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Why Cities Should Care About Developers’ Cost of Capital

Why Cities Should Care About Developers’ Cost of Capital

January 23, 2017

By Hans Detlefsen Introduction Although many communities have identified the need for a new hotel or conference center, market demand may not be...

Guestware Partners with Agilysys LMS® to Create a Seamless Integration for Their Customers

Guestware Partners with Agilysys LMS® to Create a Seamless Integration for Their Customers

January 23, 2017

Seattle, WA – Guestware CRM Software has teamed up with Agilysys to create an interface with the LMS® property management system (PMS) for their...

The Consumer Review Fairness Act: How Does It Impact Hotels?

The Consumer Review Fairness Act: How Does It Impact Hotels?

January 23, 2017

By Joseph Sullivan The Consumer Review Fairness Act (CRFA) was introduced in 2014 by a group of bi-partisan legislators in an effort to prevent the ability of...

Hotels Send Mixed Signals for 2017

Hotels Send Mixed Signals for 2017

January 23, 2017

by Daniel Lesser NEW YORK CITY—To the surprise of many, the US lodging industry closed out 2016 with operating metrics still at record setting levels;...

Six Tips for a Data-Driven 2017

Six Tips for a Data-Driven 2017

January 23, 2017

By Kelly McGuire As we approach a year that will very likely be marked with more uncertainty, increased competition from all directions and even more...

Hilton Launches Its 14th Brand: Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Hilton Launches Its 14th Brand: Tapestry Collection by Hilton

January 23, 2017

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the launch of a vibrant new brand that offers guests a refreshing choice for an independent hotel stay:...

Travel Industry Will Be ‘Eager Partner’ to Trump Administration According to Roger Dow

Travel Industry Will Be ‘Eager Partner’ to Trump Administration According to Roger Dow

January 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (January 23, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the inauguration of 45th U.S....

Five Trends in 2017 Luxury Hospitality to Watch From the Experts at Forbes Travel Guide

Five Trends in 2017 Luxury Hospitality to Watch From the Experts at Forbes Travel Guide

January 23, 2017

ATLANTA – JANUARY 23, 2017 – Who’s better to gauge ‘what’s next’ for 2017 in luxury hospitality than the experts of Forbes...

Hotel Zeppelin Reveals Their Secret to Back of House Staff Operations with ALICE

Hotel Zeppelin Reveals Their Secret to Back of House Staff Operations with ALICE

January 23, 2017

Viceroy Hotel Group Partners With ALICE in San Francisco New York, NY – Northern California’s bold new Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco welcomes ALICE...

Fifth Annual Revenue Strategy Summit (RSS) Slated for July 26, 2017 at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel

Fifth Annual Revenue Strategy Summit (RSS) Slated for July 26, 2017 at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel

January 23, 2017

Innovators Will Gather to Discuss Profitability, Loyalty, Disruption in the Hotel Industry Washington, D.C. — January 23, 2017 — Hotel industry...

Cornell Study on Labor Law: When Rules Are Made to Be Broken: The Case of Sexual Harassment Law

Cornell Study on Labor Law: When Rules Are Made to Be Broken: The Case of Sexual Harassment Law

January 23, 2017

Ithaca, NY, January 23, 2017 - Courts across the United States are in a potentially awkward position when they are presented with employers’ summary...

Outlook 2017: South Florida Tourism Industry Shows Resilience Despite Headwinds

Outlook 2017: South Florida Tourism Industry Shows Resilience Despite Headwinds

Arlene Satchell | Sun Sentinel | January 23, 2017

Jan. 21--Although a strong U.S. dollar and a flood of new hotel rooms may pose growth obstacles for South Florida's tourism trade, the region's...

Vesta Hospitality Acquires Embassy Suites in Brunswick, Georgia; Renovation Planned

Vesta Hospitality Acquires Embassy Suites in Brunswick, Georgia; Renovation Planned

January 23, 2017

Vancouver, Washington, January 23, 2017 – Vesta Hospitality announced today that it has acquired the Embassy Suites hotel located in Brunswick, Georgia....

Riviera Point Development Group Breaks Ground on Radisson RED Hotel in Miami, Florida

Riviera Point Development Group Breaks Ground on Radisson RED Hotel in Miami, Florida

January 23, 2017

MIAMI – Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, joined Riviera Point Development Group to launch...

Corferias and Hilton Sign Agreement for New Build Hilton Bogota Corferias

Corferias and Hilton Sign Agreement for New Build Hilton Bogota Corferias

January 23, 2017

BOGOTA, Colombia and MCLEAN, VA. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of a management agreement with Corferias to operate a new build Hilton Hotels...

Golden Wave Sdn Bhd and IHG Partner for New 367-room Crowne Plaza Kota Kinabalu Waterfront

Golden Wave Sdn Bhd and IHG Partner for New 367-room Crowne Plaza Kota Kinabalu Waterfront

January 23, 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world's leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a management agreement with Golden Wave...

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Signs with Next Century Associates for Revitalization and Management of L.A.‘s Historic Century Plaza Hotel

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Signs with Next Century Associates for Revitalization and Management of L.A.‘s Historic Century Plaza Hotel

January 23, 2017

LOS ANGELES – January 23, 2017 – Luxury hotel operator Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, now part of the AccorHotels Group, and Next Century...

Union Investment and Hilton Agree on Contract Renewal and Major Renovation for Hilton Munich City

Union Investment and Hilton Agree on Contract Renewal and Major Renovation for Hilton Munich City

January 23, 2017

Hamburg, 23 January 2017 - Union Investment, owners of Hilton Munich City, today announced plans for the refurbishment of the hotel. The announcement follows...

Manhattan’s 600-Room Holiday Inn Midtown Goes Independent as The Watson Hotel

Manhattan’s 600-Room Holiday Inn Midtown Goes Independent as The Watson Hotel

January 23, 2017

New York City, January 23, 2017 – BD Hotels, one of Manhattan’s premier hotel operators, announced today that it will rebrand the Holiday Inn...

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in Downtown San Antonio Undergoing $10 Million Renovation

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in Downtown San Antonio Undergoing $10 Million Renovation

Joshua Fechter, San Antonio Express-News | San Antonio Express-News | January 23, 2017

Jan. 20--Hotel Valencia Riverwalk is getting a $10 million renovation to remodel its restaurant and bar and spruce up its 200-plus rooms and public spaces,...

Aimbridge Hospitality Awarded Management of the Sheraton Suites Dallas Market Center

Aimbridge Hospitality Awarded Management of the Sheraton Suites Dallas Market Center

January 23, 2017

Dallas, Texas (January 23, 2017) — Aimbridge Hospitality has been awarded the management contract for Sheraton Suites Dallas Market Center. ...

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Names Aaron Weegar as New Director of Sales

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Names Aaron Weegar as New Director of Sales

January 23, 2017

Lake Buena Vista, Fla. – Jan. 23, 2017 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has named Aaron Weegar as new director of sales as the...

Luxury Travel Wholesaler LCI-MTC Group Partners with DHISCO

Luxury Travel Wholesaler LCI-MTC Group Partners with DHISCO

January 24, 2017

DALLAS (Jan. 24, 2017) – LCI-MTC Group SA, a global luxury travel wholesaler, has selected DHISCO Inc., the world’s leading hospitality...

The Top 7 Predictions for the Travel Industry for 2017

The Top 7 Predictions for the Travel Industry for 2017

January 24, 2017

After the failure of even the most well respected pollsters to accurately predict the outcomes of not only Brexit but also the US presidential election,...

International Sporting Events – Takeaways for Hotel Investors

International Sporting Events – Takeaways for Hotel Investors

January 24, 2017

By Tshepo B Makhudu There is no doubt hosting a major sporting event boosts the profile of the country and city.  Who does not want to visit Rio...

revcaster by Rainmaker Partners with StayNTouch and TrustYou for Hotel Management Strategy Webinar

revcaster by Rainmaker Partners with StayNTouch and TrustYou for Hotel Management Strategy Webinar

January 24, 2017

Online discussion will cover topics related to guest engagement, revenue management and guest reviews ALPHARETTA, GA – January 24, 2017 –...

The Mark Hotel Selects Agilysys Point-of-Sale Solutions to Boost Efficiency and Enhance F&B Operations

The Mark Hotel Selects Agilysys Point-of-Sale Solutions to Boost Efficiency and Enhance F&B Operations

January 24, 2017

New York City Luxury Property Implements InfoGenesis® POS, InfoGenesis® Flex ALPHARETTA, GA. — Jan. 24, 2017 — Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq:...

Olympia Hotel Management to Operate The Glen House, Mt. Washington, New Hampshire

Olympia Hotel Management to Operate The Glen House, Mt. Washington, New Hampshire

January 24, 2017

January 24, 2017. Green’s Grant, NH. Olympia Hotel Management has been selected by the Mt. Washington Summit Road Company (MWSRC) to operate The Glen...

Social Customer Intelligence Provider Local Measure Helps Hotels and Tourism Brands Build Loyalty During Guest Visits

Social Customer Intelligence Provider Local Measure Helps Hotels and Tourism Brands Build Loyalty During Guest Visits

January 24, 2017

With the completion of the latest fully subscribed funding of $3.4M USD, Local Measure is well positioned to leverage its unique geo-location technology to...

TeleAdapt 25 Year Anniversary

TeleAdapt 25 Year Anniversary

January 24, 2017

Gordon Brown founder and CEO looks back to the beginning of TeleAdapt and reflects on evolving in a changing world. For any company 25 years is a major...

International Visitors Spent $703M Each Day in November

International Visitors Spent $703M Each Day in November

January 24, 2017

Travel and Tourism exports on pace for record-setting 2016 WASHINGTON - Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Ken Hyatt announced today...

HFTP’s Hospitality Financial Comparison Database, GHACP, Seeks Additional Global Participants

HFTP’s Hospitality Financial Comparison Database, GHACP, Seeks Additional Global Participants

January 24, 2017

HFTP continues development of world’s first global hospitality industry financial comparison database The Global Hospitality Accounting Common Practices...

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