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TravelClick Expands Presence Across Asia Pacific

TravelClick Expands Presence Across Asia Pacific

May 6, 2015

Shangri-La, Meritus, and Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts Embrace TravelClick’s Demand360 Business Intelligence Product NEW YORK - May 6, 2015 -...

Maestro PMS Users’ Conference 2015: Ah Ha Moments for Everyone

Maestro PMS Users’ Conference 2015: Ah Ha Moments for Everyone

May 6, 2015

At HITEC Visit Maestro PMS in Booth #1029 June 15 to 18 at the Austin Convention Center      The 2015 Maestro Users’ Conference in...

Knowland Announces Training on How to Sell to Third Party Planners

Knowland Announces Training on How to Sell to Third Party Planners

May 6, 2015

Learn how to better align sales efforts to take advantage of new group business from the former Vice President of Training and Development at Conference...

First Quarter 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part Six: Choice and Ryman Hospitality

First Quarter 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part Six: Choice and Ryman Hospitality

May 6, 2015

Choice Hotels International Reports A 10% Increase In First Quarter Domestic RevPAR  Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) today reported the...

The 2015 LIIC Top Ten:  The Annual Survey of Lodging Investment Trends and Challenges

The 2015 LIIC Top Ten:  The Annual Survey of Lodging Investment Trends and Challenges

May 6, 2015

“Carpe Diem:  Hotel Investors Bask in Rare & Glorious Sunshine” (Denver, Colorado) - For well over a decade, the members of the hotel...

The Importance of Vintage

The Importance of Vintage

May 6, 2015

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca)“A 2008 Chateau X? Or how about the 2009? Who cares about the year, just give me the one that tastes the...

The Meridian Group Purchases Hyatt Regency Bethesda from LNR Partners LLC

The Meridian Group Purchases Hyatt Regency Bethesda from LNR Partners LLC

May 6, 2015

BETHESDA, MD (May 6, 2015) – The Meridian Group announced today it has closed on the purchase of the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, with plans to reposition the...

H.I.G. Realty Acquires Hyatt Regency Hotel in Indianapolis and Multifamily Property in Atlanta

H.I.G. Realty Acquires Hyatt Regency Hotel in Indianapolis and Multifamily Property in Atlanta

May 6, 2015

NEW YORK—H.I.G. Realty Partners (“H.I.G. Realty”), a leading fund manager in the     small-to-mid cap real estate sector, announced today...

Social Media Should Be a Hotel’s Main Customer Service Platform

Social Media Should Be a Hotel’s Main Customer Service Platform

May 6, 2015

Strategies for delivering social customer service on the property level.Parsippany, NJ: The evolution of social media from a marketing platform to a customer...

Seven Tips to Improve your B2B Marketing – Part One

Seven Tips to Improve your B2B Marketing – Part One

May 6, 2015

By Jennifer NagyThere are literally hundreds of articles on every hotel industry news source about how hotels can improve their marketing to potential guests,...

The Hospitality Industry from a Management Perspective

The Hospitality Industry from a Management Perspective

May 6, 2015

By Robert A. Rauch Management Company PerspectiveWhat key components have contributed to the growth of RAR over the last 6 months? At RAR we are actively and...

Buffalo’s Former AM&A Department Store Conversion to Hotel for Chinese Tourists Approved

Buffalo’s Former AM&A Department Store Conversion to Hotel for Chinese Tourists Approved

Jonathan D. Epstein | The Buffalo News, N.Y. | May 6, 2015

May 05--The effort to convert the former AM&A's department store complex in downtown Buffalo into a 300-room hotel for Chinese tourists overcame a major...

New Owners Plan to Raze & Replace Memphis’ Long Vacant French Quarter Inn

New Owners Plan to Raze & Replace Memphis’ Long Vacant French Quarter Inn

Thomas Bailey Jr. | The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. | May 6, 2015

May 05--New owners plan to raze the long-vacant French Quarter Inn and replace it with a hotel that is bigger, more pedestrian friendly and yet another boost...

Genting Group Breaks Ground On Resorts World Las Vegas

Genting Group Breaks Ground On Resorts World Las Vegas

May 6, 2015

Resort to Create Thousands of Jobs and Billions of Dollars in Economic Activity While Growing Las Vegas' Domestic and International Tourism MarketLAS VEGAS,...

Hotel Equities and Owners, Scenic Capital Advisors, Break Ground for Marriott Hotel in Texas

Hotel Equities and Owners, Scenic Capital Advisors, Break Ground for Marriott Hotel in Texas

May 6, 2015

Atlanta, GA–May 6, 2015 – Atlanta-based Hotel Equities (www.hotelequities.com) and owners Thomas and Michael Chen of Scenic Capital Advisors recently broke...

Sonesta Launches New Brand, Sonesta ES Suites & Refreshed U.S. Hotels

Sonesta Launches New Brand, Sonesta ES Suites & Refreshed U.S. Hotels

May 6, 2015

Newton, MA (May 6, 2014) – The Sonesta Collection has announced the official launch of Sonesta ES Suites, an extended stay brand, as well as refreshed U.S....

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Signs Five New Projects for its Aloft & Element Brands in the Middle East

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Signs Five New Projects for its Aloft & Element Brands in the Middle East

May 6, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--From the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) in Dubai, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced...

Sterling Developments & Hilton to Debut New Build Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Kitts in Q1 2017

Sterling Developments & Hilton to Debut New Build Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Kitts in Q1 2017

May 6, 2015

MCLEAN, Va., May 6, 2015 - During the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) in Miami last week, Hilton Worldwide announced the signing of a...

Mannai Holding Signs with Wyndham for Ramada Hotel & Suites Amwaj Island in Bahraini Capital Manama

Mannai Holding Signs with Wyndham for Ramada Hotel & Suites Amwaj Island in Bahraini Capital Manama

May 6, 2015

DUBAI, UAE (06 May 2015) – Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company and one of three hospitality business units of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:...

Adyar Gate Hotels & IHG Sign New 286-room Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park in Chennai, India

Adyar Gate Hotels & IHG Sign New 286-room Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park in Chennai, India

May 6, 2015

Delhi, India, 6 May 2015: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies, today announced the signing of the 286-room Crowne...

Shaza Hotels Signs Management Agreement with Hani Group to Open Bahrain Hotel

Shaza Hotels Signs Management Agreement with Hani Group to Open Bahrain Hotel

May 6, 2015

Shaza Seef Bahrain will be the first Shaza Hotel to open in Bahrain. Dubai, UAE. Shaza Hotels has announced the signing of a management agreement with Hani...

Ritz-Carlton to Debut in Egypt with The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo Following Complete Renovation

Ritz-Carlton to Debut in Egypt with The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo Following Complete Renovation

May 6, 2015

Luxury brand’s debut in Egypt pays homage to the hotel’s rich history Dubai UAE, 06 May 2015 - Majestic in appearance, sophisticated in design and...

IHG and Dur Hospitality Company to Open First Holiday Inn in Tabuk Later This Year

IHG and Dur Hospitality Company to Open First Holiday Inn in Tabuk Later This Year

May 6, 2015

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 May 2015: At the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) today InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the signing of a...

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