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Agilysys Announces Release of Latest Version of Industry-Leading Property Management System

Agilysys Announces Release of Latest Version of Industry-Leading Property Management System

May 5, 2015

LMS v7.3 Includes Business Analytics, P2PE Support and More ALPHARETTA, GA. - May 5, 2015 - Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of...

White Lodging Combines Guest Comfort and Energy Savings with INNCOM

White Lodging Combines Guest Comfort and Energy Savings with INNCOM

May 4, 2015

What is the Bottom Line from a Greener Footprint and Pampered Guests? White Lodging Records Superior Guest Experience with Double-Digit Energy Savings May 5,...

DHISCO Partners with Nustay.com to Launch Next-Generation OTA

DHISCO Partners with Nustay.com to Launch Next-Generation OTA

May 5, 2015

DALLAS (May 5, 2015) – DHISCO Inc., the world’s leading hospitality distribution company, today announced it is partnering with Nustay.com, an innovative...

Dorma and Kaba Announce Merger Plans

Dorma and Kaba Announce Merger Plans

May 5, 2015

dorma+kaba to become one of the global top 3 companies in the security and access solutions market, with pro-forma sales exceeding CHF 2 billion (EUR 1.9...

The Free Website Trap: Lessons From Priceline’s Rebranding of Buuteeq

The Free Website Trap: Lessons From Priceline’s Rebranding of Buuteeq

May 5, 2015

by Vikram Singh Last year, Priceline.com made a splash when it acquired Buuteeq, a digital marketing and website “cloud-based system” for independent...

First Quarter 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part Six: Hyatt, Summit, Sunstone, & Chatham

First Quarter 2015 Financial Reports Round Up Part Six: Hyatt, Summit, Sunstone, & Chatham

May 5, 2015

Hyatt Hotels Corporation Reports First Quarter 2015 Results First quarter highlights:Adjusted EBITDA was $169 million in the first quarter of 2015 compared to...

Disney Beats Analysts’ Estimates with 10% Increase in Profit in Second Quarter

Disney Beats Analysts’ Estimates with 10% Increase in Profit in Second Quarter

Daniel Miller | Los Angeles Times | May 5, 2015

May 05--Walt Disney Co. reported Tuesday that its domestic theme parks and its consumer products business drove the company to a 10% increase in net income...

Four Seasons Austin Hotel in Texas Sells for $197 Million to Strategic Hotels and Resorts

Four Seasons Austin Hotel in Texas Sells for $197 Million to Strategic Hotels and Resorts

May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015 - A Chicago-based company said Monday that it has a deal in place to buy the Four Seasons Austin Hotel. Strategic Hotels and Resorts will pay $197...

sbe Sells SLS Beverly Hills in California to Sunrider International

sbe Sells SLS Beverly Hills in California to Sunrider International

May 5, 2015

LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2015 -- sbe, the Los Angeles-based creative hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hotels, restaurants and...

Carey Watermark Investors 2 Acquires the 192-room Courtyard Nashville Downtown in Tennessee

Carey Watermark Investors 2 Acquires the 192-room Courtyard Nashville Downtown in Tennessee

May 5, 2015

NEW YORK, May 5, 2015 -- Carey Watermark Investors 2 Incorporated (CWI 2) announced that it has acquired the historic Courtyard Nashville Downtown, a...

Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association Earns Certified Guest Service Partner Designation

Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association Earns Certified Guest Service Partner Designation

May 5, 2015

Orlando, Florida, May 2015 - The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has awarded the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association (AzLTA) the...

Pinehurst Elects Software by Percipia for Guest Room Technology Integration

Pinehurst Elects Software by Percipia for Guest Room Technology Integration

May 5, 2015

Pinehurst, North Carolina - May 5, 2015 - Pinehurst Resort and Country Club, the world renowned award-winning resort selected technology solutions by Percipia...

FCS Expands Australian Presence with New Channel Partner Unified Network Group

FCS Expands Australian Presence with New Channel Partner Unified Network Group

May 5, 2015

With a strong foundation in Australia's ICT communications and infrastructure market, Unified Network Group now offers FCS' complete line of solutions to their...

HeBS Digital To Host Webinar: The Smart Hotelier’s Action Plan to Digital Content Marketing

HeBS Digital To Host Webinar: The Smart Hotelier’s Action Plan to Digital Content Marketing

May 5, 2015

NEW YORK, NY May 5, 2015 -HeBS Digital, the leading hotel digital technology, full-service digital marketing and website revenue optimization consulting firm,...

Three Key Takeaways: 2015 HELP - Hotel Equity & Lender Perspectives Conference

Three Key Takeaways: 2015 HELP - Hotel Equity & Lender Perspectives Conference

May 5, 2015

By Anne Lloyd-Jones, Brian Bisema, and Preston PuleoHotel experts and stakeholders convened in Boston to present positive trends in U.S. hotel lending,...

Chicago Takes Center Stage at 2015 James Beard Awards

Chicago Takes Center Stage at 2015 James Beard Awards

Kevin Pang | Chicago Tribune | May 5, 2015

May 05--Chicago played the genial host city of the James Beard Foundation Awards, capping a weekend in which the nation's restaurant elites descended upon and...

‘Thank You for 60 Wonderful Years’: Guests and Employees Say Farewell to the Riviera

‘Thank You for 60 Wonderful Years’: Guests and Employees Say Farewell to the Riviera

J.D. Morris | Las Vegas Sun | May 5, 2015

May 05--It's just past noon on Sunday at the Riviera, and the 60-year-old hotel is starting to welcome its final guests. The property will close for good in...

Bright Start and Four Seasons to Develop Four Seasons Hotel Dubai at DIFC

Bright Start and Four Seasons to Develop Four Seasons Hotel Dubai at DIFC

May 5, 2015

TORONTO, May 5, 2015 -- Within months of the successful opening of its first hotel in Dubai on Jumeirah Beach Road, Four Seasons Hotels and...

Al Habtoor Group & Ritz-Carlton Partner to Bring Ritz-Carlton Budapest to Hungary

Al Habtoor Group & Ritz-Carlton Partner to Bring Ritz-Carlton Budapest to Hungary

May 5, 2015

CHEVY CHASE, Md. – May 5, 2015 – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has signed a deal with Al Habtoor Group, the UAE based conglomerate, which will see...

New Era Hotels & Resorts & Sunset Legacy to Develop 220-room & Suite Luxury Hotel & Conf Center

New Era Hotels & Resorts & Sunset Legacy to Develop 220-room & Suite Luxury Hotel & Conf Center

May 5, 2015

FLOWER MOUND, Texas--New Era Hotels & Resorts and Sunset Legacy, LP today announced plans to develop a 12-story 220 room and suite luxury hotel and conference...

The Importance of Vintage

The Importance of Vintage

May 6, 2015

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) "A 2008 Chateau X? Or how about the 2009? Who cares about the year, just give me the one that tastes the best!"...

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