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U.S. Lodging Industry Fees and Surcharges Forecast to Increase to a New Record Level in 2016 – $2.55 Billion

U.S. Lodging Industry Fees and Surcharges Forecast to Increase to a New Record Level in 2016 – $2.55 Billion

August 30, 2016

By Bjorn Hanson, PhD, Clinical Professor NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism Following the 2015 record of...

Rick Rausch to Lead RoamBOOST Growing Sales Effort

Rick Rausch to Lead RoamBOOST Growing Sales Effort

August 30, 2016

With expertise in Radio Frequency, Wireless Networks and Distributed Antenna Systems, Rausch will direct ongoing business development and oversee the RoamBOOST...

Weakening Reservation Pace Continues into Final Summer Months

Weakening Reservation Pace Continues into Final Summer Months

August 30, 2016

New August Bookings Indicate Prolonged Decline in North American Markets NEW YORK – August 30, 2016 – Heading into the latter summer months,...

Redefining Luxury for 21st Century Hotels

Redefining Luxury for 21st Century Hotels

August 30, 2016

by Maggie Nichols | 30 August 2016 It’s 1930 and you’re checking into one of the finest luxury hotels in the atmospheric Italian city of...

Cleveland Research Report Indicates Lodging Companies Lowering 2016 Outlook to 2.4% Growth

Cleveland Research Report Indicates Lodging Companies Lowering 2016 Outlook to 2.4% Growth

August 30, 2016

Lodging Industry 2Q Results and Outlook for 3Q Key Points RevPAR Growth: Following a softer than anticipated 1H, lodging companies reduced their full year...

2016 HVS Lodging Tax Report - USA

2016 HVS Lodging Tax Report - USA

August 30, 2016

By Thomas A Hazinski and Alex Moon In the 5th annual Lodging Tax Report, HVS explores lodging tax trends in the USA. This updated version provides lodging tax...

Is the Olympics Really Good for Tourism?

Is the Olympics Really Good for Tourism?

August 30, 2016

After the 24-hour news cycle ends and the athletes return home, is there tourism value for the Olympics host country? With the billions spent on hosting the...

The Hotel at Oberlin: Cutting Edge Green Technology, Architecture & Design

The Hotel at Oberlin: Cutting Edge Green Technology, Architecture & Design

August 30, 2016

The Hotel at Oberlin will officially open on September 13, 2016, a 70-room property designed to be one of the most environmentally sustainable hotels in the...

Intelity Partners with Grupo Posadas for Enterprise App to Include Over 130 Properties

Intelity Partners with Grupo Posadas for Enterprise App to Include Over 130 Properties

August 30, 2016

Posadas has tapped Intelity to lead development of a new hospitality app that will initially encompass several distinct hotel brands. ORLANDO, Fla. –...

New Hotels! New Talents!

New Hotels! New Talents!

August 30, 2016

by Georges Panayotis It is natural for jobs to evolve, for functions to be diversified, for technology to intervene at all stages of management in order...

Likely Boost for Hotel Profits According to Cornell Analysis

Likely Boost for Hotel Profits According to Cornell Analysis

August 30, 2016

Ithaca, NY, August 30, 2016 - Although the U.S. recovery from the Great Recession has been slow and uneven, unemployment has gradually dropped, and both...

HFTP to Honor 2016 CHAE Recipient Kelly Montgomery at Annual Convention in October

HFTP to Honor 2016 CHAE Recipient Kelly Montgomery at Annual Convention in October

August 30, 2016

AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA (August 30, 2016) — Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) will honor Kelly Montgomery, CHAE as the 2016...

Coral Towers at Atlantis, Paradise Island in The Bahamas to Undergo $20 Million Renovation and Reopen as The Corals Atlantis

Coral Towers at Atlantis, Paradise Island in The Bahamas to Undergo $20 Million Renovation and Reopen as The Corals Atlantis

August 30, 2016

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS (August 30, 2016) – Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas has launched its first phase of a $20 million...

The Siegel Group Acquires Legacy Suites in Tolleson, Arizona for $16.6 Million

The Siegel Group Acquires Legacy Suites in Tolleson, Arizona for $16.6 Million

August 30, 2016

LAS VEGAS —August 30, 2016 — The Siegel Group Nevada, Inc., a real estate investment and management company announced today that it had acquired a...

Carr City Centers Secures Funds for Development of Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel in Charlottesville, Virginia

Carr City Centers Secures Funds for Development of Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel in Charlottesville, Virginia

August 30, 2016

Washington, D.C. (August 30, 2016) – Carr City Centers, one of the most successful mixed-use acquisition and development companies operating in the...

Wyndham Hotel Group to Manage New Build Wyndham Soleil Danang Slated to Open in 2018

Wyndham Hotel Group to Manage New Build Wyndham Soleil Danang Slated to Open in 2018

August 30, 2016

Danang, Vietnam (Wednesday 30 August, 2016) – Wyndham Hotel Group unveiled plans at a recent signing ceremony for a five-star Wyndham Hotels and...

Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza, Curio Collection by Hilton Opens Following Complete Refurbishment

Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza, Curio Collection by Hilton Opens Following Complete Refurbishment

August 30, 2016

IBIZA, Spain and MCLEAN, Va. - Curio - A Collection by Hilton announced today the opening of Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza, Curio Collection by Hilton. The...

LBA Hospitality Opens New Hampton Inn & Suites Carolina Beach - Oceanfront in North Carolina

LBA Hospitality Opens New Hampton Inn & Suites Carolina Beach - Oceanfront in North Carolina

August 30, 2016

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (August 30, 2016) – Today, LBA Hospitality, a full-scale hotel management, development and consulting firm, opened the new Hampton...

Montage Hotels & Resorts Debuts $100 Million Newly-Expanded Montage Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina

Montage Hotels & Resorts Debuts $100 Million Newly-Expanded Montage Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina

August 30, 2016

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Aug. 30, 2016 -- Today, Montage Hotels & Resorts, in partnership with Crescent Communities and The Athens Group, announces the...

Noble Investment Group Completes Renovation of Residence Inn Tampa Westshore Airport

Noble Investment Group Completes Renovation of Residence Inn Tampa Westshore Airport

August 30, 2016

Atlanta, GA (August 30, 16) Noble Investment Group announced today the Residence Inn Tampa Westshore Airport has undergone the finishing touches of its latest...

Davidson Hotels & Resorts Appoints Thom Geshay as Chief Operating Officer

Davidson Hotels & Resorts Appoints Thom Geshay as Chief Operating Officer

August 30, 2016

ATLANTA, Aug. 30, 2016 - Capitalizing on the strategic growth of its flagship management platform, as well as the successful launch of its new...

Howard Karawan Appointed President and Managing Director of Atlantis, Paradise Island Resort in The Bahamas

Howard Karawan Appointed President and Managing Director of Atlantis, Paradise Island Resort in The Bahamas

August 30, 2016

PARADISE ISLAND, THE BAHAMAS (August 30, 2016) – Brookfield Asset Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Howard C. Karawan as President and...

Spire Hospitality Welcomes George North as Vice President of Revenue Management

Spire Hospitality Welcomes George North as Vice President of Revenue Management

August 30, 2016

CHICAGO (Aug. 30, 2016) – Spire Hospitality, one of the nation’s leading and most respected hotel management companies, announces George North as...

sbe Names Rod Lapasin as General Manager of SLS Seattle, Slated to Open Summer 2017

sbe Names Rod Lapasin as General Manager of SLS Seattle, Slated to Open Summer 2017

August 30, 2016

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30, 2016 -- sbe, the Los Angeles-based leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning...

Jason Brewer Tapped To Lead AH&LA Strategic Policy Initiatives

Jason Brewer Tapped To Lead AH&LA Strategic Policy Initiatives

August 30, 2016

Washington, D.C. – August 30, 2016 - The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today announced the appointment of Jason Brewer as vice...

The Incredible OTA Stat That Everyone Has Forgotten About…

The Incredible OTA Stat That Everyone Has Forgotten About…

August 31, 2016

Sometimes, we all need to be reminded of just how much we’re throwing away by leaning too heavily on OTAs as a primary source of online bookings....

Historic Hotels of America Announces 2016 Awards of Excellence Nominee Finalists

Historic Hotels of America Announces 2016 Awards of Excellence Nominee Finalists

August 31, 2016

WASHINGTON - August 31, 2016 - Historic Hotels of America® and Historic Hotels Worldwide® are pleased to announce the nominee finalists for the...

Loyalty Points Are No Trade Off For Housekeeping

Loyalty Points Are No Trade Off For Housekeeping

August 31, 2016

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) Traveling for work puts me up close and personal with a wide variety of hotels, but even though I love dabbling...

Carey Watermark Investors 2 Acquires 304-Room Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel

Carey Watermark Investors 2 Acquires 304-Room Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel

August 31, 2016

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2016 -- Carey Watermark Investors 2 Incorporated (CWI 2) announced that it has acquired the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel. The...

Maestro PMS Launches Personalized ResWave Internet Booking Enhancements at Users Conference

Maestro PMS Launches Personalized ResWave Internet Booking Enhancements at Users Conference

August 31, 2016

Personalized Loyalty-Based and Shoulder Rate Capabilities; Customizable User Experience Lets Bookers Add Stay Activities; Creates Tailored Event Itinerary with...

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