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StepStone Hospitality Awarded Management of Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel

StepStone Hospitality Awarded Management of Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel

January 26, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Jan. 26, 2015) - StepStone Hospitality today announced it has been retained by Stratford Hospitality to manage the Sheraton DFW Airport....

Technology Trauma May Cause Guests to Need the ER-Emotional Recovery

Technology Trauma May Cause Guests to Need the ER-Emotional Recovery

January 26, 2015

By Roberta Nedry Please press “1” if you are frustrated, please press “2” if you are annoyed and please press “3” if you...

Tourism Enriched by Diversity

Tourism Enriched by Diversity

January 26, 2015

by Georges PanayotisMankind is supposed to leave behind its animal origins and gain in terms of “humanity” with each generation, meaning it must learn from...

Expedia Buys Rival Travelocity for $280 million in Cash Deal

Expedia Buys Rival Travelocity for $280 million in Cash Deal

Javier Panzar | Los Angeles Times | January 26, 2015

Jan. 23--Online travel agency Expedia Inc. has purchased competitor Travelocity from Sabre Corp. in a $280-million cash deal, the companies said Friday....

Karma Royal Group Signs Agreement to Develop Resort on Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Karma Royal Group Signs Agreement to Develop Resort on Rottnest Island, Western Australia

January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015 -  Perth, Western Australia - John Spence, Founder and Chairman of Karma Royal Group has signed a landmark Heads of Agreement with the WA...

Dubai Based Select Group Acquires the 211-key Radisson Blu Hotel Birmingham in the UK

Dubai Based Select Group Acquires the 211-key Radisson Blu Hotel Birmingham in the UK

January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015 - LONDON - Royal Gulf Ltd, part of Select Group, announced today that it has acquired the centrally located, fully operational Birmingham...

Arden Group Acquires FL’s 323-key Intercontinental Hotel Tampa Westshore; $7 M Renovation Planned

Arden Group Acquires FL’s 323-key Intercontinental Hotel Tampa Westshore; $7 M Renovation Planned

January 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 26, 2015 - Arden Group, through their discretionary fund affiliate Arden Real Estate Partners II, LP announced today that they...

PwC US Predicts Super Bowl XLIX to Generate Over $205M in Direct Spending for Greater Phoenix Area

PwC US Predicts Super Bowl XLIX to Generate Over $205M in Direct Spending for Greater Phoenix Area

January 26, 2015

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2015  -- PwC US estimates Super Bowl XLIX will generate approximately $206 million in direct spending throughout the greater...

Adare Manor Castle & Golf Resort Named A “Top 10 Hotel in Ireland” By Trip Advisor

Adare Manor Castle & Golf Resort Named A “Top 10 Hotel in Ireland” By Trip Advisor

January 26, 2015

Adare Village, (County Limerick, Ireland), January 2015 … Adare Manor Castle & Golf Resort, located in County Limerick, Ireland, adjacent to picturesque...

New Book Provides Tools for Leaders to Skillfully Challenge the Status Quo

New Book Provides Tools for Leaders to Skillfully Challenge the Status Quo

January 26, 2015

aspire…to lead is the second book in the aspire to… series written by award-winning leadership expert, Renie Cavallari PHOENIX, Ariz - Now available...

Moonstone Hotels Selects ATRIO® PMS For Their Entire Five Property Collection

Moonstone Hotels Selects ATRIO® PMS For Their Entire Five Property Collection

January 26, 2015

New Hartford, NY - (January 26, 2015) - PAR Springer-Miller Systems, Inc. (PSMS) - a wholly owned subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE:PAR) and the...

How Can Hoteliers Take Advantage of the Disruptive Shift from Desktop to Mobile?

How Can Hoteliers Take Advantage of the Disruptive Shift from Desktop to Mobile?

January 26, 2015

​by Max Starkov The 2014 device usage results are in! The massive shift from desktop to mobile and tablet devices continued its rigorous pace: Last year over...

DelMonte Hotel Group Sells Four of its Fairfield Inn Hotels

DelMonte Hotel Group Sells Four of its Fairfield Inn Hotels

January 21, 2015

Marks First Large-scale Strategic Divestiture in Company’s History ROCHESTER, NY – January, 2015 - The DelMonte Hotel Group announced that it has...

American Hotel Income Properties REIT to Invest in Expansion of High-Occupancy Railway Hotels

American Hotel Income Properties REIT to Invest in Expansion of High-Occupancy Railway Hotels

January 26, 2015

VANCOUVER, Jan. 26, 2015 - American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP ("AHIP") (TSX: HOT.UN; OTCQX: AHOTF) announced today the commencement of a new railway...

IHG and Carr City Centers to Develop 278-room InterContinental® Hotel in Southwest Washington, D.C.

IHG and Carr City Centers to Develop 278-room InterContinental® Hotel in Southwest Washington, D.C.

January 26, 2015

26 January, 2015 - ATLANTA and WASHINGTON, D.C. – IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world's leading hotel companies, and Carr City Centers...

Topping Out Celebrated for 30 Park Place, Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences New York Downtown

Topping Out Celebrated for 30 Park Place, Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences New York Downtown

January 26, 2015

NEW YORK (Jan. 26, 2015) - Developer Silverstein Properties, Inc., recently celebrated the topping out of 30 Park Place, Four Seasons Hotel and Private...

New World Hotels & Resorts to Manage New World Petaling Jaya Hotel; Scheduled to Open Q3 2016

New World Hotels & Resorts to Manage New World Petaling Jaya Hotel; Scheduled to Open Q3 2016

January 27, 2015

New World Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by WCT Holdings Berhad (“WCT”) to manage New World Petaling Jaya Hotel outside Kuala Lumpur, scheduled to...

Rosewood Hotel Group Appoints Katerina Giannouka Vice President, Development, Asia Pacific And China

Rosewood Hotel Group Appoints Katerina Giannouka Vice President, Development, Asia Pacific And China

January 27, 2015

Katerina Giannouka has been appointed vice president - development, Asia Pacific and China for Rosewood Hotel Group.  In her new role, Katerina will lead...

Sunrise Holdings Acquires Hyatt Escala Lodge in Park City, Utah

Sunrise Holdings Acquires Hyatt Escala Lodge in Park City, Utah

January 27, 2015

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 27, 2015 -- Sunrise Holdings, LLC ("Sunrise") in partnership with Lantern Asset Management and Resort Finance America, today announced it...

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