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The Gettys Group’s Miami Office Announces New Projects under Senior Design Director Lorraine Masch

The Gettys Group’s Miami Office Announces New Projects under Senior Design Director Lorraine Masch

April 27, 2015

MIAMI, Fla. (April 27, 2015) - The Gettys Group celebrates several recent hospitality projects developed under the senior direction of Lorraine Knapp Masch,...

Making Hotel Reservations - Is Mobile Living Up to the Hype?

Making Hotel Reservations - Is Mobile Living Up to the Hype?

April 27, 2015

McLean, VA, April 27, 2015 - No, according to a national study by D.K. Shifflet and Associates.  The study found that less than 10% of hotel reservations...

RLHC to Acquire GuestHouse International and Settle Inn Brands

RLHC to Acquire GuestHouse International and Settle Inn Brands

April 27, 2015

Transaction Provides National Footprint While More Than Doubling the RLHC Brand Network to 130 Hotels in 30 States Spokane, Wash., April 27, 2015 - RLHC...

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

April 27, 2015

Same-Property RevPAR Increased 3.6 Percent; Adjusted EBITDA Rose 31.4 Percent; Adjusted FFO Per Diluted Share Climbed 30.8 Percent  First Quarter...

Booming Hotel Development Creates Friction on Florida’s Pinellas Beaches

Booming Hotel Development Creates Friction on Florida’s Pinellas Beaches

Josh Boatwright | Tampa Tribune, Fla. | April 27, 2015

April 26--CLEARWATER -- There's no going back to the days when only cottages and mid-size motels looked out over the Gulf of Mexico here. In these days of...

Brian Obie, Developer of Inn at the 5th, Plans More of Prototype in the West

Brian Obie, Developer of Inn at the 5th, Plans More of Prototype in the West

Ilene Aleshire | The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore. | April 27, 2015

April 26--When Brian Obie opened his upscale boutique hotel Inn at the 5th in 2012 there were plenty of people who questioned whether the hotel would survive,...

HOTELbeat Launches Automated Task Reminder Solution Proven to Minimize Risk of Neglected Tickets

HOTELbeat Launches Automated Task Reminder Solution Proven to Minimize Risk of Neglected Tickets

April 27, 2015

New neglected tickets reporting function enhances leading operations management solution and ensures maintenance issues and guest requests are completed in a...

HFTP and Capital Factory Team Up to Debut Entrepreneur 20X

HFTP and Capital Factory Team Up to Debut Entrepreneur 20X

April 27, 2015

AUSTIN, TEXAS USA (April 27, 2015) - Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), along with Capital Factory, will debut the latest installment...

Georgia’s Hotel Industry Fighting New $5 Fees

Georgia’s Hotel Industry Fighting New $5 Fees

Greg Bluestein | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | April 27, 2015

April 24--Georgia hospitality heavyweights have launched a behind-the-scenes campaign to soften the sting of a new nightly $5 fee tacked on to hotel and motel...

Third Holiday Inn Express under IHG and Pro Invest Partnership to be Developed in Adelaide

Third Holiday Inn Express under IHG and Pro Invest Partnership to be Developed in Adelaide

April 27, 2015

The hotel is the third to be signed under the master development agreement between IHG and Pro Invest, which will see the investment company develop 15 Holiday...

Best Western Signs Two North American Deals to Develop its New Urban Boutique Concept Vib

Best Western Signs Two North American Deals to Develop its New Urban Boutique Concept Vib

April 27, 2015

To Break Ground for Vib Miami in November 2015 and Vib Chicago in Summer 2015 PHOENIX (April 27, 2015) Best Western International announced the first two deals...

Alila Hotels & Resorts to Develop 125-key Alila Salalah, a Luxury Resort in Mirbat, Salalah, Oman

Alila Hotels & Resorts to Develop 125-key Alila Salalah, a Luxury Resort in Mirbat, Salalah, Oman

April 27, 2015

Opening Slated for Second Half of 2017 27th March, 2015 - Alila Hotels and Resorts announced its plans to open its second resort in Oman, Mirbat, east of...

Distinctive Hospitality Group Begins Renovation for Connecticut’s 182-room Hilton Mystic Hotel

Distinctive Hospitality Group Begins Renovation for Connecticut’s 182-room Hilton Mystic Hotel

April 27, 2015

April 27, 2015 - The Hilton Mystic hotel, located in the center of Olde Mystic's Seaport, Aquarium, and shopping hub has begun the first phase of its total...

The Ritz-Carlton, Jeddah Set to Open in Late Summer 2015 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The Ritz-Carlton, Jeddah Set to Open in Late Summer 2015 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

April 27, 2015

Dubai, UAE, 27, April 2015: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, will open its second hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Jeddah late summer with The...

Hotel Gracery Shinjuku Opens in Tokyo with Godzilla-Themed Rooms

Hotel Gracery Shinjuku Opens in Tokyo with Godzilla-Themed Rooms

April 27, 2015

The 970-room hotel opens as part of a brand-new Kabukicho entertainment complex, Shinjuku Toho BuildingApril 27, 2015, Tokyo - Leading Japanese hotelier Fujita...

LEVEL Furnished Living Downtown Los Angeles Projected to Launch June 15, 2015

LEVEL Furnished Living Downtown Los Angeles Projected to Launch June 15, 2015

April 28, 2015

Following the success of its LEVEL Furnished Living flagship in Vancouver, Canada, Onni Group – a leading Vancouver-based real estate...

Hotels Need To Think Like A Media Company

Hotels Need To Think Like A Media Company

April 28, 2015

A hotel's strategy for producing content should be inspired by media companies and influenced by their ideal customer and what is unique about their...

WindsurferCRS Connects to TripAdvisor’s Instant Booking

WindsurferCRS Connects to TripAdvisor’s Instant Booking

April 28, 2015

HOUSTON, TX, April 28, 2015- SHR, an innovative provider of advanced distribution technology and services for the hospitality industry, is now certified as a...

Anatol Rodgers High School Wins HTMP International Competition Hosted by AHLEI

Anatol Rodgers High School Wins HTMP International Competition Hosted by AHLEI

April 28, 2015

Orlando, Florida, April 2015 - High school hospitality students from Anatol Rodgers High School in the Bahamas took home the international title at the 12th...

Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel Completes $7 Million Renovation

Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel Completes $7 Million Renovation

April 28, 2015

Extensive Transformation Includes Makeover of the Atrium, Meeting Space and All Guest RoomsDALLAS (April 28, 2015) - StepStone Hospitality today announced the...

Intelity Partners with Primland to Add Digital Guest Service Luxury

Intelity Partners with Primland to Add Digital Guest Service Luxury

April 28, 2015

World-class, eco-conscious resort will release new mobile application with leading hotel technology firm Intelity.  MEADOWS OF DAN, Va. - APRIL 28, 2015...

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