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Incite Response Announces New Gaming Client, Comanche Nation Casinos

Incite Response Announces New Gaming Client, Comanche Nation Casinos

August 21, 2014

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLORADO, August 21, 2014. Incite Response, a full-service boutique digital marketing agency, officially announced today that they will be...

New Chicago Hotel Becomes Competitive Quickly with Flip.to

New Chicago Hotel Becomes Competitive Quickly with Flip.to

August 21, 2014

ORLANDO, FL - August 2014 - As a two-year old hotel in Chicago on the Magnificent Mile, the 63-room Ivy Boutique Hotel was searching for an innovative way to...

CheckMate Appoints Steve Smith as Vice President Global Sales to Drive Continued Market Expansion

CheckMate Appoints Steve Smith as Vice President Global Sales to Drive Continued Market Expansion

August 21, 2014

Accomplished Tech Start-Up Executive Hired to Meet Demand for Leading Hotel Online and Mobile Check-In Platform San Francisco, CA, - August 21, 2014...

Federal Judge Rejects Lawsuit Motions Brought Against AAHOA Board of Directors

Federal Judge Rejects Lawsuit Motions Brought Against AAHOA Board of Directors

August 21, 2014

ATLANTA, August 21, 2014 - A federal court judge has ruled against individuals seeking to remove the entire Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA)...

Minor International Plc Acquires Eight African Hotels for $63.9 Million

Minor International Plc Acquires Eight African Hotels for $63.9 Million

Chadamas Chinmaneevong | Bangkok Post, Thailand | August 21, 2014

Aug. 21--Africa's positive tourism and economic outlook has prompted SET-listed Minor International Plc to pay US$63.9 million for eight more hotels on the...

HSMAI’s CSO Executive Roundtable Identifies Industry Trends and Challenges Facing Hotel Sales People

HSMAI’s CSO Executive Roundtable Identifies Industry Trends and Challenges Facing Hotel Sales People

August 21, 2014

McLEAN, VA (August 21, 2014) - The third annual Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Chief Sales Officer Executive Roundtable...

IACC Releases “Insider Tips” for Meeting Planners

IACC Releases “Insider Tips” for Meeting Planners

August 21, 2014

(NEW YORK, NY) -- August 21 2014 -- IACC has released their top ten "insider tips" for meeting planners.   The tips include advice on venue selection,...

DeanHouston Earns Spot on Inc. 5000 List For Third Consecutive Year

DeanHouston Earns Spot on Inc. 5000 List For Third Consecutive Year

August 21, 2014

CINCINNATI, OH - August 21, 2014 - Inc. magazine has released its 2014 Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies and, for the third...

Asians Want to Live, Buy Homes and Invest in Orange County

Asians Want to Live, Buy Homes and Invest in Orange County

August 21, 2014

By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group®Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com 21 August 2014  Asians love California, particularly...

Intelity’s ICE Integrates with KNOW SERVICE by Knowcross Solutions For Improved Guest Service

Intelity’s ICE Integrates with KNOW SERVICE by Knowcross Solutions For Improved Guest Service

August 21, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. - August 21, 2014 - Hospitality technology leaders Intelity and Knowcross Solutions are announcing integration between their respective systems,...

Chicago Based Hospitality Technology Firm Leases New Headquarters in Hotel Zone

Chicago Based Hospitality Technology Firm Leases New Headquarters in Hotel Zone

August 21, 2014

CHICAGO, ILL – Percipia, a leading technology provider serving the hospitality industry has entered into a new headquarters lease at Michigan Plaza. Michigan...

Infor Enters Cloud CRM Market with Agreement to Acquire Saleslogix

Infor Enters Cloud CRM Market with Agreement to Acquire Saleslogix

August 21, 2014

Saleslogix SaaS CRM Will Enhance Value for Infor Customers by Adding Strong Sales and Service Functionality to Infor's Industry CloudSuites™NEW YORK - August...

Unifocus Achieves Ranking on Inc 5000 America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies 2nd Year in a Row

Unifocus Achieves Ranking on Inc 5000 America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies 2nd Year in a Row

August 21, 2014

UniFocus would like to thank all of our client partners for trusting in us.  Together we continue to reach new heights.   Because of you - UniFocus...

Skyline Acquires Bear Valley Mountain Resort in Northern California

Skyline Acquires Bear Valley Mountain Resort in Northern California

August 21, 2014

August 21, 2014 - TORONTO - Skyline International Development Inc. (TASE:SKLN) has entered into a binding agreement of purchase and sale to acquire Bear Valley...

Proposed Erie, PA $30M 191-key Courtyard by Marriott at Bayfront Convention Center Gets Green Light

Proposed Erie, PA $30M 191-key Courtyard by Marriott at Bayfront Convention Center Gets Green Light

Kevin Flowers | Erie Times-News, Pa. | August 21, 2014

Aug. 21--The proposed new $30 million Courtyard by Marriott at the Bayfront Convention Center has the signoff it needed to move forward -- with a caveat....

Summer 2016 Opening Planned for 224-key Thompson Nashville Under Development in The Gulch

Summer 2016 Opening Planned for 224-key Thompson Nashville Under Development in The Gulch

August 21, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 21, 2014) - Commune Hotels & Resorts, the international lifestyle hotel group comprising the Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels...

LBA Properties to Begin Work on 124-room Marriott Courtyard in Fort Worth, Texas

LBA Properties to Begin Work on 124-room Marriott Courtyard in Fort Worth, Texas

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

Aug. 20--FORT WORTH -- A 124-room Marriott Courtyard is planned for 2.2 acres on North Main Street across from the historic Stockyards district. Dothan,...

Developer Ron Asmus Plans 105 to 121-room Hampton Inn in Pasco, Washington

Developer Ron Asmus Plans 105 to 121-room Hampton Inn in Pasco, Washington

Geoff Folsom | Tri-City Herald (Kennewick, Wash.) | August 21, 2014

Aug. 21--A new Hampton Inn hotel is planned for the Road 68 area in west Pasco. Kennewick developer Ron Asmus told Franklin County commissioners Wednesday...

Fairmont and Golden Land Real Estate Launch Development of 390-room Fairmont Suzhou in China

Fairmont and Golden Land Real Estate Launch Development of 390-room Fairmont Suzhou in China

August 21, 2014

Set To Open in 2018 SUZHOU, CHINA - Aug. 21, 2014 - Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a luxury brand in the FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI) portfolio, and Golden Land...

Development Underway for the 161-key Holiday Inn® Kayseri - Düvenönü to Open in Turkey in Early 2016

Development Underway for the 161-key Holiday Inn® Kayseri - Düvenönü to Open in Turkey in Early 2016

August 21, 2014

21 August, 2014 - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has announced the signing of Holiday Inn® Kayseri -...

Hyatt & Chesapeake Lodging Trust to Open New-Build Hyatt Herald Square New York in October 2014

Hyatt & Chesapeake Lodging Trust to Open New-Build Hyatt Herald Square New York in October 2014

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (August 21, 2014) - Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP) announced today the anticipated October 2014 opening of Hyatt...

Florida’s 98-room Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach Undergoing Upgrade to be Unveiled in Fall 2014

Florida’s 98-room Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach Undergoing Upgrade to be Unveiled in Fall 2014

August 21, 2014

SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FLA. (August 21, 2014) - Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach will unveil a redesign of its 98 guest rooms and suites this fall. Imagined by...

Joseph E. Spinnato to Step Down as President of the Hotel Association of NYC at the End of 2015

Joseph E. Spinnato to Step Down as President of the Hotel Association of NYC at the End of 2015

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (Aug. 21, 2014) -- Joseph E. Spinnato has announced that he will step down as president of the Hotel Association of New York City and retire at the...

The 196-room Plantation on Crystal River in Florida Promotes Michael Mancke to General Manager

The 196-room Plantation on Crystal River in Florida Promotes Michael Mancke to General Manager

August 21, 2014

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. (August 21, 2014) - The Plantation on Crystal River - a hidden gem on Florida's Nature Coast - has promoted Michael Mancke to general...

Benchmark Hospitality Names Jerry Jensen DOSM for the 265-key Hotel Contessa in San Antonio, Texas

Benchmark Hospitality Names Jerry Jensen DOSM for the 265-key Hotel Contessa in San Antonio, Texas

August 21, 2014

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, August 21, 2014 - Benchmark Hospitality International®, a leading US-based hospitality management company, has named...

St. Joe Club & Resorts Names New Management Team at The Pearl in Florida

St. Joe Club & Resorts Names New Management Team at The Pearl in Florida

August 21, 2014

(SOUTH WALTON COUNTY, FL; August 21, 2014) - The Pearl, operated by St. Joe Club & Resorts, has announced the appointment of a new management team for the 55...

Singgasana Hotels Selects TrustYou to Boost Its Online Reputation in Indonesia

Singgasana Hotels Selects TrustYou to Boost Its Online Reputation in Indonesia

August 22, 2014

TrustYou's industry partnerships, such as Wego and Kayak, are attractive to hotels looking to improve reputation and increase awareness August 22, 2014 -...

ResorTime Launches New Web Site and Brand Identity

ResorTime Launches New Web Site and Brand Identity

August 22, 2014

Dynamic Online Marketing Platform Specializes in Nightly Timeshare Rentals CARLSBAD, CA (August 22, 2014) - ResorTime L.P., a division of Grand Pacific...

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens New 347-room Hilton Panama, Panama City, Panama

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens New 347-room Hilton Panama, Panama City, Panama

August 22, 2014

PANAMA CITY and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the newly-built Hilton Panama, a 347-room Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Panama...

Hotelera Pedregal, S.A. de C.V. & IHG Open the 120-room Holiday Inn® Coatzacoalcos

Hotelera Pedregal, S.A. de C.V. & IHG Open the 120-room Holiday Inn® Coatzacoalcos

August 22, 2014

COATZACOALCOS, VER. – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] recently announced the opening of its first property in Coatzacoalcos...

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