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U.S. News & World Report Reveals the 2015-16 Best Travel Rewards Programs

U.S. News & World Report Reveals the 2015-16 Best Travel Rewards Programs

August 4, 2015

Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan is the No. 1 frequent flier program; Marriott Rewards continues reign as top hotel loyalty planWASHINGTON, Aug. 4,...

TravelClick Hosts Complimentary Webinar on Q2 2015 Global Hotel Industry Performance

TravelClick Hosts Complimentary Webinar on Q2 2015 Global Hotel Industry Performance

August 4, 2015

Preparing for 2016, Insight and Best Practices for Gaining and Sustaining Competitive Advantage NEW YORK (August 4, 2015) — TravelClick, global provider of...

Go Ahead, Reach Out: Hotel Surveys Increase Review Scores & Volume

Go Ahead, Reach Out: Hotel Surveys Increase Review Scores & Volume

August 4, 2015

By Margaret AdyA hotelier once expressed resistance to me regarding post-stay guest surveys; he said it risked the hotel becoming a nuisance. Of course, he was...

Q2 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part 5: Hyatt, MGM, Summit, Ryman, & Chesapeake

Q2 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part 5: Hyatt, MGM, Summit, Ryman, & Chesapeake

August 4, 2015

Hyatt Hotels Corporation reports second quarter 2015 net income of $40 million compared to $74 million for same year-ago period; Comparable systemwide RevPAR...

Summit Hotel Properties Executive Chairman Kerry W. Boekelheide Steps Down

Summit Hotel Properties Executive Chairman Kerry W. Boekelheide Steps Down

August 4, 2015

Thomas W. Storey will assume the role of Chairman of the Board effective July 30, 2015.AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 4, 2015—Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:...

2016 Business Planning Guide by Robert Rauch

2016 Business Planning Guide by Robert Rauch

August 4, 2015

The hospitality industry is changing by the minute and this often creates challenges for hoteliers to keep up with the latest trends, drive profits and...

B.F. Patel, and his Family’s, Hotel Dream Coming True in Niagara Falls

B.F. Patel, and his Family’s, Hotel Dream Coming True in Niagara Falls

Philip Gambini | Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, N.Y. | August 4, 2015

Aug. 03--In 1996, hotelier B.F. Patel came to a "rundown" Niagara Falls for the first time and, upon seeing the giant cataract, vowed to build property that...

Duetto Secures $30M in Series C Funding to Further Accelerate its Worldwide Expansion

Duetto Secures $30M in Series C Funding to Further Accelerate its Worldwide Expansion

August 4, 2015

Now in Hotels in 50 Countries, Duetto's Cloud-Based, Big Data Solution Doubles Hotel Profitability  San Francisco, August 4, 2015 -- Duetto, the market...

The Smart Hotelier’s Guide to 2016 Digital Marketing Budget Planning

The Smart Hotelier’s Guide to 2016 Digital Marketing Budget Planning

August 4, 2015

By Max Starkov and Sara O’Brien Executive Summary For the tenth year in a row, HeBS Digital announces the launch of “The Smart Hotelier’s Guide to...

Learn How Your Hotel Can Maximize Reviews on TripAdvisor

Learn How Your Hotel Can Maximize Reviews on TripAdvisor

August 4, 2015

​By Manisha Pathak  Have you ever wondered what is that one factor that plays a huge role in your traveler’s decision-making process – reviews,...

SkyTouch Technology Announces New Chief Executive Officer

SkyTouch Technology Announces New Chief Executive Officer

August 4, 2015

Phoenix, AZ (August 4, 2015) – SkyTouch Technology today announced the appointment of Jonah Paransky as the new chief executive officer of SkyTouch...

Hotel AG Appoints Co-Presidents

Hotel AG Appoints Co-Presidents

August 4, 2015

ATLANTA - August 4, 2015 - Hotel Assets Group, LLC (Hotel AG) is pleased to announce today that Brad Sinclair and Andrew Broad have been appointed as...

Wyndham Hotel Group Advances Growth in South Korea with 12 Hotel Signings

Wyndham Hotel Group Advances Growth in South Korea with 12 Hotel Signings

August 4, 2015

The new properties, consisting of 17 Ramadas, six Days Inns and three Howard Johnsons, are expected to open by 2018SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (August 4, 2015) –...

Wyndham Hotel Group to Add Eight New Ramada Hotels in China by Q4 2017

Wyndham Hotel Group to Add Eight New Ramada Hotels in China by Q4 2017

August 4, 2015

SHANGHAI, China (August 4, 2015) – As part of the continued global expansion of its Ramada® brand in China, Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the opening...

Westin Hotels & Resorts Debuts in Mississippi with Groundbreaking for the 208-room Westin Jackson

Westin Hotels & Resorts Debuts in Mississippi with Groundbreaking for the 208-room Westin Jackson

August 4, 2015

Slated to Open in Early 2017, the hotel is owned by Capital Hotel Associates LLC and operated by Wischermann Partners, Inc. August 04, 2015 - JACKSON, Miss. -...

New Luxury Hotel Brand, Leeu Collection to Debut Leeu House on South Africa’s Western Cape

New Luxury Hotel Brand, Leeu Collection to Debut Leeu House on South Africa’s Western Cape

August 4, 2015

Franschhoek, South Africa (August 4, 2015) – Leeu Collection, a new luxury hotel brand created by founder Analjit Singh, opens reservations today for Leeu...

General Manager, Jose Navas, Opens DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron in Spain

General Manager, Jose Navas, Opens DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron in Spain

August 4, 2015

August 4, 2015 - MALAGA, Spain and MCLEAN, Va. - DoubleTree by Hilton today celebrated the arrival of its newest hotel on the glorious Spanish coast with the...

The 314-room DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou - Science City Opens in Guangzhou, China

The 314-room DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou - Science City Opens in Guangzhou, China

August 4, 2015

GUANGZHOU, China and McLEAN, Va, Aug. 4, 2015 -- Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT)  today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou - Science...

Salem, OH Once Again has a Hotel: The Forza Group Opened New Holiday Inn Express as Sole Salem Hotel

Salem, OH Once Again has a Hotel: The Forza Group Opened New Holiday Inn Express as Sole Salem Hotel

Kalea Hall | Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio | August 4, 2015

Aug. 04--SALEM -- Salem has a hotel again. The 70-plus-room Holiday Inn Express on North Cunningham Road opened last month to offer the business traveler a...

Two Los Cabos Properties, Casa Del Mar Golf Resort & Spa and Hotel El Ganzo, Set to Re-Open

Two Los Cabos Properties, Casa Del Mar Golf Resort & Spa and Hotel El Ganzo, Set to Re-Open

August 4, 2015

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico (August 3, 2015) - Casa del Mar Golf Resort & Spa and Hotel El Ganzo, two of Los Cabos, Mexico's most beloved...

Owned and Managed by Buffalo Lodging Associates, the Hilton Garden Inn Wayne Opens in New Jersey

Owned and Managed by Buffalo Lodging Associates, the Hilton Garden Inn Wayne Opens in New Jersey

August 4, 2015

August 04, 2015 - WAYNE, N.J. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) award-winning brand of hotels, announced today the opening of...

LBA Hospitality Assumes Management of Hampton Inn Ft. Lauderdale/Downtown Las Olas Area

LBA Hospitality Assumes Management of Hampton Inn Ft. Lauderdale/Downtown Las Olas Area

August 4, 2015

156-room hotel is a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award winner (August 4, 2015) DOTHAN, AL – Dothan-based LBA Hospitality assumed management of...

Embassy Suites by Hilton Dorado del Mar Beach Resort in Puerto Rico Completes Phase 2 of Renovation

Embassy Suites by Hilton Dorado del Mar Beach Resort in Puerto Rico Completes Phase 2 of Renovation

August 4, 2015

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – August 4, 2015 – Embassy Suites by Hilton Dorado del Mar Beach Resort announced the completion a major renovation campaign started...

Tracy Marks Appointed General Manager for D.C.‘s 1070-room Washington Hilton

Tracy Marks Appointed General Manager for D.C.‘s 1070-room Washington Hilton

August 4, 2015

The 32-year hospitality veteran returns to the property where he began his careerMCLEAN, Va. - August 4, 2015 - Tracy Marks has been appointed general manager...

Corinthia Hotels Appoints Jean Pierre Mifsud as General Manager of Corinthia Hotel Budapest

Corinthia Hotels Appoints Jean Pierre Mifsud as General Manager of Corinthia Hotel Budapest

August 4, 2015

August 4th, 2015, Budapest, Hungary - Corinthia Hotels appoint Jean Pierre Mifsud as General Manager of its iconic Grande Dame hotel in Budapest. Moving from...

David Viviano Appointed Executive Chef at Montage Kapalua Bay in Hawaii

David Viviano Appointed Executive Chef at Montage Kapalua Bay in Hawaii

August 4, 2015

August 4, 2015 (KAPALUA BAY, HAWAII) - Richard A. Holtzman, Vice President, Managing Director at Montage Kapalua Bay, has announced the appointment of David...

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