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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Continues Asset-Light Strategy with Sale of The St. Regis, Rome

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Continues Asset-Light Strategy with Sale of The St. Regis, Rome

October 21, 2014

Will Continue to be Operated by Starwood Hotels Under a Long-Term Management Contract October 21, 2014 - STAMFORD, Conn. - Starwood Hotels & Resorts...

Trigild Completes Receivership Sale of 3 Marriotts in Southern CA to BRE Atlas Property Owner LLC

Trigild Completes Receivership Sale of 3 Marriotts in Southern CA to BRE Atlas Property Owner LLC

October 21, 2014

SAN DIEGO (Oct. 21, 2014) - Completing the disposition of a five hotel portfolio, San Diego-based real estate services firm Trigild today announced the...

Toledo, Ohio’s Grand Plaza Hotel & Conference Center to be Sold at Receiver Auction

Toledo, Ohio’s Grand Plaza Hotel & Conference Center to be Sold at Receiver Auction

Jon Chavez | The Blade, Toledo, Ohio | October 21, 2014

Oct. 21--Toledo's Grand Plaza Hotel & Conference Center downtown could be sold next month at a receiver auction scheduled to begin Nov. 4. Currently...

$26M Renovation/Conversion Underway in Niagara Falls; Former Fallside Hotel to Become a Doubletree

$26M Renovation/Conversion Underway in Niagara Falls; Former Fallside Hotel to Become a Doubletree

Michele Deluca | Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, N.Y. | October 21, 2014

Oct. 19--An Amherst construction management company, already active in the changing face of downtown, has begun work on two new projects -- a new Tony Roma's...

Hillwoods’ AllianceTexas Development in Fort Worth, TX to Include 147-room Marriott and a 2nd Hotel

Hillwoods’ AllianceTexas Development in Fort Worth, TX to Include 147-room Marriott and a 2nd Hotel

Sandra Baker | Fort Worth Star-Telegram | October 21, 2014

Oct. 20--FORT WORTH -- A second hotel and a slew of national brand restaurants could be headed to the AllianceTexas development in far north Fort Worth. But...

The 202-key Hilton Nay Pyi Taw Opens as the First of Six Properties in Hilton’s Myanmar Pipeline

The 202-key Hilton Nay Pyi Taw Opens as the First of Six Properties in Hilton’s Myanmar Pipeline

October 21, 2014

Owned by Eden Group Company Limited and Managed by Hilton Worldwide NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar and MCLEAN, Va. - OCTOBER 21, 2014 - Hilton Worldwide today made its...

Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel Xian Opens in China

Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel Xian Opens in China

October 21, 2014

XI'AN, China, Oct. 21, 2014 -- Sofitel Luxury Hotels is pleased to announce that discerning travelers can now Live the first Legend in China and the fifth in...

The 179-room Waterfront Wyndham Grand Jupiter Opens in Florida

The 179-room Waterfront Wyndham Grand Jupiter Opens in Florida

Bill DiPaolo | The Palm Beach Post, Fla. | October 21, 2014

Oct. 18--With nearby ecotourism activities, an outdoor amphitheater a short walk away and 15,000 square feet of meeting space, the five-story Wyndham Grand...

Nina Kubik-Cheng Appointed Senior Vice President at Dragon Trail Interactive

Nina Kubik-Cheng Appointed Senior Vice President at Dragon Trail Interactive

October 21, 2014

Nina Kubik-Cheng, former Vice President, Sales at Daodao.com and Qunar.com, will join Dragon Trail Interactive as Senior Vice President of Business...

The Inn at Honey Run Partners with Stash Hotel Rewards

The Inn at Honey Run Partners with Stash Hotel Rewards

October 21, 2014

Second Property in Hotels  Millersburg, OH – OCTOBER 21, 2014 – The Inn at Honey Run, a boutique hotel nestled in the rolling hills of Amish...

HOTELbeat Unveils Cloud-based / Mobile Operations Management Solution to Global Hotel Market

HOTELbeat Unveils Cloud-based / Mobile Operations Management Solution to Global Hotel Market

October 21, 2014

New online operations management tool provides unique business metrics and helps to maximize property efficiency and guest satisfaction, while reducing costs....

Email Newsletters — The Content Marketing Strategy Your Hotel Needs

Email Newsletters — The Content Marketing Strategy Your Hotel Needs

October 21, 2014

Hoteliers should not undervalue the impact of email marketing. Reach out and stay in touch with guests by launching a professional email newsletter campaign...

Lend Lease and IHG Army Hotels to Open 2 Hotels on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston

Lend Lease and IHG Army Hotels to Open 2 Hotels on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston

October 21, 2014

The Candlewood Suites and Holiday Inn Express are Part of the Privatization of Army Lodging (PAL) Program October 21, 2014 - (Nashville, Tennessee)  -...

Gansevoort Hotel Group to Open the Gansevoort Playa Imbert in the Dominican Republic in December ‘14

Gansevoort Hotel Group to Open the Gansevoort Playa Imbert in the Dominican Republic in December ‘14

October 21, 2014

PUERTO PLATA, Dominican Republic, Oct. 21, 2014 -- Gansevoort Hotel Group has announced it will be officially opening its doors December 15, 2014 to its latest...

“Qarabag SPA & Resort” Hotel Complex Opens in Naftalan District of Azerbaijan

“Qarabag SPA & Resort” Hotel Complex Opens in Naftalan District of Azerbaijan

| Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan | October 21, 2014

Oct. 18--President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his spouse, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of "Qarabag SPA and Resort" hotel complex...

The Newly Constructed 124-room Value Place Opens in Fredericksburg, Virginia

The Newly Constructed 124-room Value Place Opens in Fredericksburg, Virginia

October 21, 2014

Managed by Sandpiper Property Management, LLC October 21, 2014 - FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Value Place, the nation’s largest economy extended-stay hotel brand,...

Nearing Completion, the 37-room Corry Cobblestone Hotel and Suites to Open Soon in Pennsylvania

Nearing Completion, the 37-room Corry Cobblestone Hotel and Suites to Open Soon in Pennsylvania

Valerie Myers | Erie Times-News, Pa. | October 21, 2014

Oct. 18--CORRY -- Contractors checked alarm systems, unpacked and arranged furniture, and worked on outdoor wiring this week at the Corry Cobblestone Hotel...

Colorado’s Sheraton Steamboat Resort & Villas Completes $8M Villas Renovation

Colorado’s Sheraton Steamboat Resort & Villas Completes $8M Villas Renovation

October 21, 2014

The 2nd Phase of its $24M Property Upgrade October 21, 2014 - STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO - Fresh off the completion of a $16 million renovation project,...

Leonardo Hotels Rebrands Germany’s Steigenberger Mannheimer Hof to Leonardo Royal Hotel Mannheim

Leonardo Hotels Rebrands Germany’s Steigenberger Mannheimer Hof to Leonardo Royal Hotel Mannheim

October 21, 2014

Berlin, 21 October 2014 - The hotel Steigenberger Mannheimer Hof, which has been under the management of Leonardo Hotels since 1 September 2014, is now...

Hotel Equities to Manage SpringHill Suites Lancaster Palmdale in California

Hotel Equities to Manage SpringHill Suites Lancaster Palmdale in California

October 21, 2014

Atlanta, GA - October 21, 2014 - Atlanta-based Hotel Equities (www.hotelequities.com) recently assumed management of the Springhill Suites by Marriott...

Kempinski to Assume Management of Berchtesgaden International Resort in Germany

Kempinski to Assume Management of Berchtesgaden International Resort in Germany

October 21, 2014

Toronto, October 21, 2014 - Kempinski Hotels expands its presence in Germany while enhancing its alpine resort portfolio; Europe's oldest luxury hotel group...

Value Place Appoints Stuart Becker as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Value Place Appoints Stuart Becker as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014 - WICHITA, Kan. - Value Place, the nation’s largest economy, extended-stay hotel brand, today announced the appointment of Stuart Becker to...

Wyndham Hotel Group Names Barry Robinson to Lead South East Asia, Pacific Rim

Wyndham Hotel Group Names Barry Robinson to Lead South East Asia, Pacific Rim

October 21, 2014

Parsippany, N.J. (Oct. 21, 2014) – Focused on strengthening its growing presence across key markets in the Asia-Pacific region, Wyndham Hotel Group, the...

Matt Winston Joins Alliance Hospitality as Director of Business Development

Matt Winston Joins Alliance Hospitality as Director of Business Development

October 21, 2014

RALEIGH, NC, October 21, 2014 --  Alliance Hospitality, a premier hotel management company, announced today that industry veteran Matt Winston has joined...

FL’s 227-key St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort & Residences Names Scott Thomas Dolbee as Executive Chef

FL’s 227-key St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort & Residences Names Scott Thomas Dolbee as Executive Chef

October 21, 2014

October 21, 2104 - Bal Harbour, Florida - The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort is delighted to announce the appointment of Scott Thomas Dolbee as Executive Chef of...

Hyatt Breaks Ground on $29.7M 149-room Hyatt Place San Juan in Puerto Rico; Q1 2016 Opening Planned

Hyatt Breaks Ground on $29.7M 149-room Hyatt Place San Juan in Puerto Rico; Q1 2016 Opening Planned

October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014 - CHICAGO - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), PRISA Group and McConnell Valdés Consulting today announced the groundbreaking for Puerto...

Playa Hotels Set to Open Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall and Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Playa Hotels Set to Open Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall and Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica

October 22, 2014

Montego Bay, Jamaica - October 22, 2014 - Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V. ("Playa"), a leading owner, operator and developer of all inclusive resorts in prime...

Hotel RL, New Conversion Brand by RLHC, Slated for Large Urban Markets

Hotel RL, New Conversion Brand by RLHC, Slated for Large Urban Markets

October 22, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 22, 2014 - RLHC (NYSE:RLH), an operator and franchisor of midscale and upscale hotels, today announced the launch of a new upscale hotel...

Montage Hotels & Resorts Launches Pendry Hotels; Plans 2016 San Diego, California Debut Opening

Montage Hotels & Resorts Launches Pendry Hotels; Plans 2016 San Diego, California Debut Opening

October 22, 2014

OCTOBER 22, 2014 (LAGUNA BEACH, CALI.) - Montage Hotels & Resorts' founder & CEO Alan Fuerstman announced the launch of Pendry Hotels, a new brand that will...

Karisma Hotels & Resorts Debuts its New Brand in Europe with Allure Caramel, by Karisma in Belgrade

Karisma Hotels & Resorts Debuts its New Brand in Europe with Allure Caramel, by Karisma in Belgrade

October 22, 2014

MIAMI (October 22, 2014) - Karisma Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning luxury hotel collection which owns and manages properties in Latin America, the Caribbean...

A Brand Debut in Russia, the 145-room Holiday Inn Express® Voronezh – Kirova Prepares to Open

A Brand Debut in Russia, the 145-room Holiday Inn Express® Voronezh – Kirova Prepares to Open

October 22, 2014

22 October, 2014 - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies today announces the launch of its Holiday Inn Express®...

Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group to Open the 89-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Moab in Utah

Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group to Open the 89-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Moab in Utah

October 22, 2014

Moab, Utah - October 22, 2014 - The 89-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Moab, Utah is scheduled to open next week with its smart, inventive public...

Grace Hotels Opens the 60-key Grace Panama in Panama City

Grace Hotels Opens the 60-key Grace Panama in Panama City

October 22, 2014

PANAMA CITY, Oct. 22, 2014 -- Grace Hotels today announced the official opening of its hotel in Panama City, Grace Panama.  Occupying the ground floor and...

Experiential Dining and the Synergy Between Hotels and Restaurants

Experiential Dining and the Synergy Between Hotels and Restaurants

October 22, 2014

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) On the surface, every hotelier has a broad notion of how integral a hotel's F&B program can be for the guest's...

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