo Hotels opens its first UK hotel. The group has agreed a new 25-year lease with The Standard Life Investments Pooled Pension...

The Bahama’s Resorts World Bimini to Become Part of Hilton Portfolio

The Bahama’s Resorts World Bimini to Become Part of Hilton Portfolio

March 5, 2015

March 05, 2015 - MIAMI and McLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide and Resorts World Bimini, the world’s first cruise destination resort, have announced the...

New Build 128-room Holiday Inn Express in Belem, Brazil Slated to Open Mid 2016

New Build 128-room Holiday Inn Express in Belem, Brazil Slated to Open Mid 2016

March 5, 2015

Owned and Managed by Price Investimentos e Participações Ltda. MIAMI – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], one of the...

DoubleTree by Hilton to Open First Hotel on Spain’s Costa del Sol

DoubleTree by Hilton to Open First Hotel on Spain’s Costa del Sol

March 5, 2015

Agreement with Reserva del Higuerón Servicios Hoteleros, S.L. to Bring DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron Summer of 2015MALAGA, Spain...

Le Meridien New Orleans Debuts in the Big Easy Following $29 Million Transformation at Former W Site

Le Meridien New Orleans Debuts in the Big Easy Following $29 Million Transformation at Former W Site

March 5, 2015

NEW ORLEANS—-    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the     debut of Le Méridien New...

Owned by Penny Ching, the Country Inns & Suites By Carlson, Dixon, CA Opens

Owned by Penny Ching, the Country Inns & Suites By Carlson, Dixon, CA Opens

March 5, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (March 5, 2015) – Country Inns & Suites By Carlson, a leading upper-midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn &...

Preferred Hotel Group Rebrands to Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Moving to One Master Brand

Preferred Hotel Group Rebrands to Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Moving to One Master Brand

March 5, 2015

CHICAGO, March 4, 2015 — Preferred Hotel Group, a global collection of independent luxury hotels, today introduced its move from a multi-brand...

Led by GM, Marisol Colon, Phase One Renovation of Two Puerto Rico Embassy Suites Complete

Led by GM, Marisol Colon, Phase One Renovation of Two Puerto Rico Embassy Suites Complete

March 5, 2015

San Juan, PUERTO RICO - Embassy Suites hotels in Puerto Rico announce the completion of the first phase of a renovation campaign at Embassy Suites San Juan...

HRI Lodging Welcomes Kristen Jordan-Wood as VP Sales & Marketing

HRI Lodging Welcomes Kristen Jordan-Wood as VP Sales & Marketing

March 5, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (March 5, 2015) –  HRI Lodging (HRIL) announces the appointment of Kristen Jordan-Wood as vice president of sales & marketing, effective...

Jennifer Geiger Appointed General Manager Embassy Suites Atlanta Perimeter Center in Atlanta, GA

Jennifer Geiger Appointed General Manager Embassy Suites Atlanta Perimeter Center in Atlanta, GA

March 5, 2015

ATLANTA and MCLEAN, Va. – March 5, 2015 – Jennifer Geiger has been appointed general manager of Embassy Suites Atlanta – Perimeter Center in Atlanta,...

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