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Ocean Properties Hotels Resorts Buys Out Partner, Rockwood Capital, of the Historic Wentworth by the Sea Hotel for $65.5 million

Ocean Properties Hotels Resorts Buys Out Partner, Rockwood Capital, of the Historic Wentworth by the Sea Hotel for $65.5 million

Jeff McMenemy | Portsmouth Herald, N.H. | July 22, 2016

July 21--NEW CASTLE -- Ocean Properties Hotels Resorts and Affiliates paid $65.5 million to buy out a partner in the ownership of the prestigious Wentworth by...

City of Stoughton, WI Poised to Approve Forward Development Group’s Proposed Tru by Hilton Hotel and Conference Center

City of Stoughton, WI Poised to Approve Forward Development Group’s Proposed Tru by Hilton Hotel and Conference Center

Jeff Glaze | The Wisconsin State Journal | July 22, 2016

July 21--Stoughton officials appear poised to approve a hotel and conference center in response to desires of the city's largest businesses. After...

Comic-Con to Fans: No Offsite Convention Expansion

Comic-Con to Fans: No Offsite Convention Expansion

Lori Weisberg | The San Diego Union-Tribune | July 22, 2016

July 21--Comic-Con organizers are taking advantage of a huge, captive audience this week to take aim at plans that would expand the San Diego convention...

Trump International Hotel Las Vegas Agrees to Settle Labor Complaint

Trump International Hotel Las Vegas Agrees to Settle Labor Complaint

J.D. Morris | Las Vegas Sun | July 22, 2016

July 21--Donald Trump's Las Vegas hotel has agreed to pay two workers a total of $11,200 to avoid going to trial over a labor complaint, the Culinary...

Next Stop for Rixos Hotels: Abu Dhabi

Next Stop for Rixos Hotels: Abu Dhabi

Haseeb Haider | Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | July 22, 2016

July 22--ABU DHABI -- The Turkish tourism market is adjusting to the fall in Russian tourists that has been replaced by GCC, Indian and Chinese traffic, which...

MPI Investment Group to Add 64-room My Place Hotel in Twin Falls, Idaho

MPI Investment Group to Add 64-room My Place Hotel in Twin Falls, Idaho

Heather Kennison | The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho | July 22, 2016

July 22--TWIN FALLS -- Another extended-stay hotel chain plans to begin construction this year in Twin Falls. My Place Hotels of America is tapping into...

Charles Chrin Real Estate Trust Planning New Hotel at Chrin Commerce Center in Palmer, PA

Charles Chrin Real Estate Trust Planning New Hotel at Chrin Commerce Center in Palmer, PA

Michelle Merlin | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) | July 22, 2016

July 21--PALMER TOWNSHIP -- A four-story hotel could be coming to the Chrin Commerce Centre. The hotel would be the first non-distribution center or office...

Plateau in Hotels a Good News/Bad News Story

Plateau in Hotels a Good News/Bad News Story

July 20, 2016

by Daniel Lesser NEW YORK CITY—Primary US lodging metrics during the first half of 2016 reveal that after five consecutive years of above average...

Which Hotel Tech Trends Have Staying Power?

Which Hotel Tech Trends Have Staying Power?

July 21, 2016

by Steffan Berelowitz Technology has progressed at an incredible rate in recent years, with mobile catapulting to the top and surpassing expert predictions....

Why Timing is Everything for Convention Center Hotels

Why Timing is Everything for Convention Center Hotels

July 21, 2016

By Maggie Nichols Visit any major convention center in the U.S. and chances are there’s a sizeable hotel development either on site or just around the...

AccorHotels Appoints Kevin Frid as Chief Operating Officer for North & Central America

AccorHotels Appoints Kevin Frid as Chief Operating Officer for North & Central America

July 21, 2016

Global hospitality leader AccorHotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Frid as Chief Operating Officer for North & Central America. As a key...

Douglas Rice, Founder & CEO Emeritus of Hotel Technology Next Generation, Joins Xn protel Systems as Non-Executive Director

Douglas Rice, Founder & CEO Emeritus of Hotel Technology Next Generation, Joins Xn protel Systems as Non-Executive Director

July 25, 2016

Xn protel Systems Group Limited is delighted to announce that Douglas Rice has joined the Board of Xn protel Systems in the role of Non-Executive Director....

Worst Practices in Revenue Management – Part One

Worst Practices in Revenue Management – Part One

July 25, 2016

By Jean Francois Mourier Today, most expert articles are full of advice on best practices that hoteliers can use to improve the financial success of their...

“Specific Curiosity” – The Trick for Building Innovation Bench-Strength for Organizations

“Specific Curiosity” – The Trick for Building Innovation Bench-Strength for Organizations

July 25, 2016

By Georgianne Fsadni A New Reality for Businesses There has been much discussion lately about disruptors – present and future – to the...

Medical Tourism Industry Valued at $439B; Poised for 25% Year-Over-Year Growth by 2025

Medical Tourism Industry Valued at $439B; Poised for 25% Year-Over-Year Growth by 2025

July 25, 2016

Click here to view larger image. PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., July 25, 2016 -- In a just released report issued by VISA and Oxford Economics, the Medical...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 164: Hotel History: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, Whitefield, New Hampshire*

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 164: Hotel History: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, Whitefield, New Hampshire*

July 25, 2016

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS Hotel History: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa (1865), ​ Whitefield, New Hampshire (144 rooms) One of America's great...

Pacific Beach Hotel to Undergo $115 Million Redevelopment Debuting as ‘Alohilani Resort at Waikiki Beach in Fall 2017

Pacific Beach Hotel to Undergo $115 Million Redevelopment Debuting as ‘Alohilani Resort at Waikiki Beach in Fall 2017

July 25, 2016

HONOLULU - July 25, 2016 - Pacific Beach Hotel has announced plans for a $115 million redevelopment that will completely transform the legendary...

Splendid Hospitality Group Acquires Accor-Branded Ibis York Centre Hotel, UK

Splendid Hospitality Group Acquires Accor-Branded Ibis York Centre Hotel, UK

July 25, 2016

The Splendid Hospitality Group strengthens its presence in York with the acquisition of the Ibis York Centre hotel. Stuart Bailey, CEO for the Splendid...

Philadelphia Marriott West Completes $5.6 Million Renovation Led by General Manager Annette Crispin

Philadelphia Marriott West Completes $5.6 Million Renovation Led by General Manager Annette Crispin

July 25, 2016

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA (July 25, 2016) — Guests checking into the Philadelphia Marriott West are in for an exciting new stay experience as the hotel has...

iRiS and Travio Partner to Enhance Luxury Guest Experiences in North America

iRiS and Travio Partner to Enhance Luxury Guest Experiences in North America

July 25, 2016

Next-generation strategic partnership will drive growth, accelerate innovation, and speed digital transformation demanded by customers across the hospitality...

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute Honors Fred Mayo With Anthony Marshall Award

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute Honors Fred Mayo With Anthony Marshall Award

July 25, 2016

Orlando, Florida, July 2016—Frederic B. Mayo, Ph.D., CHE, CHT, is the 2016 recipient of the Anthony Marshall Award, presented by the American Hotel &...

The Bahamas French Leave Resort Welcomes New General Manager, Jahmed Mills

The Bahamas French Leave Resort Welcomes New General Manager, Jahmed Mills

July 25, 2016

Jahmed Mills brings extensive leadership experience to luxury Bahamian resort ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS – July 2016 – French Leave Resort, managed by...

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute Honors Suzanne Markham Bagnera as Outstanding U.S. Educator

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute Honors Suzanne Markham Bagnera as Outstanding U.S. Educator

July 25, 2016

Orlando, Florida, July 2016—The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has presented Suzanne Markham Bagnera, CHA, with the 2015 Lamp...

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