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Choice Hotels to Acquire WoodSpring Suites Brand and Franchise Business for $231 Million

Choice Hotels to Acquire WoodSpring Suites Brand and Franchise Business for $231 Million

December 18, 2017

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 18, 2017 -- Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, today announced that it has...

How the Composition of RevPAR Growth Impacts Changes in Profits

How the Composition of RevPAR Growth Impacts Changes in Profits

December 18, 2017

By Robert Mandelbaum To project changes in profits we obviously need to look at the expected relative changes in revenues and expenses.  Profit...

Ground-Breaking BENCHMARK® and IACC Initiative Tracks Trends in Meeting Room Technology, Design, ROI, Impactful Experience

Ground-Breaking BENCHMARK® and IACC Initiative Tracks Trends in Meeting Room Technology, Design, ROI, Impactful Experience

December 18, 2017

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, December 2017 … Like the quest for the Holy Grail, the search to find the Meeting Room of the Future may never...

How Disruption is Driving Change for Hotels

How Disruption is Driving Change for Hotels

December 18, 2017

By Natalie Holmes From the likes of Airbnb to growing competition in the food and beverage space, disruptive forces are striking the hotel...

Who Cares If You’re Losing a Little Money Here & There?

Who Cares If You’re Losing a Little Money Here & There?

December 18, 2017

By Pierre Boettner What hotel owner or GM could be blamed for sleeping a little more soundly after seeing a chart like this? Hotels are at the top of the...

Private Equity Secondaries

Private Equity Secondaries

December 18, 2017

By Stuart Pallister Private equity (PE) transactions hit their highest levels since 2007 in the US and Europe in the first nine months of the year, according...

New Hotel Booking Sites Take Advantage of Industry Loopholes

New Hotel Booking Sites Take Advantage of Industry Loopholes

December 18, 2017

By Nancy Huang Almost seven years since HotelTonight launched its tonight-only hotel booking app, the industry has been flooded with a host of ambitious...

UniFocus’s Tip Pool Feature Provides Simple Solutions to Changing Federal Tip Regulations

UniFocus’s Tip Pool Feature Provides Simple Solutions to Changing Federal Tip Regulations

December 18, 2017

DALLAS – Dec. 18, 2017 – UniFocus, the service industry’s leading and most comprehensive provider of workforce management systems, offers a...

Zaplox Reinforces and Expands Management Team with Newly Appointed Chief Technical Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

Zaplox Reinforces and Expands Management Team with Newly Appointed Chief Technical Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

December 18, 2017

Zaplox, a market innovator of mobile key services for the global hotel industry, has strengthened its management team with the appointment of two C-level...

HSMAI Honors 2017 Top 25 Extraordinary Minds

HSMAI Honors 2017 Top 25 Extraordinary Minds

December 18, 2017

Recipients in Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimizationto be recognized at Adrian Awards Gala (McLean, VA, December 18, 2017) The Hospitality Sales and...

PolyU Holds a Naming Ceremony for Mr and Mrs Chan Chak Fu Building

PolyU Holds a Naming Ceremony for Mr and Mrs Chan Chak Fu Building

December 18, 2017

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has named the premises of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management after a pioneer Hong Kong hotelier, the late...

David Brudney Remembers Peter A. Smith

David Brudney Remembers Peter A. Smith

December 18, 2017

Long-time hotelier and well-respected executive recruiter Peter Anthony Smith, 76, passed away at his home in Bend, OR earlier this month after a one-year...

U.S. Citizen International Travel Up Nine Percent in September 2017, 10 Percent YTD

U.S. Citizen International Travel Up Nine Percent in September 2017, 10 Percent YTD

December 18, 2017

U.S. citizen outbound totaled 6.84 million travelers for the month and 66.7 million YTD Travel to Overseas Up Seven Percent, Mexico 16 Percent and Canada Three...

Penn National Gaming to Acquire Pinnacle Entertainment in Transaction Valued at Approximately $2.8 Billion

Penn National Gaming to Acquire Pinnacle Entertainment in Transaction Valued at Approximately $2.8 Billion

December 18, 2017

WYOMISSING, Pa. & LAS VEGAS--Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: PENN) (“Penn National”) and Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: PNK)...

Hyatt Increases Share Repurchase Authorization by $750 Million; Sold Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa; Received $217 Million in Connection with Sale of Avendra

Hyatt Increases Share Repurchase Authorization by $750 Million; Sold Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa; Received $217 Million in Connection with Sale of Avendra

December 18, 2017

CHICAGO--Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $750 million of...

Maritz, Wolff to Sell Downtown San Jose’s 805-Room Fairmont Hotel for $250 Million to Eagle Canyon Capital

Maritz, Wolff to Sell Downtown San Jose’s 805-Room Fairmont Hotel for $250 Million to Eagle Canyon Capital

George Avalos | Mercury News | December 18, 2017

Dec. 16--SAN JOSE -- Downtown San Jose's Fairmont Hotel is slated to sell for $250 million during 2018, according to one of the principal owners of the...

Thor Equities Acquires The James New York - SoHo

Thor Equities Acquires The James New York - SoHo

December 18, 2017

New York, December 18, 2017 – Thor Equities, a global leader in urban real estate development, leasing and management, has closed on its acquisition of...

The Dow Hotel Company and Its Partners Acquire Holiday Inn San Jose – Silicon Valley

The Dow Hotel Company and Its Partners Acquire Holiday Inn San Jose – Silicon Valley

December 18, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017—Officials of The Dow Hotel Company (DHC), a leading national hotel owner/investor and operator, today announced the joint...

RLJ Lodging Trust Completes Sale of Fairmont Copley Plaza Boston for $170 Million ($444K Per Key)

RLJ Lodging Trust Completes Sale of Fairmont Copley Plaza Boston for $170 Million ($444K Per Key)

December 18, 2017

BETHESDA, Md.--RLJ Lodging Trust (the “Company”) (NYSE: RLJ) today announced that the Company has sold the 383-room Fairmont Copley Plaza in...

MCR & Morse Development Celebrate Topping Out of the TWA Hotel Located at New York’s JFK Airport

MCR & Morse Development Celebrate Topping Out of the TWA Hotel Located at New York’s JFK Airport

December 18, 2017

NEW YORK, NY (DECEMBER 18, 2017) – MCR, the seventh-largest hotel owner-operator in the U.S., joined hundreds of construction workers at John F. Kennedy...

Davis Companies and Omni Hotel Management Co. Approved to Develop $550 Million Omni Boston Seaport Hotel

Davis Companies and Omni Hotel Management Co. Approved to Develop $550 Million Omni Boston Seaport Hotel

Kristin LaFratta | MassLive.com, Springfield, Mass. | December 18, 2017

Dec. 18--It's official: Boston's growing and increasingly affluent Seaport District will host a new $550 million hotel by 2021. Last week the Boston...

Hotel Okura Co. Signs with International Hotel Group to Manage Hotel Okura Manila, Philippines Opening in 2018

Hotel Okura Co. Signs with International Hotel Group to Manage Hotel Okura Manila, Philippines Opening in 2018

December 18, 2017

TOKYO--Hotel Okura Co., Ltd. announced today that it has entered an agreement with Travellers International Hotel Group Inc. (TIHGI) to...

Curio Collection by Hilton Debuts in Riviera Maya with Opening of The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences in Playa Del Carmen

Curio Collection by Hilton Debuts in Riviera Maya with Opening of The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences in Playa Del Carmen

December 18, 2017

December 18, 2017 PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico and MCLEAN, Va. - Experience both the colors and culture of Playa Del Carmen while enjoying exceptional service and...

OTO Development Opens South Carolina’s First AC Hotel by Marriott in Spartanburg

OTO Development Opens South Carolina’s First AC Hotel by Marriott in Spartanburg

December 18, 2017

SPARTANBURG SC (DECEMBER 18, 2017) -- AC Hotels by Marriott, the European-inspired, simplistic, elegant brand for the modern traveler, has announced the...

Hoteles City Express Opens City Express Junior León Centro de Convenciones and City Express Tijuana Otay

Hoteles City Express Opens City Express Junior León Centro de Convenciones and City Express Tijuana Otay

December 18, 2017

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 18, 2017 -- Hoteles City Express S.A.B. de C.V. ("Hoteles City Express" or "The Company") (BMV:...

Owned by HRC Hotels and Managed by Good Hospitality Services, Fairfield Inn & Suites Indianapolis Fishers Set to Open in Indiana

Owned by HRC Hotels and Managed by Good Hospitality Services, Fairfield Inn & Suites Indianapolis Fishers Set to Open in Indiana

December 18, 2017

The 99-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana is scheduled to open on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 with its smart, inventive...

Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach Unveils Extensive $115 Million Transformation and Rebranding

Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach Unveils Extensive $115 Million Transformation and Rebranding

December 18, 2017

HONOLULU, Hawaii (December 18, 2017) - Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach today announces its official debut after an extensive $115 million transformation of the...

Crescent Hotels & Resorts to Manage Michigan’s Radisson Hotel Detroit Metro Airport

Crescent Hotels & Resorts to Manage Michigan’s Radisson Hotel Detroit Metro Airport

December 18, 2017

Detroit, MI (December 18, 2017) – Crescent Hotels & Resorts has been selected to manage the recently renovated Radisson Hotel Detroit Metro Airport....

Waterford Hotel Group Appoints Dustin Kovats to General Manager of Marriott Hartford Downtown

Waterford Hotel Group Appoints Dustin Kovats to General Manager of Marriott Hartford Downtown

December 18, 2017

HARTFORD, CT (December 18, 2017) – Waterford Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Dustin Kovats to General Manager of Marriott Hartford Downtown....

Colm O’Callaghan Named Managing Director of California’s Montage Beverly Hills

Colm O’Callaghan Named Managing Director of California’s Montage Beverly Hills

December 18, 2017

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (December 18, 2017) - Montage Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Colm O'Callaghan as managing...

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