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The Townsend Hotel Selects Saflok, Extends Long-Term Partnership with Kaba

The Townsend Hotel Selects Saflok, Extends Long-Term Partnership with Kaba

May 26, 2016

At HITEC in New Orleans Visit Kaba in Booth #431 JUNE 20-23 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center   Historic Luxury Hotel Focuses on Guest...

Venza Engages Puzzle Partner to Increase Brand Awareness and Solidify Thought Leadership Presence

Venza Engages Puzzle Partner to Increase Brand Awareness and Solidify Thought Leadership Presence

May 26, 2016

Toronto, CA, – May 26, 2016, Puzzle Partner Ltd., today announced that they have welcomed new client Venza, the leading global provider of solutions that...

Customer Service Expert Introduces B.W. Leadership Academy

Customer Service Expert Introduces B.W. Leadership Academy

May 26, 2016

(BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – May 26, 2016) – Dr. Bryan K. Williams, the leading expert on customer service, recently announced the launch of the B.W....

U.S. Hotels Gain Incremental Negotiating Strength Over OTAs

U.S. Hotels Gain Incremental Negotiating Strength Over OTAs

May 26, 2016

Fitch Ratings-New York-26 May 2016: The balance of power has shifted in favor of U.S. hospitality companies in their tenuous relationship with online travel...

Following Report, Airbnb and Hoteliers Battle Over Role, Regulations for Home-Sharing Platform in Miami

Following Report, Airbnb and Hoteliers Battle Over Role, Regulations for Home-Sharing Platform in Miami

Chabeli Herrera | The Miami Herald | May 26, 2016

May 25--Is Airbnb a casual home-sharing service or a commercial rental business posing serious competition for South Florida hotels? That question is at the...

Are Your Bookings Getting Lost In Translation?

Are Your Bookings Getting Lost In Translation?

May 26, 2016

By tambo Travel is a hot commodity worldwide. Just within the past decade, the U. S. hotel industry has seen an uplift in international travelers, with large...

What is Essential is Invisible to the Eye

What is Essential is Invisible to the Eye

May 26, 2016

by Georges Panayotis Urgent responses from governments happen in parallel to a manifest will to demonstrate strength. Divided between the need to...

Cheeca Lodge & Spa Website Relaunch Boosts Revenues by over 80%

Cheeca Lodge & Spa Website Relaunch Boosts Revenues by over 80%

May 26, 2016

Situated in Islamorada, Cheeca Lodge & Spa is a tropical paradise, perfect for every type of getaway. The property worked with HeBS Digital to relaunch...

Paul Mezick, GM of Embassy Suites by Hilton Chattanooga Hamilton Place: Running an Award Winning Hotel

Paul Mezick, GM of Embassy Suites by Hilton Chattanooga Hamilton Place: Running an Award Winning Hotel

Alex Green | Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. | May 26, 2016

May 26--It was a muggy, gray Friday mid-afternoon, and Andrew Penland and Paul Mezick waited for an elevator in the lobby at Embassy Suites by Hilton...

For Ekta and Milan Patel, Owners of the Soon to Open Carlsbad Candlewood Suites, Heritage and Family are Core

For Ekta and Milan Patel, Owners of the Soon to Open Carlsbad Candlewood Suites, Heritage and Family are Core

Connie Lee | Carlsbad Current-Argus, N.M. | May 26, 2016

May 26--CARLSBAD -- Because of Carlsbad's reputation for transient workers and tourists of the caverns, it's not unusual to see new hotels pop up on a...

Indianapolis Hotel Rates Skyrocket This Indy 500 Weekend

Indianapolis Hotel Rates Skyrocket This Indy 500 Weekend

May 26, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, May 26, 2016 - Indy 500 fans who haven’t yet secured a place to stay during race weekend can expect some major price hikes at the...

PolyU’s SHTM and TCEB Signed MOU to Promote Educational and Research Collaborations in MICE Industry

PolyU’s SHTM and TCEB Signed MOU to Promote Educational and Research Collaborations in MICE Industry

May 26, 2016

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) have...

Water Valley Land Co. and Stellar Development Reveal $500 million Project in Loveland, CO

Water Valley Land Co. and Stellar Development Reveal $500 million Project in Loveland, CO

Allison Dyer Bluemel | Greeley Tribune, Colo. | May 26, 2016

May 25--WINDSOR -- Water Valley Developer Martin Lind is at it again, this time with a $500 million retail, entertainment and lifestyle center in Loveland...

Midas Hospitality & MC Hotel Construction Break Ground on $12 million Hampton Inn, Wentzville, MO

Midas Hospitality & MC Hotel Construction Break Ground on $12 million Hampton Inn, Wentzville, MO

May 26, 2016

(St. Louis, Mo., May 26, 2016) MC Hotel Construction, a general contractor specializing in new hotel construction and renovations, recently broke ground on the...

IBEROSTAR Set to Make US Debut with Hotel Openings in New York City and Miami

IBEROSTAR Set to Make US Debut with Hotel Openings in New York City and Miami

May 26, 2016

MADRID, Spain, May 26, 2016 -- IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts will make its debut in the United States with the opening of two new hotels in New York...

Oxford Capital Debuts Highly Anticipated LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton

Oxford Capital Debuts Highly Anticipated LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton

May 26, 2016

CHICAGO and McLEAN, Va. - Today, Oxford Capital Group's wholly owned management affiliate Oxford Hotels & Resorts and Curio - A Collection by HiltonTM...

New $37 Million Hotel Camiral Set to Open at PGA Catalunya Resort near Barcelona, Spain

New $37 Million Hotel Camiral Set to Open at PGA Catalunya Resort near Barcelona, Spain

May 26, 2016

(Girona, Spain – May 26, 2016) The team behind the world-leading PGA Catalunya Resort, near Barcelona, Spain, has confirmed that a new five-star hotel...

Buffalo Lodging Opens New TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Latham, New York

Buffalo Lodging Opens New TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Latham, New York

May 26, 2016

Latham, NY – May 26, 2016 – The 114-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Latham, New York is now open for business. Located at 5 Forts Ferry...

New Fairfield Inn & Suites Set to Open in La Crosse, Wisconsin Under General Manager Frank Tenadu

New Fairfield Inn & Suites Set to Open in La Crosse, Wisconsin Under General Manager Frank Tenadu

May 26, 2016

La Crosse, WI – May 26, 2016 – The 92-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in La Crosse, Wisconsin is scheduled to open on Wednesday, June...

Hotel Development Partners & Hotel Equities Open the 132-room Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody

Hotel Development Partners & Hotel Equities Open the 132-room Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody

May 26, 2016

Atlanta, GA–May 26, 2016 – Atlanta-based Hotel Development Partners (HDP) announced the opening of the Hampton Inn &...

Managed by Kinseth Hospitality, New Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Mason City Opens in Iowa

Managed by Kinseth Hospitality, New Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Mason City Opens in Iowa

May 26, 2016

MASON CITY, Iowa and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel that serves value-conscious and...

Former JW Marriott Ihilani to Re-Open as Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina Following a 17-month Renovation

Former JW Marriott Ihilani to Re-Open as Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina Following a 17-month Renovation

Andrew Gomes | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | May 26, 2016

May 26--A brand-name high-end luxury hotel will return to Ko Olina Resort & Marina on Friday. The Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina is opening after...

Industrial Realty Group Unveils Bold Design for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village Hotel in Canton, OH

Industrial Realty Group Unveils Bold Design for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village Hotel in Canton, OH

| The Repository, Canton, Ohio | May 26, 2016

May 25--CANTON -- A towering, sweeping structure will stand as the centerpiece of the Hall of Fame Village. Industrial Realty Group on Wednesday unveiled...

Silverwest Hotels Appoints Sherif Guirguis as Managing Director of Hotel Operations

Silverwest Hotels Appoints Sherif Guirguis as Managing Director of Hotel Operations

May 26, 2016

DENVER – May 26, 2016 – Silverwest Hotels LLC, a Denver-based investment and management company, today announced the appointment of Sherif Guirguis...

Vincent de Croock Appointed Director of Sales, Marketing & Events for Hyatt Times Square New York

Vincent de Croock Appointed Director of Sales, Marketing & Events for Hyatt Times Square New York

May 26, 2016

NEW YORK (May 26, 2016) — Hyatt Times Square New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Vincent de Croock as the Director of Sales, Marketing...

Cliff House Maine Names John Bradway as Director of Sales and Marketing

Cliff House Maine Names John Bradway as Director of Sales and Marketing

May 26, 2016

Cape Neddick, ME (May 26, 2016) – Cliff House Maine is pleased to announce the acquisition of a highly skilled and experienced hospitality leader, John...

Clear Sky Software Helping Control Beer Liquor & Wine at Oakland California Hotel

Clear Sky Software Helping Control Beer Liquor & Wine at Oakland California Hotel

May 27, 2016

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – May 27, 2016 – Clear Sky Software, Inc. ® announced today that the company’s beverage inventory system has...

Hospitality Focus on Construction Costs

Hospitality Focus on Construction Costs

May 27, 2016

By Elaine Sahlins The feasibility of a new hotel is driven by a number of factors, foremost among them – the availability of sites, the costs to...

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